Posts Tagged ‘Oceano Dunes’


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Man killed in Oceano Dunes crash

A Bay Area man, who was celebrating his 21st birthday, died in a crash at the Oceano Dunes on Saturday. [KSBY] Erwin Baker was off-roading in an open riding area around 3 p.m. when he drove off a large dune,... (Continue reading)

Is the Oceano dunes a Machine or other contrivance?

OPINION BY KEVIN RICE If you answer “no” to the above question, you agree with Friends of Oceano Dunes. Three years of litigation challenging the Air Pollution Control District’s “dust rule” (Rule 1001) regulating Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area... (Continue reading)

Oceano Dunes dust suit can go to trial

A group of Nipomo Mesa residents upset over air pollution have brought forward a lawsuit against the state and county that is worthy of trial, a local judge has ruled. The Mesa Community Alliance is suing California State Parks and... (Continue reading)

Fire breaks out by Oceano Dunes

A fire broke out close to the Oceano Dunes around 11:30 a.m. Thursday. [KEYT] The blaze occurred in an area of brush in the 300 block of Pier Avenue. Cal Fire and Five Cities firefighters responded and extinguished the flames... (Continue reading)

Shark attacks surfboard near the Oceano Dunes

A surfer had a close encounter with a shark early Saturday morning in the waters near the Oceano Dunes Park. Between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m., the shark bit into the man’s board knocking him into the water. After the... (Continue reading)

APCD settles with state parks over dust rule

The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District has reached a settlement with California state parks over implementation of the APCD’s Oceano dunes dust rule. On Wednesday, the APCD board agreed to eliminate a section of the dust rule... (Continue reading)

State parks spending $1 million to fence Oceano dunes

California state parks is spending $1 million to erect 15 acres of fences in the Oceano dunes off-road vehicles area to slow the flow of dust into nearby residences. [KEYT] For several years, state parks has battled the San Luis... (Continue reading)

Motorcyclist dies in crash at Oceano Dunes

A Northern California man died in a solo motorcycle crash Sunday at the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area on Sunday. [Tribune] Nineteen-year-old Felipe de Jesus Amezcua of San Leandro, crashed his motorcycle around 4:18 p.m., according to a state... (Continue reading)

Gibson and Hill ploy leads to cancellation of APCD meeting

The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District cancelled its board meeting scheduled for Wednesday following a late and likely politically strategic decision by Supervisors Bruce Gibson and Adam Hill not to attend. Gibson and Hill likely would have... (Continue reading)

Fire burns at Pismo Beach campground

A fire caused the California State Park Pismo Beach Campground to be evacuated Monday afternoon. Around 3:30 p.m. Monday, vegetation caught on fire and four acres burned near the entrance to the Oceano Dunes. The fire threatened several structures, but... (Continue reading)



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