Posts Tagged ‘Oceano Dunes’


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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)

Grover Beach Council spurns mayor’s campaign against APCD dust rule

Grover Beach Mayor Debbie Peterson, who is campaigning to repeal the San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District dust rule, petitioned her fellow council members Monday to join her in opposition to the regulation. Peterson did not win over... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach mayor opposes APCD dust rule

By KAREN VELIE Grover Beach Mayor Debbie Peterson is circulating a petition seeking to repeal the San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District’s Oceano Dunes dust rule. The dust rule requires the California Department of Parks to reduce the... (Continue reading)

Friends of Oceano Dunes appeals judge’s ruling

The legal battle over the controversial San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control Disctict dust rule will continue in an appellate court. San Francisco attorney Thomas Roth has filed an appeal on behalf of Friends of Oceano Dunes over San... (Continue reading)

Oceano dunes rider returns $20,000 diamond bracelet

A retired firefighter from Modesto discovered a $20,000 diamond bracelet while riding his quad at the Oceano Dunes and then worked to return the bracelet to its owner. [ModestoBee] In June, Orange County resident Robyn Giranda brought her son to... (Continue reading)

State parks purposely hid millions

California parks department officials’ fears of embarrassment and possible budget cuts prompted them to deliberately conceal millions of dollars, according a new investigation by the state attorney general’s office. [LATimes] In the report released on Friday, investigators said the amount... (Continue reading)



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