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Police officer killed at Oceano Dunes

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  A Sanger Police Department officer was killed in an off-roading accident at the Oceano Dunes on Friday morning. Shortly after 3 a.m., officer Rodney Jones was traveling in a dune buggy type vehicle at a high rate of speed when... (Continue reading)

Man dies in Memorial Day ATV crash near Nacimiento Lake

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A 30-year-old San Diego man died in an ATV accident Monday near Nacimiento Lake. Authorities have identified the man as Joshua Anthony Buttitta. Shortly after 12 p.m., Buttitta was driving a Yamaha Rhinoa, failed to navigate a turn on a... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man dies in ATV crash

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A 69-year-old man died after crashing his ATV on his rural Paso Robles property Monday morning. The California Highway Patrol has identified the man as William Schaffer. The crash occurred around 9:30 a.m. Schaffer was driving a Kubota ATV, which... (Continue reading)

Child dies in rural Paso Robles ATV accident

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An 8-year-old girl was killed Thursday when the ATV her father was driving overturned at Heritage Ranch near Lake Nacimiento. [KSBY] Shortly after 7 p.m., the father and daughter were riding on Heritage Road near Heritage Loop Road. The father... (Continue reading)

Off-roading accident victim’s names released

Five men, three from San Luis Obispo, were four-wheeling Saturday morning on sandy trails between Highway 101 and Fort Hunter Liggett in Monterey County when the narrow path they were on gave way and their Jeep rolled more than 600... (Continue reading)

1 man killed and 4 injured while four-wheeling

UPDATE: The driver of the Jeep that crashed into a Ravine Saturday night was  Andrew Joseph Kruep, 25, from Orinda. He died Saturday night. Krueps passengers were Darren Thomas Mullen, 25,  Sean Ross Mullen, 22, and Myles Andrew Franklin, 21, all from... (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)

Sierra Club loses Oceano Dunes case on appeal

The local chapter of the Sierra Club lost its appeal on Monday to force off-road vehicles from a portion of the Oceano Dunes that the state rents from San Luis Obispo County. In 2008, the Sierra Club filed a lawsuit claiming... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach Council votes against dunes rule

The Pismo Beach Council rejected a proposed fugitive dust rule for the Ocean Dunes Vehicular Recreation Area because it determined the study the rule is based on appears flawed. On Tuesday, the council voted 4-0 to send a letter to the... (Continue reading)

Oceano opposes proposed dune regulations

The Oceano Community Services District voted 4-0 to send a letter to county air regulators opposing proposed rules that place fines on the state for not improving air quality at the dunes. [Tribune] Board members voiced concerns over the effect... (Continue reading)



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