Posts Tagged ‘rescue’

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Fishermen rescue 72-year-old man from the ocean

Montana de Oro State Park

Two fishermen pulled a 72-year-old man from the ocean near Montana de Oro State Park Friday morning. The victim is expected to recover from his injuries. Shortly after 9 a.m., the fisherman discovered the man floating in the water. They... (Continue reading)

Baby otter rescued in Morro Bay


Kayakers and Morro Bay Harbor Patrol officers teamed up to rescue an abandoned baby otter. The newborn female otter was recently found washed up on the sand spit and alone, according to the city of Morro Bay. Several residents of... (Continue reading)

Sheriff deputy rescues woman trapped underwater

Lopez lake

A San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputy rescued a 50-year-old Santa Maria woman Saturday who was trapped under a capsized watercraft at Lopez lake, according to a sheriff’s department press release. Shortly after 1 p.m., deputy Matthew Shields and a... (Continue reading)

Man survives plunge into SLO meat grinder


A worker at a wholesale grocer in San Luis Obispo almost lost his life inside a meat grinder Thursday, but a co-worker came to the rescue. [Tribune] At about 2 p.m., the worker, who is described as a man in... (Continue reading)

Atascadero biker saves drowning man

Boyd Tarwater

An Atascadero biker who recently gained release from prison rescued a man who was drowning in a rip current at an Oxnard beach on Monday. [KEYT] Tarwater biked to Oxnard for a Memorial Day picnic. While at the beach, he... (Continue reading)

Hiker airlifted from Bishop Peak in SLO

The view of San Luis Obispo from Bishop's Peak

A California Highway Patrol helicopter airlifted a 28-year-old man from Bishop Peak Sunday evening after the hiker reportedly broke his femur. [Tribune] Around 5:42 p.m., several agencies responded to Bishop Peak to assist the injured hiker who was halfway up... (Continue reading)

Woman rescued from water at Pirate’s Cove

A Cal Fire rescue crew pulled an injured woman out of the water at Pirate’s Cove Thursday evening. [KSBY] The woman suffered a leg injury and needed to be rescued shortly before 6 p.m. Minutes later, the Cal Fire crew... (Continue reading)