Articles Tagged With ‘animals’

Fire crews rescue horse from pool in rural San Miguel

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Fire crews rescued a horse that was stuck in a pool in rural San Miguel on Saturday.  The horse became stuck in a pool beside a home on a rural property in the later afternoon. Crews drained... (Continue reading)

Dead whale washes up on Pismo Beach amid offshore sonar use

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A dead whale washed up on Pismo Beach Sunday morning amid a company’s use of sonar off the coast. The small whale carcass appeared on the shore near Tower 5 north of the Pismo Pier, attracting numerous... (Continue reading)

Fire kills two cats at pool service store in SLO

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A fire killed two cats at a pool service store in San Luis Obispo on Saturday morning. A caller reported the blaze shortly after 8 a.m. at CCH Pools at 198 South Street, according to the San... (Continue reading)

Pony gets spooked, injures woman at Templeton 4th of July Parade

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A pony got spooked and stormed into the crowd at the Templeton 4th of July Parade Tuesday morning, resulting in a woman being hospitalized. The pony was pulling a cart with two people inside as part of... (Continue reading)

Dolphins, seals and sea lions found dead on Central Coast beaches

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Members of the public are finding numerous sick or deceased marine mammals on Central Coast beaches, raising concerns about ocean water quality and a harmful algae bloom. [KCOY] Since mid-May, the Channel Islands Marine & Wildlife Institute... (Continue reading)

Sperm whale pod spotted off California coast

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A boating crew spotted a rarely-seen pod of sperm whales off the coast of Southern California earlier this month. [CBS News] Crew members with Newport Coastal Adventure first reported seeing the whales on June 4 in an... (Continue reading)

Vehicles slam into cows on Highway 46

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Multiple vehicles, including a semi-truck, crashed into cows that were reportedly running across Highway 46 near the Cholame “Y” on Tuesday night.  Shortly after 9 p.m., a caller reported a white Toyota RAV4 hit a cow on... (Continue reading)

U.S. Supreme Court upholds California pig law

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld California’s Proposition 12, a law that requires each pig to have 24 square feet of space, ruling that the measure does not violate the Interstate Commerce Clause of the Constitution.  Prop.... (Continue reading)

Pismo police pull ‘angry badger’ out of gas station

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Pismo Beach police officers removed an “angry badger” from a Shell Beach gas station Sunday night. Officers found the badger too close to the whiskey, the Pismo Beach Police Department stated in a news release. The badger... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles firefighters rescue ducklings from storm drain

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Paso Robles public safety personnel rescued ducklings from a storm drain this week after a walk with their mother took a turn for the worse. A little duckling fell through the grate of a storm drain, the... (Continue reading)