Articles Tagged With ‘Avila Beach’

Sheriff identifies Avila Beach burglary suspect

By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office identified the man arrested March 5 after he allegedly burglarized a residence in Avila Beach as 44-year-old Louis Elvenway Spear. Shortly after 3 p.m. on March 5, deputies responded to... (Continue reading)

Burglar flees from Avila Beach to Paso Robles, gets arrested

By JOSH FRIEDMAN An alleged residential burglar fled from Avila Beach to Paso Robles on Tuesday, where following a brief chase and search, San Luis Obispo County sheriff’s deputies arrested him. Shortly after 3 p.m., deputies responded to a burglary... (Continue reading)

3.1-magnitude earthquake shakes Avila Beach

By KAREN VELIE A magnitude 3.1 earthquake hit near Avila Beach on Wednesday afternoon, near the Diablo Canyon power plant. The earthquake struck at 12:05 p.m. about 5 miles northwest of Avila Beach, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The... (Continue reading)

New roundabout coming to Avila Beach

By KAREN VELIE In an attempt to reduce delays and improve safety, San Luis Obispo County is planning on starting construction for a new roundabout on Avila Beach Drive near Highway 101 early next year. For years, drivers traveling through... (Continue reading)

Sheriff identifies kayaker who died off of Avila Beach

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man who fell out of a kayak and died off the coast of Avila Beach on Sunday. Sheriff’s officials say the death of Christopher Neil Chisholm, 40,... (Continue reading)

Kayaker dies off the coast of Avila Beach

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A man fell out of his kayak while on an excursion with a friend and died off the coast of Avila Beach on Sunday.  The kayaker possibly drowned. Thus far, his death appears to be accidental, according... (Continue reading)

Deputies seek help identifying Avila Beach assailants

By KAREN VELIE Deputies are seeking the public’s help identifying two people who allegedly assaulted a customer at Mr. Rick’s Bar in Avila Beach on May 13. “The victim in that fight suffered non-life-threatening injuries to their face and neck,”... (Continue reading)

Fire damages residential structure near Avila Beach

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A fire badly damaged a residential structure and burned a quarter-acre of vegetation near Avila Beach on Thursday.  Shortly before 3 p,m,, a caller reported a blaze burning off the 2400 block of Skyview Trail, close to... (Continue reading)

Lawsuit seeks to shutdown Diablo Canyon power plant

By KAREN VELIE A lawsuit filed Tuesday seeks to stop PG&E from continuing to operate Diablo Canyon Power Plant in Avila Beach past 2025. In 2016, Friends of the Earth and PG&E agreed in a contract that Diablo Canyon would... (Continue reading)

CHP identifies Avila Beach woman killed in storm

By KAREN VELIE Officers identified the woman killed by storm waters on Monday as 60-year-old Karen Buccat of Avila Beach. Shortly after noon, Buccat was driving on Avila Beach Drive when flood waters overtook her SUV. She attempted to roll... (Continue reading)