Articles Tagged With ‘Big Sur’




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Couple with dead body may have had plans to bury it in Big Sur

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office says the Bakersfield couple that was caught transporting a dead body inside their SUV may have had plans to bury the deceased man in the Big Sur area. On Tuesday, deputies found the... (Continue reading)

Search is on for couple last spotted at Ragged Point

A North Hollywood couple was due to return home from a trip to Big Sur in time for Christmas, yet the man and woman are still missing. The couple’s path has been tracked to San Luis Obispo County’s North Coast.... (Continue reading)

Slower winds help in battling the Soberanes Fire

Slower southeastern winds on Sunday are giving firefighters hope of making progress on a wildfire burning near Big Sur, officials said. Crews are currently focusing their efforts on the southeastern flank of the fire. The blaze, which authorities call the... (Continue reading)

6 homes destroyed in Central Coast wildfire

A wildfire burning near Big Sur has consumed 11,000 acres and destroyed six homes. The fire, which has grown to over 17 square miles, is 5 percent contained. Two sheds were also destroyed as the fire grew to over 17... (Continue reading)

Woman drowns in ocean off Big Sur

A 20-year-old woman drowned Friday after slipping off a Big Sur cliff and falling into the ocean. At around 2:30 p.m., Medina Faraz of Union City was hiking in the area of McWay Falls, near Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park.... (Continue reading)

Panga delivers at least $18 million of pot to Big Sur

A panga boat with approximately $18 million worth of marijuana popped up in Big Sur Friday, prompting Monterey County investigators to track down four suspects who were traveling in San Luis Obispo County. [Mercury News] The Monterey County Sheriff’s narcotics... (Continue reading)

National Guard airman’s body found at Big Sur

Rescue workers found the body of a 24-year-old National Guard airman submerged in 20 feet of water by a Big Sur beach Wednesday morning. [Monterey County Herald] San Jose resident Khiem Nguyen was fishing with three friends at Big Sur’s... (Continue reading)

Big Sur wildfire destroys 15 homes, including fire chief’s

A wildfire in Big Sur has consumed 500 acres and destroyed 15 homes, including the house of the local fire chief. [LA Times] The fire began late Sunday night near the intersection of Pfeiffer Ridge Road and Highway 1, close... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles biologist dies in accident

A large oak branch fell on a 35-year-old Paso Robles biologist last week, killing him as he drove his work vehicle in Big Sur. [TheCalifornian] Michael Tyner was caring for condors at the time of his death, part of his... (Continue reading)

Mudslide closes Highway 1

Another mudslide pushed rock and dirt onto Highway 1 shutting down the highway at Alder Creek in Monterey County. Nacimiento-Fergusson Road is open as an alternate route into Big Sur, however Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol advise against any... (Continue reading)



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