Articles Tagged With ‘Cambria’

Fire destroys home in Cambria

By KAREN VELIE A fire destroyed a home in Cambria on Sunday morning. Shortly before 3 a.m., a caller reported a house at 1980 Spencer Street near Ardath Drive was on fire. All the occupants escaped uninjured. The cause of... (Continue reading)

Firefighters rescue driver trapped in car in Cambria

By KAREN VELIE Firefighters rescued a Cambria resident on Friday afternoon who was trapped in a car about 10 feet down an embankment. Shortly after 1 p.m., a caller reported a car had driven off a driveway and down an... (Continue reading)

Cambria hires new general manager

By KAREN VELIE The Cambria Community Services District Board voted 4-1 on Thursday to appoint Matthew McElhenie as general manager, with Director Tom Gray dissenting. McElhenie replaces John Weigold who left in November for another position. District Engineer Ray Dienzo... (Continue reading)

Sewage spill in Cambria contaminates Santa Rosa Creek

By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department announced Friday that an unknown amount of sewage spilled from a lift station in Cambria contaminating Santa Rosa Creek. Shortly after 11 a.m. on Friday, storm water flooded the... (Continue reading)

Car totaled in crash on Highway 1 in Cambria

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A driver who was allegedly speeding drove off Highway 1 in Cambria, down a hillside and crashed into a tree on Monday evening. The driver then walked away from the crash. Shortly before 7 p.m., a caller... (Continue reading)

Cambria man arrested for assaulting daughter

A 41-year-old Cambria man who crashed his truck into a crowded bakery last year is back in custody after allegedly assaulting his 9-year-old daughter and causing her to bleed profusely. [Tribune] On Sunday, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies arrived... (Continue reading)

Teen arrested for threat against Cambria school

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 15-year-old girl Friday who allegedly posted a threat on social media against Coast Union High School in Cambria. [Cal Coast Times] Sheriff’s officials describe the threat as general in nature and not... (Continue reading)

Mountain lion killed on Highway 1 in Cambria

A mountain lion was found dead alongside Highway 1 in Cambria on Thursday after it was apparently struck by a vehicle. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 8 a.m., a passerby reported seeing the dead mountain lion. California Department of Fish... (Continue reading)

Cambria CSD to remove its general manager

In a closed-session hearing last week, the Cambria Community Services District board decided to enter into negotiations on a separation agreement with CSD General Manager Jerry Gruber. [Cal Coast Times] On Aug. 31, the CSD board of directors met in... (Continue reading)

Cambria man attacks his grandmother with a broom

A 46-year-old Cambria man with a history of mental health issues attacked his grandmother Monday, using his own body as well as a broom. The incident resulted in the grandmother being hospitalized and the man engaging in a multi-hour standoff... (Continue reading)