Articles Tagged With ‘Cambria’




Payments stolen from Cambria CSD drop box during holiday closure

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The Cambria Community Services District is warning residents that a thief or thieves stole funds from the CSD’s payment dropbox sometime around the July 4 holiday period.  On Sunday, officials discovered the payment drop box located at... (Continue reading)

Driver killed in head-on crash on Highway 1 in Cambria

By KAREN VELIE One driver was killed and three people injured in a head-on crash on Highway 1 in Cambria on Sunday afternoon, according to the CHP. Shortly after 3 p.m., a 20-year-old driver was headed northbound when she swerved... (Continue reading)

Lawsuit accuses Cambria staffer of sexual harassment, retaliation

By KAREN VELIE Cambria’s former fire chief filed a lawsuit against the community services district alleging he was fired after reporting sexual harassment. The lawsuit alleges the employee involved in the misconduct was engaged in an inappropriate relationship with the... (Continue reading)

FBI arrests Cambria man for breaking into the capitol on Jan. 6

By KAREN VELIE FBI agents arrested a Cambria man, who is a triple amputee, for allegedly breaking into the capitol on Jan. 6. On Feb. 13, agents arrested 37-year-old Cameron Clapp for entering a restricted building and attempting to disrupt... (Continue reading)

Cambria man killed in crash identified

By KAREN VELIE The California Highway Patrol has identified the Cambria man killed Monday morning in a crash in San Simeon as 71-year-old Mark Seidel, according to the CHP. Shortly after 8 a.m., Seidel was headed northbound on Highway 1... (Continue reading)

Fire near Cambria burns 217 acres, 40% contained

By KAREN VELIE The woodland fire that broke out Friday off Highway 46 near Cambria has burned 217 acres and is 40% contained, as of Sunday morning. Shortly after noon, a caller reported reported trees on fire off Highway 46.... (Continue reading)

Fire burns 150 acres off Highway 46 near Cambria

By KAREN VELIE A fast moving fire burning off Highway 46 near Cambria grew to more than 150 acres on Friday afternoon, according to Cal Fire. Shortly before 1 p.m., a caller reported trees on fire off Highway 46. Firefighters... (Continue reading)

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)