Articles Tagged With ‘Cambria’

Helicopter rescues sailor from boat crash by Piedras Blancas

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter rescued a sailor who crashed his boat into rocks near Piedras Blancas Lighthouse early Thursday morning. [Tribune] The sailor was a middle-aged man sailing alone from the Bay Area to Morro Bay in a 32-foot... (Continue reading)

Fireworks likely cause of Cambria fire

Fireworks caused a small hillside fire in Cambria early Tuesday morning, according to firefighting officials. [Tribune] The fire burned a forested area of about 40 square feet on a hill below the Cambria Pines Lodge before firefighters extinguished it. Fireworks... (Continue reading)

Coast Union High grad stars as naked survivalist

A graduate of Coast Union High School in Cambria has become the high scoring survivalist on the Discovery Channel reality Show “Naked and Afraid.” [Tribune] Forrest Galante, 25, survived three weeks in a Panamanian jungle amid stormy weather and without... (Continue reading)

Gambling addiction leads to bank robbery?

Investigators are looking at a Paso Robles man’s gambling addiction as a possible motive for his alleged robbery of a Cambria bank. [KSBY] Last Month, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Valentine at his Heritage Ranch home for the... (Continue reading)

Former deputy remains in jail on bank robbery charge

Former Santa Barbara County sheriff’s deputy Bruce Valentine will remain in San Luis Obispo County on a bank robbery charge for at least two more weeks unless he can raise $250,000 bail. [Tribune] Valentine, 70, is charged with robbing Rabobank... (Continue reading)

Sheriff deputy turned bank robber?

The 70-year-old Paso Robles man arrested Wednesday for robbing a Cambria bank was a former Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputy. [KCOY] From 1969 to 1977, Bruce Valentine served as a deputy before leaving the department because of a non-service related... (Continue reading)

70-year-old man arrested for robbing Cambria bank

A 70-year-old Paso Robles man was arrested on Wednesday morning for allegedly robbing a Rabobank in Cambria earlier this month. San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Bruce Valentine after serving a search warrant at Valentine’s Heritage Ranch home. On... (Continue reading)

Masked man robs Cambria bank

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies are looking for a man who held up the Rabobank on Main Street in Cambria at gunpoint on Thursday. At about 12:30 p.m., the robber wearing a Halloween mask covering his face and carrying... (Continue reading)

Fire causes power outage in Cambria

UPDATE: PG&E has update the estimated time of power restoration to 10 p.m. A power outage has left 611 PG&E customers without electricity in Cambria. Shortly after 10:30 a.m., Cambria Community Services District firefighters responded to a transformer fire. Shortly... (Continue reading)

Cambria board member challenging Gibson for supervisor

Muril Clift, member of the Cambria Community Services District (CSD) Board of Directors, will challenge incumbent Bruce Gibson for the District Two San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors seat. Clift is a past president of the Cambria CSD board... (Continue reading)