Articles Tagged With ‘Cuesta Grade’




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Multiple SLO County fires caused by vehicles, not arson, investigators say

Cal Fire is dispelling rumors surfacing in San Luis Obispo County that arson is suspected in the recent rash of vegetation fires. The agency has released preliminary causes for four recent fires, three of which... (Continue reading)

Atascadero teen breaks her back in a crash on Cuesta Grade

A 19-year-old Atascadero woman suffered a broken vertebra on Thursday after the pickup truck in which she was traveling in slammed into the back of a big rig on the Cuesta Grade. [KSBY] At approximately... (Continue reading)

Hells Angel arrested after fleeing CHP down Cuesta Grade

A California Highway Patrol officer tried stopping a trio of motorcyclists, at least one of whom was wearing a Hells Angels jacket, while they were riding on the Cuesta Grade Tuesday afternoon. But, two of... (Continue reading)

Driver extricated after swerving off Cuesta Grade

Emergency crews extricated a person who drove a white two-door car off the Cuesta Grade Tuesday. The driver’s current condition is unclear. [KSBY] Shortly after noon, the driver left the northbound side of Highway 101... (Continue reading)

Mexican nationals tied to pot grow on Cuesta Grade

They divert water from our creeks, they are often armed and they apply toxic chemicals to their marijuana crops endangering the environment and the public. Illegal marijuana growers utilizing dangerous chemicals and violating environmental regulations... (Continue reading)

Parolee drives off Cuesta Grade, runs away

A parolee fell asleep at the wheel while driving on the Cuesta Grade, drove across Highway 101, crashed through a brick fence and landed in a ravine. He then fled on foot and was arrested... (Continue reading)

DUI driver charged with murder

The 21-year-old driver of a car involved in a fatal collision Friday on the Cuesta Grade has been charged with murder. One person died and four were injured in the three car accident. At about... (Continue reading)

Teen killed in three-vehicle collision

CORRECTION: The teen who died was driving in a car with Gino Lopez. One person died and four were injured in a three car drunk driving accident on the Cuesta Grade Friday evening. At about... (Continue reading)

Vehicle sparks another fire on Cuesta Grade

About five acres of the Cuesta Grade burned Tuesday morning after a car caught fire and the blaze spread to nearby vegetation. The vehicle was traveling northbound on Highway 101 at Ryan’s Gate at the... (Continue reading)

Two fires burning on the Cuesta Grade near Santa Margarita

UPDATE 11 a.m.: Fire investigators believe one vehicle likely caused the 100 acre Grade Fire south of Buellton, the Cuesta Fire and the Cholame Fire off of Highway 41 near Shandon, said Bennet Milloy, a... (Continue reading)



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