Articles Tagged With ‘Cuesta Grade’

Storm causes rockslide near bottom of Cuesta Grade

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The weekend storm caused a rockslide near the bottom of the Cuesta Grade along Highway 101 Sunday evening, leading to one car crash. Rocks piled up along southbound Highway 101 close to Stagecoach Road, covering much of... (Continue reading)

Firefighters battling blaze on the Cuesta Grade

By KAREN VELIE A brush fire has burned about seven acres off Highway 101 along the Cuesta Grade south of Santa Margarita. Shortly after 3 p.m., callers reported four or five small fires burning along the northbound lanes of highway... (Continue reading)

DUI driver goes wrong way on Cuesta Grade, leads CHP on hours-long chase

By JOSH FRIEDMAN An allegedly intoxicated driver traveled up and down the Cuesta Grade in the wrong direction Saturday night, prior to heading over to the right side of Highway 101 and leading CHP officers on an approximately two-hour, 45-minute... (Continue reading)

SUV catches on fire on Cuesta Grade

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A vehicle fire on the Cuesta Grade Sunday night engulfed much of an SUV in flames before firefighters extinguished it. Shortly after 10 p.m., a caller reported a Ford SUV on fire on northbound Highway 101, according... (Continue reading)

BMW crosses Highway 101, crashes into truck on Cuesta Grade

By KAREN VELIE A black BMW sedan crashed into a box truck on Tuesday morning on Highway 101 on the Cuesta grade, injuring two people and slowing traffic. Shortly before 9 a.m., the BMW was headed southbound on the grade... (Continue reading)

Person killed in crash on Highway 101 near the Cuesta Grade

One person was killed Sunday evening after a pickup truck crashed on the Cuesta Grade. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after 5 p.m., a Chevrolet pickup truck flipped over on southbound Highway 101 at the intersection of Fox Hollow Road near... (Continue reading)

Two people run over and killed on the Cuesta Grade

Two passengers were ejected from a car that crashed on the Cuesta Grade Tuesday night, then run over by other vehicles and killed. [KCOY] Additionally, the person who was driving the car suffered major injuries, and another passenger was slightly... (Continue reading)

Fire burns a dozen acres in rural Paso Robles

A fire charred a hillside and burned 12.5 acres in rural Paso Robles Sunday afternoon, according to Cal Fire. Shorty after 2:30 p.m., the blaze broke out in the 6000 block of Dresser Ranch Place. The fire threatened two homes... (Continue reading)

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 were reportedly started by vehicles.... (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 7:30 a.m., a 20-year-old Santa... (Continue reading)