Articles Tagged With ‘drowning’




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Mans drowns at Lopez Lake after boat capsizes

A 47-year-old Southern California man failed to make it to shore after his boat capsized at Lopez Lake on Thursday afternoon. The man drowned and was later found dead in the lake. Around 2:15 p.m., three people were sailing on... (Continue reading)

Elderly man drowns in Avila Beach hotel pool

An 88-year-old man was pronounced dead Tuesday afternoon shortly after he was found at the bottom of a hotel pool in Avila Beach. [KSBY] At 1:22 p.m., Cal Fire responded a call about a possible drowning at the San Luis... (Continue reading)

A third person has drowned in Lake Nacimiento this summer

The body of a man in his 40s was found in 12-feet of water at the end of a pier at Lake Nacimiento Saturday evening. It is suspected the man fell from the boat launch and drowned. After a day... (Continue reading)

Cambria teen drowns in Lake Nacimiento

A 16-year-old Cambria boy died from drowning on Friday in Lake Nacimiento in North San Luis Obispo County, according to a press release. At about 5:40 p.m., the teen was swimming with some friends in the Heritage Ranch area of... (Continue reading)

Did county emergency responders fail Lake Nacimiento drowning victim?

OPINION by KIM ENGLISH As one of the first responders to the scene on July 10 at Sandy Cove, I would have to disagree with the way the article portrays the rescue efforts for this young man. What I saw... (Continue reading)

Boater drowns near Vandenberg

United States Coast Guard crews found the body of a missing boater Sunday afternoon near Point Arguello at Vandenberg Air Force base. The man was 46 years old. Around 8 p.m. Saturday, the Coast Guard received a report of three... (Continue reading)

Man reported missing in ocean near Guadalupe

Rescue crews are searching for a man who is believed to have drowned near Point Sal, close to the city of Guadalupe. [KEYT] Emergency personnel received a call around 4:20 p.m. Sunday stating a man had fallen off a cliff... (Continue reading)

Boy drowns at North County party

An 11-year-old Morro Bay boy died Friday evening after drowning in a lagoon at a private party near San Miguel. Michael Derick Gallegos had been swimming with other children at Star Farms, located southeast of San Miguel, around 5:30 p.m.... (Continue reading)

Group effort saves drowning girl in Cambria

Three Fresno beachgoers, a family member and a sheriff’s deputy each pitched in to save the life of a 7-year-old girl who was drowning at a Cambria beach Saturday. [Tribune] A wave at Leffingwell Landing swept the 7-year-old girl into... (Continue reading)

Fifth person drowns trying to rescue a dog

A Northern California woman drowned over the weekend while trying to save her dog from strong ocean waves. [ABC] The 32-year-old woman was overpowered by what has been dubbed a “sneaker wave” near Shelter Cove in Humboldt County, according to... (Continue reading)



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