Articles Tagged With ‘flooding’

High surf warnings, flooding in SLO and Santa Barbara counties

By KAREN VELIE A high-surf warning is in effect for coastal areas of San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties until 10 p.m. on Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. Beach conditions in SLO County are becoming extremely dangerous... (Continue reading)

SLO County crashes, river rescue, flooding – photos

By KAREN VELIE The latest atmospheric river storm is causing widespread flooding, evacuations, car crashes and a river rescue in San Luis Obispo County.   Firefighters rescue two people from the Salinas River   Paso Robles firefighters rescued two people... (Continue reading)

Cal Fire rescues four people from flooding in Paso Robles

By KAREN VELIE Cal Fire personnel rescued four people who became trapped on top of a car by flood waters in Paso Robles on Sunday. Shortly before 1 p.m., a caller reported a driver had attempted to cross a flooded... (Continue reading)

SLO County estimates storm damage at more than $100 million

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo County officials estimate repairs totaling more than $100 million are needed following the recent storms. Currently, officials estimate the countywide cost of repairs at $106 million, of which $41 million is related to residential... (Continue reading)

Los Osos schedules meeting to discuss possible lawsuits over flooding

By KAREN VELIE The Los Osos Community Services District scheduled a special board meeting for Tuesday evening to discuss anticipated litigation related to the thousands of gallons of water and mud that crashed into Vista de Oro Estates after a... (Continue reading)

Los Osos diverts water from failed basin, neighbors call foul

BY KAREN VELIE Floodwaters flowed into homes in the Cuesta-by-the-Sea neighborhood in Los Osos on Saturday, prompting neighbors to question if an earlier basin failure caused the flooding. While an atmospheric river pummeled Los Osos on Jan. 9, floodwaters did... (Continue reading)

SLO County braces for more flooding, slides and downed trees

By KAREN VELIE Just as San Luis Obispo County is cleaning up from Monday’s atmospheric river, more rain is on the way. The rain is slated to arrive early in the day on Friday and continue intermittently through Monday. And... (Continue reading)