Articles Tagged With ‘Gaviota’




Fire burns 1,200 acres near Gaviota, videos

A fire has burned about 1,200 acres in Santa Barbara County canyons near the Gaviota coast. Overnight, the blaze was threatening homes and an Exxon Mobil refinery. About 3:21 p.m., the blaze, which authorities call the Sherpa Fire, broke out... (Continue reading)

Woman plunges 100 feet off Gaviota bridge

A 56-year-old woman fell 100 feet off of a railroad trestle bridge in Gaviota Sunday afternoon, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department. The woman reportedly survived with moderate to major injuries. A helicopter airlifted her to Cottage Hospital... (Continue reading)

Panga beaches on Gaviota coast

Authorities arrested two Riverside area men Monday after a panga boat beached in Santa Barbara County. Law enforcement personnel found the panga at San Onofre Beach within the Gaviota State Park. A resident first noticed the boat around 9 a.m.... (Continue reading)

Storm swells damage Central Coast piers and restaurants

Large storm swells damaged the Avila Beach, Goleta and the Gaviota piers and several restaurants during Saturday’s storm. Deck boards on a section of the Avila Beach Pier were disconnected after being battered by large waves that accompanied the morning’s... (Continue reading)

Plane lands on Highway 101 in Gaviota

A single-engine plane flown by a 25-year-old pilot made an emergency landing on Highway 101 in Gaviota on Friday afternoon. At about 4:30 p.m., the pilot noticed he was out of fuel and landed the plane on the southbound lane.... (Continue reading)