Articles Tagged With ‘Holidays’

California man loses both hands in fireworks explosion

A man in his 40s lost both of his hands Friday when fireworks exploded prematurely in a San Jose July 4 celebration. [Mercury News] San Jose police said that the man was igniting illegal fireworks Friday evening as family members... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly Valentine stories, video

Love is in the air and romance is blooming around the Cal Poly campus in San Luis Obispo. But with love and romance comes those dreaded, embarrassing and downright awkward moments. Follow CCN on Facebook for updates on upcoming videos.... (Continue reading)

CalCoastNews wishes you a happy new year

It’s time to say goodbye to 2013 and to wish our readers, supporters, contributors, and advertisers Happy New Year 2014. It was a great year for news reporting and we managed to produce more than 1500 news articles in 2013.... (Continue reading)

Free tows on New Year’s Eve

The Paso Roble’s Police Department is reminding people of AAA’s free New Year’s Eve Tipsy Tow service for all drivers, membership not required. From 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. revelers, party hosts, bartenders and restaurant host can call (800) 222-4357... (Continue reading)

Salvation Army bell ringers banned from Arroyo Grande plaza

Salvation Army bells will not be ringing in front of the Arroyo Grande Walmart this Christmas season. [Tribune] The Five Cities Center, a shopping plaza that includes Walmart and Albertsons, has banned fundraising in front of its stores. “I love... (Continue reading)

White Fire forces over 2,000 campers to evacuate

Santa Barbara County Sheriff deputies told between 2,000 to 3,000 campers they had to change their Memorial Day weekend plans and evacuate campgrounds in the Los Padres National Forest because of a wildfire. The wind-fueled White Fire, which is burning... (Continue reading)

Committee cancels Paso Robles Fourth of July fireworks

Organizers of the primary Fourth of July fireworks show in Paso Robles have cancelled this year’s event due to lack of funding. [Tribune] Paso Blast, which takes place at Barney Schwartz Park, draws about 15,000 people annually, according to its... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach police arrest 17 at annual beach party

Pismo Beach police arrested 17 people for alcohol related crimes during the annual Cesar Chavez Day celebration at Silver Shoals Beach on Monday. The arrests ranged from public intoxication to possession of alcohol on the beach. In addition to poor... (Continue reading)

Marx blames “blog” in settling SLO flag dispute

The San Luis Obispo City Council patched up its flag display policy Tuesday night, despite Mayor Jan Marx blaming a “blog” for raising the issue. The council voted 3-1 to add Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, as well as September 11... (Continue reading)

SLO to rethink flag lowering policy

The San Luis Obispo City Council will consider adopting changes to its flag display policy tonight, nearly three months after city management ordered employees to raise flags staffers had lowered in honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. On December 7,... (Continue reading)