Articles Tagged With ‘Los Padres National Forest’

Arroyo Grande man accused of impersonating an officer

A former Arroyo Grande police officer and a U.S. Forest Service ranger were indicted for allegedly utilizing federal owned equipment to impersonate an officer. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles has charged the men with three felonies alleging the... (Continue reading)

Big Sur wildfire destroys 15 homes, including fire chief’s

A wildfire in Big Sur has consumed 500 acres and destroyed 15 homes, including the house of the local fire chief. [LA Times] The fire began late Sunday night near the intersection of Pfeiffer Ridge Road and Highway 1, close... (Continue reading)

Two dead bodies found in tent at Los Padres campground

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies found two dead bodies Thursday in a tent at a Los Padres National Forest Campground east of Santa Margarita Lake. Around 2 p.m. Thursday, the Sheriff’s Office received notification of two bodies in a... (Continue reading)

Crews battling Branch Fire

The Branch Fire has burned more than 350 acres of grass and brush in the Los Padres National Forest west of California Valley. Crews from Cal Fire and the U.S. Forest Service are battling the fire which started near Highway... (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)