Articles Tagged With ‘Montaña de Oro State Park’




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Horse dies at Montana de Oro, bear hit on Cuesta Grade

On an apparently dangerous day for animals in San Luis Obispo County, a horse died in an accident at Montana de Oro State Park, and a bear was struck by a car on the Cuesta... (Continue reading)

Hiker airlifted from Montana de Oro after all-night affair

A hiker who ran out of gas spent Saturday night sleeping on a tarp with rescue workers near a Montana de Oro trail. The next morning, a helicopter airlifted him to safety. [KSBY] San Luis... (Continue reading)

Helicopter airlifts hiker out of Montana de Oro

A CHP helicopter airlifted an injured hiker, who reportedly broke his ankle while he was 1.5 miles up a trail in Montana de Oro State Park, to a local hospital on Sunday. [Tribune] Shortly after... (Continue reading)

Hiker airlifted from Montana de Oro

A California Highway Patrol helicopter airlifted an injured hiker from Montana De Oro State Park Sunday morning. The hiker was injured on the Valencia Peak Trail around 10:30 a.m., according to Cal Fire. Fire trucks... (Continue reading)

Fishermen rescue 72-year-old man from the ocean

Two fishermen pulled a 72-year-old man from the ocean near Montana de Oro State Park Friday morning. The victim is expected to recover from his injuries. Shortly after 9 a.m., the fisherman discovered the man... (Continue reading)

Surfer suffers shark bite at Montana de Oro

A shark attacked and bit, but did not kill, a man surfing near the sand spit at Montana de Oro Sunday morning. [Tribune] Shortly after 11 a.m., an approximately 8 to 10-foot juvenile shark swam... (Continue reading)

Kayaker airlifted off coast of Montana de Oro

An emergency crew airlifted a kayaker trapped off the coast of Montana de Oro on Monday afternoon. [Tribune] Lompoc resident Guy Harvell, 43, abandoned his kayak after overturning it shortly after noon Monday. Harvell then... (Continue reading)

Central Coast starfish dying from brutal disease

Marine scientists have discovered a large number of starfish dead or dying along the California Coast from a disease that causes their arms to turn to mush and fall off, according to the University of... (Continue reading)

Child’s leg found at Spooner’s Cove?

UPDATE: San Luis Obispo Sheriff deputies determined the remains were sea lion and not human. The department originally responded by searching the area for more body parts. At the time, one deputy surmised it could... (Continue reading)

Hallucinogen found in Spooner’s Cove drowning victim’s system

A Cal Poly student who drowned while swimming at Spooner’s Cove in June had alcohol, marijuana and a psychedelic drug in his system. The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Coroner’s office determined 21-year-old Stefan James... (Continue reading)



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