Articles Tagged With ‘Montaña de Oro State Park’

Montana de Oro panga defendants plead guilty

Fourteen defendants pleaded guilty to smuggling $1.3 million of marijuana in a panga boat found at Montana de Oro State Park in May. [KSBY] All of the defendants in the case, the majority of whom are Mexican nationals, entered guilty... (Continue reading)

Body found at Spooner’s Cove

People hiking in Montana De Oro State Park discovered a body floating in the water at Spooner’s Cove on Friday morning, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s officials said. Cal Fire personnel responded to the scene and pulled the body of... (Continue reading)

Man missing in ocean off Montaña de Oro

San Luis Obispo Sheriff dive teams plan to resume the search on Friday for a man who went missing in the ocean at Spooner’s Cove in Montaña de Oro State Park on Thursday. At about 4:45 p.m., witnesses called 911... (Continue reading)

Investigators seize $1.3 million of marijuana from Montana de Oro panga

Law enforcement investigators seized approximately $1.3 million of marijuana that arrived Wednesday morning at Montan de Oro State Park, where a panga boat beached. The marijuana confiscated totaled 53 bales and 1,909 pounds. On Wednesday, San Luis Obispo County sheriff’s... (Continue reading)

Panga landing at Montana de Oro leads to 14 arrests

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 14 people Wednesday in connection with a panga boat that beached at Montana de Oro State Park. Just after midnight Wednesday, deputies spotted suspicious vehicles traveling into Montan de Oro, where they dropped... (Continue reading)

Thanks to Wild Cherry Canyon supporters

Letter from KARA BLAKESLEE Greetings, friends and long-time supporters of Wild Cherry Canyon. As you’ve probably heard, plans to add the 2400-acre coastal Wild Cherry Canyon property to Montana de Oro State Park have fallen through. It’s been a long... (Continue reading)

George Taylor pleads guilty to assisting wife’s suicide

Longtime Los Osos resident George Taylor plead guilty Wednesday to assisting the suicide of his wife Gewynn and will appear in San Luis Obispo Superior Court for sentencing on Jan. 16. [KCOY] Taylor, 86, agreed to a suicide pact with... (Continue reading)

Los Osos man murder charge dropped to assisting suicide

The San Luis Obispo county District Attorney’s Office reduced the charge against an 86-year-old Los Osos man from murder to assisted suicide in the death of his 81-year-old wife. George Taylor told a ranger at Montana de Oro State Park... (Continue reading)

Los Osos man, 86, allegedly kills 81-year-old wife

An 86-year-old Los Osos man is in jail after State Park Rangers discovered the body of his 81-year-old wife in his vehicle at the end of Pecho Valley Road in Montana de Oro . San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies... (Continue reading)

Control burn jumps containment at Montana de Oro

A Cal Fire control burn at Montana de Oro State Park is burning beyond containment after stronger than expected offshore winds pushed the fire across set lines onto Valencia Peak. [KSBY] “We planned extensively for this prescribed fire and deployed... (Continue reading)