Articles Tagged With ‘Nipomo’

Sheriff deputy accused of beating Nipomo man

A Nipomo man contends a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputy assaulted him after spotting him driving about 15 miles an hour over the speed limit on July 15. [Tribune] Jesus Raul Ruiz, 28, told the Tribune deputy Steven Hurl... (Continue reading)

Player choked by Bob Knight in ’97 dies in Nipomo

Neil Reed, the former Indiana University basketball player who went public in 1997 with a claim that then coach Bob Knight had choked him during a practice, died Thursday of a heart attack in Nipomo. He was 36. Reed had... (Continue reading)

Two people burned in Nipomo house fire

Two people are in the hospital for treatment of burns following an early morning house fire in Nipomo. [KSBY] Neighbors on Avocado Avenue reported the fire shortly before 3 a.m. Four fire crews and one rescue unit responded. Fire inspectors... (Continue reading)

Mesa land sale offer on table

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A 17-acre parcel atop the Nipomo Mesa would make an ideal site to augment the region’s future water supply, perhaps with a desalting plant, says a prominent local businessman, but water officials appear lukewarm to the idea.... (Continue reading)

Wrong way driver busted

A Nipomo man driving a Nissan Rogue was arrested Sunday after officers stopped him while traveling north on southbound Highway 101. California Highway Patrol officers stopped Ramon J. Ramos, 21, at 4:41 a.m. after he had driven from Santa Maria... (Continue reading)

Nipomo man charged with illegal pig butchering

A Nipomo man is charged with illegally butchering pigs at his home on the 1400 block of Camino Caballo. Mariscal Amezcua, 62, is a facing five counts of violating the California Food and Agriculture Code. The former Santa Maria High... (Continue reading)

Nipomo lottery ticket remains unclaimed

It has now been two months since someone purchased a MEGA Millions ticket in Nipomo worth $326,163, and so far, no one has come forward to claim the prize. Winners have 180 days from the date of the draw to... (Continue reading)

Man killed in Nipomo hit and run

A man walking along the northbound U.S. Highway 101 off ramp near State Route 166 was hit and killed by driver who fled the scene on Sunday at about 1 a.m. Officials with the California Highway Patrol are asking for the... (Continue reading)

Nipomo water pipeline vote closes Wednesday

Voting on whether or not Nipomo should pay about $29.8 million for a supplemental water pipeline from Santa maria is scheduled to end Wednesday morning. [SantaMariaTimes] About half of the ballots, 4,006, have been received by the assessment district. However,... (Continue reading)

Pit Bulls attack dog in Nipomo

On March 22, Mary O’Hara was walking her boxer Cassius in Nipomo when two unleashed pit bulls attacked her dog. [KSBY] One of the unleashed dogs grabbed the boxer’s back and the other his neck. A neighbor of O’Hara beat... (Continue reading)