Articles Tagged With ‘Oceano Dunes’




APCD moves closer to dust rule for Oceano Dunes

The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District voted to start monitoring and regulating particulate matter in the air downwind from the Oceano Dunes, on Wednesday. The APCD contends evidence from a scientific study it produced show that off-road... (Continue reading)

South San Luis Obispo County beaches under health advisory

The San Luis Obispo County Department of Environmental Health Services issued a health advisory that warns swimmers high levels of bacteria at several south county beaches may cause “human illness.” Officials posted warnings at Old Port Beach, Avila Beach, Shell... (Continue reading)

Mountain Lion at the Oceano Dunes?

Local photographer Amy Joseph was capturing images of the Oceano Dunes on Saturday afternoon when she took a few photos of what she thought was a stray horse. To her surprise, zoom images appear to show a mountain lion running... (Continue reading)

Man killed in ATV accident at the Oceano dunes

A 38-year-old man was killed after he was thrown from the all terrain vehicle he was riding at the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area on Saturday. [KCOY] The unidentified man was riding on the dunes when he flipped his... (Continue reading)

Oceano Dunes air quality committees disbanded

Under pressure to comply with open meeting law requirements, county and state officials have agreed to dissolve their agreement to examine and develop a plan to clean up air pollution in the Oceano Dunes, according to a press release from... (Continue reading)

Local agencies violate open meeting law

Requests to allow public access to meetings of a local committee formed to examine the air quality at the Oceano dunes were primarily ignored until one of the states leading authorities on open meeting laws warned the committee that they... (Continue reading)

Accident at Oceano Dunes leaves teenage quarterback paralyzed

The quarterback of Independence High School in Bakersfield was in a single ATV accident at the Oceano Dunes that has left him paralyzed from the chest down on Sunday at about 3 p.m. [KGET] Tyler Schilhabel, 16, was first taken... (Continue reading)

Battle over air quality and the dunes headed to the Board of Supervisors

San Luis Obispo County moves forward with plans to improve air quality on the Nipomo mesa by approving an agreement with the State Parks earlier today. [KSBY] The agreement creates a technical committee and a management oversight committee. Both are... (Continue reading)

County supervisors to pressure state over Dunes pollution

County supervisors are expected to decide Tuesday whether to send a letter to the State Parks Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Division in an attempt to pressure state officials into getting more involved in the ongoing health debate about the Oceano Dunes... (Continue reading)

Sex offender rapes woman at the dunes

A 28-year-old Fresno woman was allegedly raped by two transients behind Pier Liquor in Oceano on Saturday afternoon. While the woman waited for her family, a woman approached her and allegedly led her behind the store to the Oceano Dunes... (Continue reading)