Articles Tagged With ‘Oceano’




Oceano general manager’s job on the line

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The board of directors of the embattled Oceano Community Services District may fire yet another general manager Friday, this time less than six months after hiring him. On Wednesday night, the board reviewed the performance of General... (Continue reading)

Five Cities Fire Authority never considered Cal Fire comparison

OPINION By JULIE TACKER In a well-publicized, “cost saving” effort the Five Cities Fire Authority (FCFA) was formed in July of 2010; combining fire services from Arroyo Grande, Grover Beach and Oceano. Not once, before or after, the formation has... (Continue reading)

Divers find plane debris off Oceano

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s divers found debris Sunday from a plane that crashed off the coast of Oceano in January. On Jan. 14, a plane flown by David Casey, 63, of Friday Harbor Wash. crashed off the coast of... (Continue reading)

Armed bandit robs Oceano vegetable stand

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for an armed man who robbed an Oceano vegetable stand on Sunday. At about 2 p.m., the robber stopped his bicycle at the Hayashi Vegetable Stand, pulled out a handgun and ordered... (Continue reading)

Five Cities firefighting costs escalating

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The cities of Arroyo Grande and Grover Beach and the community of Oceano merged their fire departments in 2010 with the intent of saving money, but the resulting Five Cities Fire Authority (FCFA) may soon cost residents... (Continue reading)

SLO County prepares for the Super Bowl

San Luis Obispo County is getting ready for the Super Bowl, and CalCoastNews plans to bring you the highlights of local celebrations. CalCoastNews reporters will traverse the county covering Super Bowl Sunday action. On the docket is an expected appearance... (Continue reading)

Passenger likely identified in Oceano plane crash

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office has identified the passenger on board a plane that crashed off the coast of Oceano on Jan. 14 as 52-year-old Alan George Gaynor of Los Angeles. Earlier this week, the sheriff’s office suspended... (Continue reading)

Sheriff considering abandoning search for missing plane

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s dive team is contemplating abandoning the search for a missing plane that went down off the coast of Oceano last Tuesday with two people aboard. For the past six days, the department utilized sonar... (Continue reading)

Oceano plane crash victims flew from Santa Maria airport

The plane that crashed off the coast of Oceano Tuesday left the Santa Maria airport at about 1:30 p.m. with two people aboard. On Friday, the FAA confirmed two people were killed in the crash. David Casey, 63, of Friday... (Continue reading)

Plane crash victim possibly identified

The owner of a small plane that crashed into the Pacific Ocean near Oceano on Tuesday has been identified as 63-year-old David Brian Casey of Friday Harbor, Wash. The San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Department said in a press release Wednesday... (Continue reading)