Articles Tagged With ‘Oceano’




Oceano seawater intrusion deemed a scam

San Luis Obispo County government agencies have been using data known to be phony to secure state and federal grants. Following a 2009 report of seawater intrusion contaminating the unincorporated community of Oceano’s groundwater supply, numerous local agencies used the information... (Continue reading)

Man hit by train in Oceano survives

A man hit by a train in Oceano on Friday had to have his arm amputated. At about 5:15 p.m., an Amtrak train hit the man who was walking along the tracks. Officials with Union Pacific said the man was... (Continue reading)

Oceano teen killed in drive-by shooting

The 17-year-old shot in the head Thursday night by a drive-by shooter in Oceano died at a local hospital this morning. At about 6:30 p.m., a drive-by shooter shot Gabriel Salgado, 17, of Oceano and an unnamed 14-year-old on the... (Continue reading)

Two shot in Oceano drive by shooting

A drive by shooter shot two teens in Oceano at about 6:30 p.m. on Thursday in the 1700 block of 21st Street. Deputies are investigating the shooting as a gang related incident, Both victims were originally transported to Arroyo Grande... (Continue reading)

Pot shop approval budding?

San Luis Obispo County planning officials Thursday approved an application to open a medical marijuana collective in Oceano, but more authoritative opposition may be firing up. The 4-1 vote marked the second time the Planning Commission has approved such a... (Continue reading)

Oceano opposes proposed dune regulations

The Oceano Community Services District voted 4-0 to send a letter to county air regulators opposing proposed rules that place fines on the state for not improving air quality at the dunes. [Tribune] Board members voiced concerns over the effect... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district found to have improved financial controls

The County auditor-controller said that the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District has implemented changes and now has sufficient controls in place to avoid a conflict of interest, according to an Oct. 21 report by Gere Sibbach, auditor-controller. In... (Continue reading)

Oceano man sentenced in tourist murder

The Oceano man who intentionally drove his car off Highway 101 in Pismo Beach killing two tourists has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison. Jerardo Iriarte, 19, was originally charged with two counts of murder for the... (Continue reading)

Flooding fix sought by supervisors

Oceano’s annual winter flooding will be addressed by San Luis Obispo County officials with a short-term solution search in order to deal with looming inclement weather. No “simple fixes” exist for the long term, according to one county supervisor. Supervisor... (Continue reading)

SLO County Sheriff deputies crack down on drugs

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies served search warrants on homes in Paso Robles and Oceano on Friday which resulted in eleven arrests for drug and alcohol related offenses. At 6 p.m., deputies served search warrants on two residences on... (Continue reading)