Articles Tagged With ‘Pismo Beach’




Distressed swimmers rescued near Pismo Beach Pier

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Emergency personnel rescued two swimmers who were in distress in the water near the Pismo Beach Pier on Tuesday.  Shortly before 3 p.m., a caller reported the distressed swimmers. Lifeguards, rescue swimmers and firefighters pulled the two... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach to install 210 new downtown parking meters

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The city of Pismo Beach will soon install 210 new downtown parking meters along Price Street. On Jan. 17, the Pismo Beach City Council adopted a resolution authorizing the purchase of 210 parking meters and associated equipment... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach loses Public Record Act lawsuit

By KAREN VELIE A man seeking police officer oaths of office won his public records lawsuit against the City of Pismo Beach last week, in a case over redactions that has already cost taxpayers over $35,000. San Luis Obispo Superior... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach police arrest suspects for illegal clamming

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Pismo Beach police officers recently arrested several suspects for illegal clamming and seized more than 100 clams from them. Last Saturday, officers contacted several people who were illegally clamming north of the Pismo Beach Pier. Officers found... (Continue reading)

Tourist killed by large waves in Pismo Beach

By KAREN VELIE Large waves knocked a woman onto the rocks in Pismo Beach on Dec. 30. She died at the scene. Shortly before 9 a.m., 39-year-old Brindha Shunmuganathan of Georgia was walking with her children along the ocean access... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach estimates $55,000 in damage from huge waves

By KAREN VELIE Pismo Beach is estimating the cost of repairing damage from pounding waves last week at $55,000. Waves damaged structures, eroded sea walls, lowered beach levels and spread debris. Damaged city properties include multiple sets of stairs to... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach man injured, two killed in wrong-way driver crash

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A wrong-way driver and his passenger both died in a head-on collision with a vehicle driven by a Pismo Beach man on Highway 101 in Santa Maria over the weekend.  Two males were traveling southbound on northbound... (Continue reading)

Three Pismo Beach clerks cited for selling alcohol to minors

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Pismo Beach police officers cited three clerks for selling alcohol to minors during a sting conducted on Friday.  Along with Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) agents, police officers conducted a minor decoy operation in Pismo Beach.... (Continue reading)

Former Cal Poly ROTC chair facing up to 15 years in prison

By KAREN VELIE An Army Lt. Colonel who served as the chair of Cal Poly’s ROTC program is scheduled for a court martial trial early next year after his hidden camera was discovered in a dressing room in a Pismo... (Continue reading)

Power outage impacting nearly 2,000 SLO County residents

By KAREN VELIE Nearly 2,000 PG&E customers lost power in southern San Luis Obispo County on Thursday afternoon. At 3:41 p.m., 1,902 PG&E customers in Pismo Beach, Edna Valley and the Lopez Lake area lost power. PG&E estimates the power... (Continue reading)