Articles Tagged With ‘Pismo Beach’




Officers chase parolee around South County and on Oceano Dunes

A parolee who is wanted in two counties led multiple law enforcement agencies on a chase around South County and onto the Oceano Dunes on Wednesday. After driving the wrong way on the highway and speeding by families on the... (Continue reading)

Scaffolding collapses in Pismo Beach, 5 injured

Five people suffered injuries, several critically, after scaffolding collapsed Tuesday morning in Pismo Beach, according to Cal Fire. Shortly after 11 a.m., the scaffolding collapsed onto the beach south of the Kon Tiki Inn. The collapsed appeared to have occurred... (Continue reading)

How do SLO County cities match California electoral preferences?

According to data released by the California Secretary of State, the cities of Morro Bay and Pismo Beach are strong indicators of the political tide in California. [Sac Bee] Last November, the selections made by both Morro Bay and Pismo... (Continue reading)

Popular Pismo Beach campground closed for most of winter

As with Morro Bay State Park, Pismo State Beach’s North Beach Campground is losing thousands of dollars in revenue as a result of the flurry of storms this winter. [KSBY] The North Beach Campground has been closed to visitors since... (Continue reading)

Suicide suspected in death of woman found in Pismo Beach surf

Pismo Beach police announced that a 53-year-old Oceano woman who drowned to death last November committed suicide. [KSBY] On the morning of Nov. 20, officers found the body of Amy Leach in the Shell Beach surf near Silver Shoals. First... (Continue reading)

Whale washes up, dies near Pismo Beach

A gray whale calf died Tuesday, hours after washing ashore on Pismo State Beach near the Monarch Butterfly Grove. Passersby noticed the whale around 7 a.m. Officials from state and federal agencies then came out to the scene, as did... (Continue reading)

One arrested, one evades capture in South County chase

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies chased two alleged gang members Tuesday from rural Arroyo Grande to Pismo Beach. During the chase, the suspects ran stops signs and red lights and crashed into several vehicles. Shortly after 6 p.m. on... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach drops its pot business ban

Pismo Beach’s urgency ban on most marijuana business activity will expire on Friday, following a city council vote Tuesday. Last month, despite stiff opposition from Councilman Erik Howell, the Pismo Beach Council adopted an urgency ordinance prohibiting outdoor cultivation, manufacturing,... (Continue reading)

Drunk driver crashes into traffic director in Pismo Beach

A 54-year-old woman ignored a handheld stop sign and crashed into a 24-year-old man who was directing traffic at a construction site on Thursday morning, according to the Pismo Beach Police Department. The man suffered major injuries, and police arrested... (Continue reading)

Body recovered from Pismo Beach identified as Oceano woman

Pismo Beach police have identified the woman found dead in the surf at Shell Beach as 53-year-old Amy Leach of Oceano. Leach worked as an advisor at the Family Partnership Charter School in san Luis Obispo. Shortly after 7:20 a.m.... (Continue reading)