Articles Tagged With ‘Pismo Beach’

Teen charged with Pismo Beach murder

By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office charged a 15-year-old male in July for homicide and for associating with a criminal street gang.after he allegedly shot and killed a Fresno man in Pismo Beach in the... (Continue reading)

Hit-and-run driver takes out fire hydrant in Pismo Beach

By KAREN VELIE Pismo Beach police are searching for a driver who slammed into a fire hydrant Saturday morning and then fled the scene, police said. In the early morning hours, the driver hit the fire hydrant in front of... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach accused of attempting to swindle developer

By KAREN VELIE Pismo Beach officials are accused of attempting to swindle a developer by overcharging for fees on one property, and then running off a buyer of another parcel the city wants to buy from the same developer at... (Continue reading)

Did Pismo Beach wait too long to close the slide?

By KAREN VELIE After more than 30 people suffered spinal, tailbone and other injuries, the City of Pismo Beach permanently closed the Pier Plaza slide last week. Built as part of an $8.8 million pier revitalization project, the city opened... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach parking lot closes over eminent domain dispute

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Amid a dispute between Pismo Beach and a property owner over an eminent domain clause in a contract, a popular downtown lot has closed to the public, exacerbating the South County city’s parking problems. [KSBY] The 75-space... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach officers escort sea lion out of hotel

By KAREN VELIE A young sea lion caused quite a stir at a Pismo Beach hotel on Wednesday morning. The seal lion entered the Sandcastle Inn late Tuesday evening. He then climbed up a flight of stairs. Officers arrived, which... (Continue reading)

Bear caught on surveillance camera in Pismo Beach

By KAREN VELIE A Ring camera caught images of a bear sauntering through a backyard in Pismo Beach on Thursday night. The large furry animal was spotted in the Pacific Estates area prowling through a yard. The resident provided a... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach appoints interim city manager

By KAREN VELIE Pismo Beach has selected Jorge Garcia, currently the assistant city manager, as interim city manager, the city announced on Friday. Garcia will take the helm on May 27. He is replacing Jim Lewis, who recently accepted the... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach City manager Jim Lewis resigns, headed to Atascadero

By KAREN VELIE After 10 years at the helm, Pismo Beach City Manager Jim Lewis is resigning to return to the city of Atascadero, this time as city manager. For eight years, Lewis served as Atascadero’s assistant city manager. Then... (Continue reading)

Pismo police pull ‘angry badger’ out of gas station

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Pismo Beach police officers removed an “angry badger” from a Shell Beach gas station Sunday night. Officers found the badger too close to the whiskey, the Pismo Beach Police Department stated in a news release. The badger... (Continue reading)