Articles Tagged With ‘Public Safety’

Another person injured in fall from Isla Vista cliff

A man who fell from the cliffs in Isla Vista early Sunday morning is in serious condition at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. [Noozhawk] Emergency crews responded to the 6600 block of Del Playa Drive shortly after midnight and found the... (Continue reading)

Teen dies after being hit by multiple vehicles

A Bakersfield teen died Saturday morning after being ejected from a jeep and then hit by multiple vehicles on Highway 101 just north of State Route 166. [KSBY] The driver of the jeep was southbound when he veered into the... (Continue reading)

Code violations displace 40 students in SLO

Forty San Luis Obispo college students lost their housing Tuesday due to health and safety code violations discovered at Pine Creek condominiums at 1185 Foothill Blvd. After a resident called in a complaint that “the clothes in her closet were... (Continue reading)

Cal Fire hid $3.6 million from state

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection hid $3.6 million rather than depositing it into the state’s cash-strapped general fund as required. [LATimes] For seven years, Cal Fire paid the nonprofit California District Attorneys Assn. to hold settlement monies.... (Continue reading)

Megastorms could flood portions of California’s Central Coast

Editor’s note: The article will appear in the January 2013 issue of Scientific American. They are making it freely available now because of the flooding underway in California. By Michael D. Dettinger and B. Lynn Ingram Huge flows of vapor... (Continue reading)

Young San Luis Obispo man falsely charged?

OPINION By JIM GRIFFIN A good-hearted young man, active for economic and social rights for all here in San Luis Obispo, Austin Sarna (nickname Smokie), has been charged by the SLO police and the SLO County District Attorney with attempted... (Continue reading)

Coastal Commission staff recommends denial of PG&E seismic testing

By KAREN VELIE California Coastal Commission staff recommended on Friday that the board vote to deny PG&E’s seismic testing permit application and object to its consistency certification, according to a staff report. Renewal of Diablo Canyon’s nuclear power plant’s operating... (Continue reading)

Family members sue over pedestrian death

The family of a woman who was struck by a vehicle and killed while crossing Shell Beach Road have filed a lawsuit against the city of Pismo Beach and the Cliffs Resort claiming her death could have been prevented if... (Continue reading)

Mothers for Peace support a delay in seismic testing

OPINION By MOTHERS FOR PEACE San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace supports gathering seismic information about the earthquake faults near Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant. In the wake of the Fukushima disaster and PG&E’s application to renew the licenses, seismic... (Continue reading)

Salmonella prompts cantaloupe recall

Cantaloupe samples from a Fresno-based company have been found to be contaminated with salmonella and a 21 state recall has been initiated, according to DFI Marketing Inc. On Thursday, DFI Marketing Inc. said the U.S. Department of Agriculture found salmonella... (Continue reading)