Articles Tagged With ‘rescue’




Fire crews rescue horse from pool in rural San Miguel

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Fire crews rescued a horse that was stuck in a pool in rural San Miguel on Saturday.  The horse became stuck in a pool beside a home on a rural property in the later afternoon. Crews drained... (Continue reading)

Emergency personnel rescue kayakers off Central Coast beach

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Emergency personnel rescued a pair of kayakers who were distressed in the ocean off a Central Coast beach on Sunday. Wearing life jackets, two UC Santa Barbara students had paddled to platform Holly off the Goleta coast.... (Continue reading)

Crew rescues man stranded on Central Coast cliff, video

By JOSH FRIEDMAN More than 30 hours after a man drove his car over the side of a Central Coast cliff, a rescue crew hoisted him off the location — about 400 feet below Highway 1 — where he was... (Continue reading)

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)

Paso Robles crews rescue three people stranded in flooded Salinas riverbed

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Emergency personnel rescued three individuals who were stranded on islands in the Salinas riverbed in Paso Robles on Monday morning.  In the aftermath of heavy overnight rain, a California Highway Patrol helicopter crew conducted a reconnaissance flight... (Continue reading)

Atascadero teen rescued after falling down embankment near Big Sur

By KAREN VELIE An Atascadero teen is in the hospital after he fell nearly 250 feet while hiking on a trail near Big Sur on Thursday afternoon. At 4:30 p.m., the 19-year-old man was hiking with his girlfriend on the... (Continue reading)

A Cayucos hero rescues people at sea

Editor’s Note: The following series, “Life in Radically Gentrifying Cayucos by the Sea,” to be posted biweekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an original American voice: author Dell Franklin.  Franklin’s memoir, “The ballplayer’s Son” is currently on Amazon.... (Continue reading)

Person airlifted off Bishop Peak in SLO

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A helicopter airlifted an injured hiker off Bishop Peak in San Luis Obispo on Friday.  Shortly after 10:15 a.m., a 911 caller reported a medical emergency on Bishop Peak. San Luis Obispo fire crews then arrived and... (Continue reading)

Crews rescue injured hiker in San Luis Obispo

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Crews rescued an injured hiker in the Irish Hills Natural Reserve in San Luis Obispo on Sunday.  Rescue personnel located the hiker, who was stranded in open space behind Costco on Los Osos Valley Road. They used... (Continue reading)

Rattlesnake bites woman on Santa Barbara County trail

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A helicopter airlifted a female hiker to the hospital after a rattlesnake bit her while she was walking her dog on a Santa Barbara County trail Saturday morning. [KCOY] The rattlesnake bit the 26-year-old woman on the... (Continue reading)