Articles Tagged With ‘Rescues’




Man proposes on Morro Rock, botches the landing

A man climbed on top of Morro Rock Thursday morning to digitally propose to his girlfriend. The woman reportedly said “yes,” but emergency crews then had to rescue her fiancé from the rock. Police have identified the man as Fresno... (Continue reading)

Atascadero dog alerts sleeping owner to house fire

A young dog pawed and scratched its sleeping owner early Sunday morning, possibly saving the man’s life by doing so. The dog alerted Atascadero resident Kevin Buchanan to a fire that was burning in his home. The fire broke out... (Continue reading)

Two girls get trapped in Orcutt storm drain

Two Santa Maria teens took a stroll through an Orcutt storm drain on Sunday afternoon. Then a downpour occurred, and the teens became trapped in the drain. [KEYT] The girls, both 14 years old, entered the storm drain at Clark... (Continue reading)

Fishermen rescue 72-year-old man from the ocean

Two fishermen pulled a 72-year-old man from the ocean near Montana de Oro State Park Friday morning. The victim is expected to recover from his injuries. Shortly after 9 a.m., the fisherman discovered the man floating in the water. They... (Continue reading)

Baby otter rescued in Morro Bay

Kayakers and Morro Bay Harbor Patrol officers teamed up to rescue an abandoned baby otter. The newborn female otter was recently found washed up on the sand spit and alone, according to the city of Morro Bay. Several residents of... (Continue reading)

Sheriff deputy rescues woman trapped underwater

A San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputy rescued a 50-year-old Santa Maria woman Saturday who was trapped under a capsized watercraft at Lopez lake, according to a sheriff’s department press release. Shortly after 1 p.m., deputy Matthew Shields and a... (Continue reading)

Man survives plunge into SLO meat grinder

A worker at a wholesale grocer in San Luis Obispo almost lost his life inside a meat grinder Thursday, but a co-worker came to the rescue. [Tribune] At about 2 p.m., the worker, who is described as a man in... (Continue reading)

Atascadero biker saves drowning man

An Atascadero biker who recently gained release from prison rescued a man who was drowning in a rip current at an Oxnard beach on Monday. [KEYT] Tarwater biked to Oxnard for a Memorial Day picnic. While at the beach, he... (Continue reading)

Hiker airlifted from Bishop Peak in SLO

A California Highway Patrol helicopter airlifted a 28-year-old man from Bishop Peak Sunday evening after the hiker reportedly broke his femur. [Tribune] Around 5:42 p.m., several agencies responded to Bishop Peak to assist the injured hiker who was halfway up... (Continue reading)

Peak season for climbing Morro Rock?

A Cal Fire rescue team made its second trip to Morro Rock in a 10-day span. [Tribune] The rescue team came to the aid of an unidentified climber around 3 p.m. Sunday. The climber was stuck about a third of... (Continue reading)