Articles Tagged With ‘Sad’

Third person drowns at Lake Nacimiento

A third person has drowned in Lake Nacimiento in 40 days. The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department confirmed Lucien Mackie Langenbeck was found in 8-feet of water in the Heritage Ranch area of the lake around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. The 42-year-old... (Continue reading)

Skateboarder dies in Cayucos downhill accident

Seth Dunn, a 20-year-old from Fresno, died from blunt force to the head following a skateboard accident in Cayucos on Monday. [The Tribune] He wasn’t wearing a helmet as he skateboarded down Bakersfield Avenue, which has a steep incline. A... (Continue reading)

Missing Charles Jackson of Morro Bay found dead

The body of Charles Jackson, 79, of Morro Bay, and missing since July 18, was found Monday in a car at the bottom of ravine along Highway 41 between Morro Bay and Atascadero. [The Tribune] Jackson’s 1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo... (Continue reading)

Remembering George Ramos

By GLEN JUSTICE I was sad to read of the death of George Ramos, veteran reporter, Pulitzer Prize winner and my journalism teacher long ago. George taught basic reporting at USC when I was in school in the early 1990s,... (Continue reading)

Los Angeles City Council adjourns in memory of George Ramos

The Los Angeles City Council adjourned today’s meeting in memory of George Ramos, a three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, columnist and editor for the Los Angeles Times, Cal Poly professor, and CalCoastNews editor who was more comfortable referring to himself as... (Continue reading)

CalCoastNews editor George Ramos dead at 63

George Ramos, best known for being a three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning Los Angeles Times journalist, a Cal Poly journalism department chair, and CalCoastNews Editor has died. He was 63 years old. Police officers found Ramos’ body in a hallway of his Morro... (Continue reading)

Missing Arroyo Grande man’s body found on Kern River

The battered body of Derrick Rush, 28, of Arroyo Grande washed up on the bank of a Kern River campsite Saturday, ending a weeklong search by friends and family of the correctional officer who drowned. [] Rush had gone missing... (Continue reading)

SLO homeless man dies from fire

A homeless man who had been staying along the creek that runs behind the Elk’s Lodge in San Luis Obispo, died Friday night after his tent caught on fire, possibly from a candle. [KSBY] A woman who was in the... (Continue reading)

Child drowns at Lake Nacimiento

UPDATE: Divers with the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department found the body of a 4-year-old girl in about six feet of water at Lake Nacimiento on Sunday. Park rangers told deputies Araceli Garcia of Greenfield, Calif.,went missing shortly after... (Continue reading)

Clarence Clemons, legendary Springsteen sidekick, dies

Clarence Clemons, the legendary saxophonist for Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, died Saturday at the age of 69. [LA Times] Clemons, whose musical contributions to Springsteen classics included “Born to Run” and “Rosalita,” died in a Palm Beach hospital of... (Continue reading)