Articles Tagged With ‘Sad’

Paso Robles off-road motorcycle star dies

Nathan Woods, considered one of the greatest off-road champions ever to throw a leg over a dirt bike, died Friday from injuries suffered during a crash at the Honolulu Hills Raceway in Taft. Woods, from Paso Robles, was preparing for... (Continue reading)

Atascadero chamber CEO dies unexpectedly

Joanne Main, veteran chief executive officer of the Atascadero Chamber of Commerce died unexpectedly Tuesday morning. Main, who joined the chamber in January 2000, was pronounced dead at Twin Cities Hospital in Templeton at 10:30 Tuesday morning. She had undergone... (Continue reading)

Jack LaLanne dies at Morro Bay home

Jack LaLanne, former fitness celebrity, nutritional lecturer and body builder, died Sunday at his Moro Bay home from respiratory failure due to pneumonia. [TMZ] LaLanne, 96, inspired viewers of his popular 1950s through 1970s exercise show to work out and... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles woman arrested for infants death

Police arrested a Paso Robles woman on Saturday in connection with the death of her 3-month-old daughter. On June 16, police responded to the home of 42-year-old Erin Christine Martin to reports of an unresponsive baby. The infant was pronounced... (Continue reading)

Democratic congresswoman shot at point-blank range in Arizona

SECOND UPDATE: Republican Congressman Kevin McCarthy issued the following statement Saturday afternoon in response to the Arizona shootings: “The attacks on Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, members of her staff, and others are absolutely appalling. This event is horrific and acts of such... (Continue reading)

Two dead in accident in Santa Margarita

Two bodies were found in a car that crashed down an embankment on Highway 58 south of Creston early Wednesday morning. It appears the vehicle, which was occupied by a male and a female, went off the road, down an... (Continue reading)

Leslie Nielsen dead? Surely you can’t be serious

Leslie Nielsen, the dramatic actor who reinvented himself with a comic flair after the classic movie “Airplane!” died Sunday in Fort Lauderdale. The Canadian-born actor, 84, had been battling pneumonia. Nielsen burst into movie history as the spaceship captain in... (Continue reading)

Man dead after fight in Nipomo

A young man died after being involved in a street fight at Hazel Lane and Starlite Drive in Nipomo on Thanksgiving at about 8:30 p.m. San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies responded to a report of a fight and found... (Continue reading)

Famed local chef Bill Hoppe dies

Wilhelm “Bill” Hoppe, the European-trained chef, who transformed the Central Coast restaurant experience, died Sunday night at his home. Hoppe opened his first restaurant Hoppe’s on the Embarcadero in Morro Bay in the mid-1980’s. He later moved the popular restaurant... (Continue reading)

Homeless man found dead in San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo police say that a man found dead at a homeless encampment in San Luis Obispo appears to have died from natural causes. The 55-year-old homeless man’s name is not being released until his next of kin can... (Continue reading)