Articles Tagged With ‘Sad’

“Danno” from Hawaii 5-0 books no more

James MacArthur, who played Danny “Danno” Williams in the long-running TV series “Hawaii 5-0,” died Thursday in Florida of natural causes. He was 72. [LA Times] MacArthur, the adopted son of stage legends Helen Hayes and Charles MacArthur, enjoyed a... (Continue reading)

Four Flying Samaritans killed in Baja plane crash

Four members of the San Luis Obispo County chapter of Flying Samaritans, a medical volunteer group, were killed Friday afternoon when their private plane crashed about 90 miles south of Tijuana. [Tribune] The team was en route to San Quintin,... (Continue reading)

Two people struck and killed by jilted driver

An Oceano man killed two people in Pismo Beach in an attempt to harm himself in front of a restaurant his former girlfriend was working in, at about 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, sources said. Jerardo Iriarte, 19, of Oceano drove... (Continue reading)

Boat capsizes in Morro Bay, one dead

One person is dead and two are seriously injured after their fishing boat capsized in Morro Bay shortly before 2 p.m. on Saturday. [Tribune] Emergency personnel found two of the boaters on the beach and a third in the surf... (Continue reading)

Another body found off Highway 101

Firefighters have found two bodies off Highway 101 in Santa Barbara County in the past four months in what appear to be unrelated incidents. On Friday, members of the Santa Barbara Fire Department were responding to a car accident when... (Continue reading)

Seclusion and restraint practice poses risks, prompts questions

A week after Cliff Detty’s death at Santa Barbara County’s Psychiatric Health Facility, a short obituary popped up online. Without going into detail, the article described a 46-year-old man who had died at a Santa Barbara hospital the night of... (Continue reading)

Doctor dies in estranged boyfriend’s chimney

A prominent physician’s body was discovered wedged in her estranged boyfriend’s chimney after she attempted to break into his Bakersfield home. [Time] Jacquelyn Kotarac, 49, had been in an off and on relationship with William Moodie. On Aug. 26, after... (Continue reading)

Students mourn loss of 3rd-grader as details emerge about driver in deadly big-rig crash

Just a few yards from the door third-grader Jaciel Tellez passed through on the first day of school Monday, Franklin School Principal Casie Killgore briefed the media Wednesday on how the campus is handling the news of his death. [Noozhawk] Eight-year-old... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo fire chief dies of a heart attack

John Callahan, a well-liked San Luis Obispo fire chief, died Wednesday night of a massive coronary. He collapsed while playing softball at Santa Rosa Park in San Luis Obispo, sources said. He was transported to a local hospital, where he... (Continue reading)

Diver drowns at Lake Nacimiento

A diver drowned during a salvage mission at Lake Nacimiento on Sunday after he became trapped under the water. [KCOY] On Saturday, a boat sank in 60 to 70 feet of water at Bee Rock Cove. Two men were attempting... (Continue reading)