Articles Tagged With ‘Sad’

Cal Poly student dies in swimming accident

A 20-year-old Cal Poly business administration junior died Thursday during a swimming accident in Spain. Matthew Yount was returning from an evening of drinking with three friends when he jumped from a bridge into the Guadalquivir River at approximately 3:30... (Continue reading)

Woman pushing stroller killed in Goleta

A woman pushing her infant across the street in a stroller was struck and killed Monday evening in Goleta, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department. At about 5:20 p.m., a vehicle struck the woman in the intersection of... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles teen dies in car crash

A 19-year-old Paso Robles girl was killed Monday when the SUV she was driving rolled several times and caught fire. Shortly after 4 p.m., Jeanette Montes was driving the Ford Explorer northbound on Highway 101 near the Highway 46 West... (Continue reading)

95-year-old Morro Bay man missing

UPDATE: San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies found Wilmar Tognazzini deceased near his residence Sunday morning. There was no evidence of criminal activity or suspicious circumstances, according to a press release. ORIGINAL STORY: San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies and... (Continue reading)

Soldier from Santa Maria killed in Afghanistan

A soldier from Santa Maria was one of two men killed Friday during a bombing in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced. Spc. Kenneth Clifford Alvarez, 23, of Santa Maria and Pvt. Jonathon Michael Dean Hostetter, 20, of Humphreys, Mo.... (Continue reading)

SLO parking lot jumper identified

The San Luis Obispo County Coroner has identified the man who jumped to his death from the top of a San Luis Obispo parking structure Thursday as 26-year-old Brian Joseph Lawler. Lawler jumped off the city parking garage at the... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Paul Teixeira, has died

San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Paul Teixeira died Wednesday night, county officials said. He was 57 years old. Teixeira was elected in 2010 as 4th District county supervisor. He was the board chair and ran the meetings. Bruce Gibson is... (Continue reading)

Man killed in Morro Bay boating accident

One man is dead and another injured after the boat they were fishing from overturned south of the jetty in Morro Bay. Because of dense fog and low visibility, the friends drifted too close to shore and a wave capsized... (Continue reading)

Women killed by train

A woman was struck and killed by a freight train in Pismo Beach shortly before 9 p.m. on Wednesday. The woman was headed north when she attempted to cross the tracks near Frady Lane and the Highway 101 overpass. She... (Continue reading)

Former Supervisor Howard Mankins dies at 86

Former San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Howard Mankins died Sunday at the age of 86, a few days after he suffered a stroke. [Tribune] Mankins served three terms as county supervisor from 1971 to 1983. He also served a term... (Continue reading)