Articles Tagged With ‘Sad’

Body found in ocean off Pismo Beach

Two men paddle boarding in the pacific ocean near Pismo Beach discovered the body of a 34-year-old man floating in the water on Sunday at 11:20 a.m. Jonathan Blankeship of Pismo Beach is thought to have fallen off an ocean-side... (Continue reading)

Former Cal Poly coach Stevenson dead at 54

Jon Stevenson, a former Cal Poly volleyball coach who left the campus after being accused of sexual harassment and unprofessional conduct, has died. He was 54. [Tribune] Stevenson, who lived in Pismo Beach, was found dead Sunday in Van Nuys.... (Continue reading)

Man killed in Nipomo hit and run

A man walking along the northbound U.S. Highway 101 off ramp near State Route 166 was hit and killed by driver who fled the scene on Sunday at about 1 a.m. Officials with the California Highway Patrol are asking for the... (Continue reading)

Motorcyclist killed in head-on collision

A Paso Robles man is dead following a head-on collision that occurred on Highway 229 east of Santa Margarita shortly after 7 a.m. on Tuesday. Darin Moore, 48, was rounding a corner on his motorcycle when he swerved into the... (Continue reading)

Attorney Tom McCormick dies

Local attorney Thomas Gerald McCormick, who represented criminal defendants in some of this county’s highest profile cases, died Monday in an Arroyo Grande care facility. He was 55. Details of McCormick’s death were not immediately available although he had been... (Continue reading)

Former Oceano board member David Angello dead at 58

David Angello, a four term member of the Oceano Community Services District Board, died Sunday following a lengthy illness. He was 58. During his 16 years on the board, Angello promoted the Oceano Senior Center and was the driving force... (Continue reading)

Coastal Commission’s Douglas dies at 69

Peter Douglas fought many battles during his quarter-century as executive director of the California Coastal Commission, but he lost his fight with throat and lung cancer, succumbing Sunday at his sister’s Palm Springs home where he spent his final days.... (Continue reading)

Former Cuesta College President Grace Mitchell dead at 78

Dr. Grace Mitchell, the first woman to serve as president of Cuesta College, died Monday at her home in Marin County following a lengthy illness. She was 78. Mitchell joined Cuesta in 1989 as the college’s third president. She retired... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly student found deceased in car

A freshman at Cal Poly is suspected of ending his life through the use of chemical gas on Friday, the last day winter quarter finals. At about 3 p.m., a construction worker discovered 19-year-old Osvaldo Julian Ponce, a physics major,... (Continue reading)

Son of Kelly Gearhart dead at 21

Jake Gearhart, the son of embattled former North County developer Kelly Gearhart, recently died of a drug overdose at a rehab center in the Los Angeles area. Amid allegations that Kelly Gearhart helped defraud investors out of more than $100... (Continue reading)