Articles Tagged With ‘San Simeon’

Arroyo Grande cross burning convict receives reduced sentence

A judge has shaved three years off the prison sentence of a San Simeon man currently in prison for his involvement in a 2011 cross-burning that occurred outside the home of an African American teen in Arroyo Grande. [Tribune] In... (Continue reading)

Court overturns part of conviction in Arroyo Grande cross burning case

A California appellate court has overturned two of the four convictions of a San Simeon man currently serving an 11-year prison sentence for his involvement in the 2011 cross-burning incident in Arroyo Grande. [Tribune] In June 2012, a San Luis... (Continue reading)

Simultaneous earthquakes hit San Simeon area

Two earthquakes occurred near San Simeon early Tuesday morning, both taking place at 1:53 a.m., according to the United States Geological Survey. One quake had a 3.7 magnitude and an epicenter seven miles northeast of San Simeon. The other earthquake... (Continue reading)

Body found in San Simeon tent identified

The San Luis Obispo County coroner has identified the body of a man found last month in a San Simeon tent as 58-year-old Brian Joseph Edward Boyer. Death investigators identified Boyer using dental records because his body had significantly decomposed... (Continue reading)

Body found near San Simeon

San Luis Obispo Sheriff investigators are working to identify the cause of death and the identity of a man discovered in a tent in San Simeon Thursday evening. A passerby reported the body found near the mouth of Pico Creek.... (Continue reading)

Earthquake shakes San Simeon

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake struck near San Simeon Thursday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake hit 23 miles northwest of San Simeon at 10:52 a.m. The shallow earthquake occurred 5.5 miles below the earth’s surface. People in... (Continue reading)

Hearst Castle superintendent placed on 30 day leave

Following the filling of the 345,000 gallon Neptune pool for Lady Gaga, the state suspended Hearst Castle Superintendent Nick Franco for 30 days, castle sources said. Less than two weeks earlier, park officials said they were draining the pool, which... (Continue reading)

Panga boat raises human smuggling concerns

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies are looking into possible human smuggling after a panga boat was found Sunday morning on the beach across from the San Simeon Campground, according to a press release. Deputies responded at about 7:15 a.m.... (Continue reading)

Lady Gaga’s Hearst pool filling not OK with state

By DANIEL BLACKBURN Lady Gaga’s much publicized video-taping gig at Hearst Castle Feb. 11 had everything a fan of the singer could imagine — music, dancing, plastic swans, fake flowers, and a giant seashell — everything, it seems except proper... (Continue reading)

San Simeon water contaminated with salt

High tides pushing salt water into Pico Creek in San Simeon has left the community’s water supply laden with salt. The high salt content not only affects the taste, but also makes cleaning dishes difficult. In addition, the salt is... (Continue reading)