Articles Tagged With ‘Santa Margarita’

Grass fire burns 1,410 acres in rural Santa Margarita

By KAREN VELIE The Bear Fire burning in rural Santa Margarita has burned 1,410 acres and is 50% contained, as of Wednesday evening. Shortly before noon on Wednesday, a caller reported the blaze burning near the intersection of Soda Lake... (Continue reading)

State grants more than $10 million to conserve ranch in Santa Margarita

By KAREN VELIE A local conservation group is set to protect approximately 27,500 acres of grassland, blue oak savannah, shrubland and riparian corridors in rural Santa Margarita, according to California Department of Fish and Game. Earlier this month, the Wildlife... (Continue reading)

Woman killed in crash on Highway 58 in Santa Margarita

By KAREN VELIE A woman was killed in a single vehicle crash on Highway 58 in Santa Margarita on Thursday evening, according to Cal Fire. Shortly after 8 p.m., a 911 caller said they spotted a vehicle on its side... (Continue reading)

Santa Margarita teen arrested for robbery

By KAREN VELIE A 15-year-old from Santa Margarita is in custody after he brandished a gun while trying to steal a bicycle on Thursday afternoon. Shortly after 3 p.m., a caller reported a Hispanic male attempted to rob him at... (Continue reading)

Motorcyclist killed in crash in Santa Margarita

By KAREN VELIE A motorcyclist was killed in a crash with a Ford truck on Saturday afternoon in Santa Margarita, according to the CHP. Shortly before 2 p.m., 52-year-old Peggy Masuda of Oxnard was traveling southbound on Highway 58 when... (Continue reading)

Cardboard blocks Highway 101 near Santa Margarita

By KAREN VELIE A trailer transporting a load of cardboard overturned on Highway 101 near Santa Margarita on Thursday afternoon, slowing traffic for more than three hours. At 3:36 p.m., a semi-truck was pulling a trailer northbound on Highway 101... (Continue reading)

Fire destroys recreational vehicle in Santa Margarita, video

By KAREN VELIE A fire destroyed a recreation vehicle on Highway 58 in Santa Margarita on Monday afternoon. Shortly before 3 p.m., a man was driving his RV up the Cuesta Grade on Highway 101 when the vehicle began to... (Continue reading)

Fire leads to arrest of wanted man in Santa Margarita

By KAREN VELIE and RICHARD BASTIAN Fire burned a home, a wanted man was arrested and another suspect escaped during an action-filled Friday morning in Santa Margarita. Shortly after 7 a.m., a caller reported a fire at a home on... (Continue reading)

Burglar targets post office in Santa Margarita

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies are looking for a burglar who broke into the Santa Margarita Post Office on the evening of Jan. 26. Shortly after 5 a.m. on Jan. 27, a 911 caller reported a... (Continue reading)

Electrical outage leaves more than 4,000 without power

A power outage in Atascadero, Creston and rural Santa Margarita is affecting 4,139 PG&E customers. [Cal Coast Times] The outage was first reported at 6:48 p.m. PG&E officials estimate power will be restored by 10:15 p.m. The cause of the... (Continue reading)