Articles Tagged With ‘Shell Beach’




Alex Bar-B-Q building in Shell Beach torn down by mistake

During what was supposed to be a remodel, a contractor tore down the historic Alex Bar-B-Q building in Shell Beach on Tuesday. [Cal Coast Times] Built in the 1930s, the building has been a local gathering spot for almost 80... (Continue reading)

kayaker rescued near Shell Beach

A kayaker fell into the water and was in distress near Shell Beach Monday morning but was rescued following a multi-agency effort. [Cal Coast Times] At about 7 a.m., emergency personnel learned of a kayaker who was in distress near... (Continue reading)

Man killed in Shell Beach house fire

A man in his 50s died in a Shell Beach house fire Thursday evening. Around 5:30 p.m., a fire broke out on the second floor of a converted apartment building in the 200 block of Esparto Avenue. The building, which... (Continue reading)

Suicide suspected in death of woman found in Pismo Beach surf

Pismo Beach police announced that a 53-year-old Oceano woman who drowned to death last November committed suicide. [KSBY] On the morning of Nov. 20, officers found the body of Amy Leach in the Shell Beach surf near Silver Shoals. First... (Continue reading)

Woman’s body found in Pismo Beach waters

An approximately 50-year-old woman was pronounced dead Sunday morning shortly after her body was found in the surf near Shell Beach. Pismo Beach police have deemed the death suspicious. Around 7:20 a.m., Pismo Beach police responded to a call about... (Continue reading)

Atascadero couple injured in motorcycle accident

A motorcycle crash Saturday near Shell Beach threw two Atascadero residents off their bike, causing each to suffer major injuries. Shortly before 5 p.m., the two Atascadero residents were headed northbound on Highway 101 near Avila Beach Drive when the... (Continue reading)

Armed robber sought in Shell Beach holdup

Pismo Beach police are seeking an armed man who stole a woman’s purse at gunpoint in Shell Beach Saturday night and has since evaded capture. At about 10:30 p.m., the woman was getting out of a car in the 300... (Continue reading)

Developer wins restraining order against Pismo Beach

A San Luis Obispo judge has ordered the city of Pismo Beach to turn a Shell Beach developer’s utilities back on amid a legal dispute between the city and the property owner. [KCOY] Mike Spangler is trying to develop the... (Continue reading)

Attempted kidnapping suspect spotted masturbating in Avila Beach

San Luis Obispo County Sherif’s deputies have arrested the man who allegedly tried to kidnap a woman on an Avila Beach hiking trail earlier this week. The man was also reportedly seen masturbating in a nearby parking lot. Jose Alfredo... (Continue reading)

Nipomo man killed in crash on Highway 101

A 26-year-old Nipomo man died Thursday following a truck crash on Highway 101 in Shell Beach. Shortly after 6 p.m., Alex James Robinson was driving southbound in a flatbed truck carrying contracting tools. Robinson made a turning movement toward the... (Continue reading)