Articles Tagged With ‘Trains’




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Train collides with farm truck in Oceano

An Amtrak train collided with a farm truck in Oceano Monday morning. The crash caused the farm vehicle to flip over, but no one suffered injuries in the accident. [KCOY] Around 7:30 a.m., the truck... (Continue reading)

Pedestrian hit and killed by train near Santa Barbara

A passenger train struck and killed a pedestrian as it was pulling into the Santa Barbara station Wednesday evening. [KEYT] The collision pinned the victim under the train shortly before 6:30 p.m., Santa Barbara police... (Continue reading)

SLO County Planning Commission denies Phillips 66 rail spur project

After more than eight months of hearings, the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission voted 3-2 on Wednesday to deny the controversial Phillips 66 rail spur project. Commissioners Don Campbell and Jim Harrison dissented. Phillips... (Continue reading)

Government should focus on facts, not emotion

OPINION by GARY KIRKLAND The San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission held a hearing on the Phillips 66 Railroad spur extension on Sept. 22. At that hearing many speakers opposed the extension as it might... (Continue reading)

SLO County Planning Commission again delays rail spur decision

For the seventh time, the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission held a hearing on the Phillips 66 rail spur project, and for the seventh time, the commission failed to reach a conclusion on the... (Continue reading)

Phillips 66 rail spur likely to get planning commission approval

The San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission has indicated it will approve a scaled-down version of Phillips 66’s proposed rail spur. Commissioners are expected to voted 3-2 in favor of the project at a meeting... (Continue reading)

Woman flees CHP on Paso Robles train tracks

A driver fleeing the California Highway Patrol put a halt to train traffic in Paso Robles Monday night. The driver attempted to get away from officers by driving on the dirt embankment beside the railroad... (Continue reading)

Public comment on Phillips 66 rail spur drags on

More than 100 public speakers addressed the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission Thursday during the agency’s third hearing on the Phillip 66’s proposed rail spur. The planning commission has yet to start deliberating about... (Continue reading)

Pedestrian killed by train identified as Cal Poly student

San Luis Obispo police have identified 22-year-old Cal Poly student Thomas Tilton Stone as the man who was struck and killed by a train on Tuesday evening. Stone’s death appears to be an accident. Around... (Continue reading)

Pedestrian killed by train in SLO

A 22-year-old man was struck and killed by a train Tuesday night near Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo. It has not yet been disclosed if the victim was a student. At about 5 p.m.,... (Continue reading)



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