Bear Struck on Cuesta Grade

Sunday morning a motorist struck a bear that was crossing Highway 101 on the Cuesta Grade. The driver was not injured, but his Honda Accord was damaged. The bear’s condition was not available. Bears often cross the highway on the Cuesta Grade. Cal Trans has installed an undercrossing for animals, but bears often don’t follow…

Another Climber Caught On Morro Rock

Another Central Valley visitor caught illegally climbing Morro Rock. This time, it’s a woman from Bakersfield . She was found 150 feet up on the rock. Morro Bay Fire Chief Steve Knuckles said the fine would be between $2,000 and $3,000 to cover the cost of her removal from the rock. She also had a…

Supervisors To Discuss Forming GSAs

Tomorrow, the San Luis Obispo County Supervisors hold their regularly scheduled meeting. The Supervisors to discuss forming groundwater sustainability agencies for the Cuyama and San Luis Obispo Valley basins. The Supervisors may also discuss beginning the search for a new County Administrative Officer. Dan Buckshi recently announced he’s leaving to take a similar position with…

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Bearcats Advance To Round 2 Of CIF Playoffs

The Paso Robles Bearcat baseball team beat Cantwell Sacred Heart 7-1 to advance to the second round of the CIF Playoffs. The Bearcats will take on Poly (Riverside) on Tuesday in Paso Robles. Poly is 15-15 for the season. The Bearcats are now 24-7. The Templeton Eagles girls softball team beat Alhambra 20-2 at Vineyard…

Cayucos Pier Closed For Maintenance

The Cayucos Pier is closed on and off for the next month for maintenance. The pier piles are undergoing warranty repair work. So the pier will be partially closed Mondays through Thursdays, but open on Fridays and weekends.
The pier reopened after being closed for two years after $3.5 million of work.

APCD Wants Wind Fences Built For Oceano Dunes

The Oceano Dunes continue to produce airborne particulates. The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District blames State Parks. The APCD sent a letter to California State Parks earlier this month saying Parks is not doing enough to reduce dust. The letter accuses State Parks of removing a “control site monitor” near Oso Flaco…