The Alamo Fire east of Santa Maria, near the Twitchell Reservoir, was burning at an "extreme rate" on Friday, July 7, 2017, quickly growing to 3,000 acres and prompting evacuations. Here's what it's like on the ground.
The Charles Paddock Zoo in Atascadero had to get creative to keep its animals cool during the June heat wave that San Luis Obispo County — and the rest of the West Coast — is experiencing. This fisher got a pile of ice in its habitat, while others have ha
Not so long ago, California was in the middle of a deep drought but in June its snow water equivalent rose to a heaping 170 percent of normal. NASA shows in its latest video that satellites were capturing that change.
It's a blustery weekend in San Luis Obispo County: Strong to gale-force winds of 32 to 46 mph (with gusts up to 60 mph) were forecast for Saturday, May 6, 2017. Winds were expected to continue, but lessen, on Sunday. A high surf advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.
This CappsConstruction.Com drone footage taken February 22, 2017, shows a full and flowing Lake Nacimiento. According to the San Luis Obispo County Public Works Department, the lake was at 96.5 percent capacity as of Thursday, February 23, 2017, following
State Parks workers and Cal Fire crews grapple with more than 100 downed trees in the aftermath of strong storms that battered Black Hill at Morro Bay State Park. The park and road are closed from the campground to South Bay Boulevard as the work progresses.
Multiple trees fell on Corbett Canyon Road on Friday, February 17, 2017, closing the roadway. Trees also downed power lines on Carpenter Canyon Road near Cold Canyon landfill, south of San Luis Obispo. Oceano Dunes closed for the weekend because of the st
The large storm on Friday, February 17, 2017, hit Morro Bay with heavy rains and high winds. Morro Bay State Park was closed early in the day, and many roads were flooded or blocked by trees. Here's a look at the storm damage.
Strong wind gusts during rainstorms on Friday, February 17, 2017, near the Highway 46/41 interchange at Cholame in San Luis Obispo County caused at least three vehicles to overturn, including two semi-trailers, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Trees on the Morro Bay High School campus knocked out some of the school’s solar panels and hit two cars. Ryan Pinkerton, assistant superintendent for San Luis Coastal Unified School District, talks about plans to slowly evacuate students Friday, February 17, 2007, because of the downed trees. Morro Bay fire chief also offers advice on downed power lines.