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Here are the 10 most-watched videos on sanluisobispo.com in 2016

Sharks swimming in the ocean definitely piqued the interest of visitors to sanluisobispo.com this year.

Three of the 10 most-watched videos, based on views, involved sharks swimming just offshore the Central Coast. Crime, weather and unusual happenings also got people watching.

Here’s a look back at the top videos this year.

Great white shark caught on video in Morro Bay

Mike Brink, who owns Morro Bay Boat Charters, was conducting a coastal charter just south of Morro Rock on Thursday morning, Sept. 8, 2016 — filming a dead dolphin he had come across — when “all of a sudden a shark came right up” to the side of th

How to spot a skimmer at a gas pump or ATM

Eric Vitale, fraud investigation specialist with the San Luis Obispo Police Department, demonstrates how to spot a card skimmer on an ATM, gas pump or other card reader. He also offers advice for keeping your PIN and card information safe.

RV gets stuck at Oceano Dunes

This recreational vehicle found itself in a bit of a predicament Saturday, March 26, 2016, at the Oceano Dunes.

Is a creepy clown roaming the streets of Nipomo?

This video posted to Facebook on Tuesday claims to show two Nipomo residents driving in an unpopulated area of Nipomo late at night and coming upon a creepy clown on street corner. Prank or not, it's part of a nationwide craze that started making

In video, Paso Robles High football coach Rich Schimke pours syrup into player's belly button

Video obtained by The Tribune shows Paso Robles High School head football coach Rich Schimke pouring syrup on a player during a post-game celebration. What happened next is in dispute, but the video led to Schimke being placed on paid administrati

Watch San Luis Obispo's award-winning tourism video

The video for San Luis Obispo’s tourism campaign, produced by BCA and Peregrine Media Group, features favorite activities in and around the city, set to the music of Moonshiner Collective. The video, part of the city’s complete branding makeover, recently won best of show at the American Advertising Awards for the Central Coast region. The city’s tourism efforts also won best overall marketing campaign, against much bigger competition, at the California Office of Tourism Poppy Awards.

El Niño-powered surf surges into Pismo Beach

The first of this winter's El Niño storms made for big surf at Pismo Beach and Shell Beach, California, on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016.

Video of possible great white shark swimming near Pismo Beach Pier

Surfside Donuts, a donut shop in Pismo Beach, shared a video taken Saturday, July 9, 2016, that shows a shark that appears to be a great white swimming near the Pismo Beach Pier.

New developments in the Kristin Smart case lead investigators to Cal Poly hillside

The remains or evidence relating to the disappearance of Kristin Smart, the Cal Poly freshman who went missing over Memorial Day weekend in 1996, may be buried on the hillside near the university’s “P” landmark, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’

Video shows large shark swimming near Pismo Beach Pier

Surfers spotted a large shark swimming next to the Pismo Beach Pier on Saturday, July 9, 2016.

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