May 18, 2012 9:15 PM
A 21 year-old Santa Maria man is under arrest Friday, accused in a drive-by shooting that killed one teenager and injured another in Oceano.
The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department arrested Armando Yepez after stopping him on Highway 101 in Nipomo.
17 year-old Gabriel Salgado was fatally... more »
February 14, 2012 2:56 AM
More than two dozen kids from Oceano Elementary School are learning how to swim for free. The 5 Cities Swim School in Arroyo Grande is giving free lessons to 25 children whose parents cannot afford them. The goal is to make sure the kids are water safe.
Instructors say... more »
November 3, 2011 1:30 AM
Supporters of a medical marijuana collective in Oceano are ready for battle. They'll meet with the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission Thursday morning.
Tammy Murray wants to open the Compassionate Cannabis Information Center at her Oceano home on S. Fourth Street.
Although she operates a similar business... more »
March 19, 2011 9:47 PM
With the heavy storms moving in this weekend people in Oceano are making sure they are prepared.
Sandbags and water pumps outline homes along Security Court in Oceano. The area sits near the Arroyo Grande Creek and it is prone to severe flooding.
Back in December residents there... more »
February 23, 2011 6:19 PM
The OCSD will hear public comment regarding its proposed water and sewer rate increases Wednesday night.
The increases vary depending on the type of customer and how much water is used. For a residential customer using 20 units of water, a bi-monthly bill would increase from about $79 to... more »
February 17, 2011 8:22 PM
People in Oceano are bracing for the wet weather ahead. Back in December, heavy rain flooded streets with thigh-high water, and that's why residents are taking steps to keep that from happening again.
KSBY News first met Steven Ehens back in December when Mother Nature turned his street into a... more »
February 17, 2011 4:59 PM
With wet weather and high surf expected through the weekend, some people living in Oceano are not taking any chances. The area experienced serious flooding back in December, and now residents are taking precautions to keep it from happening again.
Steven Ehens lives on Security Court, one of the... more »
February 10, 2011 1:50 AM
After nearly four hours of debate and public comment the Oceano Community Services District has decided not to sell a portion of Oceano's water to a developer in Pismo Beach. The board shot down the item with a 3-2 vote. Board Members Guerrero, Lucey and Board President Jim Hill voted... more »
February 9, 2011 6:54 PM
The Oceano Community Services District Board of Directors will once again take up the controversial issue of selling it's water rights during tonight's meeting.
If the contract is approved, the Oceano Community Services District would sell 100 acre-feet of Oceano's water to a developer looking to build the Los... more »
January 30, 2011 10:37 PM
Dozens of people hopped on board the annual Model Railroad Days event at the Oceano Depot this weekend.
The show draws people young and old each year. The San Luis Obispo Model Railroad Association and the Oceano Depot Association co-hosted the two-day event which features everything from miniature trains... more »
December 29, 2010 10:24 PM
It's anything but paradise for people living on Honolulu Street in Oceano. They were flooded again after last night's rain and are furious after going through this just last week.
Neighbors say they noticed the flooding around 9 a.m.
"It looked like a small creek flowing through here,"... more »
December 19, 2010 9:07 PM
All of this rain has really started taking its toll on areas across the Central Coast. Flooding and mudslides continue to be a problem but for people living in Oceano the flooding is devastating. Several people were forced from their homes Sunday and many tell KSBY News the damage could... more »
September 17, 2010 7:54 PM
Some scary moments for a maintenance worker in Oceano after two discarded bottles explode. It happened around 12:15 p.m. at the Rancho Del Arroyo Mobile Home Park. That is located in the 2700 block of Cienaga Street. Investigators believe the bottles were used to cook meth and that is what... more »
July 28, 2010 8:43 PM
San Luis Obispo County's Air Pollution Control District is moving forward with plans to improve quality on the Nipomo mesa.
Board members approved an agreement with State Parks Wednesday, intended to address the high concentrations of particulate matter on the mesa.
It includes developing and implementing pilot projects... more »
May 8, 2010 8:31 PM
All eyes were on the sky in Oceano where an airport celebration day was underway this morning. Families came out to see CHP, Cal Star, Fire and Angel Flight Aircraft.
Organizers say they want the community to understand the value of general aviation airports.
"Of course this is... more »
April 11, 2010 6:57 PM
Sheriff's deputies arrested a man in Oceano Sunday morning after a witness saw him running through a neighborhood, naked.
It happened around 5:30 a.m. near Front Street and Bell Ridge.
That is when Dustin Michelson says he saw someone running through the street, tampering with cars, houses and... more »
April 1, 2010 7:11 PM
Authorities arrest four Central Coast residents in connection with a heroin sales investigation.
Investigators from multiple agencies say they served drug search warrants at three locations in the Five Cities area Thursday morning. One of the locations was in Oceano, but the exact address is not being released. The... more »
March 30, 2010 9:15 AM
Congresswoman Lois Capps will take a tour of a home in Oceano Tuesday, to see how the Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding is being put to use.
The home is undergoing upgrades funded by the Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County's Weatherization Assistance Program.
The program... more »
March 25, 2010 3:01 PM
According to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department, two transients are in custody in connection with the rape of a 28-year-old Fresno woman behind an Oceano liquor store Saturday afternoon. One of the men is a registered sex offender.
Deputies say the woman was waiting for her family... more »
March 17, 2010 7:49 AM
A local developer, looking to shut down the Oceano Airport, will hold a meeting Wednesday to discuss the matter.
Jeff Edwards says he wants to use the land to develop homes or commercial buildings, among other things. But, San Luis Obispo County supervisors say they have no intention of... more »
February 3, 2010 9:43 PM
A sanitation plant in Oceano is going green, saving San Luis Obispo County thousands of dollars.
A new system installed at the water pollution control plant will recycle the methane gas generated by the facility. It will turn that gas into both electrical energy and heat for the boilers.... more »
January 17, 2010 7:41 PM
The California Highway Patrol is reporting that parts of Hwy. 1 through Oceano are closed due to flooding.
A spokesperson says that the northbound lane is closed at Railroad, and is diverting to 13th Street. The southbound lane is being diverted to Pershing Drive. Officials say they do not... more »
January 14, 2010 5:33 PM
Results are in from water tests at two area beaches, after sewage spills plagued the areas earlier this week.
The water has been tested at both Avila and Oceano beaches, and both tests came back clear.
All warnings have been lifted, and the water is now considered safe... more »
January 13, 2010 4:44 PM
A health advisory is in effect for the Pismo Beach near Oceano after 160,000 to 180,000 gallons of partially treated sewage were released 4,000 feet offshore Wednesday morning.
San Luis Obispo County Environmental Health says between the hours of 4 a.m. and 7:30 a.m., the South County Sanitation Plant... more »
January 12, 2010 5:16 PM
A much anticipated study on air quality on the Nipomo Mesa will be released in early February. The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District's staff is finalizing the report. The study was conducted to determine the cause of high levels of airborne particulate matter impacting air quality on... more »
January 8, 2010 3:44 PM
This weekend will be a dream come true for two local children living with life threatening medical conditions. Melanie Corona-Jimenez of Oceano has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. When the Tri-Counties Make-A-Wish Foundation heard about the seven-year-old's condition, they asked her to make one wish. On Sunday, her dream... more »
December 21, 2009 3:01 PM
A Toys R Us shopping spree for a seven-year-old Oceano girl living with a brain tumor is postponed. The Make-A-Wish Foundation was all set to grant this one wish of Melanie's yesterday morning, but she was feeling too sick from her last chemotherapy treatment. It has been rescheduled for mid-January.
December 15, 2009 4:41 PM
Grover Beach Elementary School was taken off lockdown a little after 1:00 p.m. Tuesday.
Around 12:40 p.m., police responded a report of a man with a gun outside a home near the school. They requested the school be put on lockdown as a precaution.
Police were able to... more »
December 11, 2009 12:20 AM
The wet weather is causing problems for some local drivers.
The heavy rain flooded the intersection of Highway 1 and 13th Street in Oceano Thursday night.
Several cars braved the 3-foot deep water but others were more cautious.
One driver was not so lucky, his car got... more »
December 2, 2009 9:24 PM
A suspected child molester is found dead at his home in Nipomo. Sheriff's detectives discovered the body of 52-year-old Michael John Dominguez Wednesday morning inside a truck parked at his home. He was arrested Tuesday afternoon at an auto detail shop in Oceano. Tuesday night, he was released on bail.... more »
December 2, 2009 5:04 PM
KSBY News has learned the victim in an alleged sexual abuse case knew 52-year old Michael John Dominguez through his auto shop in Oceano. KSBY spoke exclusively with the boy's family, who says the abuse started tw years ago when he was 14. His stepmother says she's disgusted and is... more »