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  • Pismo Beach flooding problem leaves woman desperate for sandbags

    November 11, 2011 1:40 AM

    A Pismo Beach woman is demanding sandbags before the next rain storm, so the street she lives on, and her property don't flood again. It has been an ongoing issue, however the City of Pismo Beach refuses to help. "It went over my sidewalk and onto my grass,"... more »
  • 'City to the Sea' attracts record crowds

    October 9, 2011 7:30 PM

    A record number of runners turned out for the 16th annual City to the Sea half-marathon. The event attracted 17-hundred people from around the state and beyond, who wanted to get in on the beautiful 13.1 mile run. Participants start in Downtown, San Luis Obispo and make their... more »
  • Amputee surfers turn out for 'Operation Restoration'

    October 8, 2011 8:26 PM

    Veterans and Wounded Warriors made a splash in Pismo Beach Saturday for the 6th-annual Operation Restoration. "I think it's awesome to see how much impact it has on the disabled people," said Julia Klug, who came from Germany to help volunteer with the Association of Amputee Surfers. The event... more »
  • Drunk driving could be to blame for accident on Highway 101

    August 21, 2011 10:59 PM

    The California Highway Patrol says drunk driving could be to blame for an accident on Highway 101 in Pismo Beach Sunday that backed up traffic for miles. A white SUV rolled over around 3p.m. in the southbound lane near the Five Cities Drive exit. Officers are not releasing too... more »
  • Pismo Beach Chamber of Commerce says shark attack tweet "didn't come from its office"

    August 4, 2011 9:58 PM

    Pismo Beach seems to be having its own "Shark Week." The most recent report of a six-foot shark just south of the pier came in Thursday morning. The first sighting happened Saturday. Then on Tuesday, a surfer spotted a 10 to 15-foot shark in about eight feet of water,... more »
  • Shark sightings off Pismo Beach getting mixed reactions from beachgoers

    August 4, 2011 12:32 AM

    A warning for anyone heading to one of the Central Coast's most popular beaches after three shark sightings in just five days. Still no word what type of shark it is, but it was first seen on Saturday. Then Tuesday afternoon, officers say a surfer spotted a 10 to... more »
  • A warning for beachgoers after three shark sightings in five days at Pismo Beach

    August 3, 2011 8:46 PM

    Three shark sightings over the past five days, that is the case at a local hot spot for tourists and surfers. Warning signs are posted at Pismo Beach and that has some people staying on shore. The signs are not keeping people from visiting Pismo Beach. Many surfers say... more »
  • Steamers wins 4th annual Martini Shakedown in Pismo Beach

    June 5, 2011 9:47 PM

    Local bartenders battled it out to see who makes the best vodka martini Sunday. More than 100 people showed up to the sold out Martini Shakedown at Rosa's Italian Restaurant in Pismo Beach. The event is now in its fourth year and it raises money for the ROP Culinary... more »
  • Body washes ashore in Pismo Beach State Park area

    April 30, 2011 9:51 PM

    The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department says a man's body washed ashore at Pismo Beach State Park, near Grover Beach, around 6:30 this morning. Deputies had to drag the body out of the surf. Investigators are still trying to identify the man, and an autopsy is scheduled... more »
  • Annual event raises money and support for local kiteboarding legend

    April 25, 2011 12:17 AM

    An annual event turned into a fundraising festival for Kinsley Thomas-Wong in Pismo Beach this weekend. Hundreds of people shared their passion for surfing, paddle boarding and kite boarding over the past three days. This year's event also featured a kite trainer, and around 60 people went through the clinic.... more »
  • Pismo Beach City Council revisits controversial plan to deal with eroding bluffs

    April 5, 2011 6:50 AM

    Pismo Beach city leaders take another look at a plan to tackle those eroding bluffs. Storms have caused some serious cliff erosion over the years. At Tuesday night's city council meeting, city leaders may vote to move forward with the Shoreline Protection Project to stabilize those cliffs. Back... more »
  • City crews clean up the mess thousands of beachgoers left behind

    April 1, 2011 9:11 PM

    City workers in Pismo Beach were busy Friday cleaning up the mess thousands of beachgoers left behind. Crews picked up 20 cubic yards of trash Friday morning. Cal Poly students had Thursday off for Caesar Chavez day so they joined the crowds already at the beach. At one point,... more »
  • Man killed in police pursuit was part of prominent local family

    March 17, 2011 9:31 PM

    The driver killed this morning after crashing his car on Highway 58 during a police pursuit was the son of a prominent businessman. Pismo Beach Police say 32-year-old Jeffrey Filipponi of Santa Margarita led them on a deadly high-speed chase just before 4 a.m. Thursday morning. Friends say... more »
  • Folks staying at Pismo Coast RV Park evacuated

    March 11, 2011 10:37 AM

    Pismo Coast RV Park in Pismo Beach is one of those areas under an advised evacuation for the tsunami warning Thursday morning. Our KSBY News crew there says he has spoken with security and all folks staying at the RV Park have been evacuated. They say some of the... more »
  • Wet weather doesn't keep people from shopping

    December 18, 2010 7:43 PM

    Wet weather did not seem to slow shoppers on the last Saturday before Christmas. It's known as "Super Saturday" among retailers who offer big sales to draw in last-minute customers. Many stores actually opened as early as 6 a.m. Saturday, and at the Pismo Beach Outlets employees say there... more »
  • Thousands enjoy annual Thanksgiving Dinner in Pismo Beach

    November 24, 2010 9:16 PM

    KSBY's own John Reger and Jeanette Trompeter helped out at this year's Thanksgiving Dinner at the Pismo Beach Vets Hall. They joined more than 100 volunteers Wednesday to serve up thousands of meals, complete with all the fixings. The event is now in its 27th year. Food and... more »
  • Shark sighting leads to warnings in Pismo Beach and Shell Beach

    October 24, 2010 8:53 PM

    The weather was not the only thing keeping people out of the water in Shell Beach and Pismo Beach this weekend. Warnings have been posted in both areas after a credible shark sighting in Shell Beach Saturday morning. The sighting comes just one day after a 19-year-old UCSB... more »
  • Breast Cancer Awareness: test can help a woman decide if chemotherapy is needed

    October 20, 2010 4:04 PM

    For women with early stage breast cancer whether to undergo chemotherapy is rarely an easy decision. Carina Corral continues her weekly Breast Cancer Awareness series with a look at Oncotype DX, a test that can help some women determine if chemotherapy is the right course of action. Susan... more »
  • Man accused in fatal Pismo Beach accident out on bail

    October 17, 2010 8:57 PM

    The man accused of killing two pedestrians in a horrific car crash is out on bail. Nineteen-year-old Jerardo Iriarte is charged with vehicular manslaughter and gross negligence. Just before 8 a.m. Saturday officers say he crashed through a fence from southbound Highway 101, onto Price Street. Two... more »
  • AMPsurf hosts Operation Restoration Surf Camp in Pismo Beach

    September 12, 2010 8:41 PM

    A brave group of men and women were proving anything is possible Sunday at the 5th annual Operation Restoration Surf Camp in Pismo Beach. AMPsurf put on the event, which brings people in from all over the country each year to learn how to surf. These people are not just... more »
  • Central Coast native sharing in Glee's Emmy Award limelight

    August 29, 2010 10:32 PM

    It's all about singing Glee's praises at the 2010 Emmy Awards. The hit musical-comedy show is nominated 19 times, and a Central Coast native is sharing the limelight. Harry Shum attended Judkins Middle School in Pismo Beach. He plays Mike Chang, a jock who joins the glee club. Shum's middle... more »
  • Attic fire displaces families and businesses

    June 29, 2010 2:16 AM

    Flames roar through a Pismo Beach complex leaving dozens on the streets tonight. The two alarm fire ripped through the building at the intersection of Pomeroy and Dolliver street early this evening in downtown Pismo Beach. It contains both businesses and an apartment complex. Mark Santos and his sister,... more »
  • Weekend car show expected to bring crowds and congestion

    June 18, 2010 2:11 AM

    Traffic and parking have some residents in the Pismo Beach area grumbling when it comes to this weekend's car show. They along with police are getting ready for the crowds. For the 25th Annual Pismo Beach Car Show this weekend, more cars on display will also mean more cars... more »
  • Whiten teeth and brighten lives, local dentists offer jaw dropping deal

    June 4, 2010 2:30 PM

    "Restore a Smile, Restore a Life." Area dentists aim to brighten teeth and lives with a n offer that is hard to resist. Teeth whitening normally costs $395, but for the month of June, several dentists in the area are offering it at half off with 100 percent... more »
  • HazMat situation closes road in Pismo Beach

    May 25, 2010 12:45 PM

    A Hazardous Materials team is on scene of a incident in Pismo Beach. Cal Fire says a 55 gallon barrel of an unknown substance leaked onto Frady Rd., near S. Dolliver in Pismo Beach at about 8:30a.m. Tuesday. A HazMat team has been called out to the incident.... more »
  • Rollover accident causes traffic delays on Highway 101

    May 10, 2010 6:53 PM

    Southbound traffic is backed up on Highway 101 just south of Spyglass Drive in Pismo Beach. According to emergency traffic radio, an SUV rolled multiple times before coming to a stop just after 3:30 p.m. on Monday. People inside the vehicle suffered minor injuries, according to emergency crews at... more »
  • Quest for burn survivors moves through Santa Barbara County

    May 6, 2010 3:44 PM

    A procession of fire trucks made its through Santa Barbara County, raising money for burn victims. The day kicked off at the Pismo Beach Fire Station, where a $20,000 check was made out to the "Firefighters Quest for Burn Survivors." The money was raised from this year's Central... more »
  • Woman arrested for driving wrong-way on Highway 101

    April 28, 2010 5:20 PM

    Pismo Beach Police arrest a woman they say drove the wrong-way on Highway 101 in a stolen vehicle. It all started around 9:00 a.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of Hinds Avenue in Pismo Beach. Officers spotted the Honda Civic going the wrong way, but when they tried... more »
  • Pismo Beach joins Grover Beach regarding air pollution recommendation

    March 17, 2010 2:41 AM

    Pismo Beach is joining Grover Beach by asking experts to wait before taking action against air pollution on the Nipomo Mesa. A recent study shows, air pollution on the Nipomo Mesa exceeds state standards. And it could have to do with nearby ATV's at the Oceano Dunes. Tuesday night,... more »
  • Investigators identify body found in Ira Lease Park Monday

    March 12, 2010 12:28 PM

    Pismo Beach police officers say the body found in Ira Lease Park on Monday is that of 43-year-old Joseph Anthony Illg, a Pismo Beach resident. After an autopsy Wednesday, investigators ruled out foul play in the death. Illg's body was found Monday afternoon near a creek in the park.... more »
  • Man accused of having sex with a Central Coast teen he met online, is scheduled to be sentenced

    March 10, 2010 10:13 AM

    The Michigan man accused of traveling to the Central Coast, to meet a local teenager he met online, will learn his fate. Fifty-two-year-old Bradford Mitchell is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday morning. He was arrested back in December after police say they found him with a missing 16-year-old girl... more »
  • Autopsy scheduled for body found in Pismo Beach

    March 9, 2010 7:00 PM

    Pismo Beach police officers say an autopsy is scheduled tomorrow for the body found near Ira Lease Park yesterday. A man walking near Pismo Creek discovered the body just before 3:30 p.m. Investigators say it appears to be a 40-year-old white man, and they believe he is local, but... more »
  • Driver may have been using inhalants when he crashed into Pismo Beach home

    March 1, 2010 6:00 PM

    Some Pismo Beach residents got an unexpected wake up call when a car slammed into their home in the 100 block of El Viento around 9:00 this morning. Pismo Beach police officers say it appears the driver was speeding, and may have been using some sort of chemical inhalant... more »
  • Driver crashes into Pismo Beach home

    March 1, 2010 1:00 PM

    Pismo Beach police officers are working to clear the scene of a car accident in which a driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a home. That happened at about 9:15a.m. Monday, at a home on the 100 blk. of El Viento. While details are unclear, officers say... more »
  • Big waves to hit Central Coast

    January 11, 2010 7:53 PM

    The high surf advisory that was issued today has been canceled but, don't let that fool you. The swell is only expected to get bigger as we get into the week and it starts tomorrow. Right now, the waves are between 7 and 9 feet high. Tomorrow the waves are... more »
  • Two residents safe after Pismo Beach home catches on fire

    January 10, 2010 7:26 PM

    Two Pismo Beach residents are safe after a fire breaks out in their home. It happened around 11:40 Sunday morning at 194 Searidge Court. A spokesperson for San Luis Obispo Cal Fire says that the fire was contained to an oven and a wall in the kitchen. Neither of the... more »
  • Monarch butterflies have residents and tourists flocking to Pismo Beach

    January 9, 2010 8:33 PM

    Some unique insects have people flocking to Pismo Beach. The monarch butterfly season is in full swing. Thousands of butterflies head to the beach every year. They usually arrive in October and leave in February. Docents said the Eucalyptus trees, nearby water and humid climate provide the perfect winter environment... more »
  • Pismo Beach restaurant helping others on Christmas

    December 26, 2009 12:36 AM

    There are many people in need and many people giving this holiday season. Among those helping others, a long time family-owned business in Pismo Beach. Most restaurants are closed on Christmas but not Brad's Restaurant in Pismo Beach. For the first time, it's opened its doors and offered a free... more »
  • Pismo Beach restaurant helping others on Christmas

    December 24, 2009 6:55 PM

    A local restaurant is spreading some Christmas cheer. To help those in need or those people alone this holiday season, Brad's restaurant in Pismo Beach is hosting a special Christmas meal. It's their first year to host this event. Between one o'clock in the afternoon and six o'clock at night... more »
  • Pismo Beach welcomes one millionth visitor

    December 22, 2009 9:29 PM

    A huge milestone for Pismo Beach as the city sees its one millionth visitor. The California Welcome Center has been keeping track of visitors since it opened in September 2006. The lucky one-millionth visitor arrived around 12-45 Tuesday afternoon. The grand prize includes an overnight stay at the Mission... more »
  • Health advisory issued for parts of Avila and Pismo beaches

    December 15, 2009 8:23 PM

    Local health officials are warning folks to stay out of some local waters. The San Luis Obispo County Department of Environmental Health has issued a health advisory for Avila Beach...north and south of the pier and Pismo Beach, immediately south of the pier. Water tests showed high bacteria levels in... more »
  • Preliminary hearing set for man accused of having sex with local teen

    December 14, 2009 6:41 PM

    The man accused of traveling from Michigan to San Luis Obispo to see a local teenager he met online pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of having sex with a minor. Bradford Mitchell, 52-years-old, entered his plea in court Monday morning. He's charged with having sex and oral copulation with... more »
  • Five people arrested in prostitution sting in Pismo Beach and Grover Beach

    December 14, 2009 6:33 PM

    Officers arrest five people as part of a coordinated prostitution sting in Pismo Beach and Grover Beach. Police officers from Pismo Beach and Grover Beach, along with a San Luis Obispo District Attorney Investigator conducted a sting on Sunday, designed to target prostitution. Investigators say they contacted several... more »
  • Missing teenage girl found near Pismo Beach

    December 9, 2009 3:46 PM

    San Luis Obispo police say a missing 16-year-old girl was found safe Wednesday. Police say she was found with 52-year-old Bradford Mitchell, from Michigan. Investigators said they believed Mitchell traveled from Michigan to San Luis Obispo to meet with her and had thought the pair was traveling together back... more »
  • Prime Outlets Pismo Beach to get new owner

    December 8, 2009 11:14 AM

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Outlet mall developer Simon Property Group Inc. says it will buy the outlet shopping centers owned by Prime Outlets Acquisition Co. and other properties, including Prime Outlets Pismo Beach. The $2.3 billion deal includes assumption of Prime Outlets' debt and preferred stock. Prime Outlets owns,... more »
  • Annual Thanksgiving dinner takes place in Pismo Beach today

    November 25, 2009 6:58 AM

    There is plenty to be thankful for on the Central Coast this Thanksgiving. The Pismo Beach Police Association is holding its annual community Thanksgiving meal Wednesday. The dinner is held at the Pismo Beach Veteran's Hall from 1:00 to 7:00p.m. The turkey and all the trimmings are free to... more »
  • Pismo Beach Bluff Requires Emergency Repair On Price St.

    November 19, 2009 10:27 PM

    Pounding surf from storms over the years has taken its' toll on a particular bluff along Price St. near Shell Beach. So much so, emergency repairs have been authorized by the City of Pismo Beach City Council to fix the bluff. The repair involves buiding a seawall along the bluff... more »
  • Park in Pismo officially re-opens

    November 17, 2009 1:58 PM

    A park in Pismo Beach is set to reopen this afternoon after two years of renovations. The Ira Lease Park, located on Pismo Creek on the east side of Dolliver Street, will be officially opened to the public after a ribbon ceremony at the one-acre park that now offers a... more »
  • Park reopening in Pismo With New Look

    November 13, 2009 9:29 PM

    After two years of work, an old park in Pismo Beach is showing off its' new look for your family. Ira Lease Park isn't officially open just yet, but all the construction tape is now down, so people can stop by and check it out. Picnic tables, bar-b-que areas,... more »

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