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  • Hundreds of evacuees packed Walmart shopping center

    March 11, 2011 10:26 PM

    The Walmart shopping center in Arroyo Grande was full within a matter of hours this morning as people rushed to get to higher ground. RVs and campers were scattered across the parking lot. Many were staying at hotels and campgrounds in Pismo Beach and Oceano. The Walmart shopping... 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 »
  • Chile quake similar to 2004 Indian Ocean temblor

    February 27, 2010 2:36 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Scientists say the major earthquake that struck off the coast of Chile was a "megathrust" - similar to the 2004 Indian Ocean temblor that spawned a catastrophic tsunami. Megathrust earthquakes occur in subduction zones where plates of the Earth's crust grind and dive. Saturday's jolt occurred... more »
  • Obama warns Americans to heed tsunami warnings

    February 27, 2010 2:21 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the U.S. is preparing for a tsunami that could reach American shores and he wants people in Hawaii, American Samoa and Guam to follow the instructions of local authorities. A tsunami warning - the highest alert level - is in effect for those... more »

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