Lake Nacimiento News

6/11/2018 6:11:00 PM
The Monterey County Herald
a non-native species of fish originally introduced into Lake Nacimiento in the 1960s by state fish and game officials for sport fishing purposes that has since been dubbed a predatory species and prohibited from being transferred to other water bodies ...

6/4/2018 3:46:00 PM
Cal Coast News
A fire broke out at Lake Nacimiento Resort Sunday afternoon and ended up burning 20 acres, as well as destroying two modular homes. [Cal Coast Times] At about 4:45 p.m., a caller reported a fire burning in a modular home near the pool at Lake Nacimiento ...

6/4/2018 9:35:00 AM
Cal Fire firefighters were called out to a structure fire yesterday evening at Lake Nacimiento. The fire destroyed 2 homes and forced the evacuation of the resort campground. The flames charred about 20 acres before crews started to get a good handle on them.

6/4/2018 8:58:00 AM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Police say the cause is under investigation. A number of other small fires were stopped around the state, including one that burned two trailers at Lake Nacimiento in San Luis Obispo County. Coca-Cola Bottle Purse Has 9,888 Diamonds Designer Kathrine ...

6/4/2018 12:58:00 AM
Air tanker makes a fire retardant drop on a vegetation fire at Lake Nacimiento. (Cal Fire SLO) Air tanker makes a fire retardant drop on a vegetation fire at Lake Nacimiento. (Cal Fire SLO) SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. - Cal Fire firefighters are responding to ...

6/3/2018 6:44:00 PM
KSBW The Central Coast
A fire at Lake Nacimiento forced evacuations and the closure at the Lake Nacimiento Resort and campgrounds. Cal Fire said that two modular homes were caught in the flames path. Cal Fire says on their Twitter that, "firefighters starting to get a good ...

6/3/2018 6:09:00 PM
Firefighters said they are starting to get a good handle on the fire burning at Lake Nacimiento. They are starting to release the aircraft in the area. As of the last update, the fire has burned 20 acres and is 30 percent complete. Evacuations at nearby ...

6/3/2018 5:29:00 PM
Firefighters are starting to "get a good handle on the fire" at Lake Nacimiento Resort on Sunday evening, Cal Fire tweeted. Firefighters are expected to stay on scene throughout the night for gain full control for the fire. Update, 6 p.m. The fire is now ...

6/3/2018 5:19:00 PM
CAL FIRE is battling a 10-acre vegetation fire at Lake Nacimiento. Firefighters said it started at the resort and spread to surrounding vegetation. Residents nearby said they can see it from their homes. Firefighters are on scene now. This story will be ...

5/28/2018 4:58:00 PM
Cal Coast News
Two separate accidents near Lake Nacimiento on Sunday each resulted in one person being hospitalized. [Cal Coast Times] At about 4:30 p.m., two vehicles collided on Nacimiento Lake Drive in the Heritage Ranch area. A total of seven people were involved in ...

5/28/2018 4:25:00 AM
Seven people were involved in a two-car crash near Lake Nacimiento Sunday afternoon in the Heritage Ranch area. According to CHP, the crash happened on Nacimiento Lake Dr. at about 4:30 p.m. Cal Fire officials say only one person was injured and taken to ...

5/24/2018 3:01:00 PM
San Luis Obispo County has a diverse mix of camping options. From beachside sites in Morro Bay to spots next to Lake Nacimiento and everything in between. It would take a while to list every camping spot in SLO County, but here are 10 of our favorites.

5/11/2018 3:12:00 PM
Ultimately, local communities would turn to the state and Lake Nacimiento for more water. While future drought is almost certain, they have a way of ending as well, often in dramatic fashion. In 1969, 33 inches of rain fell during the first few weeks of ...

5/4/2018 11:19:00 AM
The Nacimiento Water Project has been delivering Lake Nacimiento water to customers throughout the county since 2011. A decades-old agreement with Monterey County gives San Luis Obispo County rights to 17,500 acre-feet of water per year. The county rarely ...

5/3/2018 10:10:00 PM
The pipe is about three feet in diameter and runs 45 miles from Lake Nacimiento to San Luis Obispo. It's what that city and many other communities use to bring in water to be used for drinking water. Hutchinson said public works crews rushed to the scene ...

4/26/2018 12:08:00 PM
Santa Barbara Independent
They enjoyed flying weekly in their plane, camping in Sequoia National Park with extended families and staying in their cabins at Lake Tahoe, Lake Nacimiento and in Anchor Point, Alaska. She and Earl were active in the community and shared many interests ...

4/19/2018 3:41:00 PM
More than 60 years ago, San Luis Obispo County officials gave away the region's biggest source of water. Lake Nacimiento — a 163-mile dragon-shaped reservoir in the northwest corner of the county — could hold three times the combined water contained in ...

4/19/2018 1:12:00 PM
One year removed from a particularly rainy winter, Lake Nacimiento landowners and boaters are facing a summer recreation season of dramatically lower water levels. By Labor Day, Nacimiento will be too low to launch boats from most private ramps that dot a ...

4/19/2018 4:28:00 AM
Monterey and San Luis Obispo county supervisors agreed on April 17 to allow eight Cal Shasta property owners to rebuild Lake Nacimiento homes decimated by the Chimney Fire, despite their locations inside a Monterey flood easement. click to enlarge File ...

4/17/2018 7:44:00 PM
The Monterey County Herald
Also Tuesday, the board agreed to pursue efforts to reach an agreement with San Luis Obispo County to allow Lake Nacimiento property owners who lost their homes and other structures during the 2016 Chimney Fire to rebuild despite being located in a county ...

4/17/2018 6:15:00 PM
After months of lobbying efforts, several property owners who lost homes in the Chimney Fire were relieved to learn Tuesday that they will be allow to rebuild their cabins on Lake Nacimiento even though the sites are below the reservoir's flood line.

4/16/2018 6:01:00 PM
Several families whose vacation homes at Lake Nacimiento were among the buildings destroyed in the Chimney Fire nearly two years ago are still looking for permission to rebuild. "We don't want anything more than we had. It's a shame they're putting fire ...

4/12/2018 6:09:00 AM
Pillaging: To strip ruthlessly of all valuables by open violence, as in war; to plunder, despoil, abuse, and mistreat. This describes what the Monterey County Water Resources Agency (MCWRA) is about to unleash upon Lake Nacimiento, a very large residential ...

4/5/2018 12:03:00 PM
click to enlarge Photo Courtesy Of Slo Utilities Department WATER UPGRADES The city of SLO is evaluating energy efficiency projects in its water system, including installing hydrogenation to the Lake Nacimiento water supply line. Jason Meeks, the SLO water ...

4/1/2018 5:00:00 PM
CBS Sacramento
PASO ROBLES, Calif. (AP) — Central California’s 18-mile-long Lake Nacimiento is filled to capacity for the first time in decades. A season of drenching storms and runoff sent water flowing over the dam’s spillway on Sunday, the first time it’s ...

3/31/2018 8:37:00 PM
Lake Nacimiento is unlike any other reservoir in the county. For one thing, it is big. How big? Nacimiento could hold the combined waters of Lopez, Whale Rock and Salinas reservoirs 3 times over. And it would still have room left to dump in one more Whale ...

3/28/2018 1:04:00 PM
Two years ago February, a man who keeps goats near Lake Nacimiento found an animal’s neck was broken and a large wound near its abdomen exposed vital organs that had been fed upon by its killer: a suspected lion. In 2015, 17 sheep and four goats were ...

3/27/2018 9:28:00 AM
Lake Nacimiento had the biggest jump in capacity from 40 to 56 percent, while Santa Margarita Lake reached near capacity levels at 94.3 percent. Other reservoirs saw increases between two and six percent.

3/26/2018 5:59:00 PM
And all that rain translated into gains for the region's reservoirs, although some took in more than others. Lake Nacimiento gained the most water. The reservoir was about 56 percent full on Monday after ending February at about 40 percent of capacity ...

3/25/2018 2:16:00 PM
Lopez Lake improved to 52 percent of capacity. Lake Nacimiento went from 46 percent of capacity March 19 to 55 percent as of Sunday. Lake San Antonio remained at 32 percent. Whale rock reservoir was at 73 percent of capacity as of March 21. Fresh to strong ...

3/24/2018 2:21:00 AM
Paso Robles Daily News
The Monterey County Water Resources Agency‘s recent report on Lake Nacimiento shows water levels rising from the recent storms. The lake is at 46-percent of capacity as of Wednesday with a surface elevation of 756 feet. That puts the lake at 172,491 acre ...

3/22/2018 7:13:00 PM
KSBW The Central Coast

3/22/2018 7:09:00 PM
KSBW Monterey-Salinas
Lake Nacimiento in south Monterey County rose six feet in three days, up to 50 percent capacity. KSBW Monterey-Salinas 4:17

3/22/2018 4:41:00 AM
Residents of Cal Shasta, a community on the southwestern shores of Lake Nacimiento, are waiting on Monterey County officials to determine if they'll be allowed to rebuild homes destroyed by the Chimney Fire nearly two years ago. click to enlarge File Photo ...

3/14/2018 7:06:00 PM
Paso Robles Daily News
What areas do you cover? KK: My team and I cover the entire Central Coast…from Lake Nacimiento and all the way down to Buellton. We cover all the adorable beach cities like Moonstone Beach in Cambria, Pismo Beach, Oceano and also the wine country areas ...

3/14/2018 10:22:00 AM
From the ridge top, visual verification of the area’s water shortage appears at Lake Nacimiento. Currently, at 40 percent of capacity, there’s a lot of bare shoreline. On this property, we’re always ultra conservative with water. There’s no ...

3/9/2018 1:17:00 PM
Hearst Castle and Lake Nacimiento can even be seen on a clear day. Even through the fog, the Oak Shores community that lines one side of the lake is visible — the curves of the blue lake cutting through the white mist. The county’s radio tower ...

3/8/2018 11:48:00 PM
Access Publishing is getting ready to print two niche business directories serving the exclusive, gated communities of Heritage Ranch and Oak Shores at Lake Nacimiento, CA. The Heritage Ranch Directory and Oak Shores Directory both include a business ...

3/8/2018 6:05:00 PM
Access Publishing is getting ready to print two niche business directories serving the exclusive, gated communities of Heritage Ranch and Oak Shores at Lake Nacimiento, CA. The Heritage Ranch Directory and Oak Shores Directory both include a business ...

3/8/2018 12:27:00 AM
The Log
Sandoval also manages Lake Nacimiento and Lake San Antonio for Monterey Lakes Co. Freshwater marinas were challenged with how to manage an influx of water in 2017. Such challenges were short-lived, however, as the same marinas are spending 2018 worrying ...

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