Lake Nacimiento News

8/16/2018 4:56:00 AM
Eating up some of the windy roads around Lake Nacimiento and up towards the Big Sur, just south of Monterey, the extra mid-to-top-range power really made it worth working the engine for it. When it co...

8/13/2018 12:08:00 PM
Two years have now gone by since a devastating fire broke out near Lake Nacimiento in northern San Luis Obispo County. The Chimney Fire burned more than 46,000 acres, destroyed 49 homes and another 21 ...

8/8/2018 9:16:00 AM
Lake Nacimiento (29 percent full), Lake Nacimiento Resort, from in California call 800-323-3839, from out of California call 805-237-4924, Coastal peaks: Valencia Peak (1,347 ...

7/31/2018 12:33:00 PM
And those three weren’t the only fires in the region at the time.* The Chimney fire burned for 25 days and swallowed 70 structures near Lake Nacimiento. At its peak, nearly 4,000 firefighting personne...

7/28/2018 10:55:00 AM
A group of Lake Nacimiento residents are raising money to take legal action against Monterey County — which they claim is draining the reservoir and hurting lakeside recreation. The Nacimiento Regiona...

7/28/2018 10:39:00 AM
We've selected a smart and sustainable timepiece, an effort to save lake Nacimiento, the preservation of a grand butterfly garden along with solar-powered renewable energy storage units. With over 20, ...

7/26/2018 5:07:00 AM
With boat docks all around Lake Nacimiento gone dry from a heavy flow of reservoir water releases this year, lake property owners have stepped up their fight against the agency behind it. A group repr...

7/24/2018 2:27:00 PM
The Rock Fire, which broke out Saturday near Lake Nacimiento, is now 100 percent contained, according to CAL FIRE SLO. The fire started in the afternoon on July 21 in the area of Chimney Rock Rd. and ...

7/24/2018 8:55:00 AM
The Rock Fire in Paso Robles is 95 percent contained, with full containment expected later on Tuesday, Cal Fire said Tuesday morning. The blaze burned 30 acres and was one of two that broke out in the ...

7/23/2018 1:38:00 PM
Monterey County Weekly
Dragon Blood…With the world being completely insane right now, Squid is constantly on the lookout for two things: 1) Something to take Squid’s mind off of the insanity, and, 2) something to believe in ...

7/23/2018 9:31:00 AM
The Rock Fire off Chimney Rock Road near Lake Nacimiento reached 70 percent containment by Monday morning, according to Cal Fire. The blaze burned 30 acres and was one of two that broke out in the Nor...

7/22/2018 7:16:00 PM
The Rock Fire off Chimney Rock Road near Lake Nacimiento is 65 percent contained, as of about 6 p.m. Sunday. The acreage decreased to 30 acres, because of more accurate mapping, Cal Fire said in a twe...

7/21/2018 5:05:00 PM
Man's best friend is much more than just a co-pilot on the boat at Lake Nacimiento; canines are the gatekeepers making sure invasive mussels don't wreak havoc in the water. Lake staff check in visitor...

7/21/2018 3:02:00 PM
Fire crews are responding to a vegetation fire near Lake Nacimiento. CAL FIRE SLO says the Rock Fire was reported just before 3 p.m. at 14140 Chimney Rock Road. So far it's estimated to be about 15 ac...

Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

7/18/2018 5:02:00 PM
Paso Robles Daily News
Cal Fire crews stopped forward progress on a vegetation fire that burned about 14 acres late Tuesday morning amid challenging terrain south of Lake Nacimiento. The vegetation fire was reported around ...

7/17/2018 6:34:00 PM
Crews stopped forward progress on a vegetation fire that had burned 15 to 20 acres late Tuesday morning amid “challenging terrain” south of Lake Nacimiento. Five engines, a bulldozer and a water tende...

7/17/2018 2:19:00 PM
UPDATE (4:50 p.m.) - Containment of the fire has grown to 80 percent. UPDATE (1:50 p.m.) - CAL FIRE says forward progress of the fire has been stopped. It burned approximately 14 acres and remains 40 ...

7/12/2018 12:08:00 AM
The Log
Sandoval returns to a publicly managed harbor after spending the past four years as general manager of Monterey Lakes Recreation Co. There he managed recreation properties at Lake Nacimiento and Lake ...

7/9/2018 6:46:00 AM
Cowboys & Indians
We extend basically from the little town of Cambria up to just south of Ragged Point all along Fort Hunter Liggett back to Lake Nacimiento. It’s an amazing, incredibly special place. On our operations ...

6/29/2018 11:27:00 AM
Making a new friend in an unexpected place can be a nice surprise. For a German Shepard near Lake Nacimiento, that friend is a local deer. The two played a game of tag on both sides of a fence Friday morning. KSBY viewer Carrie Anne Yaple shared this video ...

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 ...

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