Cachuma Lake News

5/22/2018 3:15:00 PM
Lompoc Record
With clearing skies about 10 a.m., pilots began their tours of the Valley, with each Young Eagle getting an opportunity to sit in the front seat and observe the pilot maneuvering around Cachuma Lake and the surrounding towns, an event spokesman said.

5/8/2018 9:22:00 PM
Noozhawk
Cachuma Lake Recreation Area infrastructure upgrades with an estimated cost of $6 million: The county thinks improvements to the campground and park could result in higher future revenues. The proposed project includes replacing the water and sewer lines ...

5/6/2018 4:12:00 AM
Lompoc Record
When the Whittier fire broke out July 8, 2017, near Cachuma Lake, Olmstead was among the deputies who responded to the scene along with Santa Barbara County Fire Department and U.S. Forest Service personnel. About 2 p.m., when the Sheriff’s Office ...

5/6/2018 4:09:00 AM
Santa Maria Times
When the Whittier fire broke out July 8, 2017, near Cachuma Lake, Olmstead was among the deputies who responded to the scene along with Santa Barbara County Fire Department and U.S. Forest Service personnel. About 2 p.m., when the Sheriff’s Office ...

5/5/2018 7:43:00 PM
Lompoc Record
Essential projects include upgrading the infrastructure at Cachuma Lake Park at $6 million and remodeling and expanding the Santa Barbara Probation Department headquarters at $6.8 million. All those would be repaid from the General Fund. Two other ...

5/2/2018 6:51:00 PM
KEYT
Camp Whittier is coming back after a devastating wildland fire ripped through the scenic site and many structures used by children for years off San Marcos Pass near Cachuma Lake. It is operated by the United Boys & Girls Club for local kids and those ...

5/2/2018 6:49:00 PM
Lompoc Record
Five to 10 percent is what we see out there.” Better recovery of the Whittier fire burn area’s north-facing slopes means less likelihood of flooding in the Santa Ynez Valley, and Cachuma Lake may suffer less siltation. “I did look at the Whittier ...

5/2/2018 6:24:00 PM
KEYT
Camp Whittier is coming back after a devastating wildland fire ripped through the scenic site and many structures used by children for years off San Marcos Pass near Cachuma Lake. It is operated by the United Boys & Girls Club for local kids and those ...

5/2/2018 3:52:00 PM
Santa Maria Times
Five to 10 percent is what we see out there.” Better recovery of the Whittier fire burn area’s north-facing slopes means less likelihood of flooding in the Santa Ynez Valley, and Cachuma Lake may suffer less siltation. “I did look at the Whittier ...

4/26/2018 11:05:00 PM
The Bakersfield Californian
The following waters were planted last week (April 15-21): SANTA BARBARA: Cachuma Lake. INYO: Bishop Creek (lower), Diaz Lake, Lone Pine Creek. MONO: Bridgeport Reservoir, Crowley Lake. KERN: Brite Valley Reservoir. TULARE: Stoney Creek. FRESNO ...

4/19/2018 7:01:00 PM
KEYT
CACHUMA LAKE, Calif. - If you love to fish this weekend is a chance to test your skill at Cachuma Lake. The Santa Barbara County Parks Department is holding a two day fishing derby. All ages can participate. $5000 in prizes will be awarded Sunday afternoon.

4/17/2018 8:23:00 AM
Santa Ynez Valley News
A contemporary art installation that’s been making the rounds in Santa Barbara County popped up in Buellton on Monday after leaving its most recent residency at Cachuma Lake. “Runaway Pavilion” is a trio of structures made with a three-dimensional ...

4/17/2018 8:18:00 AM
Lompoc Record
A contemporary art installation that’s been making the rounds in Santa Barbara County popped up in Buellton on Monday after leaving its most recent residency at Cachuma Lake. “Runaway Pavilion” is a trio of structures made with a three-dimensional ...

4/17/2018 8:18:00 AM
Lompoc Record
A contemporary art installation that’s been making the rounds in Santa Barbara County popped up in Buellton on Monday after leaving its most recent residency at Cachuma Lake. “Runaway Pavilion” is a trio of structures made with a three-dimensional ...

4/17/2018 8:09:00 AM
Santa Maria Times
A contemporary art installation that’s been making the rounds in Santa Barbara County popped up in Buellton on Monday after leaving its most recent residency at Cachuma Lake. “Runaway Pavilion” is a trio of structures made with a three-dimensional ...

4/16/2018 11:25:00 AM
Santa Maria Times
The Santa Ynez Valley News was a finalist in three categories. Mike Hodgson was recognized for his breaking news story "Flames yards away send campers fleeing from Cachuma Lake", and in the writing category for "The trees didn't have time to catch fire and ...

4/13/2018 7:37:00 PM
Santa Maria Times
According to data he presented, both their phones remained together as the person in possession of the phones traveled through Lompoc, Santa Ynez Valley, Cachuma Lake and Santa Barbara after Bustos was dead. On June 15, 2012, the night Bustos died ...

4/13/2018 7:00:00 PM
Santa Maria Times
A caller reported the crash at 12:21 p.m., which left a vehicle dangling off the highway, near Paradise Road, east of Cachuma Lake. Units dispatched to the scene indicated that two vehicles collided, possibly striking the Cold Spring Canyon Bridge.

4/13/2018 6:36:00 PM
Santa Maria Times
Hoover said the deputies then helped conduct evacuations at Cachuma Lake Campground and attempted to reach children and staff members trapped by fire at the Circle V Ranch Camp, where roaring, wind-driven flames, falling tree limbs and dislodged boulders ...

4/13/2018 1:00:00 PM
Lompoc Record
A collision on Cold Spring Bridge on Highway 154 east of Cachuma Lake has left a vehicle dangling over the edge of the canyon, according to emergency radio traffic and California Highway Patrol reports. A caller reported the dangling car at 12:21 p.m., and ...

3/30/2018 5:00:00 AM
CBS Sacramento
Canine units and a sheriff’s dive team began searching Cachuma Lake early Tuesday morning, Los Angeles County sheriff’s Lt. Joe Mendoza said. Investigators are looking for any evidence that can point deputies to the boy’s whereabouts or witnesses who ...

3/28/2018 4:52:00 PM
Ventura County Star
He also landed a carp on the the same trip. Logan Crow of Ojai caught a 14-pound carp on March 18. Lake hours: 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Cachuma Lake: The lake has been stocked with trout from Mt. Lassen ahead of next month’s annual fish derby. The fish range in ...

3/27/2018 7:20:00 PM
KEYT
Our neighbors in Ventura County have been deemed in extreme drought and we are in severe (drought.)" City water officials say Cachuma Lake is still 60 percent below capacity and upstream Gibraltar Dam, while largely filled with silt, is close to going over ...

3/26/2018 8:37:00 PM
Santa Maria Times
Twelve thousand pounds of trout have already been planted in Cachuma Lake with another 2,000 pounds scheduled to arrive the week of the 23rd Annual Fish Derby at the Neal Taylor Nature Center in April. The derby will be April 21-22, rain or shine, with ...

3/26/2018 8:37:00 PM
Santa Maria Times
Twelve thousand pounds of trout have already been planted in Cachuma Lake with another 2,000 pounds scheduled to arrive the week of the 23rd Annual Fish Derby at the Neal Taylor Nature Center in April. The derby will be April 21-22, rain or shine, with ...

3/26/2018 3:37:00 PM
Lompoc Record
Twelve thousand pounds of trout have already been planted in Cachuma Lake with another 2,000 pounds scheduled to arrive the week of the 23rd Annual Fish Derby at the Neal Taylor Nature Center in April. The derby will be April 21-22, rain or shine, with ...

3/23/2018 7:06:00 PM
Lompoc Record
Frye said Cachuma Lake rose about a foot. “The storm really helped, but boy, we could really use more of these,” Frye said. As of 8 a.m. Friday, the County Flood Control District’s rainfall and reservoir summary showed Twitchell, which serves the ...

3/23/2018 1:00:00 PM
Santa Ynez Valley News
Other rainfall totals around the area, measured in inches, were 2.91 in Santa Ynez, 3.72 in Los Olivos, 3.58 in Los Alamos, 2.79 at Cachuma Lake, 3.98 at Alisal Reservoir, 3.49 at Gibraltar Reservoir and 4.35 at Figueroa Mountain. Higher totals were ...

3/23/2018 11:21:00 AM
Santa Maria Times
Frye said Cachuma Lake rose about a foot. “The storm really helped, but boy, we could really use more of these,” Frye said. As of 8 a.m. Friday, the County Flood Control District’s rainfall and reservoir summary showed Twitchell, which serves the ...

3/23/2018 11:00:00 AM
Lompoc Record
When the Whittier fire ignited July 8, 2017, across Highway 154 from Cachuma Lake, it rapidly burned through Circle V Ranch Camp and the surrounding areas. All 88 campers and 36 staff members in residence at the camp were safely evacuated by first ...

3/23/2018 10:54:00 AM
Santa Ynez Valley News
When the Whittier fire ignited July 8, 2017, across Highway 154 from Cachuma Lake, it rapidly burned through Circle V Ranch Camp and the surrounding areas. All 88 campers and 36 staff members in residence at the camp were safely evacuated by first ...

3/22/2018 11:45:00 AM
Lompoc Record
Some locations that could experience flooding include El Capitan State Beach, Refugio State Beach, Cachuma Lake and Highway 154 over the San Marcos Pass. Evacuation orders have been issued for 21,000 residents in communities near the Whittier and Sherpa ...

3/21/2018 4:41:00 PM
Noozhawk
Santa Barbara County beaches include Jalama, Arroyo Burro and Goleta. Pools include Cachuma Lake Campground and Joseph Centeno Aquatics Complex in New Cuyama. The Hendry’s Junior Lifeguard Program is at Arroyo Burro Beach County Park. Junior Lifeguard ...

3/15/2018 12:03:00 AM
Santa Barbara Independent
On March 24 and March 31, Santa Barbara County is waiving the $10 day-use fee at Cachuma Lake Recreation Area for residents impacted by the Thomas Fire and January 9 Debris Flow. The free access to the outdoor recreation site is meant to help reduce stress ...

3/14/2018 11:07:00 PM
KEYT
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. - Water levels at Cachuma Lake are on the rise, but it isn't easy to notice. While the dam capacity is at 38 percent, the reservoir is at 39.1 percent. Santa Barbara County's Rainfall and Reservoir Summary posted online shows ...

3/14/2018 1:48:00 PM
Ventura County Star
Kenny Tatsch of Ventura caught a stringer of trout on Monday. Lake hours: 6:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Cachuma Lake: The trout bite has been rated excellent by lake officials. The lake received 4,000 pounds of rainbow trout on Feb. 15 and it expects another plant this ...

3/10/2018 7:51:00 PM
Lompoc Record
The planes, which take off and land on water, are powered by electric motors. Members of the Tri-Valley RC Modelers usually fly their craft at Cachuma Lake, but decided to try the pond at the park. The club is planning a big float plane event, called the ...

3/10/2018 6:56:00 PM
Santa Maria Times
There are additional courses all over the Central Coast. Lompoc, Lake Cachuma, Lake Casitas, San Luis Obispo (2), Goleta and Atascadero all have courses. You can find a course just about anywhere. The game has blossomed so much in popularity that Roseburg ...

3/9/2018 1:11:00 PM
Lompoc Record
Today, all the rubble has been cleared away, new leaves are beginning to appear on some of the trees and shrubs, and grasses are pushing up through the ravaged soil at the camp nestled among the slopes of the Santa Ynez Mountains south of Cachuma Lake.

2/28/2018 6:55:00 PM
Lompoc Record
In fact, neither Goleta nor Santa Barbara recorded any rainfall. The highest totals in hundredths of an inch included 0.11 in Cuyama, 0.12 at Cachuma Lake’s Bradley Dam, 0.14 in Lompoc, 0.15 at Sisquoc, 0.17 in Los Alamos and 0.19 in Santa Maria.

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