Shell Beach quiet on Cesar Chavez Day

Shell Beach, usually buzzing with college student partygoers, was relatively quiet during this year’s Cesar Chavez Day.

Secrets from the sky

Mustang News reporter Briana Whitney flies with California Highway Patrol and gains exclusive information above Central Coast landmarks including Hearst Castle and the Diablo Canyon Power Plant.

Shell Beach sees more arrests, fewer partygoers during Chavez Day

Mustang Daily Staff Report Seventeen college-aged individuals, at least one of whom was a Cal Poly student, were arrested this past Monday while celebrating Cesar Chavez Day at Shell Beach — 13 more than were arrested at last year’s…

Police, academic calendar to challenge Cesar Chavez Day party

Sean McMinn Thousands of students came to Shell Beach in 2012 for the cultural holiday turned beach-binge-drinking bonanza known as Cesar Chavez Day. The party left behind enough trash to fill nine Ford pickup trucks and resulted in three arrests…

Beaches of the Central Coast

Local beaches offer relaxation, activities, site seeing and beach fun for everyone. The south holds Montana De Oro State Park, Avila Beach, Shell Beach and Pismo State Beach, and to the north has Cambria and Cayucos.

Shell Beach garbage gets a makeover

On Friday night, Shell Beach community members revealed their “ARTcans,” a set of 12 painted trash and recycling cans along Shell Beach Road.