Sand swallows van/trailer after owner parks too close to surfline

UPDATE: Early last Friday morning, members from Sons of Beaches 4×4 club along with Ben Olsen and Clean Sweep Excavation and Maintenance, in Seaside, Oregon, were able to successfully remove the van that had become stuck in the surf near Gearhart on Wednesday, August 22, 2018.  The Sheriff’s office would like to thank everyone involved for their hard work and their…

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Police chase RV from Lake Tahoe – but the motorhome kept going

Law enforcement officers chased a large RV from the Lake Tahoe area, over a mountain pass, through Carson City, and into Douglas County late Sunday, according to the Carson City and Douglas County sheriff’s offices. The RV was chased by more than a dozen law enforcement vehicles down a dark road, listing to the right and spraying a shower of sparks…

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“Connected devices” bills move thru CA legislature, set regulations

Though the provisions in two bills before the California legislature leave considerable room for interpretation as to the actual types of manufacturers that would be required to comply, the bills are moving forward and if passed, could go into effect by January 1st.   The companion bills (CA AB 1906 and CA SB 327) would create new requirements for manufacturers of “connected…

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Weekend campground stabbings leave three injured, one dog dead

A Louisiana woman was stabbed multiple times Sunday morning at a Leland, Illinois, campground and police said her boyfriend has been arrested, reported The Times. Shortly after 12:20 a.m. Sunday, La Salle County deputies responded to High Tide Campground, 4611 E. 22nd Road, Leland, for a report of a stabbing. Deputies found the victim, Becky Lecompte, 34, of Houma, La.,…

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Swanky glamping trailer debuts at Dusseldorf Caravan show

Europe’s cutting-edge RV designs make their appearances at the annual Dusseldorf Caravan Salon, and at Mercedes-Benz, Dethleffs, and Bürstner’s the combined vision means integrating fuel cell and smart home technologies, exploring how electric power can impact the camping trailer, and making the caravan (RV) look a lot more elegant and comfortable, reports NewAtlas. About as far away from sleeping under…

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Man who harassed Yellowstone bison gets 130 days in slammer

The last alcohol-fueled binge before entering treatment for alcohol addiction ends with 130-day jail term for a man after harassing a bison in Yellowstone National Park, reports NBC News. Raymond Reinke, of Pendleton, Oregon, who said he and his buddy were on a “last hurrah” tour through national parks before he entered alcohol treatment, pleaded guilty during a federal court appearance in Mammoth, Wyoming. U.S.…

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Lynchburg man trapped under RV when lift system fails

A Lynchburg, Virginia, man was trapped Friday while working under his RV when the support system failed, said Lynchburg Fire Department Battalion Chief Kenny Turner. It is unknown what form of support system the RVer used, whether the failure was due to a defect, or if the RV was improperly supported. Firefighters responded to the incident at the 2100 block…

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Record price paid for lot in North Carolina luxury RV resort

If you are one of the fortunate 1% you might want to visit a North Carolina luxury motorcoach resort where you can fix up your home base lot just the way you want it. Owners of one lot upgraded their “campsite” at Mountain Falls Luxury Motorcoach Resort with a 400-square-foot coach cottage with a 900-square-foot covered patio, inclusive outdoor kitchen,…

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Jury clears Airxcel of liability in stove incident that burned toddler

A lawsuit brought by an RVer against the manufacturer of a range cover that slammed closed knocking a pan of boiling vegetables onto her daughter standing nearby was ruled in favor of the manufacturer, Airxcel Inc. A Fulton County, Georgia, jury said the company bore no responsibility for the injuries to the toddler, reported the Daily Report. The 2013 Sandpiper…

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