Articles Tagged With ‘Morro Bay’




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Morro Bay man convicted of selling heroin

Steven York

A Morro Bay man is facing up to 10 years in jail for selling heroin. On Tuesday, a San Luis Obispo County jury found Steven Joel York, 53, guilty of felony possession of heroin for sale. On July 6, after... (Continue reading)

Man proposes on Morro Rock, botches the landing

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A man climbed on top of Morro Rock Thursday morning to digitally propose to his girlfriend. The woman reportedly said “yes,” but emergency crews then had to rescue her fiancé from the rock. Police have identified the man as Fresno... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay mayor recuses himself, then lobbies council

Monica and Jamie Irons

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Morro Bay Mayor Jamie Irons removed himself from a vote on housing regulations last week to avoid a financial conflict of interest. However, Irons then lobbied the council both orally and in writing to vote in a... (Continue reading)

Easter fire burns Morro Bay homes and cars

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A Morro Bay duplex and three vehicles burned after barbecued coals ignited a garbage can on Easter Sunday. The fire also damaged a nearby home, downed power lines and ruptured a gas line. The coals were doused with water on... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay officer explains why he shot burglary suspect

Officer Dale Cullum

A Morro Bay police officer who shot a burglary suspect in the leg last October testified Wednesday that he feared for his life at the time. The officer shot the suspect after the man attacked him with a 4-foot stick.... (Continue reading)

Offshore wind farm proposed near Morro Bay

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Correction: While the long blade turbines are being designed in the United States, it is not currently part of the Morro Bay project. A plan to build a wind facility off the coast of Morro Bay  is currently moving through... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay man leads CHP on wild cross-county chase

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A Morro Bay man led California Highway Patrol officers on a chase across both San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties that ended with him hanging off a cliff and clinging to a knife. Officers captured Trevor Michael Crain, but... (Continue reading)

Elderly Morro Bay woman hospitalized after fire

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An 87-year-old Morro Bay woman received advanced life support and was taken to the hospital as a result of a house fire on Saturday. Her current condition is unclear. At 3:42 p.m., a house caught fire in the 700 block... (Continue reading)

Boat capsizes in Morro Bay

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A boat capsized in Morro Bay Harbor Sunday afternoon after getting hit by high waves. All four occupants of the boat survived, but a woman and her 8-year-old girl inhaled significant amounts of water and remained in the hospital overnight.... (Continue reading)

California Coastal Commission episode reignites fight

Steven T. Jones

OPINION by STEVEN T. JONES I was struck by two things this week while witnessing the firing of the director of the California Coastal Commission: Dr. Charles Lester’s ouster should outrage all Californians who care about protecting our coast, and... (Continue reading)



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