Articles Tagged With ‘Morro Bay’




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Morro Bay attorney dies while on probation

John Patrick Fennacy

Former attorney and Morro Bay planning commissioner, John Fennacy died  a little more than a week ago at the age of 50. Fennacy was found dead at his home, according to the Morro Bay Police Department. Authorities have not released... (Continue reading)

Korean fraudster arrested for bank scam in Morro Bay

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Morro Bay police arrested a 60-year-old man for bank fraud earlier this month. The man is suspected of being a member of a Korean gang involved in a string of bank fraud scams. [KSBY] On July 12, Il Kwon Chung,... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay may disband its police department

Morro Bay Police Department

The city of Morro Bay is considering disbanding its police department and contracting out law enforcement duties to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office. City council members will discuss the possibility at an Aug. 9 meeting, according to a... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay wind farm may be operating by 2025

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CORRECTION: The average wind speeds in the area of the proposed wind farm were misstated and are 19 mph. The company planning to construct a wind farm off the coast of Morro Bay aims to have the project operating by... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay police chief departing to Pacific Grove

Amy Christie

The city of Pacific Grove in Monterey County has announced it has selected Morro Bay Police Chief Amy Christey to head its police department. Christey is expected to start work in Pacific Grove on Aug. 16. Christey has served as... (Continue reading)

Fake check spurs South County police chase

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A man accused of cashing a fictitious tax refund check fled police in a motorhome Monday evening. Officers arrested the man after surrounding his RV with guns drawn in an Arroyo Grande parking lot. [KSBY] Richard Joseph Sams allegedly tried... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay working to localize water supply

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By John Lindt, publisher of Sierra 2 the Sea Morro Bay currently gets about 87 percent of its drinking water from the State Water Project, but now the city is looking to desalination and aquifer recharge to replace imported water.... (Continue reading)

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)



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