Articles Tagged With ‘Morro Bay’




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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)

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)



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