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Templeton man killed in crash, 3 others injured

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A 77-year-old Templeton man died in a car crash on Highway 41 near Morro Bay Saturday afternoon that injured an additional three people. At about 2 p.m., Nicholas Bundren, 24, of Atascadero, was driving a Ford Fusion west on Highway... (Continue reading)

Los Osos Cal Fire captain arrested for insurance fraud

Neal Moriarty

A Morro Bay man who works as a captain for Cal Fire was arrested along with his brother last week on multiple felony counts of insurance fraud. An investigation by the California Department of Insurance led to the arrest of... (Continue reading)

Financial dispute suspected in murder of Morro Bay woman

Ezeoma Obioha

Police arrested a security guard at a marijuana dispensary Friday on suspicion of murdering a 30-year-old woman who grew up in Morro Bay. Last month, Carrie Jean Melvin was walking with her boyfriend in Hollywood when a gunman shot and... (Continue reading)

Conspiracy theorist attacks banks, police and top corporation

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Armed with a sling shot and metal balls, a 26-year-old Morro Bay man allegedly opened fire on the windows of 11 bank buildings, as well as the San Luis Obispo Apple Store and the Morro Bay Police Department, during two recent... (Continue reading)

Woman who grew up in Morro Bay shot dead in Hollywood

Carrie Jean Melvin

A 30-year-old woman who grew up in Morro Bay died Sunday night after a man approached her from behind on a street in Hollywood and shot her in the back of the head. [NBC LA] Carrie Jean Melvin, 30, was... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay police find fleeing suspected felon

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A Morro Bay man fled a home police were searching Wednesday morning, but he did not evade capture for long. Around 11:26 a.m. Morro Bay detectives and police officers served a warrant at a home in the 900 block of... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay hires department head in closed process

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Morro Bay City Manager Dave Buckingham hired a new deputy city manager without any public advertising of the position, forgoing the usual process of allowing multiple people to apply. Buckingham said he pursued Sam Taylor, the former assistant city administrator... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay named one of America’s top beach towns

Photo by Daniel Blackburn

Morro Bay is one America’s 14 best small beach towns, according to the online travel publication Thrillist. “The best place to stop along the Pacific Coast Highway? Morro Bay, where you can take in Morro Rock (aka America’s Gibraltar) or... (Continue reading)

Pair still homeless after crashing stolen sailboat in Morro Bay

Two men attempted to sail their way out of homelessness after stealing a boat in Morro Bay, but their adventure came to a quick halt. Geoffrey Mark Ogara, 52, and Martin Perez, Jr., 19, stole a sailboat from the docks... (Continue reading)

Grand jury says Morro Bay needs new approach to code enforcement

The city of Morro Bay is too lackadaisical in its approach to code enforcement, according to a report released Tuesday by the San Luis Obispo County Grand Jury. In response to a citizen complaint, the grand jury conducted an investigation... (Continue reading)



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