Articles Tagged With ‘Morro Bay’




Morro Bay hires interim city manager

The Morro Bay City Council has hired an interim city manager at $13,000 per month. The council appointed former Beverly Hills city manager Ed Kreins to succeed Administrative Services Director Susan Slayton in bridging the gap between Andrea Lueker, who... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay imposes water restrictions

In response to a drought declaration by California Governor Jerry Brown, the city of Morro Bay adopted new rules Tuesday restricting water usage. [Tribune] Irrigation of public and private landscaping is now only permitted on Tuesdays and Saturdays for odd-numbered... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay council approves boardwalk extension

The Morro Bay City Council approved a boardwalk and bicycle trail that would connect the Harbor Walk to the north end of the city. [Tribune] The council voted 4-1 last week, with Councilwoman Nancy Johnson dissenting, to issue a conditional... (Continue reading)

Drive to recall Morro Bay mayor fails

An organization that attempted to launch a recall election of Morro Bay Mayor Jamie Irons failed to collect the number of signatures needed to do so. Morro Bay Forward had until 5 p.m. Thursday to collect 1,754 signatures on a... (Continue reading)

Man arrested for Morro Bay man’s murder

A Salinas man was arrested Thursday for allegedly murdering a Morro Bay man in December. Salinas Police officers arrested Hector Martinez at the Monterey County Courthouse where he was appearing on an unrelated case. Officers booked Martinez into the Monterey... (Continue reading)

Cap and trade coming to Morro Bay commercial fishing

A program that allows commercial fishermen in Morro Bay to buy and sell fish catch quotas will take effect Wednesday. [KSBY] The “Catch and Share” system of capping the amount of fish that commercial fishermen can catch took effect two... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay council approves severance package for Lueker

The Morro Bay City Council approved a severance package Thursday for outgoing City Manager Andrea Lueker. Lueker will receive a $153,322 payout and will resign from her position on Jan. 3, 2014. The agreement bars both Lueker and the city... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay council picks preferred sewer location

The Morro Bay City Council has chosen a property in the Morro Valley near Highway 41 as its preferred location for a new sewage treatment plant. [Tribune] The plant is currently located near the beach at the end of Atascadero... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay man murdered in Salinas motel

Salinas police have identified a man found stabbed to death in a Salinas motel Thursday as 53-year-old Bobby Dick Jr. of Morro Bay. On Dec. 5, a maid at the Laurel Inn noticed Dick’s motel room door was ajar. The... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay Harbor Board weighs alleged misuse of funds

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The Morro Bay Harbor Advisory Board discussed allegations Thursday that the city misappropriated funds from the outfall lease agreement for the Morro Bay Power Plant. For nearly a decade, owners of the Morro Bay Power Plant have... (Continue reading)