Articles Tagged With ‘Morro Bay’




Morro Bay power plant to shut down in February

Dynegy announced plans to retire its 50-year old Morro Bay natural gas-fired power plant in February because the plant is no longer profitable. Company spokeswoman Katy Sullivan said Dynegy was unable to get a long-term power sales contract to keep... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay man wins constitutional rights lawsuit

By KAREN VELIE A Morro Bay man won his lawsuit to have several “Joe McCarthy era” sections of the California Election Code declared  unconstitutional last week, according to a San Luis Obispo County Superior Court ruling. John Barta filed the... (Continue reading)

Attention Morro Bay voters

OPINION By BILL PEIRCE Last week Susan Slayton hired an “interim, contract attorney” to replace Rob Schultz. As we had learned, Rob has been put on paid administrative leave and told to finish some projects he’s been working on. Rob... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay council puts city attorney on administrative leave

The Morro Bay City Council placed City Attorney Rob Schultz on administrative leave during a special closed session meeting Thursday. [Tribune] The council has been discussing firing Schultz since September, and the city’s special counsel Steven Simas is negotiating a... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay council hiring string of lawyers

The Morro Bay City Council is hiring a string of lawyers to temporarily fill the void of outgoing City Attorney Rob Schultz. [Tribune] The council is currently in the process of firing Schultz, although it has not provided a reason... (Continue reading)

2 DUI collisions wreak havoc

Two allegedly intoxicated drivers crashed their cars, toppled power lines and shuttered roads on Thursday in San Luis Obispo County. Shortly before 7 p.m., an alleged drunk driver crashed into a power pole at El Camino Real near Bennett Avenue... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay to fire city attorney

The Morro Bay City Council decided to fire City Attorney Rob Schultz during a closed session meeting Monday. After more than three hours of closed session discussions, the council directed its outside legal counsel, San Luis Obispo attorney Steven Simas,... (Continue reading)

State eyes Morro Bay commune for violations

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A destination for the downtrodden on the outskirts of Morro Bay has been circumventing a variety of building codes and environmental regulations for more than four decades, and now an official of the California Coastal Commission is... (Continue reading)

95-year-old Morro Bay man missing

UPDATE: San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies found Wilmar Tognazzini deceased near his residence Sunday morning. There was no evidence of criminal activity or suspicious circumstances, according to a press release. ORIGINAL STORY: San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies and... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay city attorney’s job back on chopping block

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Morro Bay City Council members have set special meeting for Monday to discuss terminating city attorney Rob Schultz. Schultz and City Manager Andrea Lueker have been battling to keep their jobs since September 11, when Mayor Jamie... (Continue reading)