Articles Tagged With ‘Morro Bay’

Weekend spotlight: Avocado and Margarita Festival

By CRISTIN POWERS Forget dinner and a movie — take your date to the Fifth Annual Avocado and Margarita Festival held along the scenic Embarcadero Blvd. in Morro Bay on Saturday. Enliven your spirits and delight your palate as this... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay man arrested for rape

Deputies arrested a Morro Bay man on Thursday for allegedly raping a local woman at a Cambria park last week. Following an interview on Thursday, detectives from the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement (SAFE) unit took... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay man arrested for allegedly torturing girlfriend

Police arrested a Morro Bay man suspected of locking his girlfriend in a closet and repeatedly assaulting her with a knife. [Tribune] Andrew David Mattson, 27, and his girlfriend allegedly engaged in an argument on Tuesday night that quickly escalated... (Continue reading)

Missing Charles Jackson of Morro Bay found dead

The body of Charles Jackson, 79, of Morro Bay, and missing since July 18, was found Monday in a car at the bottom of ravine along Highway 41 between Morro Bay and Atascadero. [The Tribune] Jackson’s 1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo... (Continue reading)

Reminder: Ramos memorial service set for Saturday

A public memorial service to honor journalist and Cal Poly professor  George Ramos has been set for Saturday, Aug. 6 in Morro Bay. Ramos, 63, died last month after suffering a heart attack in his Morro Bay home. Friends, students,... (Continue reading)

George Ramos died of a heart attack

CalCoastNews editor and renowned Los Angeles Times journalist George Ramos died of a heart attack, the autopsy determined. He was 63 years old. San Luis Obispo County Coroner Investigator Jeff Nichols said the heart attack was caused by a blood clot... (Continue reading)

CalCoastNews editor George Ramos dead at 63

George Ramos, best known for being a three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning Los Angeles Times journalist, a Cal Poly journalism department chair, and CalCoastNews Editor has died. He was 63 years old. Police officers found Ramos’ body in a hallway of his Morro... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay man awakes in wrong home

A Cayucos couple was startled Monday morning to the find someone sleeping in their home, and he was no Goldilocks. The man of the house held the apparent trespasser, Robert Auston Romero, at bay while his wife wielding a knife called... (Continue reading)

Geezer Bandit suspected of robbing a Morro Bay bank

A Morro Bay bank robber may be the Geezer Bandit, a man who is wanted for robbing 13 banks in California. The robber, who appeared to between 60 to 70 years old, robbed Heritage Oaks Bank on Morro Bay Boulevard... (Continue reading)

In light of current economic standing, nonprofits find new ways to boost budget

OPINION By JACQUELINE DELANEY With the current state of the economy, everyone is tightening their belts. From large corporations to privately owned small business to the average Joe next door, the gripping effect of the downturn in our economy can... (Continue reading)