Articles Tagged With ‘Morro Bay’




Charles Lynch Federal Medical Marijuana Prosecution Story

"Charles C. Lynch is the former owner and managing Caregiver for Central Coast Compassionate Caregivers in Morro Bay. The dispensary opened on April 1 2006 with the blessing of the city and even joined the Chamber of Commerce. The Dispensary... (Continue reading)

Jack LaLanne recovering from heart surgery

The Associated Press reports that fitness icon and Morro Bay resident Jack LaLanne underwent heart surgery in Los Angeles last week. The 95-year-old fitness pioneer is recuperating from heart valve surgery at his Morro Bay home and is expected to... (Continue reading)

Ambushed by SLO law and order

By KAREN VELIE A Morro Bay man wrongly accused of two robberies now attributed to the notorious and just-captured “Sleeves Bandit” remains in county jail as San Luis Obispo police and district attorney’s officials seek a graceful exit from a potentially... (Continue reading)

Medical pot icon Charlie Lynch gets national attention

ABC’s John Stossel explores an American anomaly -- medicinal marijuana which is legal in some states, including California, but unlawful under U.S. law. Stossel’s third segment of his series “Bailouts and Bull” examines the extraordinary case of Charles Lynch of... (Continue reading)

Selective code enforcement: Is it ‘God’s will?’

First in a series By DANIEL BLACKBURN Dan De Vaul, meet The Apostle. While county officials pursue a vigorous (some say pernicious) criminal prosecution against high-profile De Vaul and his South County Sunny Acres Ranch for the hapless, another, longer-running code enforcement drama... (Continue reading)

What’s changing for medical pot under Obama?

By DANIEL BLACKBURN Signs abound that federal interest in medicinal marijuana use may be diminishing under the Barack Obama Administration. There’s also no indication that such a relaxation in enforcement by U.S. drug authorities would impact San Luis Obispo County much. Or... (Continue reading)

Plans afoot to shutter (finally) Morro Bay’s skyline-busting power plant

By DANIEL BLACKBURN Officials at the Morro Bay Power Plant are planning to bring down the curtain on the 54-year-old facility and currently are telling city council members that “continued operation of the plant is unlikely” beyond 2015. Plant owner Dynegy’s representative... (Continue reading)

Commentary: Marijuana and the badge

By STACEY WARD When the sheriff came to town, backed by countless federal agents, to bust a legitimate, city-approved business, we could all breathe ahuge sigh of relief. No more squirrelly riff-raff posing as patients to get theirmarijuana fix. No more “medical”... (Continue reading)

Medical pot shop owner facing 100 years

By DANIEL BLACKBURN Charles C. Lynch sits in his South County home this weekend awaiting the start of a trial that poses for him the threat of a century in federal prison for doing what he thought was the right thing. The... (Continue reading)