Articles Tagged With ‘Morro Bay’




How do SLO County cities match California electoral preferences?

According to data released by the California Secretary of State, the cities of Morro Bay and Pismo Beach are strong indicators of the political tide in California. [Sac Bee] Last November, the selections made by both Morro Bay and Pismo... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay hires new chief after dropping police outsourcing plan

Months after dropping a plan to disband its police department, the city of Morro Bay has selected a new police chief. Gregory Allen, currently the acting police chief of the Salinas Valley city of Greenfield, served more than 30 years... (Continue reading)

Storm deals Morro Bay State Park financial blow

In the aftermath of recent storms, Morro Bay State Park has remained closed to visitors for more than a week. As a result, 295 campsite reservations have been canceled, and the park has has lost about $36,000 in revenue. [KSBY]... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay City manager likely to stay in Morro Bay

Morro Bay City Manager David Buckingham was among five finalists for the city manager position in Whitefish, Montana. However, the Whitefish City Council did not select Buckingham. In December, Buckingham applied for the job in the Montana city of approximately... (Continue reading)

Atascadero man dies after body surfing in Morro Bay

An Atascadero man who was body surfing in Morro Bay on Saturday died after being pulled from the water. At about 10:30 a.m., John Robbie Ross, 65, was body surfing in the heavy surf when the waves pulled him under.... (Continue reading)

Atascadero men arrested for Los Osos robbery

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two men from Atascadero for Thursday’s home invasion robbery in Los Osos. Around 8 a.m. on Thursday, four men wearing ski masks forced their way into a home on the 1500 block of... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay man tries to self-immolate to protest Trump

NEW VIDEO #BREAKING: Man says Trump is a dictator. He tried to light himself on fire at #TrumpInternationalHotel for #TrumpInauguration pic.twitter.com/laJDUPepO6 — Shomari Stone (@shomaristone) January 18, 2017 A Morro Bay man reportedly tried to set himself on fire outside... (Continue reading)

Highway 41 to remain closed between Morro Bay and Atascadero

Following the recent storm, Highway 41 will remain closed between Morro Bay and Atascadero until mid-February, according to Caltrans. Officials closed that stretch of Highway 41 over the weekend in response to mudslides and rockslides. Now, Caltrans says 20,000 cubic... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay murder defendant declared mentally incompetent

A 22-year-old man who allegedly murdered his father at their Morro Bay home has been declared incompetent to stand trial. William Joel Schonberger is accused of killing his 59-year-old father with a machete. [KSBY] During Schonberger’s initial arraignment hearing last... (Continue reading)

Motorcyclist knocked unconscious in SLO

A 24-year-old Morro Bay man was found lying unconscious on a San Luis Obispo street Saturday afternoon after his motorcycle collided with a vehicle. At about 3:30 p.m. on New Year’s Eve,  the motorcyclist collided with a vehicle driven by... (Continue reading)