Articles Tagged With ‘Morro Rock’




Climber summits Morro Rock

A climber made it to to the top of Morro Rock Thursday afternoon and then got down on his own, despite there being numerous public safety personnel and a helicopter preparing to conduct a rescue.... (Continue reading)

Bakersfield woman rescued from Morro Rock

Morro Bay firefighters rescued a 42-year-old Bakersfield woman from Morro Rock on Sunday. After receiving a call about the climber around 12:30 p.m., firefighters found her approximately 150 feet up the rock. The woman, whom... (Continue reading)

Man proposes on Morro Rock, botches the landing

A man climbed on top of Morro Rock Thursday morning to digitally propose to his girlfriend. The woman reportedly said “yes,” but emergency crews then had to rescue her fiancé from the rock. Police have... (Continue reading)

Peak season for climbing Morro Rock?

A Cal Fire rescue team made its second trip to Morro Rock in a 10-day span. [Tribune] The rescue team came to the aid of an unidentified climber around 3 p.m. Sunday. The climber was... (Continue reading)

Teens summit Morro Rock but need lift down

Three teenage boys succeeded in their quest to climb Morro Rock, but getting down required help from San Luis Obispo County rescue services. [KEYT] Dominic Mandarino, Hunter Morrison and Tevor Ziminsky made it their mission... (Continue reading)

Northern Chumash Indians file suit over Moro Rock

The Northern Chumash Indians have filed a lawsuit against the Salinan Indians in the latest skirmish in the ongoing battle over Morro Rock, a site both groups claim is sacred to their tribes. In 2006,... (Continue reading)

Twin sea otters born in Morro Bay

A sea otter in Morro Bay gave birth to rare twin pups about a week ago bringing researchers and photographers to Morro Rock. [Wired] The mom and siblings can be seen floating near a kelp... (Continue reading)

Bear at Morro Rock sends high school into lockdown

A 250-pound animal sent Morro Bay High School into lockdown Thursday and garnered the attention of multiple law enforcement agencies. [Tribune] Around 6:30 a.m. Thursday, a citizen spotted a young black bear at Morro Rock... (Continue reading)

Salinan tribal justice

Salinan tribal justice OPINION By JOSE FREEMAN and GREGG CASTRO This is to comment on an article published in Cal Coast News by Karen Velie on June 26, 2012. The article was entitled Tribe Losing... (Continue reading)