Business

Report: Morro Bay Fishing Industry on the Upswing

Report: Morro Bay Fishing Industry on the Upswing

Predicting how good the fishing will be in Morro Bay next year—amid shifting markets, changing ocean and ongoing regulatory constraints—is tricky business. However, even if the October report on state of the industry, “Morro Bay Commercial Fisheries 2014 Economic Impact Report,” covering the 2013 calendar year, is a fair-weather snapshot of current trends, Morro Bay fishing is in for some good economic times ahead.

by × 0 comments
 

News

Morro Bay Surfboard Art Festival Makes Colorful, Creative Waves in November

Morro Bay Surfboard Art Festival Makes Colorful, Creative Waves in November

The First Annual Surfboard Art Festival, organized and promoted by Morro Bay in Bloom, a volunteer-based 501 c(3) organization dedicated to the enhancement of public life in Morro Bay, runs through November with a month-long exhibition and gala-auction finale.

by × 0 comments
 

Opinions

Chumash Question ‘Chumash Sanctuary’

Chumash Question ‘Chumash Sanctuary’

There is no consensus among the Chumash to use the name ‘Chumash Sanctuary’.

by × 0 comments
 

Latest News

Commentary

EXTREME JEOPARDY

EXTREME JEOPARDY

That’s the dire situation the County finds itself in as supervisor candidate Lynn Compton borrows from the Tea Party playbook in her manic attempt to unseat incumbent Caren Ray in the 4th district race that could tilt the balance of power on the SLO Board of Supervisors to the extreme right.

by ×

Lifestyles

Cruisin’ the Milestones: ‘From the Summit to the Sea’ Rides Into Morro Bay Oct. 23rd

Cruisin’ the Milestones: ‘From the Summit to the Sea’ Rides Into Morro Bay Oct. 23rd

“From the Summit to the Sea” vintage-car caravan, Oct. 22-23, crosses the imaginary finish line in Morro Bay, but it all begins in Yosemite National Park, which is celebrating its 150th anniversary, and in Sacramento, where California State Parks is celebrating its 150th anniversary with the founding of Yosemite, the first State Park.

by ×

Local

Morro Bay Surfboard Art Festival Makes Colorful, Creative Waves in November

Morro Bay Surfboard Art Festival Makes Colorful, Creative Waves in November

The First Annual Surfboard Art Festival, organized and promoted by Morro Bay in Bloom, a volunteer-based 501 c(3) organization dedicated to the enhancement of public life in Morro Bay, runs through November with a month-long exhibition and gala-auction finale.

by ×

Music

The Thunderbirds

‘Beatlemania,’ Fabulous Thunderbirds Headline Morro Bay Harbor Fest, Oct. 4-5

The 33rd Annual Morro Bay Harbor Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 4-5, on Morro Bay’s Embarcadero, once again filling the waterfront with thousands of visitors enjoying live music, seafood, beer and wine, and a weekend of family fun by the bay.

by ×

Legal

Getting Restraining Order Protection

Getting Restraining Order Protection

In California there is help for individuals who need to protect themselves and their family from violent and abusive behavior. It’s called a Restraining Order and individuals can obtain one through the Superior Court system.

by ×

Opinions

Chumash Question ‘Chumash Sanctuary’

Chumash Question ‘Chumash Sanctuary’

There is no consensus among the Chumash to use the name ‘Chumash Sanctuary’.

by ×

International

Obama Proposes Bold Expansion of Pacific Ocean Marine Sanctuaries

Obama Proposes Bold Expansion of Pacific Ocean Marine Sanctuaries

On June 17 President Obama announced that, by executive order, he intends to make a vast stretch of the Pacific Ocean the world’s largest marine sanctuary.

by ×

State

Obamacare Wrinkle: Bill Seeks to Reduce State’s Seizure of Medi-Cal Recipients’ Assets

Obamacare Wrinkle: Bill Seeks to Reduce State’s Seizure of Medi-Cal Recipients’ Assets

California politicians and federal bureaucrats are scrambling to iron out an unexpected wrinkle in the nation’s health care law that is forcing many Americans to choose between health coverage and depriving heirs of much of their inheritance.

by ×

National

East Coast Opposition to Seismic Airguns Mounts as Oil Companies Push to Expand Drilling to Atlantic

East Coast Opposition to Seismic Airguns Mounts as Oil Companies Push to Expand Drilling to Atlantic

International, national and local forces are mobilizing up and down the East Coast, and pressure is being placed on President Obama to stop offshore drilling in the Atlantic

by ×