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Morro Bay candidates debate priorities for city's future
In a comprehensive debate Thursday, candidates for Morro Bay's mayor and two City Council seats laid out priorities that focused on city finances, building a new sewage treatment plant, fixing potholes and uniting the town.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Women quicker to embrace Gator Eggs
Something of a gender gap emerged in early reaction to Shanley Farms' newest product, Gator Eggs - single-serve avocados in an egg carton-like package.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
The Buzz: California bill would revamp tax checkoff program
SB 1207 would set new standards for the listing. State tax revenue continued to outpace budget estimates last month, with year-to-date revenue now $1.4 billion more than the Brown administration projected, the state Department of Finance reported Tuesday.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Keep current plant
Sure, Morro Bay is one of a very few plants allowed by permit to pump secondary-treated effluent into the ocean, but did you know one of the other cities permitted to do the same is San Diego? I would be more receptive to a need for change if I saw the Coastal Commission voiding San Diego’s permit, but I do not see that happening soon.
Divide and conquer
I’m reading a book that I picked up from the Morro Bay Public Library, called “Russia: The Once and Future Empire, from Pre-History to Putin,” as a book request.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Kite festival to brighten up Morro Bay
"Penny is invited worldwide to perform," said Shaun Farmer, director of the Morro Bay Kite Festival, scheduled for April 26 and 27 on the beach at Morro Rock.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Big changes coming along Morro Bay's waterfront as leases expire
The city of Morro Bay leases out properties along the waterfront and a number of them will undergo renovation in the next few years.
The seals are barking and morning is a long ways off. They started about the same time the cover band next door stopped playing Jimi Hendrix 'Changes" followed by Average White Band's "Play that Funky Music White Boy" Throw back weekend.
State Parks to burn brush piles in Morro Bay, San Simeon
State Parks plans to reduce the fire fuel load and reduce insect infestation habitat by burning piles of brush on the North Coast in mid-April.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
New Times SLO
Morro fixes a chamber mix up
After discovering a bureaucratic oversight that allowed the Morro Bay Chamber of Commerce to collect funds on an expired contract, city and chamber officials have cinched up an economic and business development agreement and payments for the remainder the year.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Securing water for the future
Over the past two months I have attended four conferences, sat on two panel discussions and have done extensive reading on the topic of water.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Appreciation for Irons
Morro Bay is fortunate. Our neighbors have rich capacity and potential. Jamie Irons, our mayor, is a special example both as a great neighbor and a citizen willing to serve with the best ideals, intent and talents for inclusive community.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
April art abounds in SLO County
Art exhibits are popping up in pairs this month along with daffodils and irises.
Local government meetings for the week of April 7
Grover Beach City Council. Meets today. 473-4567. Conduct a public hearing to reconsider previous approval of a permit and plans for the Grover Beach Lodge and Conference Center; permit for project to improve pedestrian and bicycle access on West Grand Avenue between Highway 1 and the beach, and between Fourth and Fifth streets; give direction on ... (more)
There's no end to Quota International's community work
Quota International District 33 is "Celebrating the Good Times" in Morro Bay from April 25 to 27. Morro Bay Quotarians will host members from Templeton, Bakersfield, Paso Robles, Atascadero, Santa Maria and San Luis Obispo.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Kite Festival glides through Livingston
Several members of the Bravo family of Merced took turns flying a dragon-shaped kite, their necks craned upward.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Learn about Morro Bay estuary's health at presentation Saturday
Morro Bay National Estuary Program will host a State of the Bay presentation at the Morro Bay Community Center from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Cal Coast News
To drive through or not to drive through
When considering the proposal for the Los Osos McDonald's drive through in the old Bank of America building at the Vons shopping center, one just has to look at surrounding communities and take note of where their fast food drive through restaurants are - if they have them.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
2014 Morro Bay AAUW garden tour offers seaside texture, color and whimsy
Visitors to the annual garden tour sponsored by the Morro Bay American Association of University Women later this month are in for some real eye candy.
Central Coast Oyster & Music Festival has new date, location
Now in its third year, the festival will take place June 7 in the Avila Beach Golf Resort, a move that will allow for lower ticket prices and parking fees, event director Jacqueline Delaney said in a news release.