Category: Opinion

Finish One Before Starting Another

I can only imagine that managing a project like current roadwork in Morro Bay is daunting, to say the least, but it wasn’t like we went through anything like that in Los Osos that could serve as a lesson. I have to be a little...

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A Voice for the Oceans

e California Central Coast is a vast region made up of rolling hills, lush pacific terraces and rugged coastal canyons that all dramatically meet the majestic Pacific Ocean.  It is a place of amazing diversity and ecosystems...

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Say ‘No’ to Panorama SOI

I oppose a Sphere of Influence for the Northern Morro Bay Hillside for the following reasons:• The Sphere of Influence is a halfway step to Annexation into the City. The City of Morro Bay has admitted this in City Council...

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Letter From District 2 Supervisor

From anywhere near Morro Rock on a clear day, you can see the City of Morro Bay to the east, Los Osos to the south, and to the north, Cayucos and our northern coast. This panoramic vista encompasses the essence of San Luis...

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Another Marine Sanctuary is Unnecessary

In 1974, President Ford established the first National Marine Sanctuary (“NMS”) off North Carolina- The USS Monitor National Marine Sanctuary. It was established to protect the shipwreck, and is currently being considered for...

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Watch for M.B. Government Changes

I’m writing to inform you about some recent developments in Morro Bay City government.  I thought the community might want to know what is taking place. The City is in the process of updating the local zoning codes.  A...

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Give Coastal Access Back

As a lifelong Los Osian, I am dismayed to see that access to a beloved coastal access location, the Pecho Road Bayside Land and Public Easement Trail, has been blocked by the new owners who recently purchased that parcel. That...

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Offshore Energy Questions Need Answers

How much energy would be produced by the offshore wind energy plant proposed for the Central Coast? And how can we put that into terms the average resident can understand? Several recent news reports have said the installation...

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Social Security Reform Now

Social Security reform for Social Security Disability Income, known as SSDI, and Supplemental Security Income, known as SSI, should happen shortly. Because living on low income each month has been affected by inflation within...

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Stop Paid Parking Plan

While working the front desk at a waterfront hotel, I often brag to our guests that “nowhere in Morro Bay do you have to pay to park your car.” The day that is no longer true will be a sad one for this town. Dan CurtisSan Luis...

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Kudos to Buttercup Bakery and a Wish

What a beautiful and uplifting report your paper had on Buttercup Bakery and Café (Vol. 3, Issue 22). The story of Carrie Raya, the owner, showed her passion, perseverance, stamina, determination, and focus to accomplish her...

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