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Players defend Morro Bay football coach over LGBTQ comment  The Tribune

Morro Bay High School football coach David Kelley used insensitive language, saying “stop looking at me like a homosexual” when he commanded a JV football ...



Police: No threat against Morro Bay High School  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

The principal at Morro Bay High School says students and staff are safe after an investigation into a report of a rumored threat against the school. Kyle Pruitt says ...



Morro Bay High School teacher fired as head football coach  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

Morro Bay High School head varsity football coach David Kelley was fired as football coach on Monday, according to the school principal. Kelley is still teaching ...



Wow! Morro Bay soccer player puts her gymnast skills to work with an acrobatic goal  The Tribune

A soccer player from the Morro Bay High School girls varsity team scored an acrobatic goal on a flip throw-in caught on video in a December game against ...



Four candidates compete for San Luis Coastal school board  The Tribune

Budget, spending priorities and teacher demands are among key issues in this year's San Luis Coastal school board race. Four candidates are running for two ...



Local groups ask for punishment of former Morro Bay football coach after LGBTQ slur  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

A history teacher at Morro Bay High School lost his job as football coach after school leaders say he used a slur in front of the football team, but community ...



Cayucos students can finally attend Morro Bay High after historic agreement  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Cayucos students can now attend Morro Bay High School instead of Coast Union in Cambria after three school districts resolved a decades-long dispute.



Vo's Little Pros: Surfs up in Morro Bay  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

Surfs up in California. Officially. Surfing has been considered one of California's past times but now, it's the state's official sport. Californians on the Central Coast ...



California HS coach fired for hateful LGBTQ speech defended by players  USA TODAY High School Sports

One of the groups that wasn't upset by Morro Bay coach David Kelley's use of a homophobic phrase were the very players that Kelley oversaw.



Agreement to let North Coast kids change schools not expected to disrupt districts  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

A landmark agreement on student transfers isn't expected to cause a large influx or exodus for any of the three North Coast school districts involved, their ...



Three cheers for Morro Bay's AvoMarg Fest Sept. 7 and 8  New Times SLO

If you ever need a pick-me-up, call the Morro Bay High School cheerleaders. That's what I did. Well, I called for an interview with MBHS cheer coach Michele ...



Santa Maria wins Ocean League boys cross country title  Santa Maria Times

As he approached the finish line on the Morro Bay High School track Wednesday, Santa Maria sophomore Yair Torres raised his arms skyward in triumph.



Rejuvenated Morro Bay wrestling wins league title, sends 11 to division finals  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

The Morro Bay High School boys wrestling team won a league title and will send 11 wrestlers to the CIF-Southern Section Inland Division Championships.



School starts in Cambria next week. Here’s what you need to know  The Tribune

School for grammar, primary and high school students starts in Cambria, California, next week. Here's what students and family members can expect.



H.S. Girls Volleyball: Central Coast Senior Showcase All-Star Game  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

Team Teal defeated Team Black, 3-1, at the inaugural Central Coast Senior Showcase All-Star Game on Saturday night at Morro Bay High School. Team Teal ...



Atascadero Middle School wrestles in Morro Bay: Vincent Zertuche remains undefeated  Atascadero News

MORRO BAY — Last Friday, the Atascadero Middle School wrestling team traveled to Morro Bay High School to take on three other teams in a wrestling ...



This world-class conductor grew up in Morro Bay. Now he's coming home for a concert  The Tribune

Grammy Award winner and conductor Kent Nagano is scheduled to play a benefit concert Friday, June 8, 2018, in Morro Bay, California. The San Luis Obispo ...



Setting the bar  New Times SLO

A few years ago, Denise Juarez could barely lift the bench press bar. Now she holds two powerlifting world records—and is hungry for more.



'Our hearts were broken': Friends remember Morro Bay native who died after giving birth  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Friends of Amanda Sawyer, the wife of a Fresno firefighter and Morro Bay native, who died suddenly April 9, 2018, just an hour after giving birth to twins.



Paso High students say they 'didn't have a choice,' were blocked from holding walkout  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Paso Robles High School students say they weren't allowed to hold a walkout against gun violence along with demonstrations nationwide on March 14, 2018, ...



Boys Soccer: Santa Maria sloshes its way to 6-0 win over Santa Ynez  Santa Maria Times

For the most part, the rain stayed away from Santa Maria High School Thursday night.



State of the Art Auto Shop Opens at Morro Bay High School  Autobody News

Local news stories affecting the collision repair industry in California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming.



Templeton announces Don Crow as new head football coach  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

Templeton High School announced head coach Don Crow to lead its varsity football program for the 2019 fall season. Crow previously served as the Eagles ...



Boys basketball: Big fourth quarter lifts Pioneer Valley past Santa Maria  Santa Maria Times

This boys basketball rivalry game at Pioneer Valley was tied after three quarters Tuesday night.



San Luis Obispo Schools Finally See Benefit of Bond Monies  School Constructions News

San Luis Obispo High School and Morro Bay High School get makeovers thanks to a $177 million bond measure.



6 pianos, 4 homes, scores of followers. How he went from surfer to world-class conductor  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Grammy Award-winning conductor Kent Nagano commands classical music ensembles in Montreal, Germany and Sweden. He grew up in Morro Bay.



‘Our special place.’ Why Social Distortion’s Mike Ness loves the SLO life  The Tribune

Like most professional musicians with a demanding touring schedule and scores of fans, Social Distortion frontman Mike Ness has a special recipe for relaxation ...



Week Nine: Nipomo, PV to meet in Ocean League showdown; Cabrillo, VCA play Thursday night  Santa Maria Times

Ocean League. +6. 100518 Pioneer Valley vs Templeton 01.jpg. Buy Now. Michael Bourbon (3) runs downfield during an Ocean League game in Santa Maria ...



Is it just me, or there more turkeys trotting around Cambria these days?  The Tribune

Flocks of turkeys are taking over Cambrian columnist Kathe Tanner's back yard and porch this summer, making outside chores just a little riskier with the ...



He went to Del Mar Elementary as a kid. Now he’s back — to teach  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Hernan Hernandez, 24, attended Del Mar Elementary in Morro Bay from fourth through sixth grades. Last week, he returned as a kindergarten teacher.



SLO County celebrity sightings in 2017: Nick Jonas, Keanu Reeves seen  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Rihanna, Will Ferrell and Justin Timberlake were among the celebrities spotted in San Luis Obispo County, California, in 2017 and early 2018.



SLO County students plan gun control walkout, march  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

San Luis Obispo County, California, students are planning protests calling for stronger gun laws in response to the February 14, 2018, mass shooting in ...



New restaurant The Spot offers menu items that ‘switch it up’ from Cambria’s norm  The Tribune

North Coast restaurant patrons have been buzzing online recently about The Spot, a small new entry into Cambria's (California) assortment of interesting ...



Journey to wellness: SLO family turns tragedy into movement to address teen stress and mental health issues  New Times SLO

While they grieved, Ana and Patrick O'Sullivan found out that they weren't alone. In the wake of their son Tomas' tragic suicide in 2016, Ana...



Rising singer-songwriter Amalia Fleming plays SLO Brew Rock on Aug. 25  New Times SLO

For kids all over the country, the Parkland School shootings became the last straw. Earlier this year, on March 14, students across the nation walked...



Growth, housing, climate change and more divide candidates for SLO City Council  The Tribune

Seven candidates running for San Luis Obipso City Council shared their perspectives on the city's future with The Tribune. Here are responses from the seven ...



Body found during search for missing woman in Prefumo Canyon  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Police found a body while they conducted a large-scale search for Kristen Marti in Prefumo Canyon in San Luis Obispo, California, on Sunday, March 25, 2018.



Out with the old: Long awaited Measure D renovations begin for SLO and Morro Bay high schools  New Times SLO

Kyle Pruitt is a local guy through and through. He's a proud Tiger (class of 1990 at San Luis Obispo High), Cal Poly grad, former teacher at SLO High, and the ...



Santa Maria boys win first-ever Santa Barbara County cross country title  Santa Maria Times

Being a first-time county champion is nice, Santa Maria sophomore Yair Torres said Wednesday, but he is looking toward other things.



Bear at Morro Rock leads to lockdown at Morro Bay High  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

A 250-pound black bear made its way to Morro Rock on Thursday, prompting cautious officials to lock down Morro Bay High School as a crowd of curious ...



Large-scale search planned for SLO woman missing for more than 2 months, police say  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

San Luis Obispo police on Sunday will be conducting a large-scale search in the Prefumo Canyon area for any sign of a woman who has been missing since ...



Agreement brewing between Coast Unified, Cayucos, and San Luis Coastal on transfers  New Times SLO

Cayucos families could soon have a dependable path for transferring their kids to San Luis Coastal Unified School District (SLCUSD) schools. A draft agreement ...



Morro Bay High School incorporates popular 'Serial' podcast into the classroom  New Times SLO

Here at the New Times office, there are approximately three things we obsess over. One is sugar, for obvious reasons. Two is making fun of...



Fix in progress  New Times SLO

High school recreational and academic facilities touched by Measure D money.



Avocado and Margarita Festival is Sept. 7-8  Atascadero News

The 12th Annual Avocado and Margarita Festival kicks off on Friday, Sept. 7 at 5 p.m. with the third annual Taste of the Grove. Taste is an exclusive homage to ...



New lead released in SLO missing woman case; no ID yet on body found in Prefumo Canyon  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

The San Luis Obispo County Coroner's Office has been unable to identify a body found during a search of Prefumo Canyon in March 2018 in response to the ...



San Luis Obispo police identify sole person of interest in Kristen Marti death  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

The San Luis Obispo Police Department identified the sole person of interest in the Kristen Marti homicide case as Robert Koehler, 36, of Arroyo Grande, ...



Concert to benefit 'Save the Cerrito Peak' campaign  Paso Robles Daily News

–Kent Nagano, Grammy Award-winning conductor and Morro Bay native, will present a concert of classical music to benefit the “Save Cerrito Peak” campaign of ...



Cross Country: Santa Maria teams have a big day at Ocean League Mid-Season Meet  Santa Maria Times

The Central Coast Athletic Association (CCAA) Mid-Season Ocean League Cross Country Meet Thursday did not count toward the league standings.



San Luis Obispo breaks 32-year heat record  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

San Luis Obispo, California, broke a 32-year heat record on Sunday, January 28, 2018, and Santa Maria tied its previous record.



6 SLO County high schools ranked among nation’s best by U.S. News  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

The best high schools in San Luis Obispo County, according to the 2016 ranking by U.S. News and World Report, are Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, ...



Cayucos heats up over school district options  New Times SLO

A Cayucos Elementary School District board member is under scrutiny for using his personal email to urge the community to oppose possible changes to the...



Look back at school district history helps understand how it got where it is  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

How do you wrap up 130 years of school-district history in less than 45 minutes? Vera Wallen did just that June 8 for the Coast Unified School District Board of ...



Morro Bay senior challenges school district over app  New Times SLO

By most accounts from sources at Morro Bay High School, Johnny Hammerlund is one “sharp” high school senior. So sharp, in fact, the student webmaster once ...



Santa Maria boys earn school's first-ever league cross country title  Santa Maria Times

Santa Maria's boys team dominated the varsity race at the Los Padres League Cross Country Finals at Morro Bay High School Wednesday, and the Saints made ...



SLO County storms bring car crashes, power outages, downed trees  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Storms brought gusty winds and rain to San Luis Obispo County on February 17, 2017, causing weather-related mishaps including downed trees, vehicle ...



Dip into the dip this Sept. 9 at Morro Bay's most epic AvoMarg Fest yet  New Times SLO

Photo Courtesy Of AvoMarg Fest; ONE AVO, MANY WAYS Everything from a mini-avocado toss for the kids, live bands and margaritas for those who like to party ...



Burros boys soccer goes 3-0 at Garces Holiday Tournament  Ridgecrest Daily Independent

When it comes to the Burroughs High School boys varsity soccer team in 2018-19, there have already been a handful of games that have gotten away from this ...



SLO County ‘super-commuters’ trade hours in the car for a life on the Central Coast  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Three San Luis Obispo County “super-commuters” share why they drive more than 90 minutes to work and why they live on the Central Coast.



Morro Bay celebrates 50 years of cityhood  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Bolstered by the new economic base of a revenue-generating power plant and with ambitions to improve local services, Morro Bay officially became a city on ...



Morro Bay inn owners ran one of town's first sit-down restaurants  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

In January, Morro Bay 50th recognized Bud and Rita Anderson.



Lompoc shuts out Morro Bay in rout  Lompoc Record

Lompoc High made the road trip up to Morro Bay Friday night and routed the Pirates 64-0 for the Braves' second straight shutout win.



Morro Bay meal program nourishes those in need  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Greg Miller is one of dozens of people who help make ends meet by regularly taking advantage of the free nutritious dinners served up each Monday at the ...



Coast Unified board seeks to preserve high school agriculture post  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Coast Unified's school board will work to preserve an agriculture position at the high school that had been on the chopping block as part of proposed budget ...



Morro Bay art designer made a splash with celebrities, studios  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

John O'Brien was the quiet one at Morro Bay 50th meetings throughout 2014. Few realized the company he kept while building his portfolio as a graphic ...



Skateboarding History on Display in Morro Bay Museum  KEYT

Visitors from around-the-world are drawn to the Morro Bay Skateboard Museum, which offers guests a look at the unique and fascinating history of the sport and ...



Painful cuts: Teacher development, district office take hits in $2 million San Luis Coastal budget slash  New Times SLO

The Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant won't officially shut down until 2024-2025, but the San Luis Coastal Unified School District (SLCUSD) isn't wasting any ...



Central Coast Fishing: Popular Virg’s Landing captain couple retires to Oregon  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

A couple who have captained fishing boats out of Virg's Landing in Morro Bay for more than three decades have retired to Waldport, Oregon.



This amazing garden in Los Osos offers something extra — a view of the Pacific  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

When visitors pass through Jim and Deborah Whitson's garden gate in Los Osos, they are overwhelmed. Such unexpected beauty can make a person feel as ...



Coast Unified welcomes four new teachers for fall semester  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

One new teacher at Coast Union High School was born in Ireland but has lived in Cambria for 10 years. Another came to Cambria for a concert gig and wound ...



W.T.F.: Morro Bay weighs cost and citizen input as it decides where to put a new wastewater treatment facility  New Times SLO

A large “for sale” sign is staked into the ground beside Highway 41 at the entrance to the Righetti Ranch, a 253-acre property in the Morro Valley along the edge ...



Driver in fatal Highway 1 crash allegedly smoked synthetic marijuana  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

The driver in a deadly weekend crash that has devastated a local family was under the influence of synthetic marijuana, also known as “spice,” according to the ...



Update: Identity released of pedestrian killed in early morning hit and run  A-Town Daily News

–The SLO County Coroner's office released the name of our fatality victim from this morning. His name was Nathaniel J. Weatherly and he was 22 years old.



Cold murder case resurrected in Cayucos firefighter’s human trafficking trial  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Acting on a call from the family of Oscar Higueros Sr., sheriff's detectives walked into the Los Osos resident's home in April 1990 and encountered a gruesome ...



Los Osos woman was intoxicated prior to fatal crash  Cal Coast News

A Los Osos woman who died after losing control of her car last month on Highway 1 was driving while heavily intoxicated, according to the CHP. Sabrina.



Miss California Mid-State Fair to be crowned at pageant July 18  Paso Robles Press

PASO ROBLES — The 48th annual Miss California Mid-State Fair Pageant celebrating the Mid-State Fair theme, “Come One Come All,” will crown the 2017 ...



Pena powers Braves past Pirates  Lompoc Record

With game-time temperatures dipping to a brisk 50 degrees, along with the howling winds coming out of the north, the chill factor made it feel around 40.



Santa Maria High School football finds its edge again after years of losing | Sports Lead  Santa Maria Sun

img12288 When the Santa Maria High School football team notched its first league victory last season, it seemed like a routine milestone. But the...



Morro Bay native Greg Garman plays drums for Selena Gomez and The Scene  San Luis Obispo Tribune

Morro Bay native Greg Garman has drumming in his blood.



Father of Los Osos Woman Found Dead in Nevada Speaks Out  KEYT

"Margay touched so many lives, and was so outgoing and gregarious", says Jeff Edwards as he reflects on the life and sudden death of his 27-year-old daughter ...



UPDATE: Tsunami advisory is no longer in effect  San Luis Obispo Tribune

Update, 8:50 a.m. Saturday: The tsunami advisory has been canceled for the coastal areas of California. Tsunamis are no longer expected along the West ...



Coaches and teammates remember former Lompoc football and basketball standout Michael Taylor, who died Friday  Lompoc Record

Former Lompoc High School football and basketball standout Michael Taylor died Friday morning, Lompoc football coach Andrew Jones has confirmed.



What shall we call these winds?  San Luis Obispo Tribune

Throughout the world, downslope winds have been given different names. Along the Rocky Mountains, these down-slope winds are known as Chinook ...



Cardinale retires from MPC after 40 years  The Salinas Californian

Sal Cardinale retired from MPC (Monterey Peninsula College) on June 3 after 40 years of counseling more than 80,000 students, and over a decade of coaching ...



New tsunami maps show risks  Santa Maria Times

New, updated state tsunami hazard maps show little change in the hazard zones used for emergency planning by San Luis Obispo County since 2005.



Miss Central Coast Pride 2017 crowned at drag queen pageant  A-Town Daily News

–The Miss Central Coast Pride 2017 crown was awarded to “Rubi” at a drag queen pageant held Saturday night at Tooth and Nail Winery in Paso Robles.



Claudia Lane and several strong teams headline Division 4  MileSplit

Claudia Lane is the headliner but don\'t fall asleep on the team battles in this division.



Measure for measure: Measure D aims to fund the renovation of San Luis Coastal schools  New Times SLO

Leslie O'Connor loves his school. That fact would be apparent even if it weren't Homecoming Week and he wasn't wearing a school-color-appropriate bright ...



Panthers can't convert, Eagles do in 1-0 Templeton win over Pioneer Valley  Santa Maria Times

Pioneer Valley had many good chances to score Thursday night, and the Panthers couldn't convert on any of them.



Learning price of drunken driving every 15 minutes  Fresno Bee

The Every 15 Minutes program is administered statewide by the CHP via a grant from the state Office of Traffic Safety. It is a partnership of law enforcement, ...



Trevor Garcia | Athlete of the Week  Santa Maria Sun

Pitching a perfect game or no-hitter in baseball is the dream outcome for most pitchers, but the feat is so hard to pull off that very few pitchers ac...



Update: CHP releases identity of woman killed in wrong-way collision  A-Town Daily News

Update posted Dec. 17. 7:20 a.m.. Lindsay Matzie was a Morro Bay High School graduate. –The woman who died in a wrong-way collision on the 101 early ...



Los Osos Middle School officials and students are excited about STEAM  New Times SLO

At about 11 a.m. on a Tuesday in Aimee Burrus' sixth-grade Los Osos Middle School class, the words “bridge builder” were projected on a screen...



Olympic medalist, Atascadero resident Jan Johnson continues to be a giant in pole vaulting world  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Tucked away in a dusty Atascadero backyard sits a pole vault playground unlike any other.



Snip snip | Strokes & Plugs | San Luis Obispo  New Times SLO

“Hair changes people,” he said. “Something as simple as a new cut or style can start a ripple effect in your life.” The owner of Fierro Salon, Sosa offers his ...



Braves girls basketball struggles before routing Pioneer Valley  Lompoc Record

Pioneer Valley had things tied up at 23-23 – until the Panthers girls basketball team only mustered one point in the next 10 minutes against the Lompoc Braves.



Country stars the Josh Abbott Band play the Fremont Theater on March 30  New Times SLO

Maybe more than any other genre, country music has to be authentic and real for it to have power. That's why Josh Abbott is gaining...



Valencia wrestling locks up league for second consecutive year  Santa Clarita Valley Signal

The Valencia High wrestling team won a Tri-Valley League dual against Fillmore High, 57-12, Wednesday night at Peterson Grapplers in Valencia. With the ...



Lions down Buffaloes  Lompoc Record

It was a dominant day for Valley Christian Academy athletics Monday in a doubleheader of baseball and softball. The Lions beat Alpaugh 34-6 in softball and ...



Photos: Lompoc's Michael Taylor, 20, remembered at funeral | Local News  Santa Maria Times

An overflow crowd watches pallbearers during a funeral for former Lompoc football/basketball standout Michael Taylor, at Trinity Church of Nazarene in Lompoc.



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