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Morro Bay High School graduates 181 ‘passionate, driven’ seniors  San Luis Obispo Tribune

Morro Bay High School celebrated its graduation Thursday, sending off 181 seniors. The group includes more than half planning to attend Cuesta and six ...



Morro Bay High School presents Mamma Mia!  New Times SLO

Morro Bay High School Drama presents its production of Mamma Mia! March 15 through 23. Performances take place in the school's cafeteria at 7 p.m. on ...



Morro Bay football coach fired over LGBTQ comments  The Tribune

Morro Bay High School's head varsity football coach has been fired over comments made that were “insensitive” to the LGBTQ community, sources from the San ...



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 ...



What are the odds? Cambria Boy Scout troop produces five Eagle Scouts this year  San Luis Obispo Tribune

What are the odds that a small Boy Scout troop in the small coastal community of Cambria would produce five Eagle Scouts in a little less than a year, from ...



Morro Bay hires new head football coach  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

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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 ...



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 ...



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.



Central Coast Aquarium and Morro Bay work toward a new aquarium  New Times SLO

Several residents who spoke at the March 12 Morro Bay City Council meeting supported the Central Coast Aquarium's (CCA) proposal to work with the city...



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.



Paso Robles CA to build SLO County's biggest high school pool  San Luis Obispo Tribune

The Paso Robles, CA, school district is determined to complete a $10 million swimming pool facility that would be the biggest aquatic center in San Luis Obispo ...



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 ...



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 ...



SLO County students walk out of class to join global climate action strike  San Luis Obispo Tribune

A climate action rally featured San Luis Obispo County, California, students on Friday. Students at Cal Poly, Cuesta College and high schools in SLO, Arroyo ...



Central Coast public high school rankings vary in latest U.S. News and World Report list  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

U.S. News and World Report recently released its list of the best high schools across the nation and in California, and some Central Coast schools found ...



SLO County’s best school graduation traditions, from American flags to roses  San Luis Obispo Tribune

San Luis Obispo County, California, high schools and Cuesta College celebrated Class of 2019 graduations in June. Here are highlights from ceremonies for ...



CIT Wrestling Tournament: Championship Finals  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

Results from the 65th annual Sam Boyd California Invitational Tournament held at Morro Bay High School can be found here: C.I.T. 2019 ...



SLO County CA high schools among lowest-performing in state  San Luis Obispo Tribune

Three high schools in San Luis Obispo County, California, were classified as low performing by the state Department of Education. Find out where your school ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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...



The Community Foundation SLO County awards $230000 in Scholarships  Paso Robles Press

SAN LUIS OBISPO ― The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County has awarded $230,000 in scholarships to 60 graduating students.



You’ll soon be able to buy legal pot in SLO — and these businesses could make millions  San Luis Obispo Tribune

Three marijuana businesses in San Luis Obispo County, California, share the challenges of transitioning from the medical to the recreational cannabis market, ...



U.S. News ranked the top high schools in the country. Here's how SLO County stacks up  San Luis Obispo Tribune

This year's U.S. News & World Report public high school rankings are here — San Luis Obispo High School tops the county, based on test scores, graduation ...



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.



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.



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

A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place on May 5 at Morro Bay High School in CA for a brand new, state of the art body shop. The facility was built with Measure D ...



Valencia boys wrestling finishes in second at Kern County Invitational  Santa Clarita Valley Signal

In early January, Valencia wrestling had a surprise workout when they showed up at the gym. While the floors of the gym were being worked on, the team went ...



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 ...



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 ...



These 12 businesses want to bring legal marijuana to SLO  San Luis Obispo Tribune

San Luis Obispo, California, officials are reviewing applications for 12 marijuana businesses. Nine are applying for legal cannabis retail storefront licenses, one ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



'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.



Fix in progress  New Times SLO

Picture this: You're a high school student, and the final bell of the day has just rung. You leave your un-air-conditioned classroom and start heading toward swim ...



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...



Greyhound foundation begins to raise money for pool  Atascadero News

ATASCADERO — The Atascadero Greyhound Foundation, which was founded in 1994 as a way to fund facilities and programs for Atascadero High School ...



SLO has awarded its first cannabis business permits to these businesses  San Luis Obispo Tribune

San Luis Obispo, California, has issued contingent operator permits for cannabis businesses: three retail storefronts, one delivery *service* and one marijuana ...



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...



Girls basketball: Arroyo Grande girls end their dry spell against Righetti  Santa Maria Times

The drought is over, and Arroyo Grande has the inside track to the inaugural Mountain League girls basketball championship.



Local students to rally for climate action  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

Students on the Central Coast are organizing to call for more aggressive action from local government leaders on climate change. The demonstrations are being ...



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.



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.



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.



Art Central holds seascapes workshop  New Times SLO

Artist Harwood Benton hosts a watercolor painting class on Saturday, March 23, and Thursday, March 28, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. both days, at Art Central in ...



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.



Family Matters: The story of Doug and Kyle Perrin  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

In 1980, Doug Perrin created the Arroyo Grande Youth Wrestling Club, and since its inception, it has served over 1,000 youth wrestlers in the area, but Doug's ...



27-Year Old Los Osos Woman Found Dead in Nevada  KEYT

The body of a Los Osos woman was discovered in the Nevada Desert, and the Sheriff's Department in Nye County, Nevada is now trying to put the pieces ...



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 ...



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...



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 ...



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.



South Pacific Army/Navy WWII amphibian landing craft Morro Bay training base  KCBX

Joe Dunlap , a class of 1966 graduate of Morro Bay High School, and a U.S. Navy veteran, has been a student of WWII history for more than forty years. His.



SLO County students vow to turn outrage into action in wake of Florida school shooting  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 ...



Daniel Freeman, word surgeon | The Cuestonian  Cuestonian.com

Freeman went to a community college right out of high school and realized that school wasn't for him. After that he said didn't go to school for years. Freeman ...



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 ...



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 ...



Hearst Castle’s new curator got his start hanging holiday decorations there  San Luis Obispo Tribune

The new curator at Hearst Castle in San Simeon, California, is tasked with acquiring, conserving and storing artwork and museum objects at the San Luis Obispo ...



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 ...



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

Social Distortion singer and guitarist Mike Ness, who has a home in Morro Bay, California, performs with his punk band in Avila Beach on July 20, 2018. Country ...



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.



Subtle inhalation: Tobacco prevention specialists are worried electronic cigarettes are addicting a new generation  New Times SLO

The campaign against tobacco over the last several decades has worked. Messaging built into the public school system's health classes successfully got the ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Lompoc shuts out Morro Bay in rout | Football | lompocrecord.com  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.



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 ...



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 ...



Will Ferrell spotted all across SLO County on 5-day bicycling trip  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Actor Will Ferrell was spotted around San Luis Obispo County in Santa Margarita and Morro Bay on Wednesday, October 4, 2017.



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.



WWII childhood memories--amphibious training & D-Day Memorial  KCBX

Within moments of the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7th 1941, life in America instantly transformed for the duration of the war. Edith Ross.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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...



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 ...



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.



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.



Co-Opera: Opera San Luis Obispo Finds Its Survival Strategy  KCET

In an era when performing arts powerhouses are closing their doors, community-wide collaborations are essential to ensuring the future of the art form.



Paso Robles shooting victim was a friendly commercial fisherman, friends say  The Tribune

As a self-described clairvoyant prepares to enter court on a premeditated murder charge, friends of commercial fisherman and environmental activist Benjamin ...



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 ...



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...



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 ...



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 ...



Rocha-Ogden | Milestones  Napa Valley Register

Heather Courtney Rocha of Napa, daughter of Dan and Ann Courtney of Napa, and Benjamin Ogden of San Luis Obispo, son of David “Mike” Ogden of Ventura ...



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, ...



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...



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.



New tsunami maps show risks | Local News  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.



Where There Once Was Water: Photographer Brittany App Documents the Drought  KCET

With photographic/video series "Where There Once Was Water," Brittany App documents the effects of the California drought.



Pozo Saloon's Oct. 16 Harvest Fest brings hip-hop and reggae to the Central Coast  New Times SLO

Even though there's a 60 percent chance of rain in Pozo this Sunday, Oct. 16, that means there's a 40 percent chance of no rain when. Higher Grounds Music ...



Last round table honors holiday winners and basketball stars  Santa Ynez Valley News

All 10 area schools — from Allan Hancock College to Santa Ynez — were present inside Giavanni's Pizzeria in Orcutt on Monday for the final Northern Santa ...



Abandoned in America: Photographer Nyla James Explores Forgotten Places  KCET

Arroyo Grande photographer Nyla James finds beauty in abandoned buildings across America.



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