City News

Hot Topics

26 Stories
Posted on: September 15, 2021

PRESS RELEASE - City Council Appoints Jen Ford to fill Vacant Council Position

City Council Appoints Jen Ford to fill Vacant Council Position, Sets Date for Special Election in June 2022

Morro Bay, CA – City Council appointed Jen Ford to fill the vacant City Council position during their September 14, 2021 meeting.  Ms. Ford...

Read on...

Link to Press Release Hot Topics
Posted on: August 26, 2021

City Releases Parking Study; Advisory Boards & City Council to Review in September & October

The City released the recently completed parking study of the Embarcadero, Morro Rock, and Downtown areas. The purpose of this study, conducted by Walker Consultants, is to understand existing parking needs, how parking is currently bein...

Read on...

Hot Topics
Posted on: August 10, 2021

City Council Seeking Community Input on Goals and Priorities

The City of Morro Bay is seeking community input about the direction of their local government.  Members of the community are encouraged to take an online survey through POLCO, to provide the City with input about how things are going and what th...

Read on...

Hot Topics
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Health Officials Report 7 COVID-19 Deaths, 15 Community Members Currently in ICU

Yesterday, the County of San Luis Obispo Public Health Department reported that seven community members have passed away from COVID-19 and forty-one residents are currently in the hospital, including 15 people in the intensive care unit.

Additional Info... Hot Topics
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Funcionarios de salud informan 7 muertes por COVID-19, 15 miembros de la comunidad en la UCI

Ayer, el Departamento de Salud Pública del condado de SLO informó que 7 miembros de la comunidad fallecieron a causa de COVID-19 y 41 residentes se encuentran actualmente en el hospital, incluidas 15 personas en la unidad de cuidados intensivos.

Información Adicional... Hot Topics
Posted on: September 14, 2021

New No-Cost COVID-19 Testing Site Opening in Grover Beach

The County Public Health Department opened a no-cost COVID-19 community testing site in South County on Monday, September 13.

Additional Info... Hot Topics
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Special Pop-Up Clinics Offer Free Concert Ticket with COVID-19 Vaccine

Live music fans who get their COVID-19 vaccine at one of three special pop-up clinics will get a free ticket to a concert at the Fremont Theater or Avila Concerts at the Cove.

Additional Info... Hot Topics
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Health Officials Report Ten COVID-19 Deaths

On Friday, the County of San Luis Obispo Public Health Department reported that ten more residents have died due to COVID-19. Currently, there are 51 SLO County residents hospitalized with COVID-19, including 17 in the ICU.

Additional Info... Hot Topics
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Nuevo Sitio de Prueba COVID-19 Sin Costo en Grover Beach

El Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado abrió un sitio de prueba comunitario de COVID-19 sin costo en el sur del condado el lunes 13 de septiembre.

Información Adicional... Hot Topics
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Clínicas Móviles Especiales Ofrecen Boleto De Concierto Gratis Con La Vacuna COVID-19

Los fanáticos de la música en vivo que reciban la vacuna COVID-19 en una de las tres clínicas especiales obtendrán un boleto gratis para un concierto en el Fremont Theatre o Avila Concerts at the Cove.

Información Adicional... Hot Topics
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Funcionarios De Salud Informan Diez Muertes Por COVID-19

El viernes, el Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de San Luis Obispo informó que diez residentes más murieron debido al COVID-19. Actualmente, hay 51 residentes del condado de SLO hospitalizados con COVID-19, incluidos 17 en la UCI.

Información Adicional... Hot Topics
Posted on: August 31, 2021

County of San Luis Obispo Health Officer Order Requires Masking in Indoor Public Places

As COVID-19 cases surge in San Luis Obispo County and hospitals face extreme demands on their capacity, County of San Luis Obispo Health Officer Dr. Penny Borenstein has issued a Health Officer Order requiring masking in all indoor public places.

Additional Info... Hot Topics
Posted on: August 31, 2021

Unvaccinated Residents Continue to Suffer Most COVID Cases, Hospitalizations & Deaths in SLO County

The large majority of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths reported in San Luis Obispo County continue to be among residents who are not yet fully vaccinated.

Additional Info... Hot Topics
Posted on: August 13, 2021

Bike Path Closed for WRF Pipeline Construction

The bike path between Atascadero Road and Main Street will be closed starting Monday, Aug. 16, for several months of pipeline construction as part of the City of Morro Bay’s Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) Pipelines. The WRF Program is the largest-ever C...

Read on...

Hot Topics
Posted on: August 31, 2021

La orden del funcionario de salud del condado requiere enmascaramiento en lugares públicos cerrados

A medida que aumentan los casos de COVID y los hospitales enfrentan demandas extremas de capacidad, el oficial de salud del condado, el Dr. Borenstein, emitió una orden de salud que requiere enmascaramiento en todos los lugares públicos interiores.

Información Adicional... Hot Topics
Posted on: August 31, 2021

Los no vacunados continúan sufriendo la mayoría de los casos de COVID, hospitalizaciones y muertes

La gran mayoría de los casos de COVID-19, las hospitalizaciones y las muertes reportadas en el condado de San Luis Obispo continúan ocurriendo entre los residentes que aún no están completamente vacunados.

Información Adicional... Hot Topics
Posted on: August 18, 2021

County Public Health Urges Businesses to Have Employees/Patrons Wear Masks in Indoor Public Places

As cases of COVID-19 increase significantly and the highly contagious Delta variant takes hold locally, SLO County Public Health Department strongly recommends that everyone, regardless of vaccination status, wears a mask indoors in public places.

Additional Info... Hot Topics
Posted on: August 18, 2021

Salud pública insta a las empresas a que los empleados / clientes usen máscaras en lugares públicos

A medida que los casos de COVID aumentan significativamente y la variante Delta se afianza localmente, Salud Pública recomienda que todos, independientemente del estado de vacunación, usen una máscara en lugares públicos en lugares cerrados.

Información Adicional... Hot Topics
Posted on: September 8, 2021

Presentation for the Community Forum on the Morro Bay Power Plant "Stacks"

These are the slides prepared in advance for the Community Forum -- Facts about the Stacks on September 8, 2021. Please be sure to view the complete recording of the session so that you have the appropriate context and nuances provided b...

Read on...

Additional Info... Hot Topics
Posted on: July 25, 2021

Morro Bay Councilmember Robert “Red” Davis Passes Away; Event Celebrating his Life Planned

Morro Bay, CA - Councilmember Robert “Red” Davis passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 24th at his residence.  Red is survived by his loving wife Gail Davis, and their daughter Catherine Sullivan, son-in-law Pat, and grandd...

Read on...

Hot Topics
Posted on: June 30, 2021

City Appoints New Fire Chief, Daniel McCrain

Morro Bay, CA - City Manager, Scott Collins, announced today that he is appointing Daniel McCrain to be the City's new Fire Chief.  Mr. Collins selected Daniel from a pool of over 20 candidates following a comprehensive intervie...

Read on...

Hot Topics
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Council Approves Agreement with Vistra Corp, Unlocking Potential Opportunities for the Community

Morro Bay, CA – City Council on June 9, 2021 approved an agreement with Vistra Corp (Vistra), current owners of the Morro Bay Power Plant site.  Vistra has also approved the agreement. The agreement (following a 90-day escrow period) pr...

Read on...

Hot Topics
Posted on: February 5, 2021

City Begins Water Reclamation Facility Pipeline Construction

Morro Bay, Calif. – In early February 2021, construction is slated to begin on the City of Morro Bay’s Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) Pipelines and Lift Stations. The WRF Program is the largest-ever City infrastructure progr...

Read on...

Hot Topics
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Vistra Energy Presentation on Potential Lithium Battery Storage Project

Representatives from Vistra Corporation made a presentation to City Council and the public at the January 26, 2021 City Council meeting.  The presentation outlined the current mission of Vistra, highlighted their new lithium battery storage proje...

Read on...

Hot Topics
Posted on: October 12, 2020

City Celebrates Progress on Water Reclamation Facility Construction

Morro Bay, Calif. – On Monday, Morro Bay Mayor and City Councilmembers visited the Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) construction site on South Bay Boulevard north of Highway 1 for a progress update and tour of construction activities on...

Read on...

Hot Topics
Posted on: November 10, 2015

Water Reclamation Facility Project

water.png

For information on the Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) project, visit:

WRF Project Information Hot Topics