Your father is having trouble breathing, or you witness an injury traffic collision in front of your house; you call 9-1-1! If you are one of many who have given up their traditional 'home' telephone line in favor of a cellular telephone, you will not initially talk to a Morro Bay Police (MBPD) dispatcher.
Morro Bay Police, to date, does not have the capability to directly receive cellular made 9-1-1 telephone calls. Presently, cellular made 9-1-1 telephone calls are sent direct to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) dispatch center in San Luis Obispo, even though you are calling from Morro Bay about a Morro Bay emergency. In fact, with few exceptions, such as the City of Atascadero, CHP dispatch handles all cellular made 9-1-1 calls in the county. Read More
Want to get out and have some fun? Find out what's going on. This month, among other possibilities, enjoy Opera San Luis Obispo, a Book Sale and a Crafts Fair in Cambria, the arrival of the tall ship Lady Washington, and a Christmas Street Faire in Morro Bay. Read More