Photo by Mike Baird: Young Herons
Photo by Steve Corey: Ladybug Sipping Morning Dew
Photo by Mike Baird: Sailing Near Morro Rock
Behind the Badge by Richard Hannibal
I wish to comment on the invisible souls who live among us. Lately I'm hearing more and more people (including myself on occasion) referring to the less fortunate folks who live year-round in Morro Bay as "transients." Whether we like it or not, acknowledge it or not, these folks are as much Morro Bay citizens as the cop on the beat, the person living high on the hill, or our most distinguished city leaders. These "Morro Bay citizen's" are not transient. The dictionary defines "transient" as "Passing with time; transitory; remaining in a place only a brief time; decaying with time; one that is transient, especially a hotel guest or boarder who stays for only a brief time." These invisible folks have shabby but year-round homes in our otherwise perfect paradise. Read More
Want to get out and have some fun? Find out what's going on. This month, among other possibilities, enjoy the Polar Bear Dip in Cayucos, Butterfly Bingo (see front page), a Concert by the Sea in Cambria, and the Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival. Read More
Morro Bay Library Events
Please join us at the Morro Bay Library each Wednesday from 10 a.m. – noon in the Program Roomfor the Morro Bay Book Discussion Group as we have the opportunity to read and discuss an inspirational book that will make us think about better ways to care for our health and well-being; a prequel of characters that will have us laughing and crying at the same time; and, welcoming a local journalist for some interesting discussion on local history. Read More (Seriously - read more. Words are brain aerobics.)
Morro Bay Police File
Between December 1 through December 30, the Morro Bay Police Department logged over 914 calls. Here is a sampling of what was going on. Read More
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