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  • California sea lion population is booming in Morro Bay — 'They are fat and happy'

    California sea lions have made a dramatic recovery across the West Coast under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972. The number of sea lions has tripled from fewer than 89,000 in 1975 to 257,000 in 2014, according to a recent study. In Morro Bay, “They are fat and happy right now,” said Matthew Ashton, chief Harbor Patrol officer for the Port San Luis Harbor District.

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California sea lion population is booming in Morro Bay — 'They are fat and happy'

California sea lions have made a dramatic recovery across the West Coast under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972. The number of sea lions has tripled from fewer than 89,000 in 1975 to 257,000 in 2014, according to a recent study. In Morro Bay, “They are fat and happy right now,” said Matthew Ashton, chief Harbor Patrol officer for the Port San Luis Harbor District.

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Watch a helicopter rescue from the Montecito mudslides

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Before & after: Caltrans removes 12 feet of mud, water from Highway 101

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SLO firefighters helps clear Thomas Fire debris ahead of potentially dangerous storm

California sea lion population is booming in Morro Bay — 'They are fat and happy'

California sea lions have made a dramatic recovery across the West Coast under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972. The number of sea lions has tripled from fewer than 89,000 in 1975 to 257,000 in 2014, according to a recent study. In Morro Bay, “They are fat and happy right now,” said Matthew Ashton, chief Harbor Patrol officer for the Port San Luis Harbor District.
Joe Johnston The Tribune
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California sea lion population is booming in Morro Bay — 'They are fat and happy'

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Researchers remove plastic straw from sea turtle's nose

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Cal Poly professor discusses massive tree die-offs in California

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