Los Osos Deserves Love and Respect

Aaron Ochs
4 min readFeb 2, 2023
The famous Los Osos bear statue greets motorists on South Bay Blvd.

Los Osos is a beautiful place, but it’s woefully underappreciated and underrepresented. It’s time to change that.

Last week, I had the opportunity to observe the devastation at Vista de Oro Estates, an area ravaged by floods and a mudslide that occurred after our most recent storm. Residents showed me on their phones photos and videos including several feet of water and mud rushing down their streets…

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Aaron Ochs

Author, artist, advocate and entrepreneur from Morro Bay, California.