Officials are urging San Luis Obispo County residents to be wary of fire danger on the Central Coast, as dry, hot weather hits the area and strong winds blow through. Get a look at the wild winds in this video.
Comics superstars Jerry Scott ("Baby Blues" and "Zits") of San Luis Obispo and Leigh Rubin ("Rubes") of Nipomo will demonstrate their drawing techniques and discuss their craft onstage before fielding questions from an audience at the Fremont Theatre in SLO on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. This is a Tribune event. Ticket info: TribuneComics.Eventbrite.com.
Josh Brolin receives the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival's King Vidor Award for Excellence in Filmmaking at an awards ceremony at the Fremont Theatre in San Luis Obispo on March 18, 2017. Jeff Bridges introduces Brolin, and Brolin talks to TCM host Ben Mankiewicz about his career.
Jerry Scott, who lives in San Luis Obispo and authors "Zits" and "Baby Blues, and Leigh Rubin, who lives in Nipomo and created "Rubes," describe what it's like to be a cartoonist — and how they keep coming up with new jokes.
The Point Estero, a fishing vessel out of Morro Bay, crashed into rocks on its way back to Morro Bay Harbor from a fishing excursion on July 28, 2017. Because of jurisdictional issues among San Luis Obispo County, the state of California and the federal government (U.S. Coast Guard), there is confusion about who will pay for its removal.
The U.S. Coast Guard Station in Morro Bay said they took advantage of offshore swell on Thursday, October 12, 2017, for "surf training and recertifications." Ride in the passenger seat as crews navigate the waves off the Central Coast.
The new San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport terminal's official opening date is Nov. 1, 2017. The facility is 56,000 square feet — almost 40,000 square feet larger than the existing terminal. High ceilings and a new outdoor courtyard are among the highlights of the new building.
Local artist Heather Millenaar organized a mural project and enlisted the help of almost 100 local volunteers to help paint it on the side of the old Founder's Community Bank building on El Camino Real. The mural, which features the city's landmarks, the area's rolling hills and "The Women’s Republic," came to life on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017.
The 87th annual Pioneer Day Parade and free bean feed was held Saturday, October 14, 2017. The crowds enjoy a long procession of huge antique tractors, steam engines, horse-drawn wagons, local marching bands, vintage cars, and more. After the parade long lines of people, with pans in hand, waited for the free bean feed in City Park.
The Transitions-Mental Health Association launched a new mental health awareness and training program at a handful of San Luis Obispo County schools in the 2017-18 school year. Here's what the program offers teens.