Posts Tagged ‘Awards’


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Cal Poly float wins Rose Parade award

The Cal Poly float won the Crown City Innovation Trophy at the Rose Parade in Pasadena Wednesday. The float, “Bedtime Buccaneers,” designed by Cal Poly students at San Luis Obispo and Pomona campuses showed children, pets and stuffed animals playing... (Continue reading)

Two California professors share Nobel Prize

Scientists from Stanford and UC Berkeley share the 2013 Nobel Prize in medicine with a professor from Yale University. [SanJoseMercuryNews] Scientists Dr. Thomas Sudhof of Stanford, Randy Schekman of UC Berkeley and James Rothman from Yale University solved the mystery... (Continue reading)

CalCoastNews wins media award

CalCoastNews won an award for Media Advocate of the Year from the Area Agency on Aging, following a series of stories regarding the treatment of the homeless in San Luis Obispo County. The award, recognizing the news site’s coverage of... (Continue reading)

SLO woman’s dog wins best of breed at Westminster

A dog co-owned by a San Luis Obispo women won best of breed at the 2013 Westminster Dog Show. Champions Paragon Sharped Dressed Man At Greengate, a Brussels Griffon, is co-owned by Felicia Cashin of San Luis Obispo. Mary Gale... (Continue reading)

Genius behind delivery of high speed “Hobbit” in SLO

By LISA RIZZO The worldwide movie premier of “The Hobbit” next week will unveil the fastest imaging in cinema history during a journey through ‘Middle-earth,’ thanks in part to technology designed and manufactured by USL, Inc. in San Luis Obispo.... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo rewarding dubious behavior

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo city officials and management staff have selected several individuals for promotions, awards and high-dollar contracts who are currently under fire for either alleged criminal activities or anger management issues. City manager Katie Lichtig recently... (Continue reading)

Movie review: The Artist, silence is golden

By Miranda Foresman Ever the skeptic, I questioned the critical hullabaloo when I heard about The Artist and all of its splendor. This weekend, courtesy of the Fair Oaks Theater in Arroyo Grande, I became a believer. The novelty of... (Continue reading)

Police chief under fire for retaliating against her men

A Paso Robles police officer, who says his numerous attempts to force the chief to run the department in a legal and productive manner were rebuffed, filed a claim against the city in December and plans to follow up with... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles wineries capture top honors

Wines from Paso Robles collected half of the Sweepstakes awards in this month’s San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, which attracted 5,000 entries. [MercuryNews] 2011 Sweepstakes winners: Alapay Cellars — 2009 Paso Robles Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc $30.00 Ecluse Wines —... (Continue reading)

Firestone Brewery wins six gold medals

Firestone Brewery in Paso Robles was the big winner in the Craft Brewers Conference in Chicago last weekend, bringing home six gold medals. [ChicagoTribune] Enjoying what what was touted as the largest beer pairing dinner ever, industry insiders sampled delicacies... (Continue reading)