Eye on the Coast


Medical marijuana rally, event photos

Medical marijuana advocates protested against “aggressive” raids on local medical cannabis delivery services at a rally on Jan. 11, in front of the San Luis Obispo County Courthouse. One outraged speaker, who first noted how budget cuts are impacting our... (Continue reading)

Diablo Power Plant open house, event photos

An open house that provided attendees a chance to learn more about the Diablo Power Plant was hosted by Pacific Gas and Electric Company at its Energy Education Center in San Luis Obispo on December 16. “For more than 25... (Continue reading)

SLO NightWriters holiday party, event photos

It was a party, a musical, and a fundraiser for Toys for Tots as Slo NightWriters held their annual holiday party at KCBX in San Luis Obispo on December 14. Find local events as well as movie show times at... (Continue reading)

Castoro Cellars open house, event house

A North County open house holiday celebration at Castro Cellars in Paso Robles included great food, live music and killer pours. Find local events as well as movie show times at CalCoastNews’ Event Calendar. If you would like to buy... (Continue reading)

GALA’s Holiday Drag Show, event photos

Ho Ho Ho, it was a holiday drag show at Downtown Brew in San Luis Obispo last Friday night. The show included a Liza Minnelli impersonator, then an Elvis performance, followed by a rendition of  “All I Want for Christmas... (Continue reading)

Endeavour Education Center and NASA Educator Resource Center move, photos

The Endeavour Education Center and the Central Coast’s only NASA Educator Resource Center, are now located at Vandenberg Middle School of the Lompoc Unified School District. Endeavour, an education non-profit dedicated to advancing STEM education within our K-12 schools, was... (Continue reading)

Softec Buckboards and Robotics, event photos

Softec, a Central Coast software and technology association, held its annual buckboards and robotics program at Ventana Grill in Shell Beach on Dec. 8. Robotics teams and speakers from local high schools displayed their robots. Softec donated $3,900 to the... (Continue reading)

GALA annual Holiday Party and Awards Ceremony, event photos

As sure as Christmas trees and pumpkin pie, December brings the GALA annual Holiday Party and Awards Ceremony. Attendees applauded award winners Adaire Hahn, Ty Lanier and Ryan Miller for their support of GALA, an organization that supports the well... (Continue reading)

Sue McGinty’s Book Launch at Coalesce Books, event photos

Los Osos mystery write Sue McGinty celebrated the launch of her book “Murder at Cuyamaca Beach” at Coalesce Books on Nov. 21. “Sue McGinty’s latest is intense; a rich backdrop of California’s Central Coast sets the scene for murder in... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo Chamber’s Green Awards, event photos

Six diverse local businesses and organizations were recognized at the 2010 San Luis Obispo Chamber’s Green Awards on Monday for working hard to be sustainable. This year’s winners were Elemental Herbs, Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center, Solarponics Energy Systems INC,... (Continue reading)