Eye on the Coast


Night at the Mission, event photos

For one memorable night, Cal Poly’s chamber ensembles performed at the Old Mission Church to raise funds for the Jazz Band’s tour to Puerto Rico in June. Saturday’s performers included wind quintets: aurora winds and celestial winds; saxophone quartets; string... (Continue reading)

Butterflies at Pismo Beach Monarch Grove, photos

From late October through February, experience the wonder of the Monarch Butterfly migration to the groves of eucalyptus trees at Pismo Beach State Park. With an average count of 25,000 butterflies arriving a year, Pismo Beach is arguably the largest... (Continue reading)

Peking Acrobats at the Clark Center, event photos

On Friday night, the “Peking Acrobats” redefined entertainment as they displayed daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs, tumbled, contorted and flew through the air at the Clark Center in Arroyo Grande. Live musicians skillfully playing traditional Chinese instruments... (Continue reading)

Edward Sellers’ open house, event photos

Wine enthusiasts spent a few hours sipping syrah, enjoying the music of Rolf Gehrung and KillerEatz and partaking of great barbecue at the open house of Edwards Sellers’ new tasting room on Saturday. If you would like to buy a... (Continue reading)

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 photos

A North County open house holiday celebration at Castro Cellars in Paso Robles included great food, live music and killer pours. If you would like to buy a high resolution print of any of these photos contact photographer Dennis Eamon... (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)