Eye on the Coast


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)

Taste of Hope at Niner Winery, event photos

Peoples Self Help Housing celebrated its 40 anniversary of helping low income families to have a home of their own on Saturday at recently opened Niner Wine Estates in Paso Robles. Find local events as well as movie show times... (Continue reading)

GALA Halloween party, event photos

What do you wear to a Halloween party benefiting the Gay and Lesbian Alliance of San Luis Obispo with a stated dress code of “fabulous costumes?” As guests arrived to the incredibly decorated Novo restaurant, it became clear that what... (Continue reading)

Collaboration Forum, photos

Speakers at this year’s 16th annual San Luis Obispo County Nonprofit Collaboration Forum focused on ways to incorporate volunteers and social marketing into collaborative efforts, last Thursday. Key note speaker Stephan Gunsaulus, director of Marketing and Communication at Cuesta College,... (Continue reading)

Pirates Paradise, event photos

I hope you didn’t miss out on the party of the year that happened last Friday night at the Avila Beach Golf Resort. The San Luis Obispo Children’s Museum’s yearly fundraiser was hopping with great music, a real six foot... (Continue reading)

Good Neighbor Program launch, event photos

Volunteers and charity directors came together at the launching of the Good Neighbor Program at the Vets Hall in San Luis Obipso on Oct. 6. The program matches volunteers with seniors and adults with disabilities who need critical support to... (Continue reading)

Rail and Wine Tour, event photos

Wine enthusiasts rolled out of Paso Robles for a truly unique afternoon of wine tasting and train travel as part of the Central Coast Railroad Festival last Sunday. The afternoon of wine, food and trains included a stop at Pomar... (Continue reading)

Egg Drop at Orcutt Academy High School, event photos

Over 80 excited students proffered their “egg-o-nauts” for 50-ft test drops from the Santa Maria Fire Department’s ladder truck.  Each of these creations sheltered a raw chicken egg in a custom-designed mantle.  Each had a maximum mass of 100 g... (Continue reading)

Chris Isaak concert, event photos

For one memorable night, the incomparable Chris Isaak rocked the Avila Beach resort with his rockabilly-rebel style music. The grand finale of last weekend’s Savor the Central Coast included wine tastings paired with complimentary appetizers and a fireworks display. Find... (Continue reading)