Eye on the Coast


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)

Savor the Central Coast, photos

The first annual Savor the Central Coast food and wine festival included wine tastings, an abundance of unusual and traditional delicacies as well as cooking aficionados sharing some of their special talents. Sunset magazine and the San Luis Obispo Visitors... (Continue reading)

Think Pink, event photos

Friends gathered for an evening of pink drinks, old times, fabulous raffles and great company. Dr. Laleh Shaban sponsored the Think Pink fund raiser which was held in Morro Bay to provide support for the fight against breast cancer. Find... (Continue reading)

Fashion Week film and Native Lounge party, event photos

Director Robin Chilton’s documentary gives a behind the scenes look at last summer’s Haute Couture Fashion Week and how a group of unusual people worked together to change how fashion is viewed on the Central Coast. Find local events as... (Continue reading)

Light up the Night, event photos

Rebecca Houseman almost lost her life to leukemia twice during the past six years. And now, with the help of the Nipomo Rotary Club and her family, she is working to help others coping with this devastating illness. Last Sunday,... (Continue reading)

The Central Coast Book and Author Festival, event photos

The Central Coast Book and Author Festival included fascinating author reading and writing workshops and drew book lovers from throughout the county. Proceeds from last Sunday’s Mission Plaza event benefit San Luis Obispo County Libraries. Find local events as well... (Continue reading)

Central Coast Writers’ Conference, event photos

The 26th Annual Central Coast Writers’ Conference at Cuesta College was an exciting adventure into the world of accomplished authors, agents and publishers. Keynote speaker Nathan Bransford, an agent based out of San Francisco, helped make this years event the... (Continue reading)