Eye on the Coast


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)

Sunset at the Rancho, event photos

Last Saturday, supporters of the Children’s Health Initiative of San Luis Obispo gathered at the Santa Margarita Ranch for live music, enticing live and silent auctions and  a delectable barbecue. The event honored local individuals for their advocacy on behalf... (Continue reading)

La Rouge lingerie fashion show, event photos

La Rouge lingerie brought the fashion and San Luis Obispo brought the crowds to Friday night’s runway lingerie show and benefit to support the Breast Cancer Foundation at La Rouge’s on Higuera Street in San Luis Obispo. Attendees enjoyed champagne... (Continue reading)

Endless Summer Nights at Edna Valley, event photos

The rolling hills and vineyards of Edna Valley entice those looking for the perfect location for that special event or just a relaxing evening out. On Friday night at Edna Valley Vineyard, locals and vacationers gathered to play Bocce Ball,... (Continue reading)

Big Laugh Comedy Show, event photos

Those in the know consider the Big Laugh Comedy to be one of local entertainments best kept secrets. The shows producer and local comedian Lizette Mizelle brought a group of outrageous and fabulous comedians to Paso Robles on Saturday night.... (Continue reading)

Zorro’s Cantina fundraiser for Kinsley Wong

When it comes to charitable acts for a neighbor, Zorro’s Café and Cantina in Pismo Beach went all on Friday. The restaurant owners donated a portion of every meal sold to benefit their neighbor Kinsley Wong and his family. Wong,... (Continue reading)

Fire Chief John Callahan’s memorial service, photos

Almost a thousand people paid their respects to San Luis Obispo Fire Chief John Callahan at his memorial service Friday morning. The chief’s casket was transported in a horse-drawn 1906 Seagrave Chemical Wagon to his memorial which was held at... (Continue reading)

Benefit dinner for Pastor Doug, event photos

You could certainly feel the love in the room last Sunday night when Ian McPhee turned over his popular Templeton restaurant to the many friends of “Pastor Doug” Carroll of San Luis Obispo. Doug is fighting primary progressive MS and... (Continue reading)

Day with Creative Women 2010, event photos

The creativity of women, who they are and what makes them unique was celebrated at a Day with Creative Women 2010 on Saturday at the Mission Plaza in San Luis Obispo. The event, with proceeds benefiting the Women’s Community Center... (Continue reading)

Spirit of Small Business Awards, event photos

The eighth Annual Spirit of Small Business Awards Luncheon, held at Fess Parker’s Double Tree Resort, celebrated the achievements of small businesses from San Luis Obispo, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. Award winners included  Thoma Electric of San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)