Eye on the Coast


Sundays on the Sand Concert, event photos

The reggae was something like the hazy sunlight: bright, beachy and conducive to relaxation. Whirling hoolah hoops and bouncing beach balls completed the scene as a group of fans gathered to sway in front of the stage. Perhaps the perfect... (Continue reading)

Community Partners in Caring Big Musical, event photos

The Big Musical 10th Annual Clergy Waiters Night was an evening of great music, food and philanthropy. The benefit, held at the Radisson Hotel in Santa Maria on June 26, raised money to support Community Partners in Caring. Find local... (Continue reading)

Chambers annual mixer and tradeshow, event photos

The Arroyo Grande Chamber’s annual tradeshow featured more than 50 booths from area businesses. Attendees at the South County Regional Business Center enjoyed giveaways, samples, prices and refreshments on June 24. Find local events as well as movie show times... (Continue reading)

Summer Solstice Reggae Festival at Avila Beach Resort, event photos

Set against the rolling green slopes of the Avila hills, slightly reminiscent of the texture of dreads and rimmed by enough palm trees to feel like the tropics, the Summer Solstice Reggae Festival at Avila Beach Resort was one of... (Continue reading)

Avila Beach Fish and Farmer’s Market, event photos

Flooded by sunlight and in constant view of the sea, this week's Fish and Farmer's Market at Avila Beach was a whirl of fresh berries, roasted corn, live music and an easygoing vibe. Popular among locals and out-of-towners alike, the market... (Continue reading)

La Rouge lingerie and Scissor Clothing fashion show, event photos

Fashion had a night out at the Native Lounge lingerie and Haute Couture fashion show on Thursday night. Budding superstar designer Kate White’s high fashion yet relaxed Scissor Clothing line was showcased at Central Coast Fashion Week’s finale show. High... (Continue reading)

Balloon Fest, event photos

Wondering what schools are doing today to prepare students to be competitive in the new global economy? On Saturday, June 5, 2010 the Endeavour Institute which sponsors local Endeavour Academies at Paso Robles High School and Orcutt Academy, hosted a... (Continue reading)

Greek Festival at Mission Plaza, event photos

The dancing, music and baklava were just part of the fun at the third annual Greek Festival at the Mission Plaza last weekend. Proceeds benefited the Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children and the Women’s Shelter Program. For more events... (Continue reading)

Bikini fashion show at Native Lounge, event photos

At the Native Lounge Boom Boom Bikini and SLO Swim Boutique fashion show, the models are gorgeous, the suits are skimpy and the crowd is ready to party. The action started when the first model set a high healed foot... (Continue reading)

Avila Beach Blues festival, event photos

Nestled next to the Pacific Ocean at the Avila Beach Resort, the Avila Beach Blues Festival returned for its 17th year, which is certainly lucky for a small community. This year featured Jonny Lang, Tower of Power and Ivan Neville’s... (Continue reading)