Articles Tagged With ‘History’

San Luis obispo Concours 2013, event photos

The San Luis Obispo Concours, a benefit for Hospice SLO, was a day of elegance showcasing some of the most beautiful and exceptional vehicles that span a range of over 100 years. Find local events as at CalCoastNews’ Event Calendar. If... (Continue reading)

Latino population to equal whites in 2013

The number of Latinos living in California will soon equal and then surpass that of non-Hispanic whites, according to official state population projections. The Latino Democratic Club is hosting an event on Monday that will highlight how the 15 million... (Continue reading)

Huffington Post: Jerry Reiss for Nobel Prize

In a Huffington Post story about World No Tobacco Day, May 31, the author suggests former San Luis Obispo City Councilman Jerry Reiss for the next Nobel Peace Prize: In 1990, Reiss was the councilman who first proposed the ban... (Continue reading)

Former Supervisor Howard Mankins dies at 86

Former San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Howard Mankins died Sunday at the age of 86, a few days after he suffered a stroke. [Tribune] Mankins served three terms as county supervisor from 1971 to 1983. He also served a term... (Continue reading)

Oceano’s non-existent general fund

By JULIE TACKER In the wake of the termination of General Manager, Tom Geaslen, the Oceano Community Services District is fielding questions from ratepayers and activists for spending district funds to advance a Cinco de Mayo celebration and a farmers’... (Continue reading)

Cinco de Mayo recipe for Arroz con Pollo Mole

For this years Cinco de Mayo celebration, try taking a traditional dish a little further south of the border. George Duran’s recipe for Arroz con Pollo Mole (Rice and Chicken) is packed with unexpected ingredients and a combination of sweet... (Continue reading)

Chumash cemetery unearthed in Los Osos

By KAREN VELIE Members of the Chumash community want sewer collection system excavation halted in Los Osos where Native American remains were unearthed at what is believed to an ancient cemetery. Chumash leaders are asking that the area remain intact... (Continue reading)

Point San Luis Lighthouse stairs vandalized with dog epitaph

An unknown person carved and painted an epitaph to a dog called Fisher onto the Point San Luis Obispo Lighthouse beach stairs prompting the Lighthouse Keepers to ask the public to help them find the perpetrator. The stairs – built... (Continue reading)

Marx blames “blog” in settling SLO flag dispute

The San Luis Obispo City Council patched up its flag display policy Tuesday night, despite Mayor Jan Marx blaming a “blog” for raising the issue. The council voted 3-1 to add Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, as well as September 11... (Continue reading)

SLO to rethink flag lowering policy

The San Luis Obispo City Council will consider adopting changes to its flag display policy tonight, nearly three months after city management ordered employees to raise flags staffers had lowered in honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. On December 7,... (Continue reading)