Articles Tagged With ‘History’

George R. Hearst Jr. dead at 84

George R. Hearst Jr. died Monday after falling ill at his Paso Robles home in June. Hearst, 84, was chairman of the board of the Hearst Corp., and died of complications of a stroke at Stanford University Medical Center in... (Continue reading)

Rare solar events predicted

Three visually distinctive solar events will occur during the next two weeks, with a rare partial solar eclipse visible Sunday evening. (San Francisco Chronicle) A partial lunar eclipse will follow several days later, and then will come a rare visual... (Continue reading)

Cost of Sacramento Delta water woes

OPINION By JOHN SALISBURY Here I go again! I was thinking of giving the Sacramento Delta water woes a rest but a fairly recent move, discussed in an editorial in the San Fransisco Chronicle in December, by our old friend... (Continue reading)

Fleetwood Mac guitarist to headline Fremont Theater show

Fleetwood Mac guitarist to headline Fremont Theater show Iconic lead guitarist Lindsey Buckingham from Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Fleetwood Mac will headline a concert at the historic Fremont Theater in downtown San Luis Obispo on Tuesday, May 8... (Continue reading)

Peter Yarrow shines at the Clark Center

By COLIN JONES Some artists and athletes are simply known by their first name: Kobe, Demi, Tiger. The name of singer/ songwriter Peter Yarrow may not mean a lot but Peter, Paul and Mary certainly does. On Saturday night, the... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly recognizes local photographer

At a forum on Monday, Feb 6, Cal Poly is honoring the work of a local photographer, while also celebrating diversity on campus. “Celebrating Diversity,” held in conjunction with Black History Month, begins at 5 p.m. in the Performing Arts... (Continue reading)

Cold case murder suspect arrested in Paso Robles

A man suspected of a nearly 30-year-old murder in south Monterey County was arrested in Paso Robles in 2011 on a domestic charge. [Californian] Ubaldo Solis Sanchez, 51, served time in San Luis Obispo County Jail before he was transferred... (Continue reading)

Our top news picks of the year

Picking the top CalCoastNews stories of 2011 is no easy chore, but fortunately we have our readers to help with the selections. And while the numbers don’t always tell the whole story, it helps to know which stories have been... (Continue reading)

To build a lasting dream

OPINION By DENNIS EAMON YOUNG The city that never sleeps is having an anniversary. It is a terrible and yet hopeful time for all New Yorkers, wherever we may be. We may have pursued our dreams to many other corners... (Continue reading)

Travel: Following Custer to the Little Bighorn

By DAVID CONGALTON On a steamy hot June afternoon in 1876, Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer, who graduated last in his class at West Point, rode off into the history books as the commander of the worst U.S. military defeat... (Continue reading)