Based on San Luis Obispo author Jay Asher’s best-selling novel “Thirteen Reasons Why,” the Netflix series — which premiered March 31, 2017, — follows high school student Clay (“Goosebumps” star Dylan Minnette) as he uncovers why his former classmate and crush, Hannah (Australian newcomer Katherine Langford), committed suicide. Here's the trailer.
"Bizarre Foods" chef Andrew Zimmern was in Morro Bay and elsewhere in San Luis Obispo County this week filming for his Travel Channel TV show. Here is a brief clip of his visit with Capt. Travis Evans of Avila Beach. Evans is a local fisherman.
Highway 101 near Montecito remains closed, underwater and covered in mud almost a week after the deadly mudslides and floods hit the Santa Barbara County town. Caltrans continues to work to cleanup the highway; as of Monday, January 15, 2018, crews hoped to have the road open the week of Jan. 22.
The Department of Water Resources has released a fly-over video of the State Water Project, the water storage and delivery system of reservoirs, aqueducts, power plants and pumping plants serving 25 million Californians and 750,000 acres of irrigated farmland. The video begins in Northern California.
Recovery crews slowly made progress on Sunday, January 14, 2017, digging away masses of mud, boulders and toppled trees in Montecito, the California community that was ravaged by deadly mudslides. Another body was found Sunday, bringing the number of fatalities to 20, Santa Barbara County spokesman Justin Cooper said.
A large convoy of septic trucks, big rigs and motorcycles snaked their way up Highway 101 from Santa Maria to Morro Bay on Saturday, January 13, 2018, in honor on Al Beavers, owner of Al's Septic Pumping Service. He died Dec. 1. Among the stops: Morro Rock, where they took a photo of the 50-plus vehicles at the base of the Rock.
A California Highway Patrol helicopter crew assists California State Park rangers with a search and rescue of a lost female hiker near the Cardiac Bypass Hill Loop Trail in the Auburn State Recreation Area around 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 12, 2018.