San Luis Obispo County experienced its first hard freeze of 2018 overnight into Tuesday, February 20, leaving some parts of the county covered in frost. Here's a look at the chilly scene in Santa Margarita.
The old steeple and bell were removed from atop St. Stephen's Church in San Luis Obispo on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. A fire in the 1970s destroyed the original steeple, and the current one needed replacing. It's is the second oldest church in the city, and the oldest wooden building.
Four Cal Poly students are hoping to join 200 student teams in the "Red Bull Can You Make It?" competition, which challenges the groups to travel across Europe with no cellphone, credit card or cash — using only Red Bull as currency. Here's the audition video for the local hopefuls: William McNulty, Shane WIllingham, Will Salvato and Jake Isola-Henry.
Monkey, a 3-year-old Queensland heeler-mix at SLO County Animal Services, is a bit chunky, most likely because he’s just too darn sweet. To that end, Monkey’s looking for a family who’ll help him meet his fitness goals — moderate exercise, a good kibble-to-height ratio and lots of love. For more information on Monkey, call the shelter at 805-781-4413.
Vespera at Ocean is under construction in downtown Pismo Beach near the pier. Vespera on Ocean is a 124-room Marriott Autograph hotel at 147 Stinson Ave. It is the second large hotel project in that area of town recently.