Kraken Coffee Co. owner Jim Whitaker explains how the new Avila Beach spot got its name. Whitaker is no stranger to the coffee game: He’s co-owner of Kreuzberg Coffee in downtown San Luis Obispo, as well as cookie stop Batch and acai bowl spot Bowl’d.
Spearhead Coffee in Paso Robles, one of the few specialty coffee roasters in the North County, has been expanding its wholesale business in the San Luis Obispo County area. In early 2017, Spearhead landed its biggest wholesale client yet: Blackhorse Espresso and Bakery in San Luis Obispo.
A look at First Solar's California Flats Solar Project near Shandon. Rick Backus, construction manager, shares some stats for the power station, which sits on 29 acres of Hearst Corp. property. The solar project is estimated to be completed in late 2018.
Jeremy Pemberton, managing partner of the Discovery SLO on Chorro Street in downtown San Luis Obispo, talks on April 7, 2017, about what the new entertainment center will look like. Construction is expected to start soon.
Forden's, a family-owned business that opened in San Luis Obispo in the 1920s and has occupied its Monterey Street space since 1950, will consolidate its business to a warehouse on Sacramento Drive. Dean Moore, co-owner of Forden's, talks about the longtime store's rich history in San Luis Obispo.
Dozens of companies from around the U.S. — and some international firms — have come to Cal Poly in February 2017 to recruit students in the university’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design, resulting in the largest career fairs the college has seen.
Wal-Mart announced Friday, February 10, 2017, that it will not build the Atascadero store that had been planned for 10 years. Mayor Tom O'Malley and a couple of Atascadero residents share their opinions on the news.
Finding quality, affordable child care, especially for infants, can be a daunting task for many working parents in San Luis Obispo County, a challenge that two local companies are trying to mitigate by offering on-site facilities for their employees and sometimes others as well. Watch Trust Automation employees explain how the company's child care center gives workers piece of mind.
Kibo, which includes what once was San Luis Obispo-based tech company Shopatron, announced it was laying off local workers in mid-December 2016 as it moves its operations to its Dallas office. Here's a look back at Shopatron's role in the rise of tech companies in San Luis Obispo.
When dead and rotting trees are cleared from Cambria’s ailing Monterey pine forest, most end up chipped, chopped for firewood or even chucked in a landfill. But a small portion are finding a second life as rustic cabins, benches, tables and other wood products milled and handcrafted at Pacific Coast Lumber.