A San Luis Obispo-based company has developed an automated and open-sourced farming machine, the FarmBot. Cal Poly graduate Rory Aronson describes his invention as a “giant 3-D printer, but instead of wielding a plastic extruder, its tools are seed injectors, watering nozzles, plows, sensors and more.” Take a look at how the FarmBot works.
Sisters Christa and Traci Hozie talk about how a small deli in Cayucos transformed into the Brown Butter Cookie Company, a San Luis Obispo County business that produces about 5,000 shortbread cookies each day — and each treat is individually handrolled by employees.
Peoples' Self-Help Housing seeks to partner with San Luis Obispo employers to help fund a housing project on Broad Street that would assist workers in buying a home. John Fowler, president of Peoples' Self-Help Housing, explains the project.
Avila Ranch is a 720-home development proposed for more than 60 acres of land off Buckley Road in southern San Luis Obispo. Here's an animation of what the project will look like. Video courtesy of Steve Peck, the project planning consultant for developer
Sixteen teams made up of high school students from across California, including Cambria and San Luis Obispo, got first-hand experience investigating a mock cyber-attack on Saturday, July 24, 2017, at the 2017 Cyber Innovation Challenge at Camp San Luis Obispo.
Actor Kevin Costner is seeking $60 million for a beachfront estate in the Carpinteria area of Santa Barbara County. Rocker Tommy Lee of Motley Crue fame is asking $4.995 million for his exotic-vibe home behind gates in Calabasas. Among features is a full-service recording studio and a swimming pool shaped like a piano. Take a look. Reporting by the Los Angeles Times.