The SLO Color Blast Fun Run, April 22, 2018, at San Luis Obispo High School in California, features runners covered in colorful powder. It raises money for a scholarship fund named after local soccer player Alex Maier, who died in a car crash.
Cal Poly SLO's annual Design Village competition begins Friday, April 20, 2018, when students will design, built and inhabit structures in Poly Canyon on the university's campus in San Luis Obispo, California. The event is open to the public.
A new oil well and pipeline was approved in Carrizo Plain National Monement by the Bureau of Land Management under the Trump administration. The Center for Biological Diversity and Los Padres ForestWatch are challenging the approval.
Aldi Food Market has announced that it will open stores in Arroyo Grande and San Luis Obispo, California, expecting to open in fall 2018. The discount grocery store says it expects to open seven to eight stores on the Central Coast.
Graffiti reading "Cal Poly racist hicks" was found spray-painted onto a Monterey Street railroad bridge on Friday, April 20, 2018, in San Luis Obispo, California, in response to incidents of racism on and off campus.
The widow of former San Luis Obispo County Jail, CA, inmate Russell Alan Hammer, who died in custody in November 2017, is seeking damages for his "inhumane treatment," which she alleges in a claim led to his death.
The San Luis Obispo Police Department is hosting an active-shooter discussion Monday, April 23, 2018 at French Hospital. The event aims to educate the public on how to be better prepared in the event of a shooting.
In 1954, San Luis Obispo County officials gave away Lake Nacimiento, which would become the region's biggest reservoir, to Monterey County. Salinas Valley farmers now use the reservoir to store water and release it for irrigation.
The Avila Beach Blues Festival on May 27, 2018, is now free after headliner Huey Lewis and the News had to cancel his SLO County, CA, concert. Shemiekia Copeland and The Fabulous Thunderbirds featuring Kim Wilson will perform.
SLO County Parks will host a Pirate's Cove workshop on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in San Luis Obispo, California, to hear ideas from the public about how the park near Avila Beach should be cleaned up and improved.
Paso Robles High School senior Scott Prieto received a liver transplant from a stranger when he was 3 years old. Now, 15 years later, he is one step closer to playing college baseball after signing a letter of intent to Cal State San Marcos.
SLO Color Blast Fun Run at San Luis Obispo High School on April 22, 2018. More than 700 people participated in the color run, which benefits the Alex Maier Memorial Fund & Scholarship and Black & Gold Boosters.