This timelapse video of Caltrans' work on the Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge in Big Sur shows steel girders being pulled to the edge of the north abutment in preparation for launch across the canyon. The original bridge on Highway 1 was damaged in winter storms and had to be demolished. This video is from mid-August 2017.
See how Caltrans is planning to rebuild the new Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge on Highway 1 in Big Sur. The new bridge will be a single span, 310-foot-long steel girder bridge without any support columns. Steel girders will be launched across the canyon in a precise, methodical manner.
SLO County cookbook author Brigit Binns offers her best pro tips for making artisan pizza. (Rule No. 1: Never pat the dough!) Binns leads various hands-on cooking classes in Paso Robles' Refugio Kitchen program.
Amateur historian Pierre Rademaker takes us on a journey back in time, comparing old photos with new to see how different San Luis Obispo is today compared to various times in the past. For more videos from the SLO Chamber of Commerce, visit youtube.com/sanluisobispochamber.
The annual two-day Cruisin' Weekend began Friday evening with the Hot El Camino Cruise Night. The Mid State Cruizers car show was held Saturday afternoon at Atascadero Lake Park, and Dancing in the Streets, featuring five live bands playing within a few blocks, was held that evening.
Amber the giant anteater is an older animal who needed home without other anteaters for retirement, so Atascadero's Charles Paddock Zoo took her in and created a special home for her. She goes on display on Aug. 19, 2017.
After nearly 50 years with San Luis Obispo’s community college, Cuesta College President Gil Stork announced August 18, 2017, that he will retire. His last day will be June 30, 2018. Here he reflects on his biggest accomplishment of the past eight years at Cuesta and sets some ambitious goals for his remaining tenure.
Baby Jace Jones was diagnosed with Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome, a rare immunodeficiency disorder, soon after he was born. The Paso Robles boy is awaiting a bone marrow transplant. Here's video of him grinning, giggling and enjoying life.
Pfc. George Bernard Murray of Oceano in San Luis Obispo County was killed on a remote island of the Pacific during World War II. His remains were finally returned to the United States on Aug. 16, 2017 — more than 70 years after his death.