Independence Day in Cayucos featured a “Hippie Bus” hot rods, dancers, fire trucks, World War II replica vehicles, several rock band floats, and even a pirate pulling a couple of mermaids in a dinghy could be spotted at the parade.
Laura DickinsonThe Tribune
Cayucos Independence Day parade rocks the coast
Stepfather of Cambria teen who died in surfing accident talks about the tragic loss
Central Coast Alumni for Recovery co-founder talks about his dark path with drugs
74 years after his death, this WWII Marine has finally been laid to rest
Meet Atascadero zoo's newest resident: Amber the giant anteater
Foster's Freeze sign taken down in San Luis Obispo
Cuesta College President Gil Stork sets ambitious goals as he prepares for retirement
Meet Jace Jones, a 5-month-old Paso boy with a rare illness
Remains of SLO County Marine killed in WWII return home after 74 years
SLO vigil draws hundreds to support victims of Charlottesville violence
See feeding humpback whales swim right next to kayakers off Pismo Beach
Sea otters lounge in the seaweed in Morro Bay
What does ‘home’ mean in Arroyo Grande? AGHS grads' play tells the story
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.
"Nice Town, Normal People" features interviews with nearly 100 Arroyo Grande residents. It opens at the Clark Center for the Performing Arts on Aug. 17, 2017. It’s produced by Rhizome Theater Company, a nonprofit founded by Arroyo Grande High School graduates Kyle Berlin, Ashlin Hatch and Makulumy Alexander-Hills, and funded by a grant from the Davis Project for Peace.
United Way's "Stuff the Bus" school-supplies drive provides San Luis Obispo County school districts with donated supplies to get teachers and low-income families off to a good start for the new school year. This is the program's eighth year.
A Peoples’ Self-Help Housing home ownership program helped Angela McCormick build her home in Templeton. The program requires low- and moderate-income homeowners to contribute construction labor, also known as “sweat equity,” to reduce the cost of their future houses. Here's how this experience has changed her life.
The San Luis Obispo Police Department is searching for a man who was caught on surveillance camera prowling around the front porch of a home in the San Luis Drive and upper Monterey Street area early Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. Here's video from home showing the man outside the home at 3:45 a.m. and using his cellphone light to look around.
Two SLO County sea lions were released back into the ocean near San Francisco on Sunday, August 6, 2017, weeks after they were rescued at the Oceano Dunes. They were sick with domoic acid toxicity, which can cause brain damage and seizures.