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
Van crashes into power pole, SLO home catches on fire
Orphaned sea otter named 'Otter 805' settles into new home
See how helicopters are fighting the intense Thomas Fire
Christmas decorations light up Vine Street in Paso Robles for the 31st year
Thomas Fire smoke brings ominous orange glow to SLO County
Thomas Fire smoke spreads over San Luis Obispo County
Atascadero City Hall shelters hundreds of rare turtles from California wildfires
See the Thomas Fire burn toward Highway 101
Giant milk bottle off Hwy. 101 in Templeton takes a ride to its new home
'King tides' cause dramatic sea level shifts in SLO County
Take a walk over the new pedestrian bridge at Centennial Plaza in Atascadero
How Caltrans rebuilt the Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge in Big Sur so quickly
The Thomas Fire has reached Santa Barbara County and the smoke plume is spreading over San Luis Obispo County. High winds through the night pushed the now 173,000 acre toward Carpinteria, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017.
The Thomas Fire has reached Santa Barbara County and the smoke plume spread over San Luis Obispo County on Sunday, December 10, 2017. Here's a look at the skies over Pismo Beach, Morro Bay and elsewhere.
Hundreds stroll Vine Street in Paso Robles to see decorated Victorian homes, visit with Santa, enjoy caroling, free goodies, and even a parade. In a yearly favorite, Ebenezer Scrooge comes out of his house again to grouse and shout "go home!" to delighted children.
Santa Claus is greeting children at the Conrad House in downtown Arroyo Grande until Christmas. For the past four years, Jack von Biela has been Santa Claus for the city of Arroyo Grande, and he'll be on hand until Christmas from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, and noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.
The trio of Asian small-clawed otters born at the Santa Barbara Zoo on October 17, 2017, are growing healthy and strong in their nesting area, the zoo says. They aren't on display for visitors yet — but the zoo shared an adorable video of the litter on Oct. 27.