Rescue crews were searching off the Central Coast for a 35-year-old Arroyo Grande man who fell out of a fishing vessel on Friday, June 23, 2017, according to the U.S. Coast Guard in Morro Bay. A Coast Guard vessel and helicopter were assisting in the search.
The Charles Paddock Zoo welcomed a new animal to Atascadero in June 2017. The Hoffman’s two-toed sloth named Rayne is 4 years old and spends most of his time hanging upside down from trees and/or sleeping.
The Charles Paddock Zoo in Atascadero had to get creative to keep its animals cool during the June heat wave that San Luis Obispo County — and the rest of the West Coast — is experiencing. This fisher got a pile of ice in its habitat, while others have had misters, stayed in cooler dens or been sprayed with cool water.
San Luis Obispo Mayor Heidi Harmon gave Bixby the "bone" to the city on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Bixby and her owner, Mike Minnick, have been biking around the country since 2013 to raise awareness for pet adoption. They first stopped in SLO in 2015, and Minnick says "there is zero doubt in my mind that Bixby wants to call the San Luis Obispo area home."
U.S. Geological Survey research geologists are keeping a close eye on the 13 acres of new land in Big Sur created by the Mud Creek Slide, about 9 miles north of the Monterey County/San Luis Obispo County line. The land is continuing to shift and change the shape of California's coastline along Highway 1. Sets of pictures taken on May 27 and June 13 show the slide continuing to move from the top down toward the ocean.
Approximately 40,000 people were expected at the graduation of about 4,500 Cal Poly students, one of the largest classes in university history, during commencement ceremonies on Saturday and Sunday, June 17 and 18, 2017.
Enjoy the backroad views along Price Canyon Road in this timelapse drive from San Luis Obispo to Pismo Beach. Ride along from downtown San Luis Obispo on Broad Street all the way to the Pismo waterfront.
San Luis Obispo Superior Court Judge John Trice, 65, has retired in June 2017 after a nearly 40-year career. During his 14-year judicial career, Trice logged more trial time than any other San Luis Obispo judge in recent memory. He also worked on the well-known Rex Krebs and Kristin Smart cases.