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.
"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.