Times Past

Times Past

When fire came to San Luis Obispo

Many of today’s mammoth fires, like the Chimney Fire near Lake Nacimiento, affect wilderness areas and communities built in their midst. Earlier fires were the great enemy of cities and towns on America’s western frontier.

Times Past

Mission San Luis Obispo restores St. Vibiana portrait

It was an event that Federico Fellini might have memorialized in film. The remains of a young woman of about 16 were found in Rome’s ancient catacombs in 1853. A marble inscription on her tomb read, “to the soul of the innocent and pure Vibiana.” A laurel wreath that early Christians used to symbolize martyrdom was chiseled above her name.

Videos

How the Women's Legacy Fund is helping women, girls in the community

The Women’s Legacy Fund awarded $55,000 in grants to the Community Action Partnership and the Boys & Girls Club of North SLO County on Sept. 29, 2016, with a goal of providing supportive programs for middle and high school-age girls in San Luis Obispo County. Here's a look at the ways the nonprofit says it contributes to the community beyond this grant.
Women's Legacy Fund
How the Women's Legacy Fund is helping women, girls in the community 3:32

How the Women's Legacy Fund is helping women, girls in the community

Spanish galleon replica San Salvador sails into Morro Bay 1:38

Spanish galleon replica San Salvador sails into Morro Bay

'Bad Boys' screenwriter Doug Richardson to give tips and tricks at Central Coast Writers Conference 2:36

'Bad Boys' screenwriter Doug Richardson to give tips and tricks at Central Coast Writers Conference

Check out Sandy Warren's Grover Beach backyard 0:37

Check out Sandy Warren's Grover Beach backyard