Atascadero fire Chief Casey Bryson describes fighting the early-morning fire that destroyed a Portola Road home and other nearly buildings in Atascadero on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Atascadero Fire Department, Atascadero State Hospital and Cal Fire responded to the fire.
Matthew Frank, also known as SLOStringer, died in a car crash near the Cuesta Grade on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. The SUV, traveling north on Highway 101 about 3 a.m., left the road, rolled and crashed into a tree, the California Highway Patrol said.
Take a look at the debris left behind after much of Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge in Big Sur was demolished and plummeted to the canyon below on Saturday, March 18, 2017. The bridge cracked and shifted during recent rains, and officials declared the bridge "damaged beyond repair" in mid-February. This video was taken by Stan Russell of the Big Sur Chamber of Commerce.
Beat writer Jack Kerouac lived in San Luis Obispo during the spring of 1953. The "On the Road" author lived in the Colonial Hotel, which is now The Establishment, an 18-bedroom communal living residence on Santa Barbara Avenue.
Watch as crews bring down most of Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge in Big Sur on Saturday, March 18, 2017. The bridge cracked and shifted during recent winter storms and could not be repaired. This video was taken by Stan Russell, executive director of Big Sur Chamber of Commerce.
Starting with a large rally in Mission Plaza in San Luis Obispo, more than 1,000 volunteers answered the call to the "Love SLO" community service day on Saturday, March 18, 2017. The volunteers helped with 38 projects citywide.