Doomed luxury: Andrews Hotel in SLO destroyed in 1886 fire
The luxury Andrews Hotel, built in 1885, was the jewel of downtown San Luis Obispo. It was the most expensive building between Paso Robles and Santa Barbara — and it was destroyed by fire in just 3 hours.
Book author and retired Marine fighter pilot Jay A. Stout talks about P-51 fighter pilot and 55th Fighter Group Cmdr. Elwyn Righetti. Stout's biography of Righetti, "Vanished Hero," was published in November. See gun camera footage from World War
The west was won with wire. And there is a story behind each patent. The Pioneer Museum in Paso Robles displays the fourth-largest collection of antique barbed wire in the world — the largest west of the Rockies.