CowParade Prepares to Stampede Into San Luis Obispo

This September, a herd of crazy cattle will be corralled into the meadow outside the Madonna Inn, the building’s famously pink motif providing a fitting backdrop for what will be a zany public art event. Imagine a cow striking the famous Marilyn Monroe pose from “The Seven Year Itch,” balancing on a surfboard or hanging… Read more »

#ShareSLO Photo of the Week: Memorial Day Traffic

While summer doesn’t officially begin until June 20, Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer travel season on the Central Coast. There were plenty of travelers coming in to San Luis Obispo this past weekend and, fortunately, most of them drove safely. Thanks to @stevenmconroy for posting this visually interesting shot of night-time traffic, looking… Read more »

The San Luis Obispo Blues: 70 Years of Baseball

When World War II concluded, Sandy Leguina, owner of a local tire dealership and tune-up shop, recruited a group of veterans coming home to play baseball in San Luis Obispo. The team originally called itself the Merchants, but George Baker, then the sports editor at the Telegram-Tribune, suggested the Blues — not for the type… Read more »

Tee Time! U.S. Women’s Open Coming to CordeValle

CordeValle, nestled in the rolling foothills just north of Gilroy, is set to host the 71st U.S. Women’s Open Championship. The property will host tens of thousands of golf devotees during the championship, which will be conducted July 4-10, 2016. This will be the third time the U.S. Women’s Open has been conducted in California and… Read more »

#ShareSLO photo of the week: Lightning Fast Pizza

Blaze Pizza — offering artisan ingredients at “lightning fast speed” — recently opened in San Luis Obispo next to the University Barber Shop on Foothill. The chain, once called the “Chipotle of Pizza,” offers a variety of pizzas, cooked in under three minutes. Thanks to @pbnccuesta for posting this sample of a vegan pizza there. If… Read more »