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 »

44th Annual Wharf to Wharf: “The best little road race in California”

By: Visit Santa Cruz County The annual 6-mile, scenic, seaside run from Santa Cruz to Capitola-by-the-Sea is widely acclaimed “the best little road race in California”. The Wharf to Wharf is the biggest summer event of its kind on the West Coast and whether you’re a runner, cheerleader or spectator, Santa Cruz will be buzzing with excitement! The race route is… Read more »

New Summer Flavors at Restaurant 1833 in Monterey

By: Allyson Thommen Blog Monterey The season of warm weather, longer days and more importantly, patio drinking is quickly upon us and nowhere is more prepared than Restaurant 1833. The historic Stokes Adobe in downtown Monterey has been quenching thirsts with unique craft cocktails on their popular onyx bar for the past few years… Read more »