Weekend of music at the Mission offers a taste of the SLO Life

  The Concerts in the Plaza in San Luis Obispo is gonna get a little trippy Friday.  The featured band, Tropo, is a 3-piece electronic group with music that ranges from ethnic and house to experimental and improvisational dance. Another words — probably not your typical Concerts in the Plaza concert. But in its 21st… Read more »

Solvang Hosts FREE Concerts in the Park Every Wednesday Thru 8/17/16

  You know you love hearing live music, especially outdoors in the summertime—and especially when it’s FREE! Make plans now to spend each Wednesday from 5:00-8:00  enjoying free concerts in Solvang Park (Mission Drive & First Street) with these fun musicians!   •July 6, Livewire (Rock) • July 13, Rock Cats Rock (Rockabilly/Rock) • July… Read more »

10 Hours in Seaside, CA

By: Allyson Ryan Blog Monterey Seaside, CA is not to be overlooked by its larger neighbor. Just to the north of Monterey, this area boasts some of the county’s most sought after gems including the former Fort Ord military base which is now home to Fort Ord National Monument, CSU Monterey Bay and the… Read more »

#ShareSLO Photo of the Week: Having a Blast on July 4th

Of course, there were several great Fourth of July photos shared over the weekend from in and around San Luis Obispo. But the highlight of every 4th in SLO County is the fireworks show at Pismo Pier. Thanks to @josuesinico for posting photos of the show. If you’re having fun — be it a holiday… Read more »

Celebrate Independence the SLO Way

While others celebrated a new country’s independence in 1776, things were not so celebratory in San Luis Obispo County. Still 74 years before California would join the Union, much of the state was becoming part of the Spanish empire. Meanwhile, in SLO County, tensions arose between missionaries and Native-Americans. At one point, according to local… Read more »