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 »

Solvang Celebrates USA Independence Day with Fun for the Whole Family!

Celebrate USA Independence Day on Monday, July 4, 2016, with fun festivities right here in Solvang!  First up, at 10:00 a.m. in the Solvang Park Gazebo, a free concert by Valley Wind Ensemble. You don’t want to miss the traditional parade at 11:00 a.m. presented by the Solvang Breakfast Rotary Club that steps/strolls/canters/rolls along Mission… Read more »

#ShareSLO Photo of the Week: Barrels of Fun!

The 4-day Roll Out the Barrels event kicked off at the San Luis Obispo mission last Thursday with wine, food and the music of long-time local favorite the Damon Castillo Band. Thanks to @Calicoastwine for sharing this photo from the event. If you attend a fun event like this, please remember to post photos with… Read more »