United Way presents awards at Annual Recognition Event

United Way of San Luis Obispo County held its Annual Recognition Event on June 12th at The Monday Club in San Luis Obispo and honored several local businesses and individuals for their contributions to the community and to United Way. The following awards were presented: Business Awards Excellence Award- Bank […]

SLO HotHouse launches crowdsourcing campaign

Seven companies have recently been selected for the 2013 SLO HotHouse and a crowdsourcing campaign has been launched to help support the teams in the program. The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Cal Poly, which runs the program, has launched an Indiegogo campaign with a goal of raising $70,000 […]

Cal Poly Alumni Weekend

Make sure your summer plans include coming back to campus for Poly Days, a special weekend for Cal Poly alumni. Bring the whole family back to San Luis Obispo for the weekend of July 18-21. Learn from Cal Poly faculty in a variety of hands-on Classes Without Quizzes. Reconnect with […]

Top candidates selected for Cuesta Academic Affairs and Student Services faculty

After a nation-wide search, Cuesta College Superintendent/President Gil Stork has selected Deborah Wulff as the finalist for Assistant Superintendent/Vice President for Academic Affairs and Sandee McLaughlin as the finalist for Assistant Superintendent/Vice President for Student Services. Wulff is currently serving as the Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs and McLaughlin […]

Central California 2013 Small Business Person of the Year Award

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Fresno District Office announced Ty and Trudie Safreno, owners of Trust Automation Inc. of San Luis Obispo, have been selected as the 2013 Central California Small Business Person of the Year. An award reception and presentation for Trust Automation will be held on June 17th […]

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member to play on the Central Coast

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member Chris Hillman and his Desert Rose Band – Acoustic featuring John Jorgenson on guitar and mandolin, Herb Pedersen on guitar, and Bill Bryson on bass will be making their long anticipated first appearance on California’s Central Coast. The group is back together for […]

SLO Film Festival hires Charlotte Alexander as Festival Director

Charlotte Alexander has been named Festival Director of the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival effective July 1. Previous Festival Director Wendy Eidson remains with the organization, moving into the role of Artistic Director. She and Alexander will work together to support the growth of the Festival in its mission […]

HotHouse Summer Accelerator teams announced

The Cal Poly Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship recently announced the seven teams that have been accepted to the 2013 SLO HotHouse Summer Accelerator Program, which provides the space, funding and resources they need to launch their business. The winning projects are: Veg This Way: a convenient, on-the-go vegetable snack […]

Blue Rooster hires two new employees

Blue Rooster Telecom continues to grow with the addition of Operations Manager Johanne Mercier and Sales Support Representative Craig Johnson. A telecom veteran, Mercier will play a leading role in structuring and organizing Blue Rooster Telecom as it continues to expand, while Johnson will assist the sales staff by working […]

Jennifer Thoma Memorial Ballet Dance Scholarship recipient announced

A talented South County teen with big dance dreams has been selected as the first recipient of the Jennifer Thoma Memorial Dance Scholarship. Thirteen-year-old ballerina Madison Price will participate in a “summer ballet intensive” dance program with funds received from the scholarship. Price is an accomplished dancer with hopes of […]