KidSpree will provide local children back-to-school clothes

Local children will be helped during KidSpree, an annual event that provides new school clothing to children and youth in San Luis Obispo County. With the community’s aid, young people can be ready to go back to school this fall with confidence and self-esteem, and more prepared to succeed. United […]

Cuesta partners with local business to provide job opportunities

“We are helping young people who are facing major challenges – the homeless, teen parents, high school dropouts,” says Cuesta College’s Youth Programs Supervisor Jennifer Kirn. “We are providing them with opportunities to make their way in the world.” For the past two years, Cuesta College has run the Youth […]

Cuesta staff member recognized by County and State

Cuesta College’s Wellness Arts Program Coordinator Kelsey Kehoe was recently honored by the San Luis Obispo County Community Foundation with the Paul Wolff Accessibility Advocacy Award. The award is given out annually to an individual, business and organization within San Luis Obispo County for exemplary contributions toward the creation of […]

SLO Bigs announce Pacific Western Bank as Big Event presenting sponsor

Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Luis Obispo County is proud to announce the 2013 Big Event and presenting sponsor, Pacific Western Bank. This year’s Big Event will be held at Embassy Suites on Sunday, June 23, 2013 from 2:00-6:00pm. Tickets may be purchased for $50 and admission will include […]

Niner introduces new head winemaker

It is with great pleasure that we introduce an exciting change at Niner Wine Estates: assistant winemaker, Patrick Muran, has recently been promoted to head winemaker. Patrick has been involved with Niner Wine Estates since the beginning. At our previous custom crush facility, Orcutt Road Cellars, Patrick worked closely with […]

Rosetta to host open house in new West Coast campus

Rosetta, a leading customer engagement agency, invites San Luis Obispo County residents to tour its new West Coast campus, during its first ever “Agency Day” on Friday, May 31, 2013. The LEED-certified two-story building houses 150 current team members, with capacity to expand to more than 300 employees in the […]

Jack’s Helping Hand founder honored for public service

Jack’s Helping Hand founder Bridget Ready recently received the prestigious Public Service Award from the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Chi State Personal Growth and Services Committee. The committee presents this award annually to a single California resident who demonstrates outstanding public service. Bridget accepted the award at the Chi […]

Paso Wine Foundation announces community grant opportunity

The Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance Foundation is pleased to announce its Community Grant Program application is now available online here. The Community Grant Program has been established to enhance the region’s social services by supporting northern San Luis Obispo County charities that focus on healthcare, education and greater community services. […]

San Luis Obispo County tourist spending hits $1.2 billion

Visit San Luis Obispo County partnered with the U.S. Travel Association to celebrate National Tourism Week, May 4-12, 2013 and quantify its impact on the local community. Tourism is currently the number one industry in San Luis Obispo County with visitor spending totaling $1.2 billion in 2011. Industry earnings generated […]

Sierra Vista celebrates National Hospital Week

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center celebrated the professionals who have dedicated their careers to improving the health of others during National Hospital Week. Dozens of hospital employees were honored at the annual Service Awards Dinner on Tuesday, May 7. Among them, Joyce Amador was recognized for 50 years of service […]