Rental Housing Inspection Ordinance

Beginning this past January 1, 2016, a new rental housing inspection ordinance was put in place in the city of San Luis Obispo. The purpose of this ordinance is to safeguard the public and preserve the city’s neighborhoods and housing stocks. It ensures that rental housing units are maintained in accordance with the State Housing […]

By |January 28th, 2016|SLO County Locals|0 Comments

December Community Events 2015

Holiday Happenings!
It’s December and the holidays are upon us yet again, SLO county has a variety of events throughout the month to help get you in the holiday spirit! Click below for the December Community Calendar we have put together, it includes community events happening all throughout the Central Coast. Highlights include parades, tree lighting […]

By |December 4th, 2015|SLO County Locals|0 Comments

San Luis Obispo County October 2014 Event Guide

October on the California Central Coast might be the best month of the year for blending “fun for the whole family” and “fun with the friends.” You have your family pumpkin picking, haunted houses, and costume creations, but then you also have your Oktoberfest beer and bratwursts, clam bakes, wine festivals, and jazz.

Our 2014 San […]

By |October 3rd, 2014|SLO County Locals|0 Comments

San Luis Obispo County’s Workforce Housing Revolution

SLO County Has a Housing Problem. A Solution Might Finally be Arriving.
Halfway through 2014, the median price of single-family homes sold in San Luis Obispo County rose to $485,000, a 30% increase over the past 36 months. Local real estate is priced at over double the national median ($223,000) and well over the California median […]

By |September 3rd, 2014|SLO County Construction, SLO County Locals|0 Comments

A great room becomes GREAT!

The kitchen this month started life as a wide-open and airy space with somewhat drab cabinets.  Its bones were great, some of the details were interesting – the pendant lights, the high vaulted ceiling and the soffit bridges, but the blonde oak cabinets, white tile counters, and vinyl flooring dragged the space back into the […]

By |June 10th, 2014|SLO County Locals|0 Comments

10 Easy Tips for a Beautiful Water-Efficient Spring Garden

1. I woke up this morning to a deafening racket. Without regard for my attire, I shot out of the house to see what was making such a clatter. The sewer manhole skirt was being jack hammered into pieces. “Halt!” I ordered, “I need those scraps for a garden planter”. So, the nice community services worker […]

By |May 16th, 2014|SLO County Locals|0 Comments

The Best Post-Work Activities on the Central Coast

Windows on the Water in Morro Bay and Marisol at the Cliffs in Pismo Beach offer two of the finest dining experiences on the Central Coast. The atmosphere, the food, and especially the ocean (or bay) views make for a perfect date.

Only problem is, your bank account won’t escape unscathed.

Lucky for us all, both restaurants offer post-work food […]

By |May 14th, 2014|SLO County Locals|0 Comments

A Beach Cottage

This is the happy little story of a young couple and their very first house. Recently married, the young couple needed a nest of their very own and they found the ideal home near the beach in Los Osos!

However the kitchen was less than ideal. Old yellowed cabinets, scalloped trim, and vinyl floors were not […]

By |April 28th, 2014|SLO County Locals|0 Comments

Search engine optimization basics for small business

By Scott Brennan
Access Publishing

Why should you care about search engine optimization? Well, if you are in business, you want customers to find you online. In 2014, 97 percent of Americans used the internet to search for local businesses. Search engine optimization, or SEO, is a fancy term for getting your business to rank higher […]

By |March 15th, 2014|SLO County Locals|0 Comments

The People of San Luis Obispo’s Thursday Night Farmers’ Market

Thursday night Farmers’ Market is one of San Luis Obispo’s most popular attractions for locals and tourists alike. In addition to the great food and friendly atmosphere, one of the things that makes farmers market so fun is the performers that attend. Below are three frequent, unique acts that you shouldn’t miss.

Lord of the Cello
Marston […]

By |March 11th, 2014|SLO County Locals|0 Comments