Category: Five Cities

Celebrating the 4th of July in Pismo Beach & All of SLO County

San Luis Obispo County offers an array of festive activities for Independence Day, ensuring a memorable celebration for all ages. From spectacular fireworks to charming parades, here’s a roundup of the key events happening across the county. Pismo Beach Centennial and 4th of July Celebration The July 4th Celebration at the Pismo Beach Pier Plaza…

Oak Tree-studded Property in the Heart of Grover Beach

Price Improved to $799,000 – Book a Showing Today 805-936-0277 Owned by the same family for generations, this gorgeous California Ranch two-story home has plenty of off-street parking with a long, gated drive ending in a carport. Covered entry into the home opens to a spacious great room with luxury vinyl plank flooring and soaring…

Memorial Day Celebrations SLO County 2024

Let the Good Times Roll!  Here’s your guide to Celebrating Memorial Weekend this year in San Luis Obispo County. Get ready to kick off the summer season with a bang as San Luis Obispo County hosts a lineup of fun-filled events that promise something for everyone. From art enthusiasts to wine aficionados, music lovers to…

AGHS Volleyball Moves on to State Finals

Thursday night, the Arroyo Grande Eagles Boys’ Volleyball team hosted Foothills Christian from San Diego (FCHS) for the semifinal game of the CIF SoCal Division IV Regional State Tournament. The Eagles came into the game seeded #1 in the 8-team bracket after a first-round win against Magnolia Science Academy Van Nuys. The match started with…

Dive into Deliciousness: Pono Pacific Kitchen in Grover Beach, CA

Nestled in Grover Beach, California, Pono Pacific Kitchen promises a culinary adventure bursting with freshness, flavor, and good vibes. This spot isn’t just a restaurant; it’s a celebration of all things seafood, served up with a side of coastal charm. Step inside and you’re greeted with a laid-back vibe that instantly puts you at ease.…

Exploring Architectural Excellence: RRM Design Group in San Luis Obispo, CA

RRM Design Group stands out as a dynamic force in the architectural landscape on California’s Central Coast. Since its inception in 1974, this firm has been at the forefront of creating visually striking buildings and community projects that seamlessly blend creativity with practicality. What makes RRM truly special is its unwavering commitment to sustainability. In…

Discover Trinity Cyclery: Grover Beach’s Cycling Hub

In the heart of Grover Beach, California, Trinity Cyclery stands as the go-to spot for all things cycling. Since 2005, this local gem has been providing cyclists of all levels with bikes, repairs, and a welcoming community hub. Trinity Cyclery offers a fantastic selection of bikes from top brands like Trek, Specialized, and Cannondale. Whether…

Kick-Off Strawberry Season with Strawberries Through Grover Beach 2024!

Strawberries Through Grover Beach is back for it’s 3rd year in a row and is bigger and better than ever before! Get ready for an unforgettable celebration of everything strawberry at this year’s festival, happening on May 18th, 2024, in beautiful Grover Beach, CA. The event has drawn such a crowd that they’ve moved locations…

San Luis Obispo Lender Spotlight: Jeffrey Meyers – Certainty Home Lending

Meet Jeff — My name is Jeffrey Meyers, VP of Mortgage Lending at Certainty Home Lending. As a local mortgage lender, I draw on my extensive background in service-oriented professions to prioritize trust and excellence. Having spent a decade in the dynamic hospitality industry, I transitioned to becoming a trusted local mortgage professional, seamlessly integrating the…

REACH – Creating 15,000 New High-paying Jobs – Our Regional Economic Action Coalition

Many people know the Central Coast as a place to bask on the beaches like Pismo Beach, or hike the hills of the Pismo Preserve, or explore wine country right outside of Pismo in the Edna Valley, and enjoy the temperate climate.  A growing coalition is working to make sure the region is also known…

Steaming Bean in Shell Beach, CA — More than Just Coffee!

As a local on the Central Coast, I can’t get enough of Steaming Bean. Tucked away in the heart of our beloved Shell Beach, CA, this café is a true treasure. Sure, the coffee is fantastic—bold, aromatic, and expertly brewed—but let’s talk about the food. Oh, the food! From the moment you step inside, the…

Art in the Park is Back in Shell Beach, CA

Nestled along the scenic coastline of Shell Beach, CA, Dinosaur Caves Park stands as a testament to natural beauty and artistic expression. Each year, the park comes alive with the vibrant hues and creative energies of local and visiting artists during the much-anticipated Art in the Park event. 2024 Schedule: Spring/Summer Dates: (Time: 10:00 AM…

San Luis Obispo Lender Spotlight: Mike Poyntz – Motif Mortgage

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Mike Poyntz is your premier mortgage lender located in San Luis Obispo, California. Mike offers some of the lowest rates nationwide making the loan process simple, straightforward and fast for borrowers seeking a mortgage in the San Luis Obispo area. Whether you are a first time home buyer, purchasing your dream home, refinancing an outstanding loan, or…

South County Sanitary — Clean-Up Week 2024

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It’s that time of year — South County Sanitary has announced Clean-Up Week 2024. They will be offering Clean-Up in Arroyo Grande the week of March 18th – March 22nd. Clean-Up Week is a community service provided free to single family residential garbage customers. South County Sanitary asks that you please place your Clean-Up Week…

July 30th – ​Come see Dark Desert Highway Band performing the music of the Eagles, Joe Walsh and Don Henley at Ramona Garden Park in Grover Beach

21st Annual Grover Beach Summer Concert Series If you are a Grover Beach native, then this sleeper concert series is no surprise. But if you have never been, then you need to get out your calendars and mark off the next two months of Sundays! With Rotary Club of Grover Beach providing the tasty adult…

10th Annual Macaroni & Cheese Festival – Benefiting the Woods Humane Society

Central Coast animal lovers have the chance to support the Woods Humane Society on June 24th from 2-6pm at the Avila Beach Golf Resort while trying out mac and cheese creations as local chefs compete for the title of “Best Mac and Cheese on the Central Coast!” Proceeds for the 10th Annual Macaroni & Cheese…

Back With A Bang – Arroyo Grande Harvest Festival

ARROYO GRANDE HARVEST FESTIVAL IS BACK! After two years missed due to the pandemic, the Arroyo Grande Harvest Festival is back with a bang! Coming September 23rd and 24th this downtown village event is getting back on track beginning on Friday from 4:00pm with a Dinner Dance at the newly refurbished 1897 Tabernacle at Camp…

A Special Twist Gymnastics – An Inclusive Gym Designed for Exceptional Children!

Do you have children here on the Central Coast? Looking for a great space for them to play, explore, learn and get active? A Special Twist Gymnastics is an amazing, unique place for kids of all ages holding open gym sessions for tots, as well as classes for older kiddos. Amber Pinon, the owner of…

ART at THE CLARK! 

As long-time supporters and volunteers at the Clark Center for the Performing Arts, we are beyond excited to spotlight our Summer Silent Auction Fundraiser at the Clark Center for one more week! Through August 14 the Center has gorgeous, one-of-a-kind art pieces on display for purchase online through the link below.  https://clarkcenter.org/shows/art-at-the-clark-online-auction-fundraiser/ During the height…

Rancho Nipomo brings “Cal-Mex” to the Central Coast!!

We stumbled into this yummy pitstop during the peak of the Covid shutdown – searching for time outside in our Jeep we had just come back from some trails off of 166. We immediately were lured in with a band playing, and plenty of outdoor seating. The bar area has large doors open to the…

Exploration Discovery Center in Grover Beach

If you have littles, I highly recommend checking out theI highly recommend checking out the Exploration Discovery Center in Grover Beach, accommodating children from ages 2 to 12 years old. My daughter highly approves, her first visit was at the young age of 18 months old. She can spend hours there and never gets bored.…

It’s BBQ Season! Get Your Grill On!

Summer Days – Summer Glaze! Summer is among us and to me summer days means it is time for barbecues and friends!  Barbecuing can be so fun and rewarding and you can do it in so many different places – the beach, the lake, your home, the park, even on the back of a tailgate…

Have You Tried HARVESTLY?

In our household it is a rarity for my husband and I to disagree on things. However, our weekly conversations on what food to buy and meals to make, occasionally are a heated topic. While I am the kind of person who would be fine on a diet of mostly veggies, my other half doesn’t…

Top 5 Valentine’s Date Spots In and Around Pismo Beach

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Oyster Loft with Executive Chef, Jared Hurst Dinner with a view of The Pismo Pier! Listen to the waves crashing while sipping one of their amazing specialty drinks. Last week I enjoyed a delicious tequila-based cocktail with a hibiscus “bubble”, then watched as it popped with a beautiful puff of smoke sprinkling magic all over…

Fun at The Clark Center! Upcoming Shows You Don’t Want to Miss!

The Pismo Beach Homes Team is proud to be a long-time sponsor and supporter of the Clark Center for the Performing Arts – a spectacular state-of-the-art theater right here in the heart of South County. The theater has endured some very difficult and uncertain times over the past two years, and we are proud to say…

Five Favorite Hikes Around Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach is starting to cool down and Summer weather has made way to Fall. There is no better time than now to start hiking. Not only is it a great way to get out and enjoy the wonderful place we live, it’s also a good way to start a routine before the “eating holidays”…

Pumpkin Patch Adventures Await at Tar Creek Ranch in Arroyo Grande

Fall has always been my favorite time of year. Not only does the weather transition from warm to cool but the color of the trees’ leaves transition from green to auburn and yellow. It’s a reminder that the year will soon be over with the ramping up for the holiday season about to begin. My…

Pismo Beach Veterinary Clinic now offers GROOMING!

Exciting news! Our favorite Veterinary Clinic has expanded services in the past six months and added a seasoned GROOMER! Local groomer Sarah has joined the team, offering compassionate grooming that coincides with your pet’s particular needs. In the case of our dog “Talley-Girl,” Sarah immediately noted that she suffers from extreme skin allergies and requires…

Things to Do on the Central Coast – Memorial Day Weekend 2021

I bet you are excited to get out and celebrate this Memorial Day Weekend, since last year we were all advised not to travel. But this year we are in luck! Vaccines have become available, and California is getting (somewhat) back to business. While a lot of annual events are still on hold we thought…

Wine 4 Paws – Drink Wine and Support Homeless Pups!

Spring is here! The weather is changing, and it’s about time to enjoy the outdoors. Want an opportunity to drink wine and help Woods Humane Society? Well now’s your chance! On April 10-11 you can help the animals at our local shelter either online, or in person by wine tasting while also supporting over 75…

Supporting Local Businesses – Get Your Pet’s Needs Met at Lemos!

More than ever, it is so important to support local businesses to help keep our community vibrant. That is especially true when access to everyday items has become more challenging. Let’s not forget about the locally owned companies that help us take care of our fur babies too. That’s why we shop at Lemos Pet…

Let’s Support our Local Businesses this Holiday Season!

Dinner? Check. Gifts? Check. Table Décor? Check Check Check! While the Pismo Beach Homes Team is grateful to be experiencing a successful year due to a robust market, we feel compelled to make sure to support the community that supports us – and hopefully ensure that our favorite restaurants and small businesses survive this last…

Help Support Woods Humane Society this Holiday Season

The Pismo Beach Homes Team loves our furry friends and one of the most important organizations that supports animals in need on the central coast is Woods Humane Society. Opening your heart and home to a homeless dog or cat is one of the most wonderful things you can do. Pets have been shown to…

Meet Jocelyn Brennan, CEO of South County Chambers of Commerce

Living in Pismo Beach, where we connect you with some of our favorite people who live and work on the Central Coast. Those community and business leaders who make living on the Coast such a unique and diverse experience. Episode #19 Jocelyn Brennan, CEO of South County Chambers of Commerce  Jocelyn Brennan, CEO of…

Working from home indefinitely? Move to Beautiful Pismo Beach!

Workers Flee the Bay Area As Remote Work Is Reshaping Silicon Valley It’s time to visit Pismo Beach! … Has your company given you the ability to work from home indefinitely? The greater Pismo Beach area is just 4 hours south of San Francisco, with affordable housing just 5 minutes or less from the famous…

Meet Brooke Town, Owner of the Spoon Trade

Living in Pismo Beach, where we connect you with some of our favorite people who live and work on the Central Coast. Those community and business leaders who make living on the Coast such a unique and diverse experience. Episode #17 Brooke Town owner of the spoon trade  Brooke Town owner of the spoon…

Meet Michelle Berrera, Owner of Enjoyslo.com

Living in Pismo Beach, where we connect you with some of our favorite people who live and work on the Central Coast. Those community and business leaders who make living on the Coast such a unique and diverse experience. Episode #16 Michelle Berrera, the Owner of Enjoyslo.com  Michelle Berrera, the Owner of Enjoyslo.com, joins…

Meet Monica Grant, the CEO of SLO YMCA

Living in Pismo Beach, where we connect you with some of our favorite people who live and work on the Central Coast. Those community and business leaders who make living on the Coast such a unique and diverse experience. Episode #15 Monica Grant, the CEO of SLO YMCA  Monica Grant, the CEO of SLO…

Meet Kirsten Rambo, Executive Director of Stand Strong

Living in Pismo Beach, where we connect you with some of our favorite people who live and work on the Central Coast. Those community and business leaders who make living on the Coast such a unique and diverse experience. Episode #14 Kirsten Rambo, the Executive Director of Stand Strong  Kirsten Rambo, the Executive Director…

Meet Ariana Lovato, Owner of Honeycomb Home Design

Living in Pismo Beach, where we connect you with some of our favorite people who live and work on the Central Coast. Those community and business leaders who make living on the Coast such a unique and diverse experience. Episode #13 Ariana Lovato, the Owner of Honeycomb Home Design  Ariana Lovato, the Owner of…