Category: Arroyo Grande

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 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…

Meet Cornel Morton, President of the Diversity Coalition

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 #12 Cornel Morton, the President of Diversity Coalition SLO County  Cornel Morton, the President…

Living in Pismo Beach – Jim Gregory

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 #9 Jim Gregory Arroyo Grande Historian of Arroyo Grande, CA  Jim Gregory, Arroyo Grande Historian…

Meet Josh Klapper, Winemaker at Timbre Winery

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 #8 Josh Klapper Winemaker & Owner of Timbre Winery in Arroyo Grande, CA  Josh…

Meet Brian Collins, Chef of the Famous Ember Restaurant

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 #7 Brian Collins Chef & Owner of Ember in Arroyo Grande, CA  Brian Collins…

Central Coast Restaurants Open During COVID-19 Crisis

As the Shelter at Home order began to take effect across the Central Coast in mid-March, restaurants were having to decide whether to stay open in a limited capacity or shut down for the time being. Given that most folks in the community a) love to eat out b) want to support local businesses c)…

Real Estate in the Pandemic Environment

A message from Pismo Beach Homes on Real Estate in the Pandemic Environment: As the past week has shown us, our current “new normal” is unpredictable and rapidly changing. In an effort to quiet our clients’ anxiety I thought we would offer some convenient ways to continue your search for real estate, or if you…

Give Your Car the Love it Deserves with Monarch Mobile Auto Detail

My car tends to be my office most days and being always “on the go” does not give me much time to keep it in tip top shape. So, it was a huge relief to find someone to return it to new and client-ready! Timing was right and three Pismo Beach Homes Team members had…

Mayor Panel to Kick Off Pismo Beach Chamber Quarterly Luncheons

The second year of the Pismo Beach Chamber of Commerce’s quarterly lunch series entitled “The Mayor’s Lunch” will feature Mayors from three local cities who share borders. Mayor Ed Waage, the quarterly host of this series will be a panelist along with Arroyo Grande Mayor Pro Tem Keith Storton and Grover Beach Mayor Jeff Lee.…

SLO COUNTY RESTAURANT MONTH

CALLING ALL FOODIES! Sound the alarm! There are just two weeks left to take advantage of SLO County’s “Restaurant Month!” This is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy a three-course fixed menu at many participating restaurants around the county for the low, low price of $30 per person! Plus, many restaurants also offer a wine pairing…

Realtor of the Year 2019

Shannon Bowdey of Pismo Beach Homes. Shannon Bowdey, Senior Real Estate Salesperson with the Pismo Beach Homes, was awarded our Association’s highest honor earlier this month – Realtor of the Year. Shannon has been a consistent top producer, a willing mentor, and a role model for new agents, attending weekly Association meetings, actively participating in…

Quality Coffee at Quintessa

Drive down Highway One in Oceano and you will find the sweetest little coffee shop around.  It is my local fav!  A big change from the branded chain coffee shops, filled with advertisements, and step into Quintessa. This lovely roasting house has a warm inviting environment where you are greeted by a friendly barista, ready…

Something for Everyone at Windmill Farms

Tucked away on the corner of Hwy 101 and Thompson Road at the most southern end of Arroyo Grande, is a sweet little local gem called Windmill Farms. This place has so much to offer, there is literally a little something for everyone.  With a beautiful gift shop inside, you can find locally made delicacies…

Winning with Race Rugrats!

Sarah Hawkins is the founder and owner of Race Rugrats, a childcare company dedicated to caring for and entertaining children during various races not only locally but around the State. I interviewed Sarah and asked her some questions to learn more about this amazing company and what they are all about! What is Race Rugrats?…

Enjoy the Strawberry Festival in Arroyo Grande

Memorial weekend is coming, and with it some sweet, juicy strawberries! Arroyo Grande’s 36th annual strawberry festival is here again and the event schedule sounds as delicious and entertaining as ever! If you have never been to this event that happens every year in the quaint little village of Arroyo Grande you are in for…

Fabulous Las Vegas at the Clark Center

Hopefully you have had an opportunity to see a performance at the Clark Center for the Performing Arts in Arroyo Grande. If you haven’t, you might be surprised to learn that we have a state-of-the-art performing arts center right here, in the heart of South San Luis Obispo County. The Clark Center is a non-profit organization dedicated…

Bean’s Roofing & Rain Gutters

http://beansroofing.com/ (805) 534-0888 As we all know, home ownership means not always getting to spend money on the fun projects, but sometimes having to do upgrades and improvements that are practical. When it came time for our 1987 custom-built home to have a new roof, new skylights and remove the fluorescent lightboxes in favor of…

Memorial Day Weekend Event – 35th Annual Strawberry Festival in Arroyo Grande

Memorial Day weekend is typically defined by when and where you are BBQing. However, if you live on the Central Coast there is another time-honored tradition – the Annual Strawberry Festival in the Village of Arroyo Grande. For 35 years we have dedicated this weekend to celebrate our favorite local fruit – the strawberry. Once…

The Poke Craze Has Come to Town!

Poke is a sushi-grade seafood dish that has long been a favorite in Hawaii and is having a surge of popularity here on the mainland. Here on the Central Coast, where we have access to high-quality, fresh seafood, it’s a given that this trendy meal has finally arrived!  Poke is a great appetizer, lunch or…

Virtjuice in Arroyo Grande: Locally grown, Tastefully healthy.

Locally grown juice and healthy foods business in Arroyo Grande.Be prepared! Virtjuice in Arroyo Grande is not your every-day, mass-produced Juicing experience. When you visit you may meet up with “Rico Suave” hanging out by the “Matcha Machine” talking about his “Indian Summer.” Just kidding!  Those are really names of just three of the many…

Express Trash Hauling & Dump Truck Service

Eddie Hernandez is truly one of those old-school gems. He is responsive, accommodating and affordable. Refreshing! When he says he is going to meet you he’s on time! His pricing usually beats your best guess and his crew is fast and friendly. 805.354.9111 trash.express@yahoo.com We have used Eddie for junk removal, power-washing, grading and yard…