Category: Pismo Beach

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Meet Jeff Lee, Mayor of Grover Beach

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 #10 Jeff Lee Mayor of Grover Beach, CA  Jeff Lee, Mayor of Grover Beach,…

Ada’s Fish House in Pismo Beach

A word that has been frequently thrown about since that fateful week in mid-March when California shut down to flatten the curve is “pivot”. Business owners are encouraged to embrace the new normal, shift their practices and “pivot” to a new direction embracing the current “situation” and restrictions. Watching our favorite business owners grapple with…

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…

Pismo Beach Chamber of Commerce Valentine’s Wine Walk!

The annual Valentine’s Day Wine Walk is back and better than ever! With Valentine’s falling on a Friday this year, the Pismo Beach Chamber folks have redesigned the Wine Walk for the weekend! No need to agonize over expensive and elaborate plans for your Valentine! Unlike previous Wine Walks hosted by the Pismo Beach Chamber…

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…