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We’re All Smiles in San Luis Obispo

There’s a lot to smile about now that the Tribune is coming out with a second volume in their pictorial history series: San Luis Obispo County II: The 1950s, ’60s and ’70s. Let’s take a look at some of the best and brightest smiles from the glory years of San Luis Obispo.

Hazel Lyons (left) with baby Kathleen, Dee Soto with baby Karen (center) and Persis Lindgren with baby Jane (right), in front of Soto’s Market, Cambria, circa 1950. -- Courtesy Cambria Historical Society Archives

Hazel Lyons (left) with baby Kathleen, Dee Soto with baby Karen (center) and Persis Lindgren with baby Jane (right), in front of Soto’s Market, Cambria, circa 1950.

Courtesy Cambria Historical Society Archives

Students in front of San Luis Obispo High School, 1940s. Those identified include Elvira Rodrigues and Anita Hagopean. -- Courtesy John M. Oliveira

Students in front of San Luis Obispo High School, 1940s. Those identified include Elvira Rodrigues and Anita Hagopean.

Courtesy John M. Oliveira

Parkfield’s Annual Review to raise money for the community center, 1960s. Front row, from left: Mary Mayborn, Marilyn Taylor, Barbara Kester and Melda Camsuzou. Back row: Cappy Culver, Fern Kalar, Dulcie Miller and Ruthie Taylor. -- Courtesy Paso Robles Pioneer Museum

Parkfield’s Annual Review to raise money for the community center, 1960s. Front row, from left: Mary Mayborn, Marilyn Taylor, Barbara Kester and Melda Camsuzou. Back row: Cappy Culver, Fern Kalar, Dulcie Miller and Ruthie Taylor.

Courtesy Paso Robles Pioneer Museum

Dan Bond breathes a sigh of relief and rests a tired blistered foot, after skating his way through the entire 24-hour Pismo Beach Skate-A-Thon, July 1975. The event attracted 125 skaters in the opening hours, of which 18 finished. -- Courtesy San Luis Obispo Tribune

Dan Bond breathes a sigh of relief and rests a tired blistered foot, after skating his way through the entire 24-hour Pismo Beach Skate-A-Thon, July 1975. The event attracted 125 skaters in the opening hours, of which 18 finished.

Courtesy San Luis Obispo Tribune

See these and hundreds more beautiful, historic photos in the Tribune’s new book, San Luis Obispo County II: The 1950s, ’60s and ’70s.

Volume Two: San Luis Obispo County: The 1950s, '60s and '70s Cover
The Tribune presents Volume Two: San Luis Obispo County: The 1950s, '60s and '70s

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