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9th Annual Cannon Coaster Ride Traverses Moss Landing to San Luis Obispo


In September, Cannon’s team of cycling enthusiasts, the Cannon Coasters, traversed more than 150 miles of the scenic California State Highway 1. The route through Big Sur is known for its winding turns, seaside cliffs, and views of the misty coastline. Coasters commenced day one of their three-day trip in Moss Landing, riding their first 60-mile segment to Northerly Big...

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Cannon’s 12th Annual Well Worth It Drive-Thru BBQ: A Smokin’ Success!


For the twelfth year running, Cannon hosted their Well Worth It Drive-Thru BBQ in the last week of July to raise awareness and funds for the global water crisis. This year’s Drive-Thru BBQ raised a successful $8,500 to be directly donated to clean water infrastructure projects through Cannon’s charitable partner, charity: water. In total, 250 tri-tip dinners were sold, 30 donations...

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Cannon Ranks in Top 30 Central Coast Best Places to Work, Second Year Running


For the second year running, the Pacific Coast Business Times has recognized Cannon as one of the best places to work in the Central Coast Tri-Counties of San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura. Cannon ranked among top businesses from Ventura to Paso Robles as one of the best firms with 35 employees or more. Each year, the publication reaches out to...

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Summer Fun in Full Swing with SLO Blues Baseball


We believe in giving back to the communities that support us. That’s why we’re proud to team up with San Luis Obispo Blues Baseball as a local sponsor. On July 7th, 2022, Cannon hosted family and friends at the VIP section of the Sinsheimer Park Baseball Stadium for a fun evening of drinks, snacks, and swag! The game kicked off...

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Shell Beach Streetscape Project Wins State-Wide Recognition


Each year, the League of California Cities, County Engineers Association of California, and California State Association of Counties announce the winners of the Outstanding Local Streets and Roads Project Awards. These awards recognize programs in counties and cities throughout California that preserve and protect the public’s investments in improving local streets, roads, and bridges. The City of Pismo Beach claimed...

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CVWD Well Project Wins Not Just One, but Two Awards!


San Luis Obispo, August 28, 2019–Cannon’s collaborative efforts for a new well-reactivation project with Crescenta Valley Water District (CVWD) led to award-winning events. The project was recently awarded ASCE’s Outstanding Project of the Year and ASCE’s LA Section Water Treatment Project of the Year.  The result of the project was a new biological nitrate removal treatment facility and reactivation of Well...

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Grilling Tri-tip for Water Wells


San Luis Obispo, California, July 10, 2017 – Once again, Cannon’s Well Worth It Campaign – a charitable effort to build clean water projects for villages around the world – is grilling up tri-tip dinners to raise funds to build new water wells for those in need. This is Cannon’s seventh annual “Well Worth It Drive-Thru BBQ” and is a...

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Local Meteorologist Flips Pancakes into Water Wells


PG&E’s John Lindsey joins forces with Cannon Corp. for annual fundraiser Taking a break from his wet winter forecasts, Central Coast meteorologist and weather columnist John Lindsey will trade his radar for a spatula next Tuesday to help raise funds for water wells in developing nations. The Well Worth It Campaign, launched by Cannon in 2010, will host a pancake...

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Weighing in on SLO’s Housing Crunch


Homeownership remains distant goal for many in SLO County Originally Published By: Cynthia Lambert, San Luis Obispo Tribune [email protected] Sometimes when Natalie Marinelli and her husband would take walks around their San Luis Obispo neighborhood, she would point out homes she thought would be nice to own someday. Marinelli’s husband, Peter, would quickly try to bring her back to reality....

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City Seeks to Eliminate Traffic Fatalities and Serious Injuries by 2030


Originally released 10/21/2016 by the City of San Luis Obispo The Vision Zero philosophy holds that the loss of life is not an acceptable price to pay for mobility. Deaths and Serious Injuries reduced by 58 percent Traffic accidents are the leading cause of death for people aged 13 through 25 in the United States, according to the National Highway...

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