Sunday, February 28, 2010

Surf Beach


A sensitive parts of surf beach are fenced off out of concern for snowy plovers. Photo/Phil Klein

Surf Beach


A group of plovers take flight on Surf Beach. Photo/Phil Klein

Surf Beach


Tsunami watch on Surf Beach, California, Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010. Photo/Phil Klein

UCSB vs Cal Poly mens basketball


UCSB's James Nunnally has the ball tipped out of his hands by Cal Poly defender Charles Anderson. Nunnally had eight points and eight rebounds in the Gaucho's 60-57 Big West loss, which delayed them from clinching the No. 1 seed in the Big West Tournament. Photo/Phil Klein

UCSB vs Cal Poly mens basketball


UCSB Justin Joyner tries to find a passing lane against Cal Poly's Shawn Lewis in Saturday Big West game. Photo/ PHIL KLEIN

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Vandenberg Delta 4-Heavy rocket


Media gets behind-the-scenes look at space Launch Complex 6 and Delta 4-Heavy rocket. Photo/Phil Klein

Vandenberg Delta 4-Heavy rocket


The United Launch Alliance Delta 4-Heavy rocket stands inside Space Launch Complex-6 getting ready for blast-off in December, 2010. Photo/Phil Klein

Vandenberg Delta 4-Heavy rocket


At lift-off, the engine nozzles of the Delta 4-Heavy rocket will produce almost 2-million pounds of thrust, or about the power of 33 Hoover Dams. Photo/Phil Klein

Vandenberg Delta 4-Heavy rocket


The logo of the Delta rocket program is depicted at the top of the Delta 4-Heavy rocket. Photo/Phil Klein

Vandenberg Delta 4-Heavy rocket


Members of the were allowed a close-up view of the Delta 4-Heavy rocket at Vandenberg in February. Here, the top of the rocket is shown more than 200 feet above ground. Photo/Phil Klein

Vandenberg Delta 4-Heavy rocket


Original built in the 1960s for a manned rocket program, Space Launch Complex-6 has had numerous lives--from the space shuttle to Titan rockets to Deltas. Photo/Phil Klein

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger






California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger arrives to speak after a tour of the REC Solar Headquarters in San Luis Obispo, on the importance of opening new jobs to rebuild the economy with a coalition of other states called 'Building America's Future.' © Phil Klein/Photo





California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger



California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger speaks during a tour of the REC Solar Headquarters in San Luis Obispo, on the importance of opening new jobs to rebuild the economy with a coalition of other states called 'Building America's Future.' © Phil Klein/Photo


California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger






California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger speaks during a tour of the REC Solar Headquarters in San Luis Obispo, on the importance of opening new jobs to rebuild the economy with a coalition of other states called “Building America’s Future.” Phil Klein/Photo ©



Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Cockfighting Bust


A variety of roosters such has this, some with bright plumage, others white with black stripes or speckles, sit, crow and strut in separate cages Tuesday at a county facility in San Luis Obispo after cockfighting competition in rural Arroyo Grande was busted on Sunday Morning. Photo/Phil Klein

Cockfighting Bust


A variety of roosters such has this, some with bright plumage, others white with black stripes or speckles, sit, crow and strut in separate cages Tuesday at a county facility in San Luis Obispo after cockfighting competition in rural Arroyo Grande was busted on Sunday Morning. Photo/Phil Klein

Cockfighting Bust


A variety of roosters such has this, some with bright plumage, others white with black stripes or speckles, sit, crow and strut in separate cages Tuesday at a county facility in San Luis Obispo after cockfighting competition in rural Arroyo Grande was busted on Sunday Morning. Photo/Phil Klein