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Karlee Prazak

Karlee Prazak enjoys music, a lot of music.

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Weekend spotlight: Creston Classic Rodeo

Grab your cowboy boots, hats and flannels because Creston will host its 16th annual rodeo starting Friday and bucking until late Sunday. So hoof it out of the suburbs and into the wild for the Creston Classic Rodeo, which has been held every September since 1996 and looks to buck other rodeos out of the competition with its roping, steer stopping,... (Continue Reading)

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Weekend spotlight: Celebrate California wines

By KARLEE PRAZAK September is California Wine Month, and that makes it a great time to enjoy a glass of wine at one of the many fine wineries the Central Coast has to offer. In celebration of Wine Month, wineries in the area are offering specials such as two-for-one wine tasting, discounted prices and complimentary […]... (Continue Reading)

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Weekend spotlight: Stone Soup Music Faire

By KARLEE PRAZAK Now in its 19th year, the Stone Soup Music Faire is a wildly popular weekend event. A musical feast? Yes. A mix of international foods and local wines? It is all that and so much more. Grover Beach comes to life with salsa contests, juggling, acrobatics, story telling and an exploration station […]... (Continue Reading)

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Weekend spotlight: Olive Festival in Paso Robles

By KARLEE PRAZAK The Central Coast will see more than just cars, good food and family-friendly events this weekend. One Grammy Award-winning band will steal the spotlight as it rocks the night away to a fan-filled audience. The iconic band Stone Temple Pilots is expected to wow concert-goers with its 90s, hard rock-grunge music at […]... (Continue Reading)

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Weekend spotlight: Chorro Valley Shoot-out

By KARLEE PRAZAK You can plan to channel the wild west, listen to the beat of African drums, and sip on beers among some of nature’s finest animals because the Central Coast has it all this weekend. The 17th Annual Chorro Valley Shoot-out, hosted by the Chorro Valley Regulators, will take over the public shooting […]... (Continue Reading)

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Snoop Dogg in SLO Tuesday night

By KARLEE PRAZAK The “Doggfather” of rap Snoop Dogg will perform to a sold-out crowd at SLO Brewing Co. Tuesday night as one of the stops on his “Doggumentary Tour,” and his first stop on the Central Coast in more than a year. The tour has already taken Snoop Dogg around Europe, and now, he […]... (Continue Reading)

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Weekend spotlight: Big Laugh comedy show

Lizette Mizelle’s Big Laugh will fill the Atascadero Lake Pavilion with laughter this weekend when it hosts four comedians who have more in common than just jokes— each one knows what it’s like to live with cancer. It is through their jokes that the comedians are able to share their struggles with cancer, and life, to help raise money with... (Continue Reading)

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Weekend spotlight: Arroyo Grande Valley Car Sho

By KARLEE PRAZAK Brush off the old Chevrolet Bel Air, fill up the gas tank and lace up your dancing shoes because the Central Coast has everything from concerts to a car show to offer this weekend. As part of Arroyo Grande’s Centennial Celebration, the town is hosting it’s 22nd Annual Arroyo Grande Car Sho […]... (Continue Reading)

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Weekend Spotlight: Mid-State Fair

By Karlee Prazak It’s that time of year again, when big name musicians share the limelight with not only cattle, livestock and equine shows but with fried foods, beer gardens and carnival rides. That’s right; the California Mid-State Fair is back. If the cattle drives and apple pie contests didn’t persuade you to make the […]... (Continue Reading)

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Weekend spotlight

It’s mid-July with barbecue, bonfire and beach party season in full swing. But instead of firing up the grill for a block party this weekend, take advantage of a weekend packed with fabulous outdoor concerts and festivals. The Central Coat will be host to several music icons this weekend — hello, Bob Dylan — as well as a time traveling experience... (Continue Reading)