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Cayucos by the sea’s model citizens

Editor’s Note: The following series, “Life in Radically Gentrifying Cayucos by the Sea,” to be posted biweekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an original American voice: author Dell Franklin.  By DELL FRANKLIN I ran into a man the... (Continue reading)

Rejects of a former Morro Bay tavern

Editor’s Note: The following series of tales from behind the bar, “Happy Jacks Saloon: The Last Morro Bay Fisherman’s Dive,” to be posted bi-weekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an original American voice: author Dell Franklin. The following... (Continue reading)

Merry Christmas, Cayucos ne’er-do-wells

Editor’s Note: The following series, “Life in Radically Gentrifying Cayucos by the Sea,” to be posted biweekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an original American voice: author Dell Franklin.  By DELL FRANKLIN The holier-than-thou crusaders of Cayucos, who... (Continue reading)

Holier than thou Cayucos crusaders

Editor’s Note: The following series, “Life in Radically Gentrifying Cayucos by the Sea,” to be posted biweekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an original American voice: author Dell Franklin.  By DELL FRANKLIN Happily Homeless Dave, about whom I’ve... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo’s holiday festivities have begun

By CCT STAFF Celebrate the holiday season with a parade, a visit with Santa Claus,  a carousel and much more in San Luis Obispo. These events are family-friendly and open to the public. Santa’s House: Santa’s House is open until... (Continue reading)

Happy hour at Happy Jack’s in Morro Bay

Editor’s Note: The following series of tales from behind the bar, “Happy Jacks Saloon: The Last Morro Bay Fisherman’s Dive,” to be posted bi-weekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an original American voice: author Dell Franklin. The following... (Continue reading)

Cayucos’ most influential smoker

Editor’s Note: The following series, “Life in Radically Gentrifying Cayucos by the Sea,” to be posted biweekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an original American voice: author Dell Franklin.  By DELL FRANKLIN Smoker Jim Ruddell is no longer... (Continue reading)

The legend of Morro Bay’s Tack Snead

Editor’s Note: The following series of tales from behind the bar, “Happy Jacks Saloon: The Last Morro Bay Fisherman’s Dive,” to be posted bi-weekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an original American voice: author Dell Franklin. The following... (Continue reading)

In Cayucos, Patrick knows

Editor’s Note: The following series, “Life in Radically Gentrifying Cayucos by the Sea,” to be posted biweekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an original American voice: author Dell Franklin.  By DELL FRANKLIN Every small town, and especially an... (Continue reading)

Black bear and bald eagles spotted at Santa Margarita Ranch

By SEAN WEIR Jody Langford couldn’t believe his eyes earlier this week when he spotted and photographed a large black bear on the Santa Margarita Ranch. “I’ve lived in North County all my life, and I’ve seen a lot of... (Continue reading)