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Rock marathon takes over Mid-State Fair

By COLIN JONES As most of my friends know, I go to a lot of concerts. So four shows in five days during the second week of the California Mid-State Fair (three on school nights no less) might be a... (Continue reading)

3 Arroyo Grande golfers heading to Kid’s Golf World Championships

Next month, three of Arroyo Grande’s top junior golfers will head to the U.S. Kids World Championships in Pinehurst, North Carolina. Elias Moncrief, 6, Shane Moncrief, 8, and Luke Montoya, 10, have qualified to compete in the world’s largest and... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles teen wins spot on California rodeo team

A 9th grade student at Independence High School in Paso Robles qualified as a member of the California National High School Rodeo Team to compete in the World Championship High School National Finals. For the first time, in the 2015... (Continue reading)

6 delicious dishes made with seasonal fruits and vegetables

Peaches, blackberries and watermelon are three seasonal favorites for July. The following recipes were provided by Spencer’s Fresh Markets in Morro Bay and Santa Maria, both stores are carrying locally grown fruits and vegetables. BBQ Chicken with Peach and Feta... (Continue reading)

Meathead Movers hosting benefit for youth wrestlers

Meathead Movers, a local student athlete moving company, will match funds raised at a 10 all-star match wrestling event on June 6  at The Graduate in San Luis Obispo to benefit the sport of amateur wrestling. All of the proceeds... (Continue reading)

Rock Hall of Famer Jeff Beck to play Chumash Casino in August

By COLIN JONES The Chumash Casino Resort has several headliner heavyweights lined up this summer to wow audiences at its recently remodeled Samala Showroom, which is back to its 1,400 seat capacity. In addition to previously announced shows by Stevie... (Continue reading)

Bronze sculptures unveiled at Chumash Casino Resort

Six historically significant bronze sculptures were unveiled yesterday at a special tour and celebration for tribal members at the newly expanded Chumash Casino Resort. The tribe commissioned nature and wildlife artist Dan Chen to create sculptures that pay tribute to... (Continue reading)

Homeless coalition seeking artists and sponsors

Five Cities Homeless Coalition staff and volunteers are busy planning the fifth annual Empty Bowls Community Luncheon to benefit those facing homelessness and poverty in southern SLO County. The 2016 event is scheduled Thursday, Sept. 22, and will again be... (Continue reading)

Event at Fin’s raises $18,000 for the homeless

More than $18,000 was raised in one evening for South County residents facing homelessness during a festive “Dinner for a Cause” at Fin’s seafood restaurant in Grover Beach on May 5. Every penny spent by patrons during “Fiesta at Fin’s”... (Continue reading)

Students honored at Templeton American Legion ceremony

The Templeton American Legion Post 122 honored eight North County students last week who excelled in a patriotism writing contest. Fourth-grade students were asked to submit essays about why we stand for the American flag. Prizes included $25 for first... (Continue reading)