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Movie review: Looper

By MIRANDA FORESMAN I love a good mind trip. More than that, though, I really love a Bruce Willis flick. Count me in, it matters not volume of bloodshed or the lack of plot. The man does what he does... (Continue reading)

Wallace Group, cartoon

Check out cartoonist Joseph Rankin’s work at the Kranky Cartoonist.  ... (Continue reading)

Toto falls flat at the Chumash

By Colin Jones Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should. It seemed like a good idea at the time. Those are appropriate adages for many aspects of life and can certainly be applied to aging pop/rock acts as well.... (Continue reading)

Zombie Healthcare

CalCoastNews is now including work by San Luis Obispo cartoonist Joseph Rankin. Check out his work at the Kranky Cartoonist.... (Continue reading)

Music and wine: Earth, Wind and Fire

By COLIN JONES So what do you get when you mix wine, boogie rock and the pungent smell of farm animals? An alignment of cultural planets that can only be one thing: music and wine night at the California Mid-State Fair. Fast becoming... (Continue reading)

Classic rock on full display at the Mid-State Fair

By COLIN JONES Like most of the tail end boomer generation, I grew up on and love album-oriented rock, or AOR as they used to say in the radio biz. But there comes a point when you gotta turn the dial when ‘Freebird’... (Continue reading)

Photos of the Mid-State Fair annual cattle drive

Tradition lived on in Paso Robles Wednesday as the annual cattle drive through city streets signaled the start of the California Mid-State Fair. A riderless horse was led along the route in memory of the late George Randolph Hearst Jr.,... (Continue reading)

An American tradition lives on in Atascadero

Kids from The Learning Tree Preschool in Atascadero and their parents patrolled El Camino Real on the 4th of July, waving the American flag and shouting to passing motorists, “Happy Birthday, America!”... (Continue reading)

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Paso citizen group plans meet

The inaugural public meeting of a newly-formed Paso Robles citizen action group, Change Paso Robles Now, or CPRN2012, is set for Saturday at La Quinta Inn and Suites, 2615 Buena Vista Drive in Paso Robles, from 2-4 p.m. Chair Karen... (Continue reading)