USA Today loves Paso Robles

Forget about gang problems and water issues—Paso Robles was back in the national spotlight over the weekend with glowing travel coverage from USA Today. Calling Paso Robles, “California’s fastest-growing, and to many, most surprising wine region,”  reporter Jayne Clark seemed... (Continue reading)

Frenzied medly of hip-hop and punk-rock hits Pozo Saloon

By CHRIS WREN Despite a shocking no-show by one of the two headlining acts, Sunday’s Fall Frenzy at Pozo Saloon still delivered a symphony of dancing, drink, and blasting music. The Game, a renowned LA rapper slated to be one... (Continue reading)

Savor the Weekend

The main event for this weekend continues to be the return of Savor the Central Coast, the big culinary blowout hosted by Sunset Magazine. Thousands of folks have descended on SLO County from as far away as Baltimore to imbibe... (Continue reading)

Weekend spotlight: Ode to Tomatoes

By CRISTIN POWERS Autumn, the time for the harvest, warm apple cider, succulent roast turkeys and freshly baked pumpkin pies, has arrived along with an array of fun festivities. Start the season off right by attending the 74th annual Arroyo... (Continue reading)

Movie Review: I Don’t Know How She Does It

By MIRANDA FORESMAN Dear Readers, consider yourselves warned. This weekend I saw a film that I genuinely lament having seen. I wouldn’t fork out cash for I Don’t Know How She Does It unless you are actively hiding from vicious... (Continue reading)

Tears for Fears deliver the goods at the Chumash

By COLIN JONES When you think of specific decades for anything whether it’s music, sports or movies, certain names immediately come to mind. For the big hair, synth-pop, techno-beat post-punk, post-new wave 1980s, it would be difficult to find a... (Continue reading)

Weekend spotlight: Avocado and Margarita Festival

By CRISTIN POWERS Forget dinner and a movie — take your date to the Fifth Annual Avocado and Margarita Festival held along the scenic Embarcadero Blvd. in Morro Bay on Saturday. Enliven your spirits and delight your palate as this... (Continue reading)

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... (Continue reading)

DVD Rewind: A Single Man (2009)

By MIRANDA FORESMAN After a summer of movies in theaters, I’d like to try something a little different (and more economical for most). With “DVD Rewind”, I’ll introduce you to films that I have found worth thinking about, talking about,... (Continue reading)

New ebook serves as Talk Radio 101

Two San Luis Obispo radio talk show hosts have co-authored a new ebook about radio and what it takes to be an effective guest. Deborah Bayles and Dave Congalton, both of whom host shows locally for KVEC 920 AM, wrote... (Continue reading)