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STP hits hard at Avila Beach

By COLIN JONES I recently wondered whether there was a better Central Coast concert experience than the Mid-State Fair in July.  Well, Avila Beach in August is not too shabby either. On a cool, dry, windless summer Sunday evening that... (Continue reading)

Movie Review: Crazy, Stupid, Love

By MIRANDA FORESMAN Hearing the words “romantic comedy” is any guy’s worst nightmare, second date or twentieth year of marriage. “Rom-com” equates to pain and suffering through shmoopiness and star-crossed drivel. But every now and again a romantic comedy comes... (Continue reading)

“Tech, Toys and Tools” offers resources for writers in the Digital Age

USA Today reports that more than 114 million of the 2.6 billion books published last year were e-books, and the percentage of electronic editions continues to climb. Recently the e-book versions of four of the top 10 titles on the... (Continue reading)

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... (Continue reading)

Incubus coming to Avila Beach in October

By COLIN JONES Alt-rock icons Incubus are coming to the the Avila Beach Golf Resort for a weeknight concert on Thursday, October 13, CalCoastNews.com has learned. Times, tickets and guests have yet to be announced. The Calabasas-based quintet play regularly... (Continue reading)

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... (Continue reading)

Movie Review: Cowboys & Aliens

By MIRANDA FORESMAN This year’s summer movies are made of comic books, big names, and huge budgets. Cowboys & Aliens has the proper ingredients, but, alas, the end result feels way over-baked. Inspired by a graphic novel, Cowboys & Aliens... (Continue reading)

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... (Continue reading)

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... (Continue reading)

Do sulfates in wine cause headaches?

By JOHN SALISBURY “I get a headache from the sulfites in the wine but when I go to Europe and drink their wine, I don’t get them because they don’t use sulfites,” some say. Not so. There is a lot... (Continue reading)