Breath-awareness meditation

By GARY E FORESMAN MD (Editor’s note: This is part five in a five-part in a five-part series on stress management.) This article is intentionally kept brief, clean and without metaphors or discussions on why we meditate. I am just... (Continue reading)

Movie review: Mud

By MIRANDA FORESMAN Matthew McConaughey has come a long way since Dazed and Confused (1993). He’s played a surfer, a pimp, couple of good lawyers, a womanizer, and many things in between. Lately he seems to play the guy without... (Continue reading)

Lewis headlines Pine Street Saloon music series

Kenny Lee Lewis, lead guitar for the Steve Miller Band, headlines the inaugural act of a special summer music series called “North County Line” starting June 6 at Paso Robles’ historic Pine Street Saloon. The local Lewis will be joined... (Continue reading)

John Fogerty added to Vina Robles lineup

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Grammy Award-winning singer/guitarist/songwriter John Fogerty will headline a concert at the new Vina Robles Amphitheater in Paso Robles on October 11. The show was announced on Fogerty’s website and confirmed by the concert... (Continue reading)

Charlotte Alexander named SLO Film Festival director

Charlotte Alexander has been named Festival Director of the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival effective July 1. Previous Festival Director Wendy Eidson remains with the organization, moving into the role of Artistic Director. She and Alexander will work together... (Continue reading)

What is meditation?

By GARY E FORESMAN MD (Editor’s note: This is part four in a five-part in a five-part series on stress management.) Meditation is not stress reduction. Nor is it prayer, or thought control, or “having no thoughts”, or any myriad... (Continue reading)

Vina Robles announces inaugural concert series

Vina Robles’ 2013 concert lineup includes Sammy Hagar, ZZ Top, Tony Bennett, Steve Martin, Bonnie Raitt and more. The 3,300-seat amphitheater, located on Highway 56 three miles from downtown Paso Robles, will open its doors with “An Evening with Yes”... (Continue reading)

Two documentary screenings set for Monday evening

Documentary film fans can see two screenings Monday evening in San Luis Obispo County. At 5:30 p.m., the Lucia Mar Unified School District will show the film Bullied at the Clark Center in Arroyo Grande. A panel discussion will follow... (Continue reading)

Cinco de Mayo recipe for Arroz con Pollo Mole

For this years Cinco de Mayo celebration, try taking a traditional dish a little further south of the border. George Duran’s recipe for Arroz con Pollo Mole (Rice and Chicken) is packed with unexpected ingredients and a combination of sweet... (Continue reading)

Antique enthusiasts head to Paso Robles

Antique-lovers may want to head to the Paso Robles Event Center for the 2013 Three Speckled Hens Antiques and Old Stuff show to find that special antique treasure. [KCOY] More than 90 antique dealers will be displaying their wares in... (Continue reading)