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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)

Weekend spotlight: Celebrate California wines

By KARLEE PRAZAK September is California Wine Month, and that makes it a great time to enjoy a glass of wine at one of the many fine wineries the Central Coast has to offer. In celebration of Wine Month, wineries... (Continue reading)

Weekend spotlight: Stone Soup Music Faire

By KARLEE PRAZAK Now in its 19th year, the Stone Soup Music Faire is a wildly popular weekend event. A musical feast? Yes. A mix of international foods and local wines? It is all that and so much more. Grover... (Continue reading)

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)