Articles Tagged With ‘California Mid State Fair’




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Rock marathon takes over Mid-State Fair

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By COLIN JONES As most of my friends know, I go to a lot of concerts. So four shows in five days during the second week of the California Mid-State Fair (three on school nights no less) might be a... (Continue reading)

37 arrested for alcohol offenses at the Mid-State Fair

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At the Mid-State Fair, from July 20 through July 31, law enforcement officers arrested 37 fair attendees and staffers for a variety of alcohol related offenses. Working together, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies and agents from the California Department... (Continue reading)

Go to the Mid-State Fair, catch an STD?

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Cases of sexually transmitted disease are on the rise in San Luis Obispo County, particularly the spread of chlamydia and gonorrhea, according to county health department. Officials also say there is a connection between an uptick in STDs reported and... (Continue reading)

Boston brings home the bacon

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By COLIN JONES If I said it once, I’ll say it a hundred times: there’s no bigger, better event in San Luis Obispo County than a headliner concert at the California Mid-State Fair. Sure, it’s hot and smelly with lots... (Continue reading)

Def Leppard redeems and delivers

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By COLIN JONES After Saturday night’s Motley Crue fiasco which left many fair goers seething with anger and frustration, rock fans and California Mid-State Fair officials were certainly hoping for some rock and roll redemption Monday evening. Well, they got... (Continue reading)

Motley Crue burns midnight oil, fans at fair

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By COLIN JONES I love those UPS ads that talk about their dedication to logistics. It’s probably something nobody but those in the delivery biz give a lot of thought to. Well, the first Saturday night concert at the 2015... (Continue reading)

Stills, Cray complete Mid-State Fair lineup

By COLIN JONES Stephen Stills and Robert Cray will co-headline the final open date at the California Mid-State Fair, CalCoastNews has learned. The concert will take place in the Chumash Grandstand Arena on Thursday, July 30 at 7:30pm. Ticket prices... (Continue reading)

Attack outside Mid-State Fair deemed a hate crime

A 25-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly assaulted an African-American man while yelling racist remarks outside the California Mid-State Fair last week. [Tribune] On July 20 shortly after 10 p.m., Ernest Martin, 50, left the fair and was walking... (Continue reading)

Train rolls into the Mid-State Fair

By COLIN JONES I know it’s a cliché but nothing says summer like a warm, windless night in Chumash Arena at the Paso Robles Fairgrounds. Throw in some party rock, cute cowgirls (and cowboys), plenty of adult beverages and your... (Continue reading)

Fire breaks out at Paso Robles fairgrounds

A storage building at the Paso Robles Event Center caught on fire Monday evening. Flames sparked around 8:45 p.m. in a metal building that holds maintenance equipment and is located in the northeast corner of the property. Firefighters contained the... (Continue reading)



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