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Taste of Americana: Cranberries Help to Shake Things Up a Bit

Taste of Americana: Cranberries Help to Shake Things Up a Bit

by BARBIE BUTZ When I was growing up, Thanksgiving was one of my favorite holidays. It still is, but of course, it has changed through the years. Members of our family and friends who joined my parents on that day have passed. However, the memories are always with me....

Commentary: Feeling Alive

Commentary: Feeling Alive

by VALENTINA PETROVA Doing what you’ve always done will get you what you’ve always gotten. New paths lead to new experiences. Life is for living. But not all actions and not all paths make you feel alive. Some kill you. While others painfully diminish you. At the end...

Today is the Day! Nov. 3, 2020 Election day!

Today is the Day! Nov. 3, 2020 Election day!

Did you vote? Today is the day! Be sure to have your ballots in or go vote in person! There are 23 Voter Service Centers that be open today, Nov. 3 Election Day from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.  Many locations that had been used as polling places in the past are not being...

SLO County Re-Launches Fabric Face Mask Drive

SLO County Re-Launches Fabric Face Mask Drive

COUNTY — San Luis Obispo County is again asking for the public’s help as it has re-launched its fabric face mask drive. Donations can be dropped off at several locations in the County. San Luis Obispo County Public Health officials stated that masks would be...

Touring the Water Reclamation Facility Site

Touring the Water Reclamation Facility Site

MORRO BAY — The City of Morro Bay recently held a tour of its new Water Reclamation Facility treatment plant site for City officials and the media, walking about the nearly 30-acre site to see the over $70 million plant’s progress. Updates, which included the...

RISE Sees Increase in Domestic Violence Calls During Pandemic

RISE Sees Increase in Domestic Violence Calls During Pandemic

COUNTY — October was National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the nonprofit RISE reminds people that help is only a call away.  “Just know that there is help, that they don’t have to go through this alone, there are options,” said Stacey Salome, RISE...

Touring the Water Reclamation Facility Site

Harbor Department Seeks Grant to Replace Patrol Boat

MORRO BAY — The Morro Bay Harbor Department is seeking a State grant to buy a used patrol boat from Port San Luis, replacing an old boat that’s performed far beyond the call of duty and for far longer than expected. The City Council approved applying for an $85,000...

California State Parks Announces Phased Reopening Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden: ‘Pickets for Programs’

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Celebrate public art and connect with nature, all while helping fence the Children’s Garden at the SLO Botanical Garden. The Garden is offering the opportunity to buy, paint, and display fence pickets as a fundraiser for education programs.  A...

It’s All in the Planning

It’s All in the Planning

Tax Planning Proactive investors know that the months before year-end are an ideal time to make any final tax-saving moves. While keeping in mind your long-term investment goals, meet with your advisor, and coordinate with your tax professional to examine nuances and...

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