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  • 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. The menu was always the traditional […]
  • 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 of a lifetime, people close their eyes […]
  • 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 used […]
  • 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 distributed at local food pick-up sites, in COVID-19 prevention kits, […]
  • California State Parks Announces Phased Reopening Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area
    COUNTY —California State Parks announced on Oct. 20, a three-phased reopening plan for vehicular use at Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area (SVRA) and Pismo State Beach (SB), starting on Oct. 30. Vehicular access to all state park units was closed in March to prevent visitation surges and help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. In […]
  • 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 underground utility work for a new administration building that is […]
  • 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 Director of Development and Marketing. RISE’s toll-free crisis line is staffed […]
  • 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 grant from the State Department of […]
  • 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 contribution of $150/picket supports the Garden and displays your painted picket from […]
  • 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 changes that could impact your typical year-end planning. Mind your RMDs Be thoughtful […]