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Emily Reneau is Atascadero Chamber’s newest CEO

Emily Reneau, a 23-year resident of North San Luis Obispo County, began her tenure as Atascadero Chamber of Commerce’s CEO and President on April 23. “I am thrilled to work with people who care about the community and enhance the fabulous work that is already in...

History: County Librarians

SYNONYMOUS WITH THE COUNTY LIBRARY CENTENNIAL is a century of people who served and were served by the parade of material provided in an extensive array of locations. A key person at any given time is the County Librarian. They earned little but added enormously to...

Greenspace: Go explore in the forest

Local organizations partner to connect students with nature Students love field trips that take them out of the classroom. Greenspace’s Environmental Education Field Program connects students with nature by inviting sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students out into...

Travel: Mount Whitney or Die Part 1

Everyone I talked to, including the guy bagging my groceries, had hiked Mount Whitney, 14,491 feet. Sure, it’s the highest peak in the lower forty-eight with well-marked routes. By some accounts, these trails are the most heavily traveled in the United States: Some...

Pismo Beach’s La Bodega Tapas

There are two types of people in the world: those who dream and those who make their dreams come true. Recent Pismo Beach transplant Teresa Cordeiro, 56, is most definitely the latter type. Having spent her entire adult life working in the medical field— Cordeiro is a...

Worker memorials in quiet times

Fifteen years, that's 15 long, and for the purposes of this article, long and good years, since the men and women working for the Central Coast Caltrans District (District 5) have had a work-related death among their ranks. It’s been so long in fact that a measure of...

That we never forget: Highlights from the First Annual Festival for Jewish Learning

Here's a truly shocking statistic: Fully 30 percent of Millennials—anyone born between 1980 and today—have never heard of the Holocaust. As a baby boomer, I find that alarming. The post-WWII world into which I was born rang loudly with the clarion call, the sacred...

Jessica Clarkson: Humanitarian, Educator

Jessica Clarkson discovered her talent for the vocal arts when she took choir at Laguna Middle School. It led to private voice lessons, a starring role in a musical, selection to the American Choral Director’s Association Western Regional Choir and to the National...

Our schools: Countywide arts collaborations

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. ~Pablo Picasso WHEN FIRST ELECTED TO OFFICE IN 2014, I PLEDGED to promote the arts for all schools throughout San Luis Obispo County as part of a balanced education. Five years later I...

Don Saueressig: Zero to 60…in the blink of an eye

Stationed in Frankfurt, Germany, while serving in the U.S. Army in the 1960s, an off-duty Don Saueressig loved cruising the famed Autobahn where drivers often exceed 100 mph on the venerable racetrack. Those familiar with the European motorway say it’s not uncommon...

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Don Saueressig: Zero to 60…in the blink of an eye

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Becoming Rich … Rich Ferguson that is!

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