At the Market: Healthy and delicious muffins

April officially marks Spring here on the Central Coast which, when it comes to our local markets, is a beautiful thing! Spring produce is great as many of the vegetables coming into season are ones that need little preparation and are often better fresh than cooked...

Behind the Badge: School Violence

It’s a topic that people are still talking about, the mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, which killed 17 people. It’s started a nationwide discussion on how to respond to incidents like this and how to prevent them in the future. And that’s a good...

Julie Dunn: ‘Whatever we pursue, desire is the driving force’

At an early age, local artist Julie Dunn had free rein with her love of art. “I was allowed to paint on many things—even the walls of my bedroom,” she said. The Pridham family lived in an Eichler Home in Orange County, where ceiling-to-floor glass and modernistic...

Lauren Bell

Lauren Bell describes herself as someone who isn’t afraid to blaze new trails. In fact, she prides herself on the ability to do so. “I am on the cutting edge of what is going to happen,” said Bell, emPower’s first female energy coach. “We have to transition (to more...

Hannula family: Solid like a rock

Think back to the first time you saw Morro Rock projecting itself 581 feet above sea level. Looming large like a prehistoric protective stone giant, its steadfast presence welcomed you to a one-of-a-kind seaside town of 10,000. Well, on January 30, 2018, Morro Bay...

Wayne Mills: A collector of all sorts of treasures

Wayne Mills, 72, has had an interest since he was a kid. It started with his Uncle Tom, who was the Chief Geologist for Kaiser Aluminum.  “I visited him when I was 12 and he gave me a shoebox full of minerals,” Mills said. “I was determined to learn the chemical...

Meathead Movers Comes of Age

Meathead Movers is 21 years old Aspiring entrepreneurs, listen up! It’s a landmark, coming-of-age year for Meathead Movers, a 21-year-old business whose humble beginnings, irrepressible growth, and give-back philosophy make theirs a business model well worth studying....

Behind the Badge: Getting to know the people and the K-9s of the sheriff’s office

We love our dogs and apparently the public does too. For my column this month, I’m going to talk about one of our most popular units here at the Sheriff’s Office, and that’s our Canine Unit. Anywhere I go and anyplace I visit on the Central Coast, almost invariably I...

Paso Art Scene: Magic in Art

“I humbly attempt to connect with the divine muses in my works in hopes that they will notice and influence me in my way of speaking through my art. My hope is to move others in an unexpected way.” – Vincent Bernardy To live and create, as an artist is to share with...

At the Market: Spring salad for our warm winter

March is nearly here but the warmth of this Winter may lead to some confused (and early) Spring produce on the Central Coast. Spring brings the beauty of asparagus, beets, carrots, and strawberries, which are always welcome as they are fresh and full of flavor. Yet,...

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Meathead Movers Comes of Age

Frank Mecham: Homegrown, Hard Working and Happy

Jurgens family legacy: Making dreams come true

Director Kevin Buman and the new SLO County Airport terminal

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