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ocal attorney and activist Tarren Collins had just recently sworn off volunteer work to focus more on her own personal life in 2014 when she came across recently installed fences and “no trespassing” signs blocking a portion of her favorite hike at Ontario Ridge. A steep, straight slope above Cave Landing connects the Shell Beach Bluff Trail with the ridge, and it traverses land privately owned by Rob and Judy McCarthy, who have been embroiled in a battle to build a home on the property for around a decade. With years of experience practicing land use law, Collins knew this was something she wanted to fight. She’s been involved ever since, first getting the McCarthy fences removed and then raising awareness among other community members about public access issues in the area. Most recently, Collins and two others successfully appealed San Luis Obispo County’s 2017 approval of a plan to move a portion of the Ontario Ridge Trail off the McCarthy property and replace it with a similar trail nearby. At a meeting on Feb. 12, the California Coastal Commission unanimously voted to deny the McCarthys’ trail relocation proposal, heeding the warnings of a staff report that said the project is fraught with legal and environmental issues. “This trail has a very loyal following of trail users that specifically seek out this trail due to its unique slope and stunning coastal vista,” the Coastal Commission staff report reads. “The county-approved project is inconsistent with Coastal Act and [Local Coastal Program] public access and recreation policies because it effectively extinguishes this unique and heavily used public trail, thereby reducing access for those members of the public who enjoy the existing trail for its unique attributes that would not be replicated by the county-approved replacement trail.” The Coastal Commission decision effectively overturns a coastal development permit that the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors awarded to the McCarthys in 2017. Using the permit, the couple planned to rid their property of its existing portion of the Ontario Ridge Trail and public access easement, which was created in 2009, replacing them with a new easement and trail on a neighboring property. Collins and former Coastal Commissioners Erik Howell and Aaron Peskin appealed the county’s approval of the project, contending that the relocation would result in lesser views for hikers, significant impacts to the environment, and that it simply isn’t legally allowed by the county’s access easement. “There’s layers upon layers of protection in this area and they were just overlooked by the

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A STEEP SLOPE The Coastal Commission recently denied a proposal to relocate a particularly steep portion of the Ontario Ridge Trail near Avila Beach.

county,” Collins told New Times. “I hope going forward that the county can take a more active role in enforcing the law, which protects public rights, and not just cave to those who want to develop.” Several community members who called and wrote to the Coastal Commission prior to the Feb. 12 meeting agreed, arguing that the grading required to build a new trail could harm sensitive habitats, recourses, and sacred Chumash archaeological sites in the area. But one Avila Valley community member argued that the replacement trail proposed by the McCarthys would offer a safer and more environmentally friendly option for local hikers. He said the current trail is so wide and steep that people—those who are even able to scramble up the incline—often create their own trails through the grass where it’s less slick. Sometimes, he said, vehicles drive up to the top of the hill and camp out there. SLO County 5th District Supervisor Debbie Arnold voted in favor of the replacement trail project in 2017, and she said the project was the result of a lot of research and deliberation. There’s no doubt that the Ontario Ridge Trail is loved locally, but Arnold said it’s not safe. The trail proposed by the McCarthys would have been more accessible for everyone. “I was disappointed that the decision of the

Planning Department and Board of Supervisors was overturned because I thought it was a local decision,” Arnold said. Fred Gaines, an attorney for the McCarthys, agreed. Gaines called the current trail a “gutted service road with a 40 percent slope.” Hikers are often injured on that steep portion of the trail, he said, and rain runoff has led to significant erosion of the hill. The replacement trail is longer, it ends with the same sweeping views of the coastline, and the McCarthys would pay entirely for its construction and maintenance. “The new trail is safe,” Gaines said. “It meets all of the requirements for a regular hiking trail in terms of incline, in terms of width, in terms of amenities. It’s a real hiking trail, not the gutted out service road to the county’s utilities at the top of the hill.” Gaines also noted that the McCarthys only want to move the trail because that’s what they were asked to do by the Coastal Commission when it denied the couple’s application to build a house on the property in 2013. “So, commissioners, just tell the McCarthys what you want them to do,” Gaines said. “Let’s stop playing games. Where can they build a house? Where do you want the trail? We’ll pay for it. We’ll maintain it. Where do you want it? Where can they fence their property? Just tell us.” ∆ —Kasey Bubnash

Attorney’s Office provided to the community and in the cases against seven of the protesters. The footage, which is from the SLOPD and is evidence in the cases, was released Feb. 16 by Vincent Barrientos, a pro-bono attorney for Sam Grocott, one of the protesters who’s facing three misdemeanor charges of violating the personal liberty of the drivers and occupants of three vehicles.

Drone footage shows the protesters across Highway 101 and a halted line of cars at the Olive Street on-ramp. Two cars, white and silver sedans, try to maneuver onto the highway, but protesters approach the cars. A bicyclist stands in front of the silver car, which moves forward and hits the bicyclist. NEWS continued page 5


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The car backs up and goes around the bicyclist, hitting another protester in a yellow shirt, Grocott. The vehicle continues moving forward even though Grocott was holding on to the hood of the car. Robert Lastra Jr. (charged with defacing, damaging, and destroying personal property) throws a skateboard at the vehicle’s rear window. The driver picks up speed, Grocott jumps off the hood of the car, and the vehicle drives away, according to the footage. Several protesters who attended the protest spoke with New Times in July 2020, saying that the driver disregarded their efforts to prevent him from driving through them, revved his engine, and hit one of the protesters. Days after the protest, CHP posted on Facebook that it was searching for the individuals involved in the altercation with the vehicle. “While traffic was stopped, a group of protesters became violent and encircled a motorist who was attempting to drive around protesters. The motorist’s vehicle was attacked by the protesters. One suspect jumped on the hood of the victim’s vehicle and an additional suspect broke the rear window out of the vehicle with a skateboard as the vehicle was leaving the area,” the post stated. In a press release, Barrientos said the driver’s statement against his client says the driver didn’t want to wait for protesters because he had a hotel to check in to. “No rational person, regardless of your political leanings, would believe that you can drive your car in to a person because you are in a hurry to check into a hotel,” he said. Barrientos sent a redacted letter to CHP Capt. Greg Klingberg demanding he inform the press that he lied to the public and misrepresented the facts of the case against his client, and arrest the driver of the silver 2016 BMW or resign from the agency. Barrientos also wrote that a responding officer provided video-recorded statements to a CHP officer in which the driver said, “I’m about to go 100 miles per hour through that motherfucking retard stupid ass crowd” shortly after hitting Grocott. “These lame fucks, I should have brought back my Glock,” the driver said, according to the letter. In the letter, Barrientos states, “Your failure to arrest [the driver] raises alarming concerns that you may be supporting SLO District Attorney Dan Dow’s thinly veiled white power agenda.

Notwithstanding that Mr. Dow has aligned himself with white conservative extremist values, Mr. Dow was found, by order of the SLO Superior Court, to have an actual conflict of interest in this case.” The letter goes on to say, “Mr. Dow filed charges against my client for his political and professional benefit. In fact, Mr. Dow only filed charges against my white client, after it became obvious to the good people of SLO that Mr. Dow was abusing his prosecutorial discretion to selectively charge only Black protesters. So, it begs the question, why is [the driver], a white, racist, not facing any criminal charges for intentionally driving his vehicle into my client’s person?” Barrientos told New Times he has a real problem with law enforcement, not just in San Luis Obispo County but anywhere in the country, lying to the public. “It’s a systematic problem that troubles our entire country. They have video evidence, usually body cam and other things, and they don’t release it to the public because they say it’s part of an active investigation. Yet, they’ll go to the press and give a statement that often contradicts what’s actually on the video,” he said. He wants to expose that dishonesty to the public. “So it’s two-fold. One, I want to make sure that my client gets a fair trial because the public has already been prejudiced by lies. I also just want to make sure that the public starts holding local law enforcement and the district attorney accountable,” he said. Hours after the drone footage and Barrientos’ letter to CHP were released on Feb. 16, the San Luis Obispo District Attorney’s Office released a statement. It said that the office is confident that the facts and circumstances surrounding Grocott’s arrest will be fully and fairly revealed in court once the matter is tried before a jury of “our community members.” “The District Attorney will not respond to the non-fact-based rhetoric of Mr. Grocott’s counsel. In fact, the California Rules of Professional Conduct prohibit an attorney involved in the litigation of a case from making a statement the attorney reasonably knows will be disseminated to the public and that has a substantial likelihood of prejudicing the case,” the statement said. “The rules of professional responsibility are intended to assure the fair application and due process of law for all parties. These rules

apply equally to prosecutors and criminal defense attorneys.” Barrientos said in all his years as an attorney, he can’t think of anything precluding him from releasing evidence in a case to the public. —Karen Garcia

SLO council continues tense meeting reviewing police use of tear gas

The San Luis Obispo City Council voted on Feb. 16 to continue its discussion about local law enforcement’s use of tear gas against Black Lives Matter protesters in the city last June—following an emotional meeting that lasted until close to midnight and included scathing public comments about police officers’ conduct. The council discussion—slated to pick back up on Feb. 23 at 5 p.m.—centered on a recently released “after-action review” of the June 1 protest, which was completed by the SLO Police Department. The document compiles testimony from officers and protesters while weaving a police-centric narrative about the events leading up to its use of tear gas, pepper balls, and flash bangs against demonstrators. In presenting the report, interim SLO Police Chief Jeff Smith said that after an all-day protest that included demonstrators marching onto Highway 101, the fatigued police force, concerned about protesters reentering the freeway, formed a line at the corner of Santa Rosa Street and Walnut Street around 6 p.m. to halt forward movement toward the on-ramps. “Nightfall was coming and we felt there was a greater risk for catastrophic injury, especially on the freeway as people were getting off of work,” Smith said. “Fatigue was starting to set in. We were hoping we could communicate with the group encouraging them to turn around.” At around 8 p.m., police declared an unlawful assembly, as the crowd was not heeding orders and lacked unified leadership, according to Smith. After that, officers began firing tear gas into the crowd. In the report, interviewed protesters offered a different view of events. Participants described a chaotic atmosphere at the end of the day that police helped create by donning riot gear and gas masks. Many said they never intended to re-enter the highway and didn’t hear the police’s orders. They also didn’t want to turn around and walk away.

“Turning around felt like a defeat,” one protester, Jackie, said in the report. “People don’t want to have a protest for hours and then just turn around when meeting a police line.” At the Feb. 16 meeting, SLO City Council members peppered Smith with questions about the report and police response. Mayor Heidi Harmon asked whether protesters at any point tried to break the police line prior to its use of tear gas—which Smith confirmed they didn’t. “To me, that seems like a problem,” Harmon said. Smith claimed that officers tried to convince protesters to turn around for two hours and gave “six warnings with clear direction of what would happen.” “We may be able to wait longer [before using nonlethal force],” Smith said. “It wouldn’t be advisable.” Public commenters, some of whom identified as participants in Black Lives Matter protests last summer, offered critical feedback on the report and the police actions. Many saw a conflict of interest in the police department conducting a review of its own conduct. Others criticized the 10 areas that the police identified as items for improvement—like the need for equipment to make louder announcements. “What if we include bias as a top 10 issue?” asked resident and activist Rita Casaverde. “Or institutionalized racism? Or flawed training? Or a flawed understanding of what the actual role of the police as peace officer actually is?” Michelle Arata, the mother of 20-yearold Tiana Arata, who’s facing criminal charges for her alleged role in protests in the city last summer, said “all I’ve heard tonight is justification for the use of force.” She said that “the trust is gone” between activists and law enforcement. “Had my teenage child remained anonymous and not taken the initiative to participate in meetings with the police, I fully acknowledge she would not be targeted nor stalked nor criminalized,” Arata said. “What is the incentive to ever communicate or collaborate with you again?” Calling the Feb. 16 meeting “one of the hardest” of her tenure, Mayor Harmon closed by saying the city has “lots of work to do.” “We’re talking about huge systemic issues,” Harmon said. “They need systemic solutions that are way beyond the individuals that are in these systems.” ∆ —Peter Johnson

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riving just a few miles out of Arroyo Grande and up to Branch Mill Organic Farm feels like entering a better, calmer world. A little produce stand greets you at the entry of the farm, where the midday sun peaks through the branches of lush oak and fruit trees, burning away the few remaining drops of morning dew. The smell of fresh-cut herbs and blooming flowers fills the air. A friendly black cat meows as he makes his way leisurely over to a nearby deck, where he effortlessly hops up onto the platform to rub his cheek against a post. Maybe, if you’re lucky, he’ll eventually meander over to you. It’s quiet and still and secluded here. It feels more than just 3 miles outside of

Arroyo Grande and much, much farther from the screens and stressors that have come to define pandemic life. Owner Ruth Madocks knows her land is special, and, fortunately for us, she’s willing to share it. With Madocks at the helm, Branch Mill has become more than just a local organic farm, operating simultaneously as a community event venue, educational space, and, most recently, a private campground. About two years ago Madocks signed up for Hipcamp, an app and website that allows property owners to rent out their land to campers. It’s a similar concept to that of Airbnb: Landowners can make a little extra money on the side, and campers can experience a place that wouldn’t

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otherwise be available to the general public. There are thousands of campsites nationwide listed on the app, ranging from cabins and glampsites that go for hundreds of dollars a night, to primal tent sites that don’t even have bathrooms. Hipcamp has been around since 2013, but it’s gained popularity locally during the pandemic as repeated closures of state and county campgrounds left Central Coast residents without anywhere else to camp. “It’s really providing a service for people that’s not available in other places,” Madocks told New Times. “Even as we open up with COVID, still a lot of people would rather be here than be camping out at a place with a bunch of people they don’t know.” Madocks has two sites on her farm that she rents out for $90 a night. With large canvas tents, beds, showers, bathrooms, and an outdoor kitchen all provided in the package, the Branch Mill Hipcamping experience definitely leans toward

glamping. Visitors can tour the farm, feed the animals, and order boxes of fresh produce and eggs. Recently her clientele has largely been made up of health care workers and families from San Francisco and Los Angeles looking to get outside. Kids in particular love the farm, and Madocks said that’s true especially now, when they’ve spent so much of the last year cooped up staring at screens. “The main thing is people love to bring their kids and get a tour and learn about organic farming,” she said. “And so our goal is to make this an educational place. I feel like the Hipcamp fits in with that vision that we had.” SLO County’s campgrounds are open to everyone now, but SLO County Parks and Recreation Director Nick Franco said the pandemic made for a roller coaster of a year. The county operates five campgrounds: the Oceano County Campground, Coastal Dunes RV Park, Santa Margarita Lake, Lopez Lake, and El Chorro Regional Park and Campground. All five, Franco said, closed for the first time due to COVID-19 on April 2, 2020. They reopened on May 18 to SLO County residents on a first come, first served basis, an effort to prevent nonessential travel. Then the campgrounds opened to everyone on Sept. 17 only to close completely a few months later at the beginning of December. On Feb. 4 of this year, SLO County’s campgrounds once again opened to everyone. Franco said closures had a serious financial impact. SLO County’s regional parks are self-funded, meaning Parks and Rec doesn’t get tax or general fund revenue to support staff or maintenance costs. With the campgrounds closed to tourists for much of 2020, Franco said SLO County Parks and Rec took about a $2 million hit. HIPCAMP continued page 8

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t became a near nightly occurrence last summer. As the bustling, sold-out campgrounds at Lopez Lake fell to a hush in the wee hours of the mornings, American black bears would lumber onto the premises in search of food—scraps on the ground, open bags of trash, or coolers left outside. “The campers are the big thing. The more they leave stuff out, the more the bears get comfortable,” said Matt Mohle, a supervising park ranger at Lopez Lake, which borders the Los Padres National Forest southeast of Arroyo Grande. “Some people will walk up to the bear dumpster and then set their trash on top of the bear dumpster, or next to it.” Rangers at the popular San Luis Obispo County park know the issue well. They’re the first to respond to bear sightings and are tasked with both chasing them out and educating campers on the importance of a clean campsite. Not everybody listens. “We’re the problem. We’re in their territory,” Mohle said. “We do a lot of education, but there are still a lot of people who don’t know how to properly camp. The bears always go to the dirtiest campsites.” Lately, bears seem to be getting more than enough food to justify their return. While black bears have long lived near the lake with more than 350 developed campsites, the number of bear encounters at Lopez has gone up significantly over the past few summers. Last year, the enthusiasm for camping amid COVID-19 only brought more visitation to the park, and with that, more breadcrumbs for bears. “The bear sightings and interactions tend to fluctuate from year to year. Right now, we’re in a cycle where there are a lot of bears around,” Mohle said. While no altercations have been reported between bears and campers, their growing presence is enough to concern county officials. The bears seem be getting more accustomed to people and the campground, Mohle said. They’re harder to scare away and are more “tactful” in searching for food, which has led to a few instances of property damage to RVs and trucks. It’s the kind of problem that has spiraled out of control in popular national parks like Yosemite—which is exactly the kind of situation SLO County

now. But he also acknowledged that the pandemic may have brought out lessexperienced campers to the park who may not be as educated about how to behave in the outdoors. The spike in visitation to parks and natural areas during COVID-19 is a phenomenon that Bryant Baker, conservation director at Los Padres ForestWatch, said he’s pondered quite a bit over the past year. After the initial stretch last spring where millions stayed at home to guard against the virus, people then flocked to the outdoors once restrictions were lifted. What the impacts of that dramatic swing were on wildlife—positive and negative—are still under study. “It made for a pretty unique situation that I don’t think we’ve seen before in recent decades,” Baker said. “I think a lot of people got to experience places that they haven’t before and hopefully gained a better appreciation for our public lands we have in the region. I think that’s been a positive. “And we have to wait and see if there’re any long-term damage from that surge period where there were maybe more people in certain areas than those places could handle,” he added. “We’ll have to see.” ∆

is hoping to avoid. “It’s definitely something that we take super seriously,” Mohle said. “The last thing we want to have happen is for a bear to get so comfortable that they decide they’re going to come into someone’s campsite with people there and start ripping through their cooler right in front of the people and accidentally hurt somebody.” The tactics used to drive a bear out of the park range from banging pots and pans together, to sounding an airhorn, to calling the Department of Fish and Wildlife, whose rangers will come out and shoot them with beanbag rounds if necessary. “It’s not very much fun for the campers to have to watch that, but it’s super important to make the bears afraid of humans,” Mohle said. “They need to have a healthy sense of fear, otherwise that’s when it becomes an issue.” Mohle noted that the county parks department has taken steps to curb Assistant Editor Peter Johnson can be the problem over the years, including reached at pjohnson@newtimesslo.com. installing bear dumpsters all PHOTO COURTESY OF MARIE-LUISE GOERITZ around the park. “We used to have freestanding trash cans. We’ve eliminated all of those,” he said. Rangers also remind campers to lock their food and coolers in their cars and throw away all trash before they go to sleep. Beyond that, Mohle said the next step would be install individual bear boxes at the camp sites. That’s an expensive proposition that the county hopes doesn’t become necessary. “We have close to 400 campsites here and to put into place 400 bear boxes, that would be a massive effort and a significant amount of money,” Mohle said. Mohle said he doesn’t believe that the surge in interest in the outdoors over last summer amid COVID-19 played a major role in exacerbating the bear ‘THE BEARS’ A black bear (pictured) is discovered problem, reiterating that it’s hiding in a tree in residential Los Osos last October. Similar black bear encounters are increasingly common been a challenge at Lopez at Lopez Lake’s campground, raising concerns. Lake for multiple summers

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That projected shortfall evened out a little bit when the county’s campgrounds fully reopened in September and October of 2020, when Franco said they saw a 78 percent increase in camping compared to the same months in 2019. Now his department is looking at something closer to a $1 million budget shortfall. With SLO County’s sites fully reopened, Franco said Parks and Rec is doing some extra bathroom cleanings and trash pickups. Not much else needs to be done to keep things coronavirus safe, he said. The campsites are spread out, they’re limited to small groups, and it’s all outdoors. “Camping in and of itself is pretty consistent with COVID restrictions,” he said. That’s how Darin Fiechter sees it too. Darin and his wife, Sierra, own a 43-acre ranch near Buellton and Jump On The School Bus, a Santa Barbara-based wedding and wine tour transportation service. The couple just happened to sign up for Hipcamp about a month before COVID-19 hit and decimated their transportation business. “Hipcamp is seriously how we stayed alive,” Darin said. At Freedog Farms, Darin and Sierra offer 10 campsites, where visitors can put up tents, RVs, buses, or cars. They have propane fire pits at each site and a big community fire pit, bathrooms, an art studio, and mineral tubs, and they offer tours, hikes, and fresh eggs. The sites are all well spaced out and private, he said, and it’s been busy through the pandemic. He’s had visitors cry upon arrival because they could let their dogs off leash, or because they finally got their kids out of a tiny apartment somewhere in a nearby city. COVID-19 is serious and important, Darin said, but so is mental health. “I think what’s cool is that it allowed us to feel sane through all this,” he said, “because people were coming and they were happy.” ∆ Staff Writer Kasey Bubnash can be reached at kbubnash@newtimesslo.com.

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sk any SLO County resident what they love most about living on the Central Coast, and their response will likely point to the region’s vast amount of open space and the gorgeous weather. The appreciation for outdoor recreation was reinvigorated last year when the public health crisis resulted in stay-at-home orders that effectively closed entertainment and restaurant industries; the orders also came with a recommendation to get outside at a safe distance from others. Sheltering at home also halted campers from visiting state parks, with the exception of day-use hiking; however, local and state health officials recommended individuals stay in their respective communities to slow the spread of the virus. Shaun Cooper, senior planner for the SLO County Parks and Recreation Department, said the department saw a tremendous increase in local residents exploring what was in their broader backyard. “I think we’ve seen a direct correlation in the time period of COVID-19 to our spike in use. The use we see is typically seasonal, so we get more users in the summer,” he said. “But with COVID, we saw spikes later on in the year and through the winter.” One of the more popular trails in the county that tracks its daily bicycle and pedestrian visitors is the Bob Jones Trail. Cooper said the trail has an electric counter that’s been logging visitor data for the past three years—the data is helpful when SLO County Parks and Recreation applies for grants for its outdoor spaces.

Before the pandemic, the trail would see an average of 800 to 1,000 pedestrians on the weekends and anywhere from 300 to 600 pedestrians during the week. The visits fluctuated depending on the season, day, and weather. From March 2020 to June 2020 alone, the trail averaged 500 to 800 pedestrians on weekdays and saw more than 1,000 weekend visitors. Those averages remained steady throughout the year and have continued into 2021. If a resident is looking for a trail that isn’t as heavily trafficked, Cooper recommends checking out what the county has to offer on its website. Under the “trails” section of the website is a link to an app that displays all the outdoor recreation spaces and an interactive map along with it. Along with the location of the trailhead, the app details the length of the trail, its difficulty level, who you’re sharing the road with, and trails in the same vicinity. To switch up your local trail experience, Cooper suggests logging on to the interactive map and checking out High Mountain located in the Santa Lucia Mountains east of Lopez Lake. According to the county’s app, the High Mountain trail is 1.1 miles with a moderate difficulty level, and visitors will share the road with bikers and horseback riders. The trail is perfect for cool and sunny days, as it begins in dense woodland that quickly opens up to green and lush landscape with panoramic views. Doug Carscaden, aka Ranger Doug, is the ranger service supervisor for the city of SLO Parks and Recreation Department. He said that of the 4,000 acres of land that the department takes

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care of, 57 miles of it is allocated to trails and roads that are open for public use. To get the community out onto the more remote locations, Ranger Doug said, the department created the #pixonpeaks challenge and social media accounts on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter in 2015. Pixonpeaks accounts are updated with photos taken by community members, and the platform is also used to communicate hiking challenges throughout the year as well as updates on trail closures. He said the program has been successful to this day and is still introducing hiking enthusiasts to new locations, such as the Irish Hills or Islay Hill. Islay Hill is a modest 776-foot summit that lasts about 1.8 miles, and the trailhead begins in a residential cul-desac. The main attraction, aside from its stunning views of the southeast side of the city and Edna Valley, is Moo with a View—a cow statue that’s standing on a post looking off into the distance through a pair of binoculars. Moo with a View was part of CowParade, which took place in September 2016 through May 2017 featuring life-sized cow works of art showcased throughout the city. The project raised funds for local charities. Unfortunately, Moo with a View was vandalized, but she’s since been restored through GoFundMe donations and was planned to reassume her rightful perch on Feb. 13. As the number of trail visitors increase, Ranger Doug said he wants to remind the community to keep the positive vibes flowing on their visit by taking care of the space they’re visiting—that includes not leaving any trash behind and throwing away their dog-waste bags. In the northern region of the county, the city of Atascadero has also seen a significant increase in visitors at the Three Bridges, Stadium Park, and Atascadero Lake trails, according to Deputy City Manager Terrie Banish. “There has been more trail activity in general as families and all ages are getting outside during the pandemic’s stay-at-home order. During the pandemic, we had the arrival of the Monolith at Stadium Park that has significantly increased trail activity, as well as more trout being restocked in Atascadero Lake Park by the Department of Fish and Wildlife,” Banish said.

Outdoors The Atascadero Land Preservation Society, an all-volunteer organization, owns and maintains the 103-acre Three Bridges Preserve. It also owns the 5 acres at the entrance to Stadium Park known as Stadium Lane, which includes the information kiosk, the Bill Shepard Native Plant Garden, and the Atascadero Land Preservation Society and Marj Mackey trails. Mike Orvis, the president of the preservation society, said he queried some people who use the Three Bridges Oak Preserve often, and the consensus is that the use has increased about 20 to 40 percent overall since the beginning of the pandemic. “Less in the early mornings, more in the late mornings and afternoons. In the early days of COVID, we definitely noticed an increase in the number of users, many of them were first-time visitors to the Three Bridges Oak Preserve and new to hiking,” Orvis said. To keep returning and new visitors safe during the pandemic, the society placed signs at trailhead entrances reminding users to social distance by keeping 6 feet minimum apart from others and to move off the trail to let others pass. “We also have one-way trail routing in the lower loop, the Oak Woodland Loop trail. It has been our experience that almost all users are respecting the one-way routing,” he said. “The one-way routing also minimizes the interaction between dogs.” The society has observed the trail itself has been wearing down faster due to increased use, and the volunteers mitigate the wear by performing regular trail maintenance. Orvis said the society has also seen more vandalism, such as native plants being ripped from the ground, trailside barriers/logs being moved, damage to rock outcroppings, the building of unsightly rock cairns, and carving on native trees. “We have also found more areas where users have short-cut the trails and gone off trail to go to the bathroom,” he said. “We believe these items reflect some users are new to hiking and maybe are not as knowledgeable or prepared as experienced hikers. We believe in good time they come better prepared and will learn good hiking and trail etiquette.” ∆ Staff Writer Karen Garcia can be reached at kgarcia@newtimesslo.com.

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efore the pandemic hit, Nipomo resident Lynn Borges had an abundant social and work life. Despite her age—she describes herself only as “old, old, old”—Borges kept herself busy with two part-time jobs, attended art classes through an adult education program twice a week, and she’d often spend afternoons with her grandkids after picking them up from school. But that all pretty abruptly came to an end in March 2020. As part of California’s first COVID-19 lockdown, Borges and other seniors 65 and older were directed to stay home at all costs. She stopped going to work, her art classes were canceled, and although her grandkids continued to visit for a time, her family eventually put an end to that out of fear of unwittingly getting her sick. “It was just depressing, you know?” she told New Times. “I have friends who have just gone into a really deep decline. It’s hard on older people.” Borges still had a lot of paint and brushes left over from her art classes so she thought she might as well fill her newfound free time with painting. It was her grandson who suggested she paint rocks, and he taught her how he’d learned to transform average gray stones into bright red and yellow ladybugs. Borges loved it. Making them made her feel better. Just seeing them made her feel better. Borges thought maybe everyone could use a little positivity in these tumultuous times. So she started writing positive messages like “be happy” and “smile” on the backs of her finished rocks, weather sealing them, and hiding them around town—in her neighbors’ gardens, Old Town, and near walkways in the Nipomo Native Gardens and Nipomo Park. “So it’s like finding a smile when you’re walking along by yourself in a park and there’s a little cheery rock,” Borges said. Soon her Facebook posts about the rocks garnered more and more attention. People started requesting different kinds of rocks. She expanded her subject matter from strictly bugs to almost anything you could think of—scary dinosaurs, little yellow minions, M&Ms with bites missing—and developed a small cult following online. After a shooting at a Vons gas station in Nipomo in August 2020, Borges painted about 40 “Back the Blue” rocks and brought them to a rally in support of law enforcement. She thought she’d made too many and was nervous people wouldn’t like them. But as she made her way through the crowd, she was practically swarmed by fans. “It was so exciting,” she said. “Everybody wanted them. They really make people feel good or something for some reason.” Now people excitedly post photos on Facebook when they stumble upon Borges’ rocks. Some leave boxes of plain stones at her house, including Nipomo-based landscaping company Troesh Coleman Pacific, which donated rocks to her cause just before Halloween. She hosts holidaythemed rock hunts and donates painted rocks to events, including a thank you rally in September 2020 for Creek Fire responders and firefighters. Just a few weeks ago she had a few dozen pink and red Valentine’s Day rocks

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YOU ROCK Nipomo resident Lynn Borges started painting rocks and leaving them around town to cheer people up during the pandemic. Now she’s a smalltown icon.

sitting outside to dry. Some PG&E and other maintenance guys were working on something outside when one worker spotted the rocks. He shyly came over to Borges and asked if he could take one home for his wife. When she said yes, all the other workers came up and asked if they could have some rocks for their girlfriends and wives too. They took so many she basically had to make a whole new batch, she told New Times with a laugh, but it made her feel proud. Now other people paint rocks, and Borges said she sees them all around town, on display in local stores, tucked away in parks and on sidewalks, outside her front door. “I think the act of doing them is almost like therapy to the person who does them too,” she said. “When you’re doing it, you’re not thinking about how you’re alone or that you’re sad or whatever your issue is.” When Kathy Goularte first noticed all the rock excitement on Facebook, she watched somewhat enviously as Nipomo residents living near the Trilogy development gathered up handfuls of Borges’ rocks while out and about. Goularte started commenting on the posts, but she never thought she’d find a rock all the way out at her house by the Dana Adobe. Then one day as she was doing some landscaping work in her yard, she went to check her mailbox. Inside, she found several rocks with chickens painted on them, which is fitting because Goularte has chickens of her own. “So I thought that was pretty special because I don’t know this person and she’s so kind to bring the community together,” she said. In a time marred by negativity and isolation, Goularte said it’s nice to connect with fellow community members through the rocks. She hopes Borges knows how much Nipomo appreciates her work. “It just kind of brings you together,” she said.” ∆ Staff Writer Kasey Bubnash wrote this week’s Strokes and Plugs. Send tidbits to strokes@newtimesslo.com.

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BY KATHY RIEDMANN

Violent concerns Let’s look at this again

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n his opinion piece, “Selective indignation” (Feb. 11), John Donegan tries to equate Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests/riots and the Make America Great Again (MAGA) protest/ riots/insurrection (yes, it was an insurrection). He also tries to convince readers that the violent insurrectionists imitated the BLM rioters. Let’s look at this again. First, the BLM protests: The goal of the protests has always been to stop violence. Stop the beating and killing of people in the hands of some members of law enforcement. A Harvard Radcliffe Institute article, “Black Lives Matter Protesters Were Overwhelmingly Peaceful, Our Research Finds” by Erica Chenoweth and Jeremy Pressman, describes a study that determined that the vast majority, 93 percent, of these protests were peaceful. It goes on to explain how most of the remaining demonstrations ended up violent. It found that most of the violence was initially caused by police or counterprotesters first directing violence toward the BLM demonstrators. Take for example the attack on the peaceful protesters in Washington, D.C., followed by Trump’s surreal and ghoulish display of the Bible in front of St. John’s Church. Now let’s look at the “Stop the Steal” fiasco and determine the real cause: Hmmm … well, first you have to acquire groups of really gullible and oh-so-loyal people, aka Trump’s Perfect Subjects. Fox

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“News” and the like can help with that. Convince these people that the more loyal they are, the more patriotic and religious they are and vice versa. Encourage them to buy lots of red MAGA hats and lots of flags—really big ones to display on the back of their cars/trucks, so they can speed around and look real intimidating. Then, bombard them with lies about the election results. Repeat, repeat, repeat. The louder the better!!! Finally, set up a date and time for them to meet, like when our democratic presidential election is being certified. Hey, what a coincidence! Oh yes, remind them bring their stockpiles of ammunition, locked, loaded, and ready to go. At the last minute, provide them with just enough fuel to frenzy them up to attack our Capitol building. (I say “just enough” because one needs to have a defense later: It wasn’t me! All I said was to fight … figuratively. Hey, Trump may not be quite as stupid as his followers!) Anyway, that is the sequence of events, not MAGA supporters watching BLM protesters/ rioters and thinking, “Gee, I want to be just like them.” Those MAGA people came to the U.S. Capitol to be violent, not to stop violence. That crazy train left the station years ago, not just after the BLM riots. Again, I hope one can plainly see: BLM people are protesting against real, heart-wrenching and horrible events that have gone on for years. Those MAGA people were acting on the belief of events that never, ever happened. Ever. So yes, sometimes a riot is the language of the

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unheard, but this insurrection was not that. It was the action of idiots. That “Stop the Steal” violence was 100 percent unjustified, any way you look at it. What “liberals” (or any decent human being) don’t understand is why white people discriminate against, repress, attack, and murder Black people just because their skin is darker than theirs. This is true senseless violence. Most of the BLM protesters who turned violent during the riots were reacting to this senseless violence, out of frustration and anger, as well as in self-defense. They reacted not always individually, but as a whole, and maybe not always in real time, but because of our times. Unfortunately, our country’s past has continued, in many ways, into our country’s present. Susan H. Farbstein writes: “My concern is that the insistence on nonviolence may sometimes reinforce injustice. In certain circumstances, force may be the last appeal to human dignity and the last resort to realizing human rights.” (“Reflections on the question of when, if ever, violence is justified in struggles for political or social change”) When circumstances take a dramatic change for the worse, as they have since Trump was elected, people see violence as a last resort. Yes, we should all be equally concerned about the increasing violence in our country. We can start by electing government officials, both locally and nationally, who advocate for human rights and promote justice for all. We can also not elect people who make up,

believe in, or spread conspiracy theories and incite senseless, baseless violence on their fellow citizens. ∆ Kathy Riedmann writes to New Times from Los Osos. Send a response for publication to letters@newtimesslo.com.

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BY QUINN BRADY

Time for gender equity I wake up to the sound of crying just as the sun is peeking through the curtain. I was up three times in the night for different reasons: one kid wet the bed, another had a nightmare, followed by my now predictable 2 a.m. bout of anxiety. After comforting multiple children, I deal with yesterday’s dirty laundry, find a toy sword in the toilet, pull T-shirts over little heads, and pour cereal—the breakfast of champions. I used to rarely buy cereal, but I have discovered that cereal is a survival tool. We spend the rest of the day surviving. I abandon my morning coffee after the second time in the microwave. Between my own Zoom meetings and project requests, I support my daughter with distance learning, break up arguments between her little brothers, and wipe sticky fingers while on a conference call praying that I don’t accidentally hit unmute. I sit down to work on reading with my daughter, who is behind and uncharacteristically unmotivated to learn, while the boys “mom, mom, moooommm,” plead for the eighth snack of the day by 3 p.m. My daughter begs to play with a friend; when no one in our small bubble is available, she retreats to her room upset, same as yesterday. I finally put on a movie to hold their attention so I can be presentable for an important 4 p.m. Zoom. We need child care but can’t afford it. By bedtime I am exhausted, depleted, and have lost my patience in a sea of overwhelm more than once. I am barely OK. And I am not alone. “I tried to do it all, it’s just not possible.” “Nothing works, every scenario feels like failing.” “I hate it.” “Between kids, work, and worry, I barely sleep anymore.” “As a mom, I don’t feel supported by our society.” “I always tell people, ‘I’m not OK,’ but people act like that’s just how it is.” “I’ve become curmudgeonly.” “I had to pause going back to school and my new job to stay home.” “I miss who I used to be.” These are your neighbors’ stories, the mothers you see at the grocery store, the truths of mothering during COIVID-19. But are we listening? With kids out of school and the cost of child care out of reach for many, mothers everywhere are juggling their time between work and kids, while others have been forced to leave the workforce entirely. Mothers are forging ahead, adapting, picking up the pieces, and holding it all together, as women have always done. And our systems and structures have continued to lean on the unpaid labor of women. A tale as old as time. Despite the warning signs from America’s mothers, signaling an emotional and financial collapse, the needed policy response and system shift has been noticeably missing. Help has not arrived. For nearly a year, COVID-19 has widened the gap between rich and poor, white people and people of color, men and women. The pandemic has exposed vulnerabilities in our cultural, social and

political systems, shining a bright light on pre-existing inequalities in America. Sixty-nine percent of mothers say they have experienced adverse health effects due to worry and stress during the pandemic. More than 2.3 million women have left the workforce in the past year, compared to 1.8 million men, and women’s labor force participation is the lowest it’s been since 1988. Much of this is attributed to the increased need for child care at home. It’s not just women who suffer. Fewer women working has a ripple effect. When women get paid less and work less, the whole economy suffers. Once out of the workforce, women have a harder time getting back in. Losing years of progress women have gained and forcing them to make choices no one should have to make is a betrayal at the hands of a system stacked against them, a system that we tolerate and continue to uphold. Mothers need support now more than ever, through government policy, workplace culture changes, child care affordability, and equity in partnerships at home. It is a systemic, systematic problem, one that no self-care routine can cure. It’s time for the federal government to take swift and meaningful action on gender inequality and relief for families, and put into place the policies and practices we needed long before the pandemic. It’s time to adopt universal child care, universal health care, and paid family leave, and time to provide robust and inclusive financial relief. It’s time to ensure these changes become the social and cultural norm women have long fought for. Local and state governments have an essential role to play through immediate and long-term action shaping budget and policy on recovery, business, housing, climate, and public health and safety through the lens of equity. And businesses, organizations, and social groups must confront deeply ingrained systems of discrimination and think creatively about ways to offer child care support, flexible hours, continued virtual work, and progressive hiring practices. If we are going to come out of this time with a new story that builds a better future, it is imperative that we work together at every level to advance gender equity and build an economy that finally works for women. ∆

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Grow up! T he case against the protesters who took to Highway 101 in July 2020 and had some, umm, interactions with motorists keeps going from bad to worse. It’s like a bad TV police drama you can’t pull your eyes away from, only nothing heinous occurred. No one was murdered. No one was permanently maimed. No one could be a SVU victim. Mostly, it’s a war of words. Words, people! And now, some drone footage, too. We’ve got an attorney who I’ll call, umm, less than professional—and no I’m not talking about SLO County District Attorney Dan Down, although he is also, umm, way less than professional, and I’ve said as much ad nauseum. I’m referring to showman and pro-bono attorney Vincent Barrientos, who is representing protester Sam Grocott. Grocott, who was hit by a silver BMW during the protest, is charged with three misdemeanors of violating the personal liberty and the drivers and occupants of three vehicles. Seriously? That’s on Dow and his obvious anti-Black Lives Matter sentiment, which he obviously and unprofessionally applied to the cases he filed against seven protesters involved in that July BLM protest. How many cities have had highway protests that resulted in weird charges like that filed against protesters? Really! I want to know.

God, I’m so glad that Dow and the SLO County District Attorney’s Office were taken off the case. Because without their help, we wouldn’t be dealing with this shitshow right now. Barrientos accused Dow and his District Attorney’s Office compatriots and the California Highway Patrol of lying about what happened to the public and the press. And he just might be right! The drone footage that Barrientos publicly leaked to everyone and their cousins shows a very different scenario than what the CHP peddled to the public shortly after the, umm, interactions on Highway 101 between protesters and motorists. The CHP stated that a suspect, Grocott, jumped on the hood of a vehicle attempting to drive around the protesters. The footage captured by the San Luis Obispo Police Department appears to show this vehicle actively hitting the protester. “The motorist’s vehicle was attacked by the protesters,” a Facebook post from the CHP said. Well, things are a little bit more complicated than that, considering that this drone video shows that protesters only attacked the vehicle after it hit a bicyclist and then Grocott.

Barrientos sent a letter to the CHP accusing the officer in question of supporting “SLO District Attorney Dan Dow’s thinly veiled white power agenda.” Wait, what? Dow is definitely an ultra-conservative white Christian dude who’s struggling to deal with Black Lives Matter accusations against the law enforcement system he is enmeshed in. Dow is in denial about the systemic racism that exists within the whole apparatus because he literally doesn’t see it and he’s completely out of line when it comes to mixing work with his religious beliefs. But to call it a white power agenda? I don’t know that it’s as welldefined as all that. “It begs the question, why is [the driver], a white, racist, not facing any criminal charges for intentionally driving into my client’s person,” Barrientos states in the letter. “At this point in time, it’s unclear whether you have poor vision, your refusal to arrest [the driver] is to advance your power and acting as Dan Dow’s submissive to promote his racist, white power agenda.” Sheesh! That’s quite an accusation. The white BMW driver is definitely an idiot, in both the narrowest and broadest definitions of the word. He apparently really needed to check in to his hotel in the middle of the afternoon. Umm, OK? Maybe he needed to pee? “I’m going to fish off the God-damned pier, drink some wine, vape, like, fuck these fucking idiots,” the driver was recorded as saying to law enforcement officers. “Not one fucking colored person

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Creative Me Time hosts a pickup date for its Sea Glass and Resin Necklaces kit at Centennial Park on Monday, Feb. 22, from 6 to 7 p.m. Participants of this take-home workshop will complete three of their own unique necklaces using local sea glass, metal bezels, resin, and other materials. Each kit is $40 and includes a step-by-step instructional video. Centennial Park is located at 600 Nickerson Drive, Paso Robles. Call (805) 286-5993 or visit creativemetime.com to find out more. —Caleb Wiseblood PHOTO COURTESY OF CREATIVE ME TIME

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PAPER AND FIBER This show bursts with color and texture in all media and sizes. Artworks of felted wool, fiber, and paper collages, to quilted cloth, and more. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. through Feb. 27 Free. 805-772-1068. galleryatmarinasquare.com. Gallery at Marina Square, 601 Embarcadero suite 10, Morro Bay.

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SEA GLASS AND RESIN NECKLACES Learn how to mix, pour, and create with resin to make three necklaces using a provided kit. Kit includes local sea glass, three metal bezels, three necklace chains, resin, a tablecloth, gloves, apron, and charms. This is an at-home project guided by a how-to video. Feb. 22, 6-7 p.m. $40. 805-286-5993. creativemetime.com. Centennial Park, 600 Nickerson Dr., Paso Robles.

SLOPE PAINTS TO PRESERVE Please stop by to see this exhibit of stunning originals and prints by San Luis Outdoor Painters for the Environment (SLOPE), featuring some of our region’s top landscape artists, who use their art to raise awareness, funding, and education for the Central Coast’s treasured open

STAINED GLASS SUNCATCHER CLASS Create a unique stained glass suncatcher in this four-hour class. You will learn how to cut glass to a pattern, copper foil the edges, and solder. All materials included. Bring a bag lunch, as we will take a 30-minute break. Limited to 4 people Feb. 27, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $125. 805-464-2633. glasheadstudio.com. Glasshead Studio, 8793 Plata Lane, Suite H, Atascadero.

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COLLEEN GNOS: OPEN STUDIOS ARTIST Call or email for private tours of Gnos Art Studio. ongoing 805-441-8277. gnosart.com/store. Private home, Private address, TBA. THE INTERMISSION SHOW This brisk 8- to 10-minute show is set up like a socially distanced talk show with SLO Rep’s Managing Artistic Director Kevin Harris at the helm, clad in a tacky suit and tie with a faux alcoholic drink nearby. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 3 p.m. San Luis Obispo Repertory Theatre, 888 Morro St., San Luis Obispo, 805-786-2440, slorep.org/.

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printmakers Steve Andrews, Conrad Schwable, and Jeff Sipple to discuss his Gray Wing exhibition, “Grease, Water, and Stone: An Ocean Works Retrospective.” The exhibition features lithographs created by Ocean Works Press between 1979 and 1983. Through Feb. 28, noon Free. 805-543-8562. sloma.org/panel-discussionocean-works/. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo.

CALL FOR ARTISTS: ART CENTRAL’S VIRTUAL GALLERY Most Fridays, Art Central publishes a “Virtual Gallery” and is looking for more artwork to include. Please email us your artwork so we can continue to encourage, support, and inspire the local art community. Attach your image, name, title, medium,

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VIRTUAL ART GALLERY Every Friday, we publish our Virtual Art Gallery to our blog and newsletter. Featuring artworks from customers and the community. Fridays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. 805-747-4200. artcentralslo.wordpress. com/category/gallery-exhibits/virtual-gallery/. Art Central, 1329 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo. VIRTUAL OPEN STUDIOS ART TOUR Visit ARTS Obispo’s Facebook page to view works from several local artists and artisans. ongoing Free. facebook. com/artsobispo. Downtown SLO, Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo.

VIRTUAL STUDENT EXHIBITION This year, the Cuesta College Harold J Miossi Student Exhibition went online. View student work, including the Salon des Refuses, on the website. Mondays-Sundays hjmgallery2020studentshow.org/. Harold J. Miossi Gallery, Highway 1, San Luis Obispo, 805-546-3202.

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CENTRAL COAST SUMMER SLIM DOWN A 12-week program. Shed those extra pounds and learn which foods work with your unique body. ongoing, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Call for price and schedule. 805-235-7978. gratefulbodyhealthcoaching.com. Grateful Body, 850 Shasta, Morro Bay.

TAI CHI AND QI GONG: ZEN IN MOTION Small group classes with 2019 Tai Chi Instructor of the Year. Call for time and days. Learn the Shaolin Water Style and 5 Animals Qi Gong. Beginners welcomed. Mondays, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Call for price details. 805-701-7397. charvetmartialarts.com. Morro Bay Martial Arts, 850 Shasta, Morro Bay.

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CULTURE & LIFESTYLE from page 17 Call for price. 805-701-7397. charvetmartialarts.com. Grateful Body, 850 Shasta, Morro Bay.

TAI CHI CHUN/ QI GONG BASICS Learn the foundation of Qi Gong, the rooting of breathing, and Shaolin Tai Chi. Tuesdays-Thursdays Call for details. 805701-7397. charvetmartialarts.com. Grateful Body, 850 Shasta, Morro Bay.

UUCC/GOODWILL DONATIONS FUNDRAISER Bring your Goodwill donations to the UUCC any Saturday morning, January through March. Items will be given to Goodwill and will earn money for the UUCC. “It’s a win-win!” Saturdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. through March 29 805-395-4055. Unitarian Universalist Church, 786 Arlington, Cambria.

ZEN IN MOTION Tai Chi and Qi Gong basics. Deep breathing and moving meditation. Beginners welcome, classes outdoors in Morro Bay. Wednesdays, 10:3011:30 a.m. 805-701-7397. charvetmartialarts.com. Grateful Body, 850 Shasta, Morro Bay.

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NAR-ANON: FRIDAY MEETINGS A meeting for those who know or have known a feeling of desperation concerning the addiction of a loved one. Fridays, 12-1 p.m. Free. 805-221-5523. North County Connection, 8600 Atascadero Ave., Atascadero.

NAR-ANON: TUESDAY MEETINGS Nar-Anon is a support group for those who are affected by someone else’s addiction. Tuesdays, 6-7 p.m. naranoncentralca. org/meetings/meeting-list/. The Redeemer Lutheran Church, 4500 El Camino Real, Atascadero, 805-221-5523.

OPEN AIR VINEYARD YOGA Intentionally carve out time for quiet, movement, and a little self pampering in the open air of the vineyard with Yogi Chelcy Westphal Johnson, of Mindful Movement Collective. Fridays, 9:30PHOTO COURTESY OF GLASSHEAD STUDIO

10:30 a.m. $28-$150. Cass Winery And Vineyard, 7350 Linne Rd., Paso Robles, 805.239.1730.

PASO, HERE WE COME Redwings Horse Sanctuary is making their permanent home on Union Road in Paso Robles. Donate to its $1 million fundraising campaign. Redwings offers public tours, volunteering with the horses, and a foster to adopt program. ongoing Redwings Horse Sanctuary, Union Road, Paso Robles, 831-386-0135, RedwingsHorseSanctuary.org. SAN LUIS OBISPO

CAPTURING CALIFORNIA’S FLOWERS: NATURAL HISTORY IN THE DIGITAL AGE Dr. Jen Yost, Cal Poly Biology Professor and Director of the Hoover Herbarium, will discuss how natural history collections allow us to look into the past to see what plants were up to 100 years ago. Explore digital plant collections. Feb. 20, 1-2 p.m. $5-$10 donations. 805-541-1400. slobg.org. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo.

CENTRAL COAST CONJURERS (SLO COUNTY MAGIC CLUB) Monthly meeting of magicians of all levels. Please call or email for more info. Meet likeminded folks with an interest in magic, from close-up to stage performances. Last Wednesday of every month, 6:30-9 p.m. Free. 805-440-0116. IHOP, 212 Madonna Rd., San Luis Obispo.

COMPLIMENTARY OUTDOOR YOGA CLASSES Hotel San Luis Obispo, Piazza Hospitality’s first property on California’s scenic Central Coast, is now offering complimentary outdoor yoga classes on its rooftop terrace. Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays, 8 a.m.-noon $10$15 donation suggested. 805-235-0700. hotel-slo.com. Hotel San Luis Obispo, 877 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo.

THE ECONOMIC VITALITY CORPORATION: SLO COUNTY BROADBAND SUMMIT Featured speakers, include Karen Ross, Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, and Sunne McPeak, President and CEO of the California Emerging Technology Fund. Feb. 18, 10 a.m. and Feb. 25, 10 a.m. sloevc.org. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo.

PARENT PARTICIPATION AND PARENT EDUCATION CLASSES ONLINE (THROUGH SAN LUIS COASTAL ADULT SCHOOL) Find support and connect with others in weekly online parenting classes. Learn about the developmental stage of your child, participate in teacher-facilitated discussions on parenting topics, explore local resources, and safely enjoy the company of other parents. Mondays-Thursdays. through May 28 $10-$30. 805-549-1253. slcusd.org. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo.

SLO COUNTY MEDICAL RESERVE CORPS: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED The SLO County Medical Reserve Corps is looking for volunteers to help with vaccine distribution and contact tracing. Apply online. ongoing emergencyslo.org. SLO County, Countywide, San Luis Obispo.

SLO NOONTIME TOASTMASTERS CLUB MEETINGS Want to improve speaking and leadership

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Glasshead Studio in Atascadero hosts its next Stained Glass Suncatcher Class on Saturday, Feb. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event is limited to four guests, so pre-registration is encouraged as early as possible. Participants will cut glass patterns to create their own unique suncatcher project. Admission to the class is $125. The studio is located at 8793 Plata Lane, suite H, Atascadero. Call (805) 464-2633 or visit glassheadstudio. com for more details. —C.W.

skills in a supportive and positive environment? During COVID, we are meeting virtually. Contact us to get a meeting link for info. Tuesdays, 12-1 p.m. Free. slonoontime.toastmastersclubs.org. Zoom, Online, Inquire for Zoom ID.

VIRTUAL DOCUMENTARY SCREENING AND DISCUSSION WITH GEORGE TAKEI Join George Takei and CA libraries for a live discussion of the documentary, And Then They Came for Us, detailing the forced removal and incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II. Register and receive a link to view the documentary. Feb. 19, 4-5 p.m. Free. gooddocs.net. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo.

ZUMBA IN THE MONDAY CLUB GARDEN A class for anyone who loves to dance. Takes place outside of The Monday Club. Masks/social distancing required. To reserve a spot, text or call Christiana, at 805-305-5609.

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20 percent of proceeds will be donated to The Monday Clubhouse Conservancy. Wednesdays, 1-2 p.m. through Feb. 24 $10. 805-305-5609. themondayclubslo. org/CLASSES. The Monday Club, 1815 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo.

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LEARN TO SURF: BEGINNER SURF LESSONS Beginner surf lessons for you, your zoomers, and your homeschoolers. All equipment provided with the $70 charge. Every FEB. 18 – FEB. 25 other Monday-Sunday, 2021 8:45-11 a.m. through April 30 $70. 805-489-8823. surfpismo.com. Pismo Beach Pier, West end of Pomeroy, Pismo Beach.

PECHO COAST TRAIL PLANT LIFE Learn about the native plants that thrive along the Pecho Coast Trail and discover their medicinal uses. General admission ticket includes hike, tour and lunch. Feb. 21, 9:30 a.m. my805tix. com. Point San Luis Lighthouse, 1 Lighthouse Rd., Avila Beach.

POINT SAN LUIS LIGHTHOUSE VIRTUAL TOUR Join a live docent

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The San Luis Outdoor Painters for the Environment (SLOPE) holds its virtual showcase, SLOPE Paints the Serene Magic of Santa Rita Ranch, through Sunday, Feb. 28. This group exhibition features plein air paintings by SLOPE members Rosanne Seitz, Bernie Kurtz, Laurel Sherrie, Jim Tyler, and other participating artists. A portion of the art sale proceeds will benefit the Land Conservancy of SLO. Visit slopepainters.com for more info. —C.W.

via Zoom for an interactive virtual tour of the Point San Luis Lighthouse. Wednesdays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. $10. pointsanluislighthouse.org/. Point San Luis Lighthouse, 1 Lighthouse Rd., Avila Beach.

WEEKLY DROWNING RESCUE COURSES Facility advertised as open and safe. Give the office a call to register over the phone. Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.6:30 p.m. Members $130; Non-members $160. 805-4816399. 5 Cities Swim School, 425 Traffic Way, Arroyo Grande, 5citiesswimschool.com.

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MORRO BAY FARMERS MARKET A delightful mix of local farm fresh products, baked goods, crafts, and more. Saturdays, 2:30-5:30 p.m. 805-824-7383. Morro Bay Main Street Farmers Market, Main Street and Morro Bay Boulevard, Morro Bay, facebook.com/ MorroBayMainStreetFarmersMarket/.

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FEBRUARY WINE SEMINAR: THE BOLD AND COLORFUL MALBEC Malbec is known for its color and boldness making it unique, delicious, and perfect to blend. Join Katie Gerbauer, Certified Specialist of Wine and Level II Sommelier, as she gives you an in-depth look at the Malbec grape variety. Feb. 21, 1-3 p.m. $32$40. 805-239-1730. my805tix.com. Cass Winery And Vineyard, 7350 Linne Rd., Paso Robles.

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SLO FARMERS MARKET Hosts more than 60 vendors. Saturdays, 8-10:45 a.m. World Market Parking Lot, 325 Madonna Rd., San Luis Obispo.

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ARROYO GRANDE FARMERS MARKET Saturdays, 12-2:25 p.m. Arroyo Grande Farmers Market, Olohan Alley, Arroyo Grande.

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CELLO BOB JOINS STEVE KEY FOR LIVE SHOW Singer-songwriter Steve Key and multi-instrumentalist “Cello Bob” Liepman will share the sculpture garden stage for an afternoon of live music. Steve Key’s latest album includes Bob’s cello work on the song “Golden”. Feb. 20, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Free. 805-204-6821. stevekey.com/events. Sculpterra Winery, 5015 Linne Rd., Paso Robles.

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CAL POLY JAZZ CD RELEASE CONCERT: VIRTUAL This virtual concert will celebrate the recently produced double-album titled another time, another place. The album is the result of at-home rehearsals by members of the Cal Poly Jazz Ensemble and Cal Poly Vocal Jazz Ensemble that began in March due to the pandemic. Feb. 19, 7:30 p.m. $5. 805-756-4849. music. calpoly.edu. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo.

JILL KNIGHT TRIO (VIRTUAL) Presented by FARWest. View online on SLO Brew’s Facebook. Feb. 24 SLO Brew Rock, 855 Aerovista Pl., San Luis Obispo, (805) 543-1843. KRISTEN BLACK BAND: ALBUM DEBUT AND LIVE CONCERT (VIRTUAL) Kristen Black, formerly of SLO, now of Nashville, will be debuting her new album, The Healing. Feb. 27, 6-7 p.m. Starts at $5. stageit.com. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo.

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GINO AND THE LONE GUNMEN: BASIN STREET REGULARS LIVESTREAM Gino and the Lone Gunmen is a three-piece band that performs a rockin’ mix of jazz, rockabilly, swing, blues, country, and more. Feb. 28, 2 p.m. 805-937-8402. pismojazz.com. Pismo Beach Veterans Memorial Hall, 780 Bello St., Pismo Beach. ∆


Music BY GLEN STARKEY

Drive all night Cal Poly student Will Chant releases an indie folk gem

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opular music has a long history of songs about driving, from The Beatles’ “Drive My Car” (1965) to Jackson Browne’s “Running on Empty” (1977) to Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car” (1988) to Wilco’s “Passenger Side” (1995) and on and on. Driving seems to call to many songwriters, most recently Cal Poly music major Will Chant, a Los Angeleno who recently released “How Fast Do You Like to Drive?” The song begins with a lightly plucked guitar until Chant’s voice slips in like a pair of well-worn jeans: “My eyelids are heavy, the clock won’t forgive me tonight/ Sleep away all the noise, dream of candy and toys till it’s silent,” he sings before the song takes a romantic and narrative turn. “But you’re throwing rocks at my window, I turn my head/ So I grab my shoes and now the window is open, I’m climbing through// I say/ How fast do you like to drive?/ I feel like I’ve been losing my mind/ Just a little bit, ooh just a little bit ooh.” It’s a slow building song as you start to hear a little piano under Chant’s guitar, and then percussion, finally bass, another guitar, some background vocals, and finally synthesizer. Chant has played guitar for more than a decade and began writing original music five years ago. He’s spent his quarantine woodshedding, recording, and producing new songs. “How Fast Do You Like to Drive?” has all the earmarks of a classic driving song—a couple slipping away into the night for some backseat sex, later getting pulled over by the police for speeding. “One hand on the wheel is all you need to steer don’t you think?/ I’ll keep my eyes on the road and find a spot to pull over

so we can sleep/ The backseat is empty except for the light shining through/ I guess we got to pull over but this time we’re joined by the red, white, and blue.” By the end of the song, you’re not sure if it isn’t all the narrator’s sweet romantic dream as Chant sings, “Don’t wake us up/ Don’t wake us up// How far do you think we can drive?/ Let’s get lost and lose track of time/ How far do you think we can drive?/ Before those lights are blinding our eyes ... .” I listened to Chant’s song on YouTube, but you can catch more of his music on Spotify. In addition to his current solo stuff, he’s played with the LA band Rose Avenue since 2018. Chant co-wrote and co-produced the band’s 2020 album This Game We Play. Keep your eye on Will Chant. He’s going places.

The slow return of live music …

SLO Brew Rock can’t yet open their indoor concert venue to crowds, but they are hosting virtual concerts you can watch online @slobrewrock with limited outdoor seating in their beer garden for diners. The venue’s current collaboration is with power folk duo Bear Market Riot, which will be playing monthly fundraising concerts to benefit various local nonprofits. The first session is this Friday, Feb. 19, from 6 to 9 p.m., to benefit RISE, an organization that serves both victims of sexual abuse and their loved ones. The acronym stands for Respect, Inspire, Support, Empower, and the organization’s goal is to create a “world free of sexual and intimate partner violence.” It’s clearly a great cause, and Bear Market Riot always delivers an amazing show. Featuring Nick Motil and Kirk Nordby, the pair plays a percussive brand of folk, with high energy songs,

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album, another time, another place. Virtual tickets are $5, available online at pacslo.org According to press materials, “The album is the result of at-home rehearsals by members of the Cal Poly Jazz Ensemble and Cal Poly Vocal Jazz Ensemble that began in March due to the pandemic. Arthur White, director of jazz studies, wrote new compositions for the groups and set arrangements to some works originally performed by jazz and pop INDIE FOLKSTER Cal Poly music major Will Chant stalwarts Pat Metheny, just released a compelling new driving song, “How Fast Meshell Ndegeocello, Do You Like to Drive?” Nancy Wilson, and Julian PHOTO COURTESY OF BEAR MARKET RIOT ‘Cannonball’ Adderley.” Some of White’s original compositions include “The Way Home” and “Bishop Peak.” Also includes are “Shiny Stockings” by Frank Foster, “Follow Me” by Pat Metheny and Lyle Mays, “Back at the Chicken Shack” by Jimmy Smith, and “Dolphin Dance” by Herbie Hancock. The album also features a student composition by Davis Zamboanga, who graduated from Cal Poly with a music degree in 2020. “As the album project began to take shape, and it became clear that the students were adapting to their new BEAR MARKET BENEFIT Local folk environments, White called on the support power duo Bear Market Riot will play a of some renowned musician friends: jazz virtual benefit concert for RISE on Feb. trumpeter and Grammy Award-winner 19, from the SLO Brew Rock stage. Randy Brecker, and three GrammyLimited outdoor dining is available. Award nominees—saxophonist Ada Rovatti, trombonist Robin Eubanks, excellent harmony singing, harmonica, and vibraphonist Joe Locke—to and foot drumming. They’re three-time contribute solos from their East Coast winners of New Times’ Best Of Readers home studios,” press materials continued. Poll for Best Band, and deservedly so. The album is available from iTunes, This will be a blast! Amazon, Spotify, CD Baby, and other digital outlets. A limited number of hard Cal Poly jazz copies are available. Send requests to streaming … awhite66@calpoly.edu. All proceeds will The Cal Poly Jazz Ensembles will benefit Cal Poly Jazz Studies program. ∆ perform a virtual CD release concert at 7:30 p.m. this Friday, Feb. 19, to Contact Senior Staff Writer Glen Starkey at gstarkey@newtimesslo.com. celebrate their recently released double

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Arts Artifacts Cambria Film Festival announces winners of 2021 competition

On Feb. 7, the Cambria Film Festival hosted a virtual awards ceremony to announce the winning films of this year’s international competition. The festival’s panel of judges made its selections from nearly 400 feature-length and short films submitted from around the world. Best Short Film was awarded to In Tune, a French short directed by Zavier Inbona, while Bolero Station, a Swiss animated film directed by Rolf Bronniman, received the award for Best Animated Film. Breaking Fast, an American feature-length film directed by Mike Mosallam, took home two awards, Best Feature Film and the Audience Award for Best Feature. The Jackpot, from German director Alice von Gwinner, received The Director’s Award for Artistic Achievement. For best film exemplifying the Cambria Film Festival’s theme of “exploring romance and the complexities of love,” Vera received The Nancy Green Founder’s Award. The plot of this Spanish short film, directed by Laura Rubirola Sala, follows a cleaning woman who daydreams about the man who inhabits the office she cleans, although the two have never met. The Cambria Heart Award, an additional award to acknowledge a film’s exploration of the festival’s romance theme, was given to British director Rebecca Manley’s Of Thread and Almonds, which also took home the Audience Award for Favorite Short. The Cambria Film Festival plans to return in 2022 with traditional in-person screenings and events. Visit cambriafilmfestival.com to find out more.

Cal Poly hosts virtual Q-and-A with athlete and author Michael Phelps

Cal Poly’s ASI Events will host a special Zoom webinar, A Conversation with Michael Phelps, on Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. This virtual program will include a moderated discussion and a Q-and-A with Phelps. Best known as a competitive swimmer, Phelps authored No Limits and Beneath the Surface and recently served as an executive producer on The Weight of Gold. This 2020 documentary examines the personal struggles and mental health issues of Phelps and several other athletes who share their challenges. “Mental health is an important conversation for college students. Since the start of the pandemic, it has become even more critical to support students as much as possible. We are excited to provide a unique experience and a very real conversation with Michael Phelps,” Nick Price, ASI Events student manager, said in a release. Visit asi.calpoly.edu for more details and a link to submit questions for Phelps to answer during the program.∆ —Caleb Wiseblood

BY CAMILLIA LANHAM

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Morro Bay Art Association’s Flower Power exhibit flows from erotic to peaceful, chaotic to introspective

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gigantic lotus blooms in shades of being together. This is the closest to it. Now, the pink. Oversized petals crafted from artworks that are representing the artists are oil on canvas loom behind the delicate being close to each other, are talking to each structure of a live orchid providing shade to a other, are creating this amazingly wonderful woman sculpted from Raku clay. vibe,” Sitar said. “So that collaborative Her silent form lounges beneath energy is still here.” the ikebana style arrangement, It’s alive in the flowers that Connect staring past dozens of botanicals Cal Coast Orchids from Los Osos View the Morro and through Art Center Morro Bay’s Bay Art Association’s donated to the ikebana portion of the Flower Power exhibit ceiling. Lotus by Rachel Lee and You exhibit. The formal art of Japanese at the Morro Bay Art Belong to Only To Yourself by Anne flower arranging finds companions Center through April Grannis are simply the corner of the in sculptures, crystals, bird nests, 5. The gallery at 835 Flower Power garden, which holds and wood as you walk through the Main St. in Morro Bay 240 pieces from artists between Art Center’s front door. Dwarfed is open from noon to 4 p.m. daily. Check out Cambria and Nipomo. by immense Georgia O’Keeffe-style artcentermorrobay.org “It’s so overwhelming in terms of flowers on one wall and fantasy floral for more info. how much art came in,” Art Center scenes on another, the mixed media Gallery Director Barbara Sitar said. pieces in the show are as varied as “This show is so far the largest show the artists themselves. in terms of the amount of art that we’ve ever Sitar pointed out Deegan Brooke’s had here. And that was unexpected.” Herbarium, an arrangement of plastic Sitar attributes the outpouring of entries to flowers behind glass. A commentary on the how hungry people are to connect and the fact plastic flower industry, the young artist that many galleries don’t currently have shows includes made-up botanical names such as or exhibits up due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Toxicus bullshitempus” and “Corpus cadaver The Flower Power show was originally pathetica.” Ethereal mixed media paintings scheduled to go up in January, which was the of naked women surrounded by flowers such peak of the latest virus surge, so the Morro Bay as Rachael Wahl’s Girl With a Jade Earring Art Association postponed the show’s start date encircle Dennis Curry’s detailed serigraph of to mid-February. flowers in a vase, Ikebana I. Artists, Sitar said, often have a high internal Flower Power is designed around the pieces sensibility and a tribe of like-minded people themselves. Sitar said they accepted every around them, which creates that sense of entry dropped off during the take-in period. community—something that’s been missing. In curating it, she worked to place the art So she hopes the show gives artists and the so that it all flowed together. And similar to community a chance to feel that connection again. the collaboration she mentioned earlier, the “In the healthy times, this place is very alive pieces that are arranged together support one every single day. There are workshops going on another. and demos, you know, painting together and “I create like-themed families so that when you walk through the gallery, it has a logic that is subconsciously perceived. You don’t realize how much intentional work goes into it,” Sitar said. “Creating a composition that needs to have the right proportions. The right dynamic. That makes sense even if you don’t realize it. And subconsciously, actually leads you through the whole stage and lets your emotions be inspired.” As you walk up the stairs to the second floor of the gallery, the amount of work on the walls is almost overpowering. Quickly, one area pulls the eye: Still life paintings of flowers in vases, on tables, in a market surround surreal pieces connected by splashes of white in 3D. “Three super dreamy artists that are all vibing the same way,” Sitar said. “So this all suddenly creates one piece, and it’s a very dreamy contemporary piece, and it’s contrasted by several classical pieces.” Next up on the garden walk is a wall of sunflowers, followed by the larger-than-life stylings of Hilary Saner’s New Moon—a vivid bouquet of yellow, red, and white—and psychedelic abstract textures that Sitar SUNFLOWERS FOR DAYS Larry Kappen’s describes as “rip your guts out.” Fused glass Green Man hangs out upstairs at the Morro Bay flowers and stained glass round out the Art Center, joining fellow sunflower pieces as room before leading back down the stairs. part of the Flower Power show. The energy is palpable, and emotionally the

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FULL BLOOM Rachel Lee’s enormous Georgia O’Keeffe style oil painting, Iris, greets Flower Power exhibit viewers as they enter the Morro Bay Art Center. MORE THAN IKEBANA Red anthurium and crystals tuck into wood as part of Evert Lucero’s take on Japanese flower arranging, Tears of Daenerys, which starts off Flower Power’s 240 piece show.

exhibit is a bit of a ride. It’s beauty and peace. Eroticism and chaos. Happiness and loss. Fantasy and reality. Just as Sitar wants it to be. It’s her way of connecting the viewers to the artists and allowing the full breadth of emotion to shine through. And hopefully, she said, giving the community a place where they can feel alive and connected with each other. Psychologically, she said, humans are illequipped to deal with the moment we are living in. The prolonged nature of the pandemic. Uncertainty and fear. Loss and loneliness. “But, you know—art, throughout the centuries—art is a force, art is a power, art is a way to get out of a stagnant space and into an open mind space, and you never know what you can find there,” she said. “We never had times like these where we would need an artistic outlet more than now.” ∆ Editor Camillia Lanham is painting camellias in the basement. Send arts tips to clanham@ newtimesslo.com.


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What’s it rated? R What’s it worth, Anna? Full price What’s it worth, Glen? Full price Where’s it showing? Apple TV him back in a live-action film. He has to do a lot of emotional heavy lifting in this film, and THE FAMILY YOU PICK Reluctant guardian and he’s up for the job. Timberlake ex-con, Eddie Palmer (Justin Timberlake), cares for manages to exude a sense quirky 7-year-old, Sam (Ryder Allen), in the Apple TV drama Palmer. of decency despite Palmer’s violent past, and that violence That’s beautiful because you know Palmer is still there, barely contained grew up in the same town with the same under the surface. The story is on the influences as his less tolerant townsfolk, mawkish side, but if you can set aside and he’s somehow able to overcome his your cynicism and open up your heart prejudices and preconceptions. Like like Palmer does with Sam, it’ll give you any flavor of bigotry, that hatred of an all the feels. effeminate little boy is taught, and Sam’s Anna Seriously, this one is an emotional future without someone to love, protect, ride! JT is showing some true dramatic and accept him could be very bleak indeed. talent here, and while I’m sure the Trolls Sam will probably grow up to transition franchise was a ton of fun, it was nice to get him back up on that screen using more to a woman, and if he does, Palmer seems evolved enough to love Sam the young than his voice. You’re so right about Ryder woman as much as Sam the young man. Allen—he is such a delight, and what a Overly sentimental? Yes, but sometimes a great role he was given to premiere with. feel-good film is exactly what you need. Sam is an “other,” loved by his mother but Anna Watching Sam get bullied is so not cared for by her. She’s a mess, and her rough; that poor kid just wants to be boyfriend is an abusive jerk who thinks himself. At Halloween, Palmer tries to any boy who likes princesses and fairies convince Sam to be a prince instead of a needs to get his ass kicked. Timberlake princess. He’s trying to save Sam from the gives Palmer a lot of depth, and we learn boys in his class who are bound to make that while he may have gone to prison fun of him for it. Yet they still walk out of for his crime, there’s more to the story the store with a princess costume in hand, than the attempted murder charge he and while some of the kids in his class are was convicted of. The small town is still jerks, not all of them are. Palmer seems to what it was before he went away—rural be a simmering pool just under the surface, and churchgoing, filled with good ol’ boys close to boiling over—which could topple who are really just backwards idiots and the fragile world he’s managed to build. judgmental townsfolk who don’t trust Can he really be the good guy that Sam the convict. The gold here is found in the needs, or is he bound to put himself in the moments between the two leads—Sam loves Palmer, and soon Palmer reluctantly position of being in trouble again? It’s a lot of sap and sentiment, but I’m here for it. I realizes he loves Sam too. It’s so sweet. needed this sweet story of second chances, Glen I think the real beauty of Sam and and I’m so looking forward to seeing more Palmer’s relationship is they’ve allowed from Ryder Allen. What a delight! ∆ each other to be themselves. Sam knows Palmer’s not perfect, not especially nurturing, and not really equipped to care Senior Staff Writer Glen Starkey and freelancer Anna Starkey write Split for a child as unusual as Sam, but Palmer Screen. Glen compiles streaming listings. also accepts Sam and all his girlish Comment at gstarkey@newtimesslo.com. affectations and doesn’t judge him for it.

topics with his audience, Wilson has a running commentary on New York, relationships, and life in general. I’ve read there is a season two in the works and I am stoked—six short episodes just wasn’t enough for me. The last episode is especially endearing as he tries to make his elderly landlady her favorite dish, the always finicky risotto. Soon quarantine hits and his usual nights of watching Jeopardy with her are halted, and he gazes out at her as she works in the garden, missing her company and wishing he would have been less picky about his cooking and just fed her before the world shut down. It’s a fun, quirky, and sometimes sentimental show. If you have HBO Max, this one is absolutely worth checking out. (six 25to 30-min. episodes) —Anna

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ohn Wilson’s brand of comedy showcases his anxious, socially awkward self as he attempts to show his audience how to accomplish seemingly mundane tasks like making small talk, splitting a check, or making the perfect risotto. Our view is what John sees, his handheld camera capturing normal New York moments—you know, a mouse eating cigarette butts or costumed youths scootering down the sidewalks. Behind the idea of exploring these “how to”

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PARTNERS Suffolk landowner Edith Pretty (Carey Mulligan) hires selfdescribed excavator Basil Brown (Ralph Fiennes) for an archaeological dig of what appears to be burial mounds on her property, leading to a remarkable discovery, in Netflix’s The Dig, based on real events.

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imon Stone (The Daughter) directs this historical biographical drama about an important 1939 archaeological excavation of Sutton Hoo, written for the screen by Moira Buffini from John Preston’s novel. If you’re looking for a history lesson, this one plays a little fast and loose with facts to accommodate a romantic side plot, but most of the basic elements are there. It’s the eve of World War II, and widowed landowner Edith Pretty (Carey Mulligan) hires

self-described excavator Basil Brown (Ralph Fiennes) to dig up what appear to be Viking era burial mounds on her property, which Brown believes might be much earlier and of Anglo-Saxon origin. Since Brown left school at 12 and is considered an amateur, he’s not given much credibility by the archaeological community, but Pretty believes in him. As the dig proceeds and its importance becomes clear, Cambridge archaeologist Charles Phillips (Ken Scott) arrives, declares the site to be of national interest, and a struggle over control ensures. It’s ultimately the story about how an unknown and disrespected digger discovered an amazing historical treasure and only recently was acknowledged for it. Great performances make it highly watchable. (112 min.) ∆ —Glen


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Making moves The Siren takes over food, drink, and fun at Dairy Creek Golf Course

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og grabs at the tops of the morros extending between Morro Bay and San Luis Obispo as a heat lamp gently purrs on The Siren’s patio overlooking part of the Dairy Creek Golf Course. Hues of purple and hints of rosemary encircle a Gin Gimme cocktail—Empress Purple gin, a rosemary sprig, squeeze of lemon, and grapefruit juice and bitters— as it sweats on a napkin. Crisp fried wonton jalepeño poppers stuffed with the diced pepper and cream cheese wait for a dip in sweet chili sauce. Stephanie Stiles and Monte Schaller riff on their plans, talking over one another in their excitement about what The Siren’s been up to at the SLO County-owned golf course and what the future could look like. Stiles, the general manager at The Siren El Chorro, and Schaller, the general manager of The Siren in Morro Bay, have known each other for years, since they first worked together at the old SLO Brew on Garden Street. And they’re excited for this opportunity to work together again on a project they both believe in. Stiles describes that potential as a low-key version of Disneyland for adults. Schaller explains it as a grown-up

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Find your way to Dairy Creek Golf Course, located at 2990 Dairy Creek Road in San Luis Obispo. The Siren El Chorro is currently open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday through Sunday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Visit thesirenelchorro.com for more info, to check out a menu, or sign up for a round at Toptracer®.

Boomers. Both say it’s family-friendly and adult-oriented: “If we can dream it, we could potentially do it,” Schaller says. The county approached The Siren in August about taking over as the golf course vendor serving food and drinks to restaurant and Toptracer® patrons for starters, with more on the post-COVID-19 horizon—concerts, other events, and a liquor license that expands across Dairy Creek’s 700 acres. “We kind of hemmed and hawed. We thought it was a great opportunity, but weren’t sure we had enough staff,” Schaller explains, adding that The Siren in Morro Bay closed three separate times in 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic regulations. As a result, they reduced staffing and turned from a music-centric establishment to one focused on food and drinks. “And we were slammed,” he says. “We took a lot of that energy and staff and brought it over here.” Ultimately, the two managers want to create a space that they would want to go to. A laid-back spot with that Siren in Morro Bay vibe, good food, good cocktails, good fun, and eventually great music. The Siren El Chorro opened at the end of January, serving spirit-forward cocktails and scratch-made Californiastyle pub fare on the outdoor patio that stares across the golf course and beyond to the coastal range. Toptracer®, which they explain as a similar experience to bowling, has a series of bays where four at a time can compete against one another at the driving range, hitting golf balls at targets that light up at night while a computer tracks launch, speed, curve, and more. This is a big reason The Siren decided to move forward at Dairy Creek, Schaller says. Open until 10 p.m., Stiles says the bays are fully reserved most evenings, with groups of people and families who come in for a COVID-19 friendly outing. They can order food and drinks from The Siren and play. “This place is for any age, any fun. And you just add alcohol,” Stiles says. El Chorro’s adult beverages are as local as they can get with wine and alcohol from the Central Coast and Tin City vodka and gin (made by WineShine in Paso Robles) as well liquors. Stiles says the cocktails are designed to showcase the spirits, not overwhelm them, and they’re created by the bartenders themselves, so they’re unique. Take the A Milli: a Bumboo rum cocktail with pineapple juice, honey, agave, and iced tea.

PATIO VIEWS The Siren El Chorro opened at the end of January, serving food and drinks on the patio at Dairy Creek Golf Course and in the new Toptracer® bays.

A GOOD TIME Toptracer® fun is open after dark, with a bowlingstyle golfdriving range, couches, and The Siren El Chorro’s food and drink menu.

Things can get a little brisk out at the course, so Stiles brought her knowledge of hot cocktails back from Tahoe with her to put a little warmth on The Siren’s drinks menu. She worked at and managed bars and restaurants in Tahoe Village, including Ten Crows BBQ, Beach House, and California Burger Company, before recently moving back to the Central Coast. Schaller and Tulio Aviles took over the kitchen at The Siren in Morro Bay about three years ago, refining the menu into something less frozen with an eye for how to make classic items such as jalepeño poppers better. Wrap the classic ingredients in a wonton wrapper, drop it in the frier, and you’ve got something tastier and a little more elevated than poppers out of the bag. “It’s so gratifying to not buy something in a box from a vendor,” Schaller says. Aviles, who used to run the kitchen at Enzos in San Luis Obispo and whose family runs La Palapa in Los Osos, initially worked security for The Siren, Schaller says, before becoming the head chef.

“I’ve just been in the kitchen my whole life,” Aviles says, adding that he started his life in the kitchen when he was 10 years old. Stiles touts him as the best kitchen manager she’s ever worked with. Schaller says Aviles is good at making sure the details are covered, such as ensuring that the oil used for fish and chips is separate from the oil used for things like the fried pickle spears and corn dog bites. Cajun style steak bites—tri-tip seared in a Cajun seasoned butter reduction served with garlic aioli dipping sauce— and the Central Coast Cubano—roasted pork, ham, pepperjack, and Swiss stuffed between sourdough with chipotle aioli, avocado, and pickles—are a couple of Aviles’ favorites. “I don’t serve food that I don’t want to eat,” he says. ∆ Editor Camillia Lanham is ready for Cajun steak bites and a round at Toptracer®. Send food and drink news to clanham@newtimesslo.com.

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FILE NO. 2021-0120 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (09/05/2019) New Filing The following person is doing business as, OPERATION UPKEEP, 677 Branch Street, Apt. D, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. Jeffrey Michael Barnes (677 Branch Street, Apt. D, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Jeffrey Michael Barnes, Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-13-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, JA. Anderson, Deputy. Exp. 01-13-26. January 28, February 4, 11, & 18, 2021.

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FILE NO. 2021-0127 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/14/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, RHINESTONE HIGHWAY, 1074 Hetrick Ave., Arroyo Grande, CA 93420. San Luis Obispo County. Kaitlyn Carroll (1074 Hetrick Ave., Arroyo Grande, CA 93420). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Kaitlyn Carroll. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-14-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. King, Deputy. Exp. 01-14-26. January 28, February 4, 11, & 18, 2021.

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FILE NO. 2021-0130 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as, IRISH HILLS HAMLET APARTMENTS, 11343 A Los Osos Valley Rd., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405. San Luis Obispo County. CL Investors LLC (PO Box 7508, Visalia, CA 93290-7508). This business is conducted by A CA Limited Liability Company /s/ CL Investors LLC, Robert Lee – Managing Member. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-14-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, G. Ugalde, Deputy. Exp. 01-14-26. January 28, February 4, 11, & 18, 2021.

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FILE NO. 2021-0133 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/04/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, LAGUNA CLEANERS, 1342 Madonna Rd., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405. San Luis Obispo County. Goforth Enterprises, LLC (4190 Jardine Rd., Paso Robles, CA 93446). This business is conducted by A CA Corporation /s/ Goforth Enterprises, LLC, Mark S. Goforth, Manager. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-14-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, N. Balseiro, Deputy. Exp. 01-14-26. February 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0149 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/19/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, ASHLEY’S DELIVERY SERVICE, 507 Aleppo Dr., Morro Bay, CA 93442. San Luis Obispo County. Margaret Ashley (507 Aleppo Dr., Morro Bay, CA 93442). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Margaret Ashley. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-19-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. King, Deputy. Exp. 01-19-26. January 28, February 4, 11, & 18, 2021.

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FILE NO. 2021-0157 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as, TRIAD PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, 2436 Broad St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. Elizabeth Lee (2436 Broad St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Elizabeth Lee. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-19-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. King, Deputy. Exp. 01-19-26. January 28, February 4, 11, & 18, 2021.

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FILE NO. 2021-0158 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/19/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, SUNSET THAI, 561 Five Cities Dr., Pismo Beach, CA 93449. San Luis Obispo County. Natthakan LLC (561 Five Cities Dr., Pismo Beach, CA 93449). This business is conducted by A CA Limited Liability Company /s/ Natthakan LLC, Natthakan Yaemkong, General Manager. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-19-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. King, Deputy. Exp. 01-19-26. January 28, February 4, 11, & 18, 2021.

FILE NO. 2021-0167 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (12/09/2020) New Filing The following person is doing business as, PERDOMO’S PROFESSIONAL PAINTING, 1191 Shannon Lane, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420. San Luis Obispo County. Francisco M. Perdomo (1191 Shannon Lane, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Francisco M. Perdomo, Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-20-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. King, Deputy. Exp. 01-20-26. January 28, February 4, 11, & 18, 2021.

FILE NO. 2021-0183 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as, CARTER FAMILY WINES, 6950 Union Road, Paso Robles, CA 93446. San Luis Obispo County. Barr Enterprises, Inc. (6950 Union Road, Paso Robles, CA 93446). This business is conducted by A CA Corporation /s/ Barr Enterprises, Inc., Gregory Barr, President. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-21-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, JA. Anderson, Deputy. Exp. 01-21-26. January 28, February 4, 11, & 18, 2021.

FILE NO. 2021-0204 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/01/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, CALIFORNIA QUALITY INSTITUTE, 165 Cerro Romauldo Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405. San Luis Obispo County. Wave Reynolds (165 Cerro Romauldo Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Wave Reynolds. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-25-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, N. Balseiro, Deputy. Exp. 01-25-26. February 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0159 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as, “FILED 25 MUSIC”, 1920 12th Street, Los Osos, CA 93402. San Luis Obispo County. Launnie Ginn (1920 12th Street, Los Osos, CA 93402). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Launnie Ginn. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-1921. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. Currens, Deputy. Exp. 01-19-26. January 28, February 4, 11, & 18, 2021.

FILE NO. 2021-0170 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/20/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, MASTERPIECE FRAMING & GIFTS, 7425 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 93422. San Luis Obispo County. John Leonard Stapp (1261 3rd Street, Los Osos, CA 93402). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ John Leonard Stapp. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-2021. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, JA. Anderson, Deputy. Exp. 01-20-26. February 11, 18, 25, & March 4, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0160 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (05/01/2020) New Filing The following person is doing business as, BWS CREATIONS, 501 Castillo, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420. San Luis Obispo County. Reachstrong Media, Inc. (501 Castillo, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420). This business is conducted by A CA Corporation /s/ Reachstrong Media, Inc., Lan T. George, President. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-19-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, N. Balseiro, Deputy. Exp. 01-19-26. January 28, February 4, 11, & 18, 2021.

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FILE NO. 2021-0161 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/01/2004) New Filing The following person is doing business as, LIFTED MARKETING, LIFTED SEO, 791 Price St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449. San Luis Obispo County. Nathan M. Jones (1381 Mira Flores Dr., Santa Maria, CA 93455). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Nathan M. Jones. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-19-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, N. Balseiro, Deputy. Exp. 01-19-26. January 28, February 4, 11, & 18, 2021.

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FILE NO. 2021-0162 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (12/01/2020) New Filing The following person is doing business as, CENTRAL COAST GOLF CARTS, 1151 Pike Lane #8, Oceano, CA 93445. San Luis Obispo County. Thunder Enterprises Associates, LLC (760 Avocet Way, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420). This business is conducted by A CA Limited Liability Company /s/ Thunder Enterprises Associates, LLC, Suellen Iness, Managing Member. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-1921. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, N. Balseiro, Deputy. Exp. 01-19-26. February 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0163 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as, EDELWIZE, 225 Prado Road, Suite E-2, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. Christa Rae Pacheco (2220 Exposition Drive, Unit 73, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Christa Rae Pacheco. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-19-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. King, Deputy. Exp. 01-19-26. January 28, February 4, 11, & 18, 2021.

FILE NO. 2021-0173 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/01/1992) New Filing The following person is doing business as, PHIL’S PRO PLUMB, 379 Castle St., Cambria, CA 93428. San Luis Obispo County. Philip M. Novoa (379 Castle St., Cambria, CA 93428). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Philip M. Novoa. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-20-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. King, Deputy. Exp. 01-20-26. February 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0174 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (12/31/1969) New Filing The following person is doing business as, PEDROLO REPAIRS, 3940 Broad St. #7179, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. Marcello Pedrolo (5266 Hollister Ave. Ste. 102, Santa Barbara, CA 93111). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Marcello Pedrolo, Owner/Operator. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 0121-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, G. Ugalde, Deputy. Exp. 01-21-26. January 28, February 4, 11, & 18, 2021.

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FILE NO. 2021-0177 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as, YOGURT PARADISE, 1240 Los Osos Valley Rd., Suite #3, Los Osos, CA 93402. San Luis Obispo County. Samer Kridi, Eva Akarri (1159 3rd St., Los Osos, CA 93402) Faraj Akkari (1275 Nipomo Ave., Los Osos, CA 93402). This business is conducted by A General Partnership /s/ Faraj R. Akkari, Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-21-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, N. Balseiro, Deputy. Exp. 01-21-26. January 28, February 4, 11, & 18, 2021.

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FILE NO. 2021-0178 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/19/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, THE BARREL DEPOT, 5445 Traffic Way, Atascadero, CA 93422. San Luis Obispo County. Miguel Angel Cordero, Mariade Lourdes CorderoMacias (5700 Olmeda Ave., Atascadero, CA 93422). This business is conducted by A Married Couple /s/ Mariade L Cordero-Macias, Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 0121-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, N. Balseiro, Deputy. Exp. 01-21-26. February 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2021

FILE NO. 2021-0184 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as, TITLE X, 3310 Ramada Drive, Ste. A, Paso Robles, CA 93446. San Luis Obispo County. Superclipper Co, LLC (1626 Montana Avenue, Ste. 199, Santa Monica, CA 90403). This business is conducted by A CA Limited Liability Company /s/ Superclipper Co, LLC, Matthew Suroff, Manager Member. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 0121-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, JA. Anderson, Deputy. Exp. 01-21-26. January 28, February 4, 11, & 18, 2021.

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FILE NO. 2021-0186 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as, LOS OSOS LEARNING DEN, 2217 Fresno St., Los Osos, CA 93402. San Luis Obispo County. Paul Alphonse Gallo (2217 Fresno St., Los Osos, CA 93402). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Paul Alphonse Gallo. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-22-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, N. Balseiro, Deputy. Exp. 01-22-26. January 28, February 4, 11, & 18, 2021.

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FILE NO. 2021-0187 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/22/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, CULTURE CLINIC CO-OP, 1303 East Grand Ave., Ste. 115F, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420. San Luis Obispo County. Dillon Andrew Jenings (110 Calle Palo Colorado, Santa Barbara, CA 93105), Tanner Dane Jenings (1179 Antler Dr., Arroyo Grande, CA 93420). This business is conducted by A General Partnership /s/ Dillon Jenings, Co-Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-22-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, JA. Anderson, Deputy. Exp. 01-22-26. February 11, 18, 25, & March 4, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0194 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (04/10/2007) New Filing The following person is doing business as, S&S HOMES REALTY, 1348 Cecelia Ct., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. Valeska Nemetz, Inc. (1348 Cecelia Ct., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401). This business is conducted by A CA Corporation /s/ Valeska Nemetz, Inc., Valeska Nemetz, President. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-25-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. Currens, Deputy. Exp. 01-25-26. January 28, February 4, 11, & 18, 2021.

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FILE NO. 2021-0195 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as, MOON ROSE, 1520 13th Street, Los Osos, CA 93402. San Luis Obispo County. Heather Ann Tides (1520 13th Street, Los Osos, CA 93402). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Heather Ann Tides. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-25-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, G. Ugalde, Deputy. Exp. 01-25-26. February 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0205 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/01/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, DISCODISIAC, 121 Twin Ridge Dr., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405. San Luis Obispo County. Scarlett Sarah Scoggan (121 Twin Ridge Dr., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Scarlett Scoggan. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-25-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, JA. Anderson, Deputy. Exp. 01-25-26. February 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0207 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/25/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, FUNGI MINDED, 1910 Berwick Drive, Cambria, CA 93428. San Luis Obispo County. Jennifer Marie Perryman (1910 Berwick Drive, Cambria, CA 93428). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Jennifer Perryman, Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-25-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, G. Ugalde, Deputy. Exp. 01-25-26. February 18, 25, March 4, & 11, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0210 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/01/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, SANDPRINTS PHOTOGRAPHY, 416 Lilac Drive, Los Osos, CA 93402. San Luis Obispo County. Charlotte Dinunzio (416 Lilac Drive, Los Osos, CA 93402). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Charlotte Dinunzio. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-25-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, G. Ugalde, Deputy. Exp. 01-25-26. February 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0212 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/01/2019) New Filing The following person is doing business as, VOSSELLER CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN, 7605 Cortez Ave., Atascadero, CA 93422. San Luis Obispo County. Brett Conners Vosseller, Eric William Vosseller (7605 Cortez Ave., Atascadero, CA 93422). This business is conducted by A General Partnership /s/ Brett Conners Vosseller, General Partner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-26-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. King, Deputy. Exp. 01-26-26. January 28, February 4, 11, & 18, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0215 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/21/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, SPIRAL PATH MOVEMENT, 941 Stratford, Pismo Beach, CA 93449. San Luis Obispo County. Teresa Marie McGinley (941 Stratford, Pismo Beach, CA 93449). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Teresa Marie McGinley, Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-2621. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, G. Ugalde, Deputy. Exp. 01-26-26. February 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0216 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/01/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, EXECUTIVE ENTERPRISES IX, ABBONDANZA POINT, 4669 Snapdragon Way, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. A. Bryan Sullivan (4669 Snapdragon Way, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ A. Bryan Sullivan. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-2621. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, N. Balseiro, Deputy. Exp. 01-26-26. February 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0218 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (10/22/2020) New Filing The following person is doing business as, HOME SWEET HOME COTTAGE AND RANCH LLC, 282 Templeton Cemetery Rd., Paso Robles, CA 93446. San Luis Obispo County. Home Sweet Home Cottage And Ranch LLC (282 Templeton Cemetery Rd., Paso Robles, CA 93446). This business is conducted by A CA Limited Liability Company /s/ Home Sweet Home Cottage And Ranch LLC, Channon Clagg - Manager. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-27-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, JA. Anderson, Deputy. Exp. 01-27-26. February 18, 25, March 4, & 11, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0223 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as, RIZZO’S SCOOPS & SWEETS, 4855 Sycamore Road, Atascadero, CA 93422. San Luis Obispo County. Eric Michael Risbrudt, Carolyn Renee Risbrudt (4855 Sycamore Road, Atascadero, CA 93422). This business is conducted by A Married Couple /s/ Eric M. Risbrudt. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-28-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, N. Balseiro, Deputy. Exp. 01-28-26. February 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0225 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as, IVANS INSURANCE AGENCY, 1316 Tamsen Drive, Suite 204, Cambria, CA 93428. San Luis Obispo County. Phillip Scot Ivans (6410 Buckley Drive, Cambria, CA 93428). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Phillip Scot Ivans, Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-28-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. King, Deputy. Exp. 01-28-26. February 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0228 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/28/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, 805 BATS, 8775 Oak Drive, San Miguel, CA 93451. San Luis Obispo County. Ronald Ellis Andante II (8775 Oak Drive, San Miguel, CA 93451). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Ronald Ellis Andante II. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 0128-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. King, Deputy. Exp. 01-28-26. February 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0231 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/25/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, SLO CIVIL DESIGN LLC, 262 Via La Paz, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. SLO Civil Design LLC (262 Via La Paz, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401). This business is conducted by A CA Limited Liability Company /s/ SLO Civil Design LLC, Richard Burde / CEO. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-28-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, G. Ugalde, Deputy. Exp. 01-28-26. February 11, 18, 25, & March 4, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0240 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (08/06/1988) New Filing The following person is doing business as, LIFESTYLES FAMILY HAIR CARE, 561 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. Mary E Brewer (399 Corbett Canyon, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Mary Brewer, Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 01-2921. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, JA. Anderson, Deputy. Exp. 01-29-26. February 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0241 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/28/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, F DAVIS DESIGN, 2101 Callender Road, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420. San Luis Obispo County. Alfred Davis (2101 Callender Road, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Alfred Davis. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-01-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, JA. Anderson, Deputy. Exp. 02-01-26. February 18, 25, March 4, & 11, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0242 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (02/11/2016) New Filing The following person is doing business as, IRONCLAD ENTERPRISES, 2107 Wisteria Lane, Paso Robles, CA 93446. San Luis Obispo County. James Matthew Sullivan (6400 Nacimiento Ave. #2, Atascadero, CA 93422). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ James Matthew Sullivan. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-01-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. King, Deputy. Exp. 02-01-26. February 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2021

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2021-0246 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (02/01/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, APEX KNIFE & TOOL, 31 Via Santa Barbara, Paso Robles, CA 93446. San Luis Obispo County. Alex Daniel Rosen (31 Via Santa Barbara, Paso Robles, CA 93446). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Alex Daniel Rosen. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-01-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. King, Deputy. Exp. 02-01-26. February 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0248 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/20/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, SUN UP SOLAR CLEANING, 1435 Pine Street, Paso Robles, CA 93446. San Luis Obispo County. Zachary A Roorda (1435 Pine Street, Paso Robles, CA 93446). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Zachary A. Roorda, Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-01-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, N. Balseiro, Deputy. Exp. 02-01-26. February 18, 25, March 4, & 11, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0254 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (10/15/2014) New Filing The following person is doing business as, COASTAL BEHAVIOR CONSULTING, INC., 518 Paulding Circle, Suite A, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420. San Luis Obispo County. Coastal Behavior Consulting, Inc. (518 Paulding Circle, Suite A, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420). This business is conducted by A CA Corporation /s/ Coastal Behavior Consulting, Inc., Jeff Dobbs, Secretary. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-01-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. King, Deputy. Exp. 02-01-26. February 11, 18, 25, & March 4, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0256 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as, VIATOREM LUX, 1610 Creston Rd., Paso Robles, CA 93446. San Luis Obispo County. Viatorem Lux LLC (1610 Creston Rd., Paso Robles, CA 93446). This business is conducted by A CA Limited Liability Company /s/ Viatorem Lux LLC, Noran Abdel Rahim, Managing Member. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-0121. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, G. Ugalde, Deputy. Exp. 02-01-26. February 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0257 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as, NORTH COAST HOME REPAIR, 320 Panay Street, Morro Bay, CA 93442. San Luis Obispo County. David E Stambal (320 Panay Street, Morro Bay, CA 93442). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ David E Stambal, Owner Operator. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-0121. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, G. Ugalde, Deputy. Exp. 02-01-26. February 11, 18, 25, & March 4, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0260 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/01/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, HELGA SMITH QH, 1600 Toro St. 2D, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. Julio Mora Hernandez (1600 Toro St. 2D, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Julio Mora Hernandez, Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-01-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, G. Ugalde, Deputy. Exp. 02-01-26. February 11, 18, 25, & March 4, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0262 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (02/01/2010) New Filing The following person is doing business as, DUNE PROPERTIES, 235 Morro Ave., Pismo Beach, CA 93449. San Luis Obispo County. Tom Alan Sperling (235 Morro Ave., Pismo Beach, CA 93449). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Tom Alan Sperling, Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-01-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. King, Deputy. Exp. 02-01-26. February 11, 18, 25, & March 4, 2021

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2021-0267 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (02/15/2010) New Filing The following person is doing business as, CRAFCO SERVICES, 548 N 13th St., Grover Beach, CA 93433. San Luis Obispo County. Don Noil Crafton (548 N 13th St., Grover Beach, CA 93433). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Don Noil Crafton. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-02-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. King, Deputy. Exp. 02-02-26. February 11, 18, 25, & March 4, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0272 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/01/1995) New Filing The following person is doing business as, THE BERRY MAN INC., 712 Fiero Lane, Ste. 30-31, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. All About Produce Company (712 Fiero Lane, Ste. 30-31, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401). This business is conducted by A CA Corporation /s/ All About Produce Company, Les B Clark, President. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-02-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, G. Ugalde, Deputy. Exp. 02-02-26. February 11, 18, 25, & March 4, 2021


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FILE NO. 2021-0274 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (03/01/2016) New Filing The following person is doing business as, MERSEA’S, 3985 Avila Beach Drive, Avila Beach, CA 93424. San Luis Obispo County. The Pier, Inc. (1650 Lizzie Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401). This business is conducted by A CA Corporation /s/ The Pier, Inc., Christopher Dorn, President. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-02-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, JA. Anderson, Deputy. Exp. 02-02-26. February 11, 18, 25, & March 4, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0292 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (02/01/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, NOI’S LITTLE THAI TAKEOUT, 1288 2nd St., Los Osos, CA 93402. San Luis Obispo County. Ronald Miner (1288 2nd St., Los Osos, CA 93402). This business is conducted by A Married Couple /s/ Ron Miner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-04-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. King, Deputy. Exp. 02-04-26. February 11, 18, 25, & March 4, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0293 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (02/04/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, LOUSY RICH, 231 Coral Court, Pismo Beach, CA 93449. San Luis Obispo County. Breanna Rose Schoonover (231 Coral Court, Pismo Beach, CA 93449). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Breanna Rose Schoonover. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-04-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. King, Deputy. Exp. 02-04-26. February 11, 18, 25, & March 4, 2021

FILE NO. 2021-0295 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (02/05/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, DL TRUCKING, 457 Violet Ave., Nipomo, CA 93444. San Luis Obispo County. Leandro Diaz (457 Violet Ave., Nipomo, CA 93444). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Leandro Diaz, Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-0521. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. Currens, Deputy. Exp. 02-05-26. February 11, 18, 25, & March 4, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0294 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (02/27/2014) New Filing The following person is doing business as, FREELY SEW, 756 Rosana Pl., Nipomo, CA 93444. San Luis Obispo County. Jessica Taylor (756 Rosana Pl., Nipomo, CA 93444). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Jessica Taylor, Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-0521. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. Currens, Deputy. Exp. 02-05-26. February 11, 18, 25, & March 4, 2021

FILE NO. 2021-0300 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as, CENTRAL COAST GRANTS MANAGEMENT, 3267 Fennel Lane, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. Harlee Clarke (3267 Fennel Lane, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Harlee Clarke. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-05-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, JA. Anderson, Deputy. Exp. 02-05-26. February 18, 25, March 4, & 11, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0302 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as, SLO THOUGHTFUL, 227 Marlene Drive, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405. San Luis Obispo County. Christina Becker Olson (227 Marlene Drive, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Christina Olson, Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-0521. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, JA. Anderson, Deputy. Exp. 02-05-26. February 18, 25, March 4, & 11, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0304 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (09/01/2000) New Filing The following person is doing business as, CHANGALA WINERY, 3770 Willow Creek Road, Paso Robles, CA 93446. San Luis Obispo County. Jean Louis Changala, Heidi Susan Changala (3760 Willow Creek Road, Paso Robles, CA 93446). This business is conducted by A Married Couple /s/ Heidi Changala, Co-Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-05-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, A. Bautista, Deputy. Exp. 02-05-26. February 11, 18, 25, & March 4, 2021

Classroom Addition Cayucos Elementary School District

NOTICE INVITING BIDS CAYUCOS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Cayucos Elementary School District, acting by and through its Governing Board, hereinafter referred to as “District,” will receive prior to 10:00am, March 18, 2021,sealed bids for the award of a Contract for the following: BID NO. 201030-01 CAYUCOS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT CLASSROOM ADDITION All bids shall be made and presented only on the forms provided by the District. Bids shall be received in the Office of the Cayucos Elementary School District, Business Office at 301 Cayucos Drive, Cayucos CA, and shall be opened and publicly read aloud at the above stated time and place. Any bids received after the time specified above, or after any extensions due to material changes, shall be returned unopened. The Contract Time shall be 246 calendar days. (169 Workdays: 35 Saturdays, 35 Sundays, 7 Holidays) CONTRACTOR should consult the General Conditions, Supplementary Conditions, and General Requirements regarding Milestones and Liquidated Damages. Bids shall be received in the place identified above and shall be opened and publicly read aloud at the above-stated time and place. The bid documents are available at 301 Cayucos Dr., Cayucos, CA 93430. There will be a $600.00 non-refundable charge to purchase each set of hard copy bid documents. No partial sets will be available. A downloaded copy will be available at ASAP Reprographics, Contact www.asapreprographics.com (Bidding Documents will be shared with Builders Exchanges, Contact ASAP Reprographics) There will be a mandatory Pre-Bid Conference and Job Walk at Cayucos Elementary School (District Offices), 301 Cayucos Dr., Cayucos, CA 93430, on February 23, 2021 at 1:30pm . Any Contractor bidding on the Project who fails to attend the entire mandatory job walk and conference will be deemed a non-responsive bidder, and bid will be returned unopened. Each bidder shall be a licensed contractor pursuant to the California Business and Professions Code and be licensed to perform the work called for in the Contract Documents. The successful bidder must possess a valid and active Class A and/or B License at the time of award and throughout the duration of this Contract. The Contractor’s California State License number shall be clearly stated on the bidder’s proposal. Subcontractors shall be licensed pursuant to California law for the trades necessary to perform the Work called for in the Contract Documents. Each bid must strictly conform with, and be responsive to, the Contract Documents, as defined in the General Conditions. The District reserves the right to reject any or all bids, or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bids or in the bidding. Each bidder shall submit with the bid — on the form furnished with the Contract Documents — a list of the designated subcontractors on this Project, as required by the Subletting and Subcontracting Fair Practices Act, California Public Contract Code section 4100 et seq. In accordance with California Public Contract Code section 22300, the District will permit the substitution of securities for any moneys withheld by the District to ensure performance under the Contract. At the request and expense of the Contractor, securities equivalent to the amount withheld shall be deposited with the District, or with a state or federally chartered bank as the escrow agent, who shall then pay such moneys to the Contractor. Upon satisfactory completion of the Contract, the securities shall be returned to the Contractor. Each bidder’s bid must be accompanied by one of the following forms of bidder’s security: (1) cash, (2) a cashier’s check made payable to the District, (3) a certified check made payable to the District, or (4) a bidder’s bond executed by a California admitted surety, as defined in Code of Civil Procedure section 995.120, made payable to the District in the form set forth in the Contract Documents. Such bidder’s security must be in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the maximum amount of bid as a guarantee that the bidder will enter into the proposed Contract, if the same is awarded to such bidder, and will provide the required Performance and Payment Bonds, insurance certificates, and any other required documents. In the event of failure to enter into said Contract, or provide the necessary documents, said security will be forfeited. The Contractor and all subcontractors shall comply with the requirements set forth in Division 2, Part 7, Chapter 1 of the Labor Code. The District has obtained from the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations the general prevailing rate of per diem wages, and the general prevailing rate for holiday and overtime work in the locality in which this work is to be performed for each craft, classification, or type of worker needed to execute the Contract. These per diem rates, including holiday and overtime work, as well as employer payments for health and welfare, pension, vacation, and similar purposes, are on file at the District, and are also available from the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations (http:// www.dir.ca.gov/oprl/pwappwage/PWAppWageStart.asp). Pursuant to California Labor Code section 1720 et seq., it shall be mandatory upon the Contractor to whom the Contract is awarded, and upon any subcontractor under such Contractor, to pay not less than the said specified rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the Contract. A contractor or subcontractor shall not be qualified to bid on, nor be listed in a bid proposal, subject to the requirements of Section 4104 of the Public Contract Code, nor engage in the performance of any contract for public work, as defined in the Labor Code, unless currently registered and qualified to perform public work pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5. It is not a violation of this section for an unregistered contractor to submit a bid that is authorized by Section 7029.1 of the Business and Professions Code, or by Section 10164 or 20103.5 of the Public Contract Code, provided the contractor is registered to perform public work pursuant to Section 1725.5 at the time the contract is awarded. The Contractor and all subcontractors shall furnish certified payroll records as required, pursuant to Labor Code section 1776, directly to the Labor Commissioner, in accordance with Labor Code section 1771.4 on at least a monthly basis (or more frequently if required by the District or the Labor Commissioner), and in a format prescribed by the Labor Commissioner. Monitoring and enforcement of the prevailing wage laws and related requirements will be performed by the Labor Commissioner/ Department of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE). No bidder may withdraw any bid for a period of ninety (90) calendar days after the date set for the opening of bids. Separate payment and performance bonds, each in an amount equal to 100% of the total Contract amount, are required, and shall be provided to the District prior to execution of the Contract and shall be in the form set forth in the Contract Documents. All bonds (Bid, Performance, and Payment) must be issued by a California admitted surety, as defined in California Code of Civil Procedure section 995.120. Where applicable, bidders must meet the requirements set forth in Public Contract Code section 10115 et seq., Military and Veterans Code section 999 et seq., and California Code of Regulations, Title 2, S e c t i o n 1896.60 et seq. regarding Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (“DVBE”) Programs. Forms are included in this Bid Package. Any request for substitutions, pursuant to Public Contract Code section 3400, must be made at the time of Bid on the Substitution Request Form set forth in the Contract Documents, and be included with the bid. No telephone or facsimile machine will be available to bidders on the District premises at any time. It is each bidder’s sole responsibility to ensure the bid is delivered timely and received at the location designated as specified above. Any bid received at the designated location after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids shall be returned to the bidder unopened. Advertisement Dates: February 11, 2021 February 18, 2021 END OF SECTION 00 00 03

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2021-0305 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/01/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, SM PRO, 1750 Prefumo Canyon Rd. #5, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405. San Luis Obispo County. David Duong (1750 Prefumo Canyon Rd. #5, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ David Duong, Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-05-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, JA. Anderson, Deputy. Exp. 02-0526. February 11, 18, 25, & March 4, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0311 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as, 5 ELEMENTS PELVIC HEALTH AND WOMEN’S PHYSICAL THERAPY, 184 Main St., Morro Bay, CA 93442. San Luis Obispo County. 5 Elements Pelvic Health and Women’s Physical Therapy (184 Main St., Morro Bay, CA 93442). This business is conducted by A CA Corporation /s/ 5 Elements Pelvic Health and Women’s Physical Therapy, Ann Frost, President. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-0821. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. Currens, Deputy. Exp. 02-08-26. February 11, 18, 25, & March 4, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE OF RFP NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Almond Acres Charter Academy will receive up to, but not later than two o'clock p.m. of the 10th day of March 2021, proposals for the award of contract for installation of network cabling to a new construction facility. This is a Public Works project that requires prevailing wage. (PCC §20111(b) and Labor Code §1720(a)(1)) Bidders must be licensed in the appropriate fields in order to submit a bid for this project. This is also an E-rate funded project. More information can be found on the E-rate site at https://forms.universalservice.org/portal/ under Billed Entity Number 16077970. Mandatory bidders meeting to be held on February 25, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at New construction site, contractor’s office, 1145 Niblick Rd, Paso Robles CA 93446. February 11 & 18, 2021

CITY OF GROVER BEACH NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

SAN LUIS OBISPO CITY COUNCIL NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The San Luis Obispo City Council invites all interested persons to participate in a public meeting on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. While the Council encourages public participation, growing concern about the COVID-19 pandemic has required that public meetings be held via teleconference. Meetings can be viewed on Government Access Channel 20 or streamed live from the City’s YouTube Channel at http://youtube.slo.city. Public comment, prior to the start of the meeting, may be submitted in writing via U.S. Mail delivered to the City Clerk’s office at 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 or by email to emailcouncil@slocity.org. Public Hearing Items: •

A Public Hearing to consider adopting a Resolution, as recommended by the Human Relations Commission, approving funding allocation for an estimated $513,086 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds for the 2021 program year.

For more information, contact Cara Vereschagin, Housing Coordinator, for the City’s Community Development Department at (805) 781-7596 or by email, cvereschagin@slocity.org. •

A Public Hearing to introduce an Ordinance amending Title 10 of the Municipal Code to allow multi-family properties of five to eight units (addresses 415, 467, 524, and 526 Dana Street) to participate in the Dana Street Parking District and to adjust replacement permit fee amounts. The Council will also consider adopting a Resolution modifying the Dana Street Parking District to include multi-family properties of five to eight units on Dana Street.

For more information, contact Alexander Fuchs, Parking Services Supervisor, for the City’s Public Works Department at (805) 781-7553 or by email, afuchs@slocity.org. •

A Public Hearing to introduce an Ordinance changing the General Plan designation of 533 Broad Street from Open Space (OS) to Park (P) and changing the Zoning Designation of 533 Broad Street from Conservation/ Open Space (C/OS) to Public Facility (PF). The Council will also consider adopting a Resolution adopting the Final Initial Study-Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS-MND), and approving the General Plan Amendment, Rezone, and Parking Reduction (533 Broad Street, PARK-0320-2020, GENP-0612-2019, RZ-0322-2020, and EID-0321-2020).

For more information, contact Kyle Bell, Associate Planner, for the City’s Community Development Department at (805) 781-7524 or by email, kbell@slocity.org. The City Council may also discuss other hearings or business items before or after the items listed above. If you challenge the proposed project in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City Council at, or prior to, the public hearing. Reports for this meeting will be available for review online at www.slocity.org no later than 72 hours prior to the meeting. Please call the City Clerk’s Office at (805) 781-7100 for more information. The City Council meeting will be televised live on Charter Cable Channel 20 and live streaming on the City’s YouTube channel https://youtube.slo.city. Teresa Purrington City Clerk City of San Luis Obispo February 18, 2021

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission of the City of Grover Beach will conduct a Public Hearing on TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2021 at 6:00 p.m., or soon thereafter. Please note that due to COVID-19, the City of Grover Beach will hold all meetings virtually. Meetings can be viewed on Channel 20 and are live streamed on the City’s website and on www.slo-span. org. Members of the public may provide public comment during the meeting by calling (805) 321-6639 to provide public comment via phone (the phone line will open just prior to the start of the meeting at 6:00 PM) or written public comments can be submitted via email to commdev@groverbeach.org prior to the meeting start time of 6:00 PM. If submitting written comments in advance of the meeting, please note the agenda item. Written comments will be read out loud during the meeting on the appropriate agenda item subject to the customary 3-minute time limit. Development Application 20-45 Applicant – James and Lisa Scott The Planning Commission will consider approval of Development Application 20-45 for a Coastal Development Permit, Development Permit, and Variance to construct a 2,510 square foot single family residence with an attached 501 square foot garage. Story poles have been erected to demonstrate the proposed building envelope that would be located above 16 feet. The project site is located at 835 Pacifica Drive in the Coastal Planned Low Density (CPR1) Zone. The project is in the Coastal Zone and is appealable to the California Coastal Commission. The proposed project is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act. Development Application 20-46 Applicant – Alan and Joanne Cable The Planning Commission will consider approval of Development Application 20-46 to construct a 341 square foot addition to an existing single family residence and a new garage/shop with an attached accessory dwelling unit that exceeds 16 feet in height. Story poles have been erected to demonstrate the proposed building envelope that would be located above 16 feet. The property is located 615 North 5th Street in the Low Density Residential (R1) Zone. The project is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act. Development Application 20-52 Applicant – Kevin Carrington The Planning Commission will consider approval of Development Application 20-52 to construct a 540 square foot garage with a 515 square foot accessory dwelling unit above that exceeds 16 feet in height. Story poles have been erected to demonstrate the proposed building envelope that would be located above 16 feet. The property is located 956 Saratoga Avenue in the Low Density Residential (R1) Zone. The project is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act. Where You Come In: Any member of the public may be heard on the item(s) described in this notice by calling (805) 321-6639 during the meeting or submit written comments prior to the meeting by mail to: Community Development Department, 154 South Eighth Street, Grover Beach, CA 93433 or by email to commdev@groverbeach.org. If you require special accommodations to participate in the public hearing, please contact the City Clerk’s office at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting by calling (805) 473-4567. For More Information: If you have questions or would like more information regarding the item(s) described in this notice, please contact the Community Development Department by telephone at (805) 473-4520 or send an e-mail to commdev@groverbeach.org. The Planning Commission may also discuss other items of business at this meeting. The complete meeting agenda and staff reports will be posted on the City’s website at www.groverbeach.org. If you challenge the nature of the proposed actions in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the Public Hearing(s) described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City at, or prior to, the Public Hearing. (Govt. Code Sec. 65009). /s/ Nicole Retana, Deputy City Clerk Secretary to Planning Commission February 18, 2021

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BOARD OF SUPERVISORS INVITATION TO BID

February 3, 2020 - Granite Construction Company is now requesting quotes from all qualified subcontractors and suppliers. Requests for Quotation (RFQ) are now available to download. Please access our Smartbid Plan Room at https://securecc.smartinsight.co/#/PublicBidProject/561358 for plans, specifications and other documents. Please read Requirements for Potential Bidders under the General Documents folder. Granite Construction has been awarded the Runway 11-29 Rehabilitation Pre-Construction Services Contract and anticipates a contract to serve as the General Contractor. Granite is looking for qualified subcontractors and suppliers to join them in constructing this historic project. PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Rehabilitation of Runway 11-29 consists of the milling of the existing runway surface, removal of all runway lighting and signage, overlaying with new asphalt pavement, pavement grooving, installation of new runway lighting and signage, and new runway pavement markings. PROJECT LOCATION: San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport located at 975 Airport Drive, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. DBE GOAL: 3.57% PROJECT SIZE: APPX. $11-12M RFQ RELEASE DATE: February 3, 2021 PRE-BID MEETING DATE: No Meeting Scheduled at this Time BID DUE DATE: February 19, 2021 before 4:00 PM Additional notices and the official RFQ’s will be published through the SmartBid project website. Please contact us if you do not wish to bid on this project and do not wish to receive further information, updates, or the RFQ’s. Below are the divisions of work Granite expects to make available for subcontractors and suppliers. Runway Electrical Pavement Grooving Pavement Markings Crack Fill Seal Coat Hydroseeding Fencing Asphalt Supplier Cold Plane Asphalt Concrete Trucking Construction Equipment Rental Granite is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will work with any interested subcontractor to identify opportunities to break items into economically feasible packages. We welcome quotes from qualified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), Women Business Enterprises (WBE), Small Business Enterprises (SBE), Disadvantaged Businesses (DBE) and other entities defined as socially and/ or economically disadvantaged. POINT OF CONTACT: Adam Souza Adam.Souza@gcinc.com (805) 964-9951 Please call with general project questions or about working with Granite Construction. Granite intends to work cooperatively with all qualified firms seeking work on this project. Requirements: For any bid proposal submitted on or after March 1, 2015 and any contract for public work entered into on or after April 1, 2015, the following registration requirements apply: Every Subcontractor is required to be registered to perform public work pursuant to Section 1725.5 of the Public Contract Code (“Section 1725.5”). No Contractor or Subcontractor shall be qualified to bid on, be listed in a bid proposal pursuant to Section 4104 of the Public Contract Code, or engage in the performance of any contract for public work, unless currently registered to perform public work pursuant to Section 1725.5. No bid shall be accepted nor any subcontract entered into without proof of the Subcontractor’s current registration to perform public work pursuant to Section 1725.5. Granite Construction Company is signatory to the Operating Engineers, Laborers, Teamsters, Cement Masons and Carpenters unions. 100% performance and payment bonds may be required for the full amount of subcontract price. Subcontractors must possess a current contractor’s license, insurance and worker’s compensation coverage meeting Granite’s requirements and will be required to sign the standard Granite Subcontract Agreement. February 11 & 18, 2021

COUNTY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING BRIEF TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2021 AT 9:00 AM 5 BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT 01. Consent Agenda – Item Nos. 01-18 & added Item No. 26 & Resolution (Res.) No. 2021-030 through 2021-031, approved as amended. 02. Update on COVID-19, rec’d & filed. 03. Res. 2021-032, proclaiming February as “National Meat Month”, adopted. 04. Public Comment Period - matters not on the agenda: G. Kirkland; D. H. Price; J. Meslin; M. Brown; L. Owen: speak. No action taken. 05. Allocations for the CA Emergency Solutions Grant (Round-2) funding for $5,522,401 & authorization to Social Services Director to enter into contracts/amendments to carry out the program, approved. 06. Res. approving the Water Mgmt Amendment No. 18 to Water Supply Contract between the State of CA Dept of Water Resources and SLOCOFC&WCD, pulled & cont’d to 3/2/21. 07. Closed Session. Anticipated Litigation: No of potential cases: 3. Significant exposure to litigation: No of potential cases: 2. Existing litigation: Application filed by PG&E in the 2018 Nuclear Decommissioning Cost Triennial Proceeding (U 39 E & A: 18-12-008); In re PG&E Corporation (19-19-30088); In re PG&E Company (19-19-30089); CA Water Impact Network v. Co. of SLO, et al (B283846 16CVP-0195); Windeler, K & M., et al v. Cambria CSD, et all (2:19-cv-06325DSF-JEM). Conference w/ Labor Negotiator re: SLOGAU; SLOCEA-T&C; DCCA; Sheriffs’ Mgmt; SLOCPPOA; DSA; DAIA; SLOCPMPOA; SLOCEA – PSSC; Unrepresented Mgmt & Confidential Employees; SDSA; UDWA. Report out. 08. Res. 2021-033, denying the appeal of K. Cottrell & S. Shakofsky, upholding the decision of the Planning Commission to approve the Conditional Use Permit (DRC2018-00036), adopted as amended. Meeting Adjourned. Wade Horton, Clerk of the Board of Supervisors By: Annette Ramirez, Deputy Clerk February 18, 2021

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County File Number: APPL2020-00020 Date Accepted: November 3, 2020 Assessor Parcel Number: 026-472-004 and 026-472-010 Supervisorial District: 1 WHERE: DUE TO COVID-19, THE CHAMBERS MAY NOT BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. PLEASE REFER TO THE TEMPORARY PROCEDURES FOR BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETINGS ON THE COUNTY’S WEBSITE AT https://www.slocounty.ca.gov/Departments/Board-of-Supervisors.aspx. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: You may contact Holly Phipps, Project Manager, in the San Luis Obispo County Department of Planning and Building, 976 Osos Street, Room 300, San Luis Obispo, California 93408, (805) 781-5600. The staff report will be available for review the Wednesday before the scheduled hearing date on the County’s website at www. slocounty.ca.gov. ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION: The Environmental Coordinator, after completion of the initial study, finds that there is no substantial evidence that the project may have a significant effect on the environment, and the preparation of an Environmental Impact Report is not necessary. Therefore, a Mitigated Negative Declaration (pursuant to Public Resources Code Section 21000 et seq., and CA Code of Regulations Section 15000 et seq.) has been issued on September 15, 2020 for this project. Mitigation measures are proposed to address Biological Resources and are included as conditions of approval. **If you challenge this matter in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this public notice or in written correspondence delivered to the appropriate authority at or before the public hearing** DATED: February 17, 2021 WADE HORTON, EX-OFFICIO CLERK OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS By: /s/ T’Ana Christiansen, Deputy Clerk February 18, 2021

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BOARD OF SUPERVISORS WHO:

San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors

WHEN:

Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. All items are advertised for 9:00 a.m. To find out placement of this item on the Board of Supervisors Agenda, go to the County’s website at www. slocounty.ca.gov on the Wednesday before the scheduled hearing date.

WHAT:

Hearing to consider an appeal (APPL2020-00002) by Mike Kyle of the Planning Commission’s approval of a request by Mike Kyle for a Conditional Use Permit (DRC2017-00075) to allow 45 temporary events per year, with the condition that the number of events and term of the permit be reduced. The request includes a modification to the ordinance standard to reduce the requirement that temporary events to be at least 1,000 feet from any Residential Single-Family land use category to 800 feet. The proposed project is located within the Agriculture land use category and is located at 1150 Farmhouse Lane, approximately ¼ mile east of Edna Road (SR227) and the City of San Luis Obispo. The project site is in the San Luis Obispo Sub Area South of the South County Planning Area. District 3. County File Number: APPL2020-00002 Assessor Parcel Number: 076-511-032 Supervisorial District: 3 Date Accepted: March 13, 2020

San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. All items are advertised for 9:00 a.m. To find out placement of this item on the Board of Supervisors Agenda, go to the County’s website at www. slocounty.ca.gov on the Wednesday before the scheduled hearing date. Hearing to consider an appeal (APPL2020-00020) by Peter Byrne of the Planning Commission’s approval of a request by Steve Olson for a Conditional Use Permit (DRC2019-00070) to allow for the construction of a winery facility that will include: 1,966-square-foot building housing a 978-square-foot tasting room, 298-square-foot case storage room, 3 restrooms; 1,465-square-foot outdoor covered porch; 6,608-squarefoot wine production and barrel storage building housing a 2,451-square-foot barrel storage room, 2,659-square-foot tank room, office, breakroom, kitchen, 2 restrooms, lab and additional storage space; and 2,410-square-foot outdoor covered work area, located at 1535 Kiler Canyon Road, west of the City Paso Robles. This project also includes a modification to Section 22.30.70.D.2.a to locate the winery with a tasting room 1.97 miles from the nearest collector road, .97 miles further than the section allows without modification. The project will result in approximately 2.75 acres of site disturbance on a 53-acre parcel. The proposed project is within the Agriculture land use category and the Salinas River Sub Area of the North County planning Area. District 1.

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS Statements of Qualifications will be received by the Public Works Director of the City of Grover Beach at the City Hall at 154 South 8th Street, Grover Beach, California, 93433, until 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, March 18, 2021 for:

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICES or GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING SERVICES The City of Grover Beach is seeking Statements of Qualifications from qualified firms or individuals to provide Construction Management Services or Geotechnical Engineering Services related to the City’s Capital Improvement Program. The required proposal forms may be downloaded from the Bids & Proposals page on City’s website at: www. groverbeach.org The City reserves the right to reject all proposals, cancel all or a part of this request, waive any minor irregularities and to request additional information from consultants. This Request for Qualification does not obligate the City to select an engineer or consultant or to award a contract.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: You may contact Holly Phipps, Project Manager, in the San Luis Obispo County Department of Planning and Building, 976 Osos Street, Room 300, San Luis Obispo, California 93408, (805) 781-5600. The staff report will be available for review the Wednesday before the scheduled hearing date on the County’s website at www. slocounty.ca.gov.

Questions regarding this request should be directed to: Erin Wiggin, CIP Project Manager, City of Grover Beach, 154 S. 8th Street, Grover Beach, CA 93433 or via email at publicworks@groverbeach.org.

ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION: Also to be considered is the environmental determination that the project is categorically exempt under CEQA, pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(2). A Notice of Exemption has been prepared pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15062. **If you challenge this matter in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this public notice or in written correspondence delivered to the appropriate authority at or before the public hearing**

Dated this 18th day of February 2021, at the City of Grover Beach, California. City of Grover Beach STATE OF CALIFORNIA

Gregory A. Ray Gregory A. Ray, PE Public Works Director/City Engineer

DATED: February 17, 2021 WADE HORTON, EX-OFFICIO CLERK OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS By: /s/ T’Ana Christiansen, Deputy Clerk February 18, 2021

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WHO: County of San Luis Obispo Planning Commission WHEN: Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 09:00 AM. All items are advertised for 09:00 AM. To verify agenda placement, please call the Department of Planning & Building at (805) 781-5600. WHAT: A request by Greenmilk LLC for a Conditional Use Permit (DRC2018-00223) to authorize cannabis operations with up to 3.75 acres of outdoor cultivation area in hoop houses, 22,000 square feet of indoor cultivation, 17,388 square feet of indoor commercial nursery, and 19,250 square feet of manufacturing, processing, non-storefront dispensary and offices. The manufacturing/processing and dispensary activities will be housed within a new 19,250 square foot building; indoor cultivation and nursery activities will take place within a 40,572 square foot greenhouse attached to the processing building. In addition, the project includes a 10,000 square foot building to be occupied in the future by offices and a warehouse. The project includes a request for an ordinance modification to reduce the required number of parking spaces from 111 to 68. The project will result in approximately 8.2 acres of site disturbance including 8,200 cubic yards (CY) of cut and 13,050 cy of fill on an approximately 156.7-acre parcel located at 2685 Lynch Canyon Road, north of the community of Oak Shores and west of the community of San Miguel. The project is within the Agricultural land use category and the Lake Nacimiento Sub Area of the North County Planning Area. The Environmental Coordinator, after completion of the initial study, finds that there is no substantial evidence that the project may have a significant effect on the environment, and the preparation of an Environmental Impact Report is not necessary. Therefore, a Mitigated Negative Declaration (pursuant to Public Resources Code Section 21000 et seq., and CA Code of Regulations Section 15000 et seq.) has been issued on February 3, 2021, for this project. Mitigation measures are proposed to address Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Energy, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Land Use & Planning are included as conditions of approval. The Environmental Document is available for public review at the Department of Planning and Building, at the below address. A copy of the Environmental Document is also available on the Planning and Building Department website at www.sloplanning.org. Anyone interested in commenting on the proposed Environmental Document should submit a written statement and/or speak at the public hearing. Comments will be accepted up until completion of the public hearing(s). County File Number: DRC2018-00223 Supervisorial District: District 1 Assessor Parcel Number(s): 080-021-005 Date Accepted: 08/01/2019 WHERE: PLEASE TAKE NOTICE based on the threat of COVID-19 as reflected in the Proclamations of Emergency issued by both the Governor of the State of California and the San Luis Obispo County Emergency Services Director as well as the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20 issued on March 17, 2020, relating to the convening of public meetings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, until further notice all public meetings for the Department of Planning and Building for the County of San Luis Obispo will be closed to members of the public and non-essential County staff.  The Department’s Notice of Temporary Procedures, which includes Instructions on how to view the meeting remotely and how to provide public comment are posted on the Department’s webpage at www.slocounty.ca.gov/Departments/Planning-Building/Boards-andCommissions.aspx.      Additionally, hearing body members and officers may attend the meeting via teleconference and participate in the meeting to the same extent as if they were present. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: A copy of the staff report will be made available on the Planning Department website at www.sloplanning.org. You may also contact Young Choi, Project Manager, in the Department of Planning and Building at the address below or by telephone at (805) 781-5600. If you challenge this matter in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this public notice or in written correspondence delivered to the appropriate authority at or before the public hearing. Ramona Hedges, Secretary Planning Commission February 18, 2021

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW COMMISSION PUBLIC HEARING

CITY OF GROVER BEACH

DUE TO COVID-19, THE CHAMBERS MAY NOT BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. PLEASE REFER TO THE TEMPORARY PROCEDURES FOR BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETINGS ON THE COUNTY’S WEBSITE AT https://www.slocounty.ca.gov/ Departments/Board-of-Supervisors.aspx.

WHERE:

COUNTY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING & BUILDING NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

### February 18 and February 25, 2021

The San Luis Obispo Architectural Review Commission will hold a Regular Meeting, Monday, March 1, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. on the items listed below. While the City encourages public participation, growing concern about the COVID-19 pandemic has required that public meetings be held via teleconference. Meetings can be viewed by joining the webinar or visiting the City’s electronic archive the day after the meeting to view the recording. Webinar registration details will be available on the agenda and the archive can be accessed from the City’s website at www. slocity.org. Public comment, prior to the start of the meeting, may be submitted in writing via U.S. Mail to the City Clerk’s Office at 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 or by email to advisorybodies@slocity.org. PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: 1. Review of the commercial component of the Northwest Corner (NWC) mixed-use project consisting of four buildings with a total of 61,000 square feet of commercial space, with an Addendum to the Mitigated Negative Declaration previously adopted for the overall Northwest Corner (NWC) mixeduse project site; Project address: 3985 Broad Street; Case #: ARCH-0571-2020; Zone: C-C-SP-SF; Nick Tompkins, NKT Development LLC, owner/applicant. Contact Information: Brian Leveille – (805) 781-7166 – bleveille@slocity.org 2. Review of two new duplex buildings and associated site improvements to be constructed on a residential site currently developed with a single-family dwelling and Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU); this project is categorically exempt from environmental review (CEQA); Project address: 302 South Street; Case #: ARCH-0380-2020; Zone: R-2; Christina Pires, applicant. Contact Information: Brian Leveille – (805) 781-7166 – bleveille@slocity.org The Architectural Review Commission may also discuss other hearing or business items before or after the item(s) listed above. If you challenge the proposed action in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence distributed to the Architectural Review Commission at, or prior to, the public hearing. The report will be available for review online 72 hours in advance of the meeting at https://www.slocity.org/government/advisorybodies/agendas-and-minutes/architectural-review-commission. Please call the Community Development Department at (805) 7817170 for more information, or to request an agenda report. February 18, 2021


Downtown Paving Project 2021-22 The City of San Luis Obispo is planning to repair and reseal Higuera and Marsh Streets through the downtown while increasing accessibility and safety for all roadway users. The public is invited to attend a virtual meeting on Thursday, February 25th, 2021 at 6:00 PM. A second “pop-up” style meeting will be held Saturday, March 6th, 2021 at 11 AM. Visit www.slocity.org/ downtownpavingproject to join the meetings, provide input and learn more about the project. The meetings will be recorded if you cannot attend. For further information, please contact Transportation Planner/Engineer, Jennifer Rice at 805-781-7058 or jrice@slocity.org. February 18, 2021

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as possible, the Pismo Beach City Council will hold a public hearing for the following purpose: PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA: Hearing to receive community input on funding recommendations Countywide for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. The 2021 Action Plan, a component of the 2021-2023 Consolidated Plan, includes approximately $36,000 of CDBG funds for use by the Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County (CAPSLO) for minor home repair for low and very-low-income individuals in the City of Pismo Beach and unincorporated San Luis Obispo County and for the 5 Cities Homeless Coalition (5CHC) for Subsistence Payments for Eviction Prevention and Security Deposits Program for Pismo Beach and unincorporated San Luis Obispo County residents. City Council recommendations will be forwarded to the County Board of Supervisors for Board action on the 2021 Annual Action Plan.

COUNTY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING & BUILDING NOTICE OF TENTATIVE ACTION / PUBLIC HEARING

CITY OF GROVER BEACH NOTICE TO BIDDERS

WHO: County of San Luis Obispo Planning Department Hearing

WHEN: Friday, March 5, 2021 at 09:00 AM. All items are advertised for 09:00 AM. To verify agenda placement, please call the Department of Planning & Building at (805) 781-5600. WHAT: A request by Shawn and Katy Berbereia for a Minor Use Permit/ Coastal Development Permit (DRC2020-00068) to allow a 871-square-foot double story addition with 149-square foot deck and a 410-square-foot garage/workshop to an existing 610-square-foot single family residence. The project includes part demolition of the existing residence and will result in the disturbance of the entire 3,500-square-foot parcel. The project requires the purchase of 300 square feet of Transfer of Development Credits (TDCs). The proposed project is within the Residential Single Family land use category and is located at 443 Wellington Drive, in the community of Cambria. The site is in the North Coast Planning Area. Also, to be considered is the determination that this project is categorically exempt from environmental review under CEQA. County File Number: DRC2020-00068 Supervisorial District: District 2 Assessor Parcel Number(s): 022-033-018 Date Accepted: 10/21/2020 WHERE: PLEASE TAKE NOTICE based on the threat of COVID-19 as reflected in the Proclamations of Emergency issued by both the Governor of the State of California and the San Luis Obispo County Emergency Services Director as well as the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20 issued on March 17, 2020, relating to the convening of public meetings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, until further notice all public meetings for the Department of Planning and Building for the County of San Luis Obispo will be closed to members of the public and non-essential County staff.  The Department’s Notice of Temporary Procedures, which includes Instructions on how to view the meeting remotely and how to provide public comment are posted on the Department’s webpage at www.slocounty.ca.gov/Departments/ Planning-Building/Boards-and Commissions.aspx.      Additionally, hearing body members and officers may attend the meeting via teleconference and participate in the meeting to the same extent as if they were present.

Wastewater Pretreatment Standards Violations A federally mandated industrial wastewater monitoring program is in effect in the City of San Luis Obispo. The City of San Luis Obispo’s Pretreatment Program was established to provide protection to the Water Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF) and wastewater collection system by controlling the introduction of non-domestic wastes to its facility and system. This program is required by law and uses the Federal General Pretreatment Regulations (40 CFR 403) and the City’s Sewer Use Ordinance to enforce the general discharge prohibitions and specific Categorical Pretreatment Standards. To fulfill public participation requirements of the Pretreatment Program, significant violators of the wastewater discharge regulations must be published in the local newspaper at least once a year. Therefore, those industrial users of the City sewer system who have significantly violated discharge regulations will be published with a brief summary of the nature of the violation(s). The City of San Luis Obispo has found the following industrial/ business facilities to have had significant violations during 2020: California Polytechnic State University Discharge violation of Ammonia and Copper, Municipal Code Chapter 13.08.040 Kairos Manufacturing, Inc. Discharge violation of Copper and Zinc, Municipal Code Chapter 13.08.040

If you challenge this matter in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this public notice or in written correspondence delivered to the appropriate authority at or before the public hearing.

A “significant violation” or “significant non-compliance” has been defined as any of the following: chronic violations of wastewater discharge limits (66% or more of all measurements taken during a six-month period exceed the daily maximum limit or the average limit for the same pollutant parameter); technical review criteria violations (33% or more of all measurements for each pollutant parameter taken during a six-month period equal or exceed the product of the daily average maximum limit or the average limit multiplied by the applicable technical review criteria); any other violation of a pretreatment effluent limit that has caused interference with or pass through; any discharge that has caused imminent endangerment to human health, welfare or the environment, or that has resulted in the POTW’s exercise of its emergency authority; failure to meet within 90 days after the scheduled date a compliance milestone contained in a local control mechanism or enforcement order for starting construction or attaining final compliance; failure to provide within 30 days after the due date required reports; failure to report accurately noncompliance; or any other violation which will adversely affect the operation or implementation of the local pretreatment program.

COASTAL APPEALABLE: County action may be eligible for appeal to the California Coastal Commission after all possible local appeal efforts are exhausted. Appeals must be filed in writing as provided by Coastal Zone Land Use Ordinance Section 23.01.043.

Additional information regarding the Pretreatment Program is available by contacting Christina Claxton, Environmental Programs Manager at (805)781-7425.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: A copy of the staff report will be made available on the Planning Department website at www.sloplanning.org. You may also contact Schani Siong, Project Manager, in the Department of Planning and Building at the address below or by telephone at (805) 7815600. TO REQUEST A PUBLIC HEARING: This matter is tentatively scheduled to appear on the consent agenda, which means that it and any other items on the consent agenda can be acted upon by the hearing officer with a single motion. An applicant or interested party may request a public hearing on this matter. To do so, send a letter to this office at the address below or send an email to pdh@co.slo.ca.us by Friday, February 26, 2021 at 4:30 PM. The letter or email must include the language “I would like to request a hearing on DRC2020-00068.”

Daniela Chavez, Secretary Planning Department Hearing February 18, 2021

February 18, 2021

A copy of the Draft 2021 Action Plan can be obtained from the County’s website at http://www.slocounty.ca.gov/planning. Direct URL: https://www.slocounty.ca.gov/Departments/Planning-Building/ Forms-Documents/Housing-Forms-and-Documents/HousingPlans/Draft-2021-Action-Plan-Allocations.pdf Details about ways to participate in this hearing will be provided on the agenda posted for the meeting online at pismobeach.org/agenda, and on the bulletin board at City Hall. The agenda will be posted in the afternoon of February 25, 2021. Environmental Review In compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the grant application is not considered a project and is therefore exempt from environmental review. Specific projects that may have environmental impacts will be reviewed under CEQA and NEPA prior to implementation. You have a right to comment on these projects and their effect on our community. Interested persons are invited to participate in the hearing or otherwise express their views and opinions regarding the proposed projects. Written and voicemail comments are welcomed prior to the hearing. Written comments prepared prior to the hearing may be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by mail or delivery to the utility bill drop box at 760 Mattie Road, Pismo Beach, CA 93449, by fax at (805) 773-7006, or by email at citycouncil@ pismobeach.org. Oral comment may be provided prior to the hearing by calling 805-556-8299 and leaving a voice message. Please state and spell your name, and identify your item of interest. Generally, written comment may be submitted by email up until the start of the public comment period during this item. Every effort will be made to provide an opportunity for live public comment during the meeting, but because the City cannot guarantee the quality of internet access or video conferencing facilities for the meeting, live public comment may not be available at every meeting. Please refer to the agenda for this meeting for specific instructions for participation. Staff reports, plans and other information related to these projects are available for public review from the City Clerk’s Office, by emailing City Clerk Erica Inderlied at einderlied@ pismobeach.org. The meeting agenda and staff report will be available no later than the Thursday before the meeting and may be obtained upon request by mail or by visiting www. pismobeach.org. The Council meeting will be televised live on Charter Cable Channel 20 and streamed on the City’s website. PLEASE NOTE: If you challenge the action taken on this item in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City of Pismo Beach at, or prior to, the public hearing. For further information, please contact Erica Inderlied, City Clerk, at einderlied@pismobeach.org or 805-773-7003. Erica Inderlied City Clerk February 18, 2021

COUNTY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING & BUILDING NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING WHO: County of San Luis Obispo Planning Commission WHEN: Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 09:00 AM. All items are advertised for 09:00 AM. To verify agenda placement, please call the Department of Planning & Building at (805) 781-5600. WHAT: A request by Chevron Environmental Management Company for Development Plan/Coastal Development Plan (DRC2019-00069) to amend previously approved Development Plan/Coastal Development Plan (D890558D) for the Guadalupe Restoration Project, to construct and operate a Soil Management Area (SMA) for handling hydrocarbon affected soil that are generated as part of the ongoing restoration activities at the former Guadalupe Oil Field. The proposed SMA will be placed at the T -9 site, which currently has a large sump. The sump would be excavated prior to construction of the SMA as part of the ongoing Guadalupe Restoration Project. When completed, the SMA would be re-vegetated with Coastal Dune Scrub. The SMA is estimated to take approximately three to five years to complete. The project would disturb approximately 18 acres of previously disturbed area on a 939-acre parcels (092-041-001 & 092041-005), including 1.2 million cubic-yards of earthwork. The project is located at 2184 West Thornberry Road, approximately 5 miles southwest of community of Nipomo, in the South County Coastal Planning Area. The Environmental Coordinator, after completion of the initial study, finds that there is no substantial evidence that the project may have a significant effect on the environment, and the preparation of an Environmental Impact Report is not necessary. Therefore, a Mitigated Negative Declaration (pursuant to Public Resources Code Section 21000 et seq., and CA Code of Regulations Section 15000 et seq.) has been issued on January 21, 2021, for this project. Mitigation measures are proposed to address Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, and Hydrology & Water Quality are included as conditions of approval. The Environmental Document is available for public review at the Department of Planning and Building, at the below address. A copy of the Environmental Document is also available on the Planning and Building Department website at www. sloplanning.org. Anyone interested in commenting on the proposed Environmental Document should submit a written statement and/or speak at the public hearing. Comments will be accepted up until completion of the public hearing(s). County File Number: DRC2019-00069 Supervisorial District: District 4 Assessor Parcel Number(s): 092-041-001, -005 Date Accepted: 09/20/2019 WHERE: PLEASE TAKE NOTICE based on the threat of COVID-19 as reflected in the Proclamations of Emergency issued by both the Governor of the State of California and the San Luis Obispo County Emergency Services Director as well as the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20 issued on March 17, 2020, relating to the convening of public meetings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, until further notice all public meetings for the Department of Planning and Building for the County of San Luis Obispo will be closed to members of the public and non-essential County staff.  The Department’s Notice of Temporary Procedures, which includes Instructions on how to view the meeting remotely and how to provide public comment are posted on the Department’s webpage at www.slocounty.ca.gov/Departments/Planning-Building/Boards-andCommissions.aspx.   Additionally, hearing body members and officers may attend the meeting via teleconference and participate in the meeting to the same extent as if they were present. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: A copy of the staff report will be made available on the Planning Department website at www.sloplanning.org. You may also contact Young Choi, Project Manager, in the Department of Planning and Building at the address below or by telephone at (805) 7815600. If you challenge this matter in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this public notice or in written correspondence delivered to the appropriate authority at or before the public hearing. COASTAL APPEALABLE: County action may be eligible for appeal to the California Coastal Commission after all possible local appeal efforts are exhausted. Appeals must be filed in writing as provided by Coastal Zone Land Use Ordinance Section 23.01.043. Ramona Hedges, Secretary Planning Commission February 18, 2021

SAN LUIS COASTAL UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT Notice is hereby given that the San Luis Coastal Unified School District acting by and through its Board of Education will receive proposals up to, but not later than 10:00:00 a.m. Thursday, March 11, 2021, for Bid #306-San Luis High School Track and Field Project. A mandatory pre-bid informational meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at 10:00:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at the San Luis High School Track and Field, 1499 San Luis Drive, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. Failure to attend will render the bid non-responsive and subject to rejection by the District. Proposals shall be received in the Facilities Office, San Luis Coastal Unified, 937 Southwood Drive, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. Questions regarding Bid #306 may be directed in writing only to the Facilities Analyst, Kelly Lee, at klee@slcusd.org, and must be submitted no later than 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 2, 2021. Project documents are available at the San Luis Coastal Online Planroom at www. asapreprographics.com. The District reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, or accept or reject any one or more items of a proposal, or to waive any irregularities or informalities in the proposals.

SEALED BIDS will be received by the City Clerk of the City of Grover Beach at the City Clerk’s Office at 154 South 8th Street, Grover Beach, CA 93433 until 2:00 p.m., on Thursday, March 18, 2021 and promptly thereafter all bids that have been duly received will be publicly opened and read aloud outdoors at the entrance of City Hall for furnishing to said City all labor, materials, equipment, transportation, services and supplies necessary to construct and complete the construction of the:

MEASURE K-14 STREET REHABILITATION AND REPAIR PROJECT: CIP 2295-10 • SEABRIGHT AVENUE, SOUTH 13TH STREET TO SOUTH OAK PARK BOULEVARD • TROUVILLE AVENUE, SOUTH 10TH STREET TO SOUTH OAK PARK BOULEVARD • MANHATTAN AVENUE, SOUTH 13TH STREET TO SOUTH OAK PARK BOULEVARD • SOUTH 11TH STREET, WEST GRAND AVENUE TO LONG BRANCH AVENUE • SOUTH 10TH STREET, ROCKAWAY AVENUE TO RAMONA AVENUE • MALIBU COURT, JALAMA COURT, RINCON COURT, STINSON COURT General Work Description: In general, the Base Bid Work shall be street pavement repair of approximately 21 blocks, including and not necessarily limited to, project management and controls activities, mobilization activities, public notification and interaction activities, construction surveying and staking, traffic control, water pollution control practices, pre- and post-construction survey monument protection and establishment, adjustment of pavement surface features (water utility boxes and valves, sewer manholes, storm drain manholes, and survey monument wells), clearing and grubbing of debris (plant, soil, abandoned landscape features, etc.) within the Work limits, landscaping and irrigation repair, resetting of mailboxes, resetting of sign posts, tree trimming, earthwork cutting and backfilling, removal of existing asphaltic concrete dikes, milling to remove asphaltic concrete pavement surface, roadway preparation, hot mix asphalt repaving street surface and conform areas, hot mix asphalt dike installation, concrete curb and gutter, concrete cross-gutter, concrete sidewalks, accessibility improvements, signage and installation of pavement striping and markings. The estimated opinion of probable construction cost for this Base Bid Work is $2,030,000.00 Conditions of Submitting a Bid: Bids are required for the entire Work described herein. The Contractor shall possess a Class A license at the time this Contract is awarded through Contract acceptance. The Contractor and all subcontractors will be required to obtain a City of Grover Beach Business Tax Certificate at the time the Contract is awarded. This Contract is subject to state contract nondiscrimination and compliance requirements pursuant to Government Code, Section 12990. Notice to Bidders, Plans, Special Provisions, and Proposal Forms may be inspected at the Public Works Office in Grover Beach, California, and copies of said documents may be obtained through the Blueprint Express Plan Room: http://www.beplanroom.com/public.php. No bid will be received unless it is made on a Proposal Form furnished by the City. Bids received via FAX will not be considered. Each bid shall be accompanied by cash, certified or cashier’s check, or bidder’s bond for not less than ten percent (10%) of the amount of the base bid, made payable to the City of Grover Beach. Pursuant to Section 1773 of the Labor Code, the general prevailing wage rates in the county, or counties, in which the work is to be done have been determined by the Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations. These wages are set forth in the General Prevailing Wage Rates for this project available from the California Department of Industrial Relations’ Internet web site at http://www.dir.ca.gov/OPRL/ PWD/. Future effective general prevailing wage rates, which have been predetermined and are on file with the California Department of Industrial Relations are referenced but not printed in the general prevailing wage rates. This project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations. Pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5, no contractor or subcontractor may be listed on a bid proposal or be awarded a contract for public work on public works project unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations. Notice is also hereby given that any or all bidders may be required to furnish a sworn statement of their financial responsibility, technical ability and experience before award is made to any particular bidder. Bidders shall contact the City of Grover Beach Department of Public Works office at publicworks@groverbeach.org the day prior to bid opening to obtain any bidding addenda information. Submittal of a signed bid shall be evidence that the Bidder has obtained this information and that the bid is based on any changes contained therein. Submittal of Bidder’s Inquiries: Inquiries or questions based on alleged patent ambiguity of the plans, specifications or estimate must be communicated as a bidder inquiry prior to bid opening. Bidder’s inquiries shall be submitted in writing via e-mail to the City of Grover Beach, Public Works Department, at: publicworks@ groverbeach.org. The cutoff time that the City will accept bidder’s inquiries is 5:00 p.m. on the fifth business day prior to the bid opening date. The City will respond to bidder’s inquires via bidding addenda. Any such inquiries, submitted after the cutoff time of receiving bidder’s inquiries, will not be treated as a bid protest. Bid Submittal Instructions: The contractor must wear a mask when dropping off the bid. On the outside of the bid envelope the Bidder shall indicate the following: 1. Name and Address of Bidder 2. Name of project on which bid is submitted 3. Date and time of bid opening The right is reserved by the City of Grover Beach to reject any or all bids, to evaluate the bids submitted, and award the Contract to the lowest responsible bidder. The City further reserves the right to waive any informalities or minor irregularities in the bid. No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of sixty (60) working days after the date set for the opening thereof. At the time of publishing, City Hall is closed to the public. The bid opening will be held outdoors, weather permitting. Any changes to the bid opening procedure will be noted in an addendum. Dated this 11th day of February 2021, at the City of Grover Beach, California. City of Grover Beach

Kelly Lee

STATE OF CALIFORNIA Gregory A. Ray, P.E.

Facilities Analyst San Luis Coastal Unified School District February 11 & 18, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0314 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (02/08/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, CRABBY EDNA’S, 7335 Sonora Avenue, Atascadero, CA 93422. San Luis Obispo County. Kathleen Ann Cook (7335 Sonora Avenue, Atascadero, CA 93422). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Kathleen Ann Cook. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-08-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, JA. Anderson, Deputy. Exp. 02-08-26. February 18, 25, March 4, & 11, 2021

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FILE NO. 2021-0316 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (02/08/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, AUDIO REALIGNMENT TECHNOLOGIES, 630 Quintana Road #260, Morro Bay, CA 93442. San Luis Obispo County. Dennis Barish (630 Quintana Road #260, Morro Bay, CA 93442). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Dennis Barish, Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-08-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. Currens, Deputy. Exp. 02-08-26. February 11, 18, 25, & March 4, 2021

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2021-0317 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (02/01/2020) New Filing The following person is doing business as, SALTY FINDS, 2995 Studio Drive, Cayucos, CA 93430. San Luis Obispo County. Alicia Van Fleet (2995 Studio Drive, Cayucos, CA 93430). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Alicia Van Fleet. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-0821. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, JA. Anderson, Deputy. Exp. 02-08-26. February 11, 18, 25, & March 4, 2021

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2021-0318 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (02/01/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, GAIASGARDEN, 600 Morro Bay Blvd., Unit C, Morro Bay, CA 93442. San Luis Obispo County. Summer Dawn Birchell, Sierra Ashley Mace (475 Pacific Street, Morro Bay, CA 93442). This business is conducted by A General Partnership /s/ Summer Birchell, Owner/Operator. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-0821. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, JA. Anderson, Deputy. Exp. 02-08-26. February 11, 18, 25, & March 4, 2021

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2021-0320 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as, CC WILEY CONSTRUCTION, 5165 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 93422. San Luis Obispo County. Christopher Charles Wiley (5165 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 93422). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Christopher Charles Wiley, Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-08-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. Currens, Deputy. Exp. 02-08-26. February 11, 18, 25, & March 4, 2021

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2021-0330 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/28/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, COASTLINE REPAIR, 2098 Circle Drive, Cayucos, CA 93430. San Luis Obispo County. Michael Francis Garcia (2098 Circle Drive, Cayucos, CA 93430). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Michael Francis Garcia. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-09-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. King, Deputy. Exp. 02-09-26. February 18, 25, March 4, & 11, 2021

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LEGAL NOTICES FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2021-0336 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (02/10/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, PTXL PROJECTS, 80 El Viento, Pismo Beach, CA 93449. San Luis Obispo County. Christopher Enos Garces Patacsil (80 El Viento, Pismo Beach, CA 93449). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Christopher Enos Garces Patacsil, Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-10-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, N. Balseiro, Deputy. Exp. 02-10-26. February 18, 25, March 4, & 11, 2021

FILE NO. 2021-0355 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/13/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, FINAL SOLUTION CYCLES, 7395 El Camino Real #390, Atascadero, CA 93422. San Luis Obispo County. Brian David Cocks (7395 El Camino Real #390, Atascadero, CA 93422). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Brian David Cocks. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-10-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. King, Deputy. Exp. 02-10-26. February 18, 25, March 4, & 11, 2021

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2021-0340 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (02/10/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, SEICO, 1264 Bolton Drive, Morro Bay, CA 93442. San Luis Obispo County. Solar Electric Industries Corporation (1264 Bolton Drive, Morro Bay, CA 93442). This business is conducted by A CA Corporation /s/ Solar Electric Industries Corporation, Matei Vasile, CEO, President. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-1021. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, N. Balseiro, Deputy. Exp. 02-10-26. February 18, 25, March 4, & 11, 2021

FILE NO. 2021-0362 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (12/25/2020) New Filing The following person is doing business as, SLO BULLIES, 2065 Andre Ave., Los Osos, CA 93402. San Luis Obispo County. Matthew Louis May (2065 Andre Ave., Los Osos, CA 93402). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Matthew Louis May, Individual. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-11-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, N. Balseiro, Deputy. Exp. 02-11-26. February 18, 25, March 4, & 11, 2021

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2021-0370 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (11/02/2020) New Filing The following person is doing business as, AG METRICS GROUP, PACIFIC AG RESEARCH, FLORIDA AG RESEARCH, MICHIGAN AG RESEARCH, 1840 Biddle Ranch Road, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. Ag Metrics Group, Inc. (1840 Biddle Ranch Road, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401). This business is conducted by A CA Corporation /s/ AG Metrics Group, Inc., Bradley Booker, Vice President. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-16-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, N. Balseiro, Deputy. Exp. 02-16-26. February 18, 25, March 4, & 11, 2021

FILE NO. 2021-0341 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/01/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, RED MULE FREIGHT COMPANY, 256 La Cresta Drive, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420. San Luis Obispo County. Robert Lorusso (256 La Cresta Drive, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Robert Lorusso. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-10-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. King, Deputy. Exp. 02-10-26. February 18, 25, March 4, & 11, 2021

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2021-0342 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/06/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, MEGAN’S ORGANIC MARKET, 630 Quintana Rd., Morro Bay, CA 93442. San Luis Obispo County. MOM Inc. (630 Quintana Rd. Suite 113, Morro Bay, CA 93442). This business is conducted by A CA Corporation /s/ MOM Inc., Megan Souza, President & CEO. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-10-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, JA. Anderson, Deputy. Exp. 02-10-26. February 18, 25, March 4, & 11, 2021

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2021-0346 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (02/01/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, 5 STAR CLEANING SERVICES, 1108 Pacific Blvd. Apt. 2, Oceano, CA 93445. San Luis Obispo County. Ana Recendiz (1108 Pacific Blvd. Apt. 2, Oceano, CA 93445). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Ana Recendiz, Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-10-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, JA. Anderson, Deputy. Exp. 02-10-26. February 18, 25, March 4, & 11, 2021

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2021-0353 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (10/01/2020) New Filing The following person is doing business as, LAE, INC., LILLY’S ANIMAL SANCTUARY, 491 Hansen Hill Road, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420. San Luis Obispo County. LAE, Inc. (491 Hansen Hill Road, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420). This business is conducted by A CA Corporation /s/ LAE, Inc., Erika Ulrike Satkoski, President. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-10-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. King, Deputy. Exp. 02-10-26. February 18, 25, March 4, & 11, 2021

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2021-0371 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as, SLO COUNTY REALTY, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY REALTY, 815 Murray Ave., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405. San Luis Obispo County. Kenneth Bruce Emmer (815 Murray Ave., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Kenneth Bruce Emmer, Realtor/ Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-16-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, N. Balseiro, Deputy. Exp. 02-16-26. February 18, 25, March 4, & 11, 2021

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2021-0377 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (02/16/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, RABBIT TRANSPORT, 372 Mercury Drive, Nipomo, CA 93444. San Luis Obispo County. Perez Ventura Pablo Juan (372 Mercury Drive, Nipomo, CA 93444). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Juan Pablo Perez Ventura. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-16-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. King, Deputy. Exp. 02-16-26. February 18, 25, March 4, & 11, 2021

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2021-0381 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (02/12/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, ADVANCED DESIGN, 890 Pomeroy Rd., Nipomo, CA 93444. San Luis Obispo County. Kimberly Ann Schott (890 Pomeroy Rd., Nipomo, CA 93444). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Kimberly Ann Schott, Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-16-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. Currens, Deputy. Exp. 02-16-26. February 18, 25, March 4, & 11, 2021

LEGAL NOTICES FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2021-0382 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (02/16/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as, VIVANCO TRANSPORT, 426 Jupiter Drive, Nipomo, CA 93444. San Luis Obispo County. Jesus Erwin Aguilar Vivanco (426 Jupiter Drive, Nipomo, CA 93444). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Jesus Erwin Aguilar Vivanco. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 02-16-21. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Tommy Gong, County Clerk, S. Currens, Deputy. Exp. 02-16-26. February 18, 25, March 4, & 11, 2021

NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: BRIAN D. BEANWAY DECEDENT CASE NUMBER: 21PR-0046

To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: BRIAN D. BEANWAY A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by LEVI T. BEANWAY in the Superior Court of California, County of San Luis Obispo. The Petition for Probate requests that LEAVI T. BEANWAY be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests the decedent’s will and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A HEARING on the petition will be held in this court as follows: March 11, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. in Dept: P-2, VIA ZOOM in the Superior Court of California, County of San Luis Obispo, located at 1035 Palm Street, Room 385, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408. IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a formal Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner: Scott W. Wall Andre, Morris & Buttery 1102 Laurel Lane San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 February 18, 25, & March 4, 2021

NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: CATHLEEN MAZZACAVALLO DECEDENT CASE NUMBER: 21PR-0045

To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: CATHLEEN MAZZACAVALLO A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by MICHAEL J. MAZZACAVALLO & MICHELE R. CHEROW in the Superior Court of California, County of San Luis Obispo. The Petition for Probate requests that MICHAEL J. MAZZACAVALLO & MICHELE R. CHEROW be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval.

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LEGAL NOTICES Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A HEARING on the petition will be held in this court as follows: March 16, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. in Dept: 9, in the Superior Court of California, County of San Luis Obispo, located at 1035 Palm Street, Room 385, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408. IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a formal Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner: MARTHA B. SPALDING, ATTORNEY AT LAW 215 South Main Street Templeton, CA 93465 February 18, 25, & March 4, 2021

NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: EDWARD DAVID DUNN DECEDENT CASE NUMBER: 20PR-0273

To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: EDWARD DAVID DUNN A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by TANIA BUETTNER in the Superior Court of California, County of San Luis Obispo. The Petition for Probate requests that TANIA BUETTNER be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A HEARING on the petition will be held in this court as follows: April 6, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. in Dept: 9, in the Superior Court of California, County of San Luis Obispo, located at 1035 Palm Street, Room 385, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408. IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a formal Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner: Peter Josserand XIII 731 21st St., Suite B Paso Robles, CA 93446 February 11, 18, & 25, 2021

LEGAL NOTICES NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: GEORGE RONALD WHITE DECEDENT CASE NUMBER: 21PR-0038

To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: GEORGE RONALD WHITE A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by PRISCILLA DIANE WHITE in the Superior Court of California, County of San Luis Obispo. The Petition for Probate requests that PRISCILLA DIANE WHITE be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests the decedent’s will and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A HEARING on the petition will be held in this court as follows: March 16, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. in Dept: 9, in the Superior Court of California, County of San Luis Obispo, located at 1035 Palm Street, Room 385, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408. IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a formal Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner: Paul E. Clark, Attorney at Law 1031 Pine Street Paso Robles, CA 93446 February 11, 18, & 25, 2021

NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: THERESA WALTERS CASE NUMBER: 21PR-0033 NOTICE OF ZOOM APPEARANCE FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR PROBATE MARCH 2, 2021, 9:00AM Dept 9

To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: THERESA WALTERS aka THERESA TROWBRIDGE WALTERS A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by: Robert C. Hummer in the Superior Court of California, County of: San Luis Obispo. THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests that: Robert C. Hummer be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A ZOOM HEARING on the petition will be held in this court as follows: Date:

LEGAL NOTICES MARCH 2, 2021 Time: 9:00 A.M. in Dept.: 9 Address of Court: Superior Court of California, County of San Luis Obispo, 1035 Palm Street, Room 385, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408. ZOOM MEETING ID: 930 6411 1585 ZOOM MEETING PASSWORD: 79513 IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of Letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a formal Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner: Edward E. Attala, Attala Law, APC 1502 Higuera St San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 Phone: 805-543-1212 February 4, 11, 18, 2021

NOTICE OF SALE OF ABANDONED PERSONAL PROPERTY

Notice is given that undersigned intends to sell the personal property described below to enforce a lien imposed on said property pursuant to sections 21701-21716 of the Business and Professions Code, Section 2328 of the Commercial Code, Section 535 of the Penal Code and provisions of the Civil Code. “SuperStorage”, 2050 22nd St., Oceano, CA 93445, will sell by competitive bidding ending on or after February 22nd 2021 on or after 10:00 A.M., property in storage units. Auction is to be held online at www. storagetreasures.com. Property to be sold includes, but is not limited to: Bookshelves, dressers, washers & dryers, desks, beds, tables and chairs, bed frames, mattresses, kitchen utensils, kitchenware, pots and pans, appliances, furnishings, clothing, household items, luggage, stereo equipment, cabinets, sporting equipment, fishing gear, camping gear, tools, construction equipment, computers, monitors, printers, toys, TV’S, bicycles, golf clubs, surf boards, office furniture, personal items, possible collectibles/antiques and boxed items contents unknown, belonging to the following: Kathryn Mann (10X10) Rodrigo Zamora (6X10) Michael Carlson (10X20) Jillian Dawson (10X10) Janel Mitchell (10X10) Purchases must be paid for at time of sale in CASH ONLY. All purchased items sold as is, where is. Items must be removed at the time of sale. Sale is subject to cancellation in the event of settlement between owner and obligated party. Advertiser reserves the right to bid. Dated this 27th day of January 2021 Auction by StorageTreasures.com Phone (855)722-8853 SuperStorage (805) 474-4445 February 11th 2021 and February 18th 2021

NOTICE OF SALE OF ABANDONED PERSONAL PROPERTY

Notice is given that undersigned intends to sell the personal property described below to enforce a lien imposed on said property pursuant to sections 21701-21716 of the Business and Professions Code, Section 2328 of the Commercial Code, Section 535 of the Penal Code and provisions of the Civil Code. “SuperStorage” (formerly known as “Main Mini Storage”), 1380 Santa Ynez Ave. Los Osos, CA 93402, 2000 Mountain View Los Osos, CA 93402 and 2100 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA 93442, will sell by competitive bidding ending on or after February 19th, 2021 on or after 10:00 A.M., property in storage units. Auction is to be held online at www. storagetreasures.com. Property to be sold includes, but is not limited to: Bookshelves, dressers, washers & dryers, desks, beds, tables and chairs, bed frames, mattresses,

LEGAL NOTICES kitchen utensils, kitchenware, pots and pans, appliances, furnishings, clothing, household items, luggage, stereo equipment, cabinets, sporting equipment, fishing gear, camping gear, tools, construction equipment, computers, monitors, printers, toys, TV’S, bicycles, golf clubs, surf boards, office furniture, personal items, possible collectibles/antiques and boxed items contents unknown, belonging to the following: LOS OSOS Delacerda, Joshua (10x10) Kramer, Lloyd J. (5x10) Berryhill, Shannon (5x7) McKibbin, Valarie (5x10) Lopez, Sunny (5x10) Baxter, Mike (10x22) Blanchard, Bowman (10x20) Warren Glen (10x22) Buchanan, Douglas (10x20) MORRO BAY Martin, Austin (10x15) Duggan, Paul (5x7) Mayfield, Amy (10x20) Wishart, Pauline T. (5x7) Purchases must be paid for at time of sale in CASH ONLY. All purchased items sold as is, where is. Items must be removed at the time of sale. Sale is subject to cancellation in the event of settlement between owner and obligated party. Advertiser reserves the right to bid. Dated this day 5th day of February, 2021. Auction by StorageTreasures.com Phone (480) 397-6503 SuperStorage (805) 528-7864 Ad to run February 11th and February 18th,2021

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: 20CV-0551

To all interested persons: Petitioner: Shelly Ann Leypón filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: PRESENT NAME: Shelly Ann Leypón to PROPOSED NAME: Shelly Ann Bonham THE COURT ORDERS: that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: February 4, 2021, Time: 9:00 am, Dept. SLO2 By Zoom at the Superior Court of California, County of San Luis Obispo, 1035 Palm St. Rm. 385, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: New Times Date: October 22, 2020 /s/: Ginger E. Garrett, Judge of the Superior Court January 28, February 4, 11, & 18, 2021

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: 21CV-0033

To all interested persons: Petitioner: Angellena Amelia Apodaca filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: PRESENT NAME: Angellena Amelia Apodaca to PROPOSED NAME: Angellena Amelia Pena THE COURT ORDERS: that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: March 17, 2021, Time: 9:00 am, Dept. 9 By Zoom at the Superior Court of California, County of San Luis Obispo, 1035 Palm St. Rm. 385, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: New Times Date: January 25, 2021 /s/: Tana L. Coates, Judge of the Superior Court February 11, 18, 25, & March 4, 2021


LEGAL NOTICES NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No.: 2016-03024-CA A.P.N.:060-086-021 Property Address: 470 No. 3rd Street , Grover Beach, CA 93433

PURSUANT TO CIVIL CODE § 2923.3(a) and (d), THE SUMMARY OF INFORMATION REFERRED TO BELOW IS NOT ATTACHED TO THE RECORDED COPY OF THIS DOCUMENT BUT ONLY TO THE COPIES PROVIDED TO THE TRUSTOR. NOTE: THERE IS A SUMMARY OF THE INFORMATION IN THIS DOCUMENT ATTACHED 注:本文件包含一个信息摘要 참고사항: 본 첨부 문서에 정보 요약 서가 있습니다 NOTA: SE ADJUNTA UN RESUMEN DE LA INFORMACIÓN DE ESTE DOCUMENTO TALA: MAYROONG BUOD NG IMPORMASYON SA DOKUMENTONG ITO NA NAKALAKIP LƯU Ý: KÈM THEO ĐÂY LÀ BẢN TRÌNH BÀY TÓM LƯỢC VỀ THÔNG TIN TRONG TÀI LIỆU NÀY IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 08/08/2000. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. Trustor: Deborah R. Jones, An Unmarried Woman Duly Appointed Trustee: Western Progressive, LLC Deed of Trust Recorded 08/18/2000 as Instrument No. 2000-047171 in book —-, page—- and of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of San Luis Obispo County, California, Date of Sale: 04/20/2021 at 11:00 AM Place of Sale: IN THE BREEZEWAY ADJACENT TO THE COUNTY GENERAL SERVICES BLDG. LOCATED AT 1087 SANTA ROSA STREET, SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA 93408 Estimated amount of unpaid balance, reasonably estimated costs and other charges: $ 410,287.42 THE TRUSTEE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH, CASHIER’S CHECK DRAWN ON A STATE OR NATIONAL BANK, A CHECK DRAWN BY A STATE OR FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, OR A CHECK DRAWN BY A STATE OR FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION, A SAVINGS ASSOCIATION OR SAVINGS BANK SPECIFIED IN SECTION 5102 OF THE FINANCIAL CODE AND AUTHORIZED TO DO BUSINESS IN THIS STATE: All right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to a Deed of Trust described as: More fully described in said Deed of Trust. Street Address or other common designation of real property: 470 No. 3rd Street , Grover Beach, CA 93433 A.P.N.: 060-086-021 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address or other common designation, if any, shown above. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is: $ 410,287.42. Note: Because the Beneficiary reserves the right to bid less than the total debt owed, it is possible that at the time of the sale the opening bid may be less than the total debt. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The beneficiary of the Deed of Trust has executed and delivered to the undersigned a written request to commence foreclosure, and the undersigned caused a Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located.

LEGAL NOTICES that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on this property.

LEGAL NOTICES 2021, Time: 9:00 am, Dept. 2 By Zoom at the Superior Court of California, County of San Luis Obispo, 1035 Palm St. Rm. 385, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: New Times Date: January 27, 2021 /s/: Ginger E. Garrett, Judge of the Superior Court February 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2021

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: 21CV-0046

To all interested persons: Petitioner: Joy Swann Cottle filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: PRESNOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The ENT NAME: Joy Swann Cottle to PROsale date shown on this notice of sale POSED NAME: Joy Chafin Swann may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section THE COURT ORDERS: that all persons 2924g of the California Civil Code. The interested in this matter appear belaw requires that information about fore this court at the hearing indicated trustee sale postponements be made below to show cause, if any, why the available to you and to the public, as a petition for change of name should courtesy to those not present at the not be granted. Any person objecting sale. If you wish to learn whether your to the name changes described above sale date has been postponed, and, must file a written objection that inif applicable, the rescheduled time cludes the reasons for the objection and date for the sale of this property, at least two days before the matter is you may call (866)-960-8299 or visit scheduled to be heard and must apthis Internet Web site http://www.al- pear at the hearing to show cause why tisource.com/MortgageServices/De- the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the faultManagement/TrusteeServices. aspx using the file number assigned court may grant the petition without a to this case 2016-03024-CA. Informa- hearing. tion about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: March close in time to the scheduled sale 17, 2021, Time: 9:00 am, Dept. 9 By may not immediately be reflected in Zoom at the Superior Court of Califorthe telephone information or on the nia, County of San Luis Obispo, 1035 Internet Web site. The best way to Palm St. Rm. 385, San Luis Obispo, verify postponement information is to CA 93408. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at attend the scheduled sale. least once each week for four succesNOTICE TO TENANT: You may have a sive weeks prior to the date set for right to purchase this property after hearing on the petition in the followthe trustee auction, if conducted after ing newspaper of general circulation, January 1, 2021, pursuant to Section printed in this county: New Times 2924m of the California Civil Code. If you are an “eligible tenant buyer,” you can purchase the property if you match the last and highest bid placed at the trustee auction. If you are an “eligible bidder,” you may be able to purchase the property if you exceed the last and highest bid placed at the trustee auction. There are three steps to exercising this right of purchase. First, 48 hours after the date of the trustee sale, you can call (866)-960-8299, or visit this internet website http://www. altisource.com/MortgageServices/ DefaultManagement/TrusteeServices.aspx, using the file number assigned to this case 2016-03024-CA to find the date on which the trustee’s sale was held, the amount of the last and highest bid, and the address of the trustee. Second, you must send a written notice of intent to place a bid so that the trustee receives it no more than 15 days after the trustee’s sale. Third, you must submit a bid, by remitting the funds and affidavit described in Section 2924m(c) of the Civil Code, so that the trustee receives it no more than 45 days after the trustee’s sale. If you think you may qualify as an “eligible tenant buyer” or “eligible bidder,” you should consider contacting an attorney or appropriate real estate professional immediately for advice regarding this potential right to purchase.

at the California Courts Online Self-Help Center (www.courtinfo. ca.gov/selfhelp), your county law library, or the courthouse nearest you. If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver form. If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case by default, and your wages, money and property may be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may want to call an attorney referral service. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may be eligible for free legal services from a nonprofit legal services program. You can locate these nonprofit groups at the California Legal Services Web site (www. lawhelpcalifornia.org), the California Courts online Self-Help Center (www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp), or by contacting your local court or county bar association. NOTE: The court has a statutory lien for waived fees and costs on any settlement or arbitration award of $10,000 or more in a civil case. The court's lien must be paid before the court will dismiss the case. CASE NUMBER: 20CV-0211 The name and address of the court is: SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO 1050 Monterey Street San Luis Obispo, CA 93408 The name, address, and telephone number of plaintiff’s attorney, or plaintiff without an attorney, is: Thomas G. Adams 21781 Ventura Blvd., Suite 10005 Woodland Hills, CA 91364 Date: 01/26/2021 By: /s/ Michael Powell, Clerk /s/ Matthew K. Zepeda, Deputy Clerk

Date: February 1, 2021 /s/: Tana L. Coates, Judge of the Su- STATEMENT OF DAMAGES (Personal Injury or Wrongful Death) perior Court February 11, 18, 25, & March 4, 2021

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: 21CV-0049

To all interested persons: Petitioner: Steven Newell Lundy filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: PRESENT NAME: Steven Newell Lundy to PROPOSED NAME: Steven Lundy Sims

PLAINTIFF: Leanne Rozier DEFENDANT: Erica Huntsucker CASE NUMBER: 20CV-0211

TO: Erica Huntsucker Plaintiff: Leanne Rozier seeks damages in the above-entitled action, as follows: 1. General Damages Amount a. Pain, suffering, and inconvenience...$5,000,000 b. Emotional distress...$5,000,000 2. Special Damages a. Medical Expenses (to date)...$1,000,000 b. Future medical expenses (present value)...$8,000,000 c. Loss of earnings (to date)...$ d. Loss of future earning capacity (present value)...$6000,000 e. Property damage...$10,000

THE COURT ORDERS: that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a Date: September 10, 2020 hearing.

/s/ Thomas G. Adams

NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: March Attorney for plaintiff 6, 2021, Time: 9:00 am, Dept. 2 By Date: February 4, 2021 Zoom at the Superior Court of CaliforWestern Progressive, LLC, as Trustee nia, County of San Luis Obispo, 1035 January 28, February 4, 11, & 18, 2021 for beneficiary Palm St. Rm. 385, San Luis Obispo, C/o 1500 Palma Drive, Suite 237 CA 93408. A copy of this Order to Ventura, CA 93003 Show Cause shall be published at Sale Information Line: (866) 960- least once each week for four succes8299 http://www.altisource.com/ sive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the followMortgageServices/DefaultManageing newspaper of general circulation, ment/TrusteeServices.aspx printed in this county: New Times

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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: 21CV-0040

To all interested persons: Petitioner: Joy Tembrock filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: PRESENT NAME: Joy Tembrock to PROPOSED NAME: Lisa Joy Tembrock THE COURT ORDERS: that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing.

NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: April 1,

Date: February 2, 2021 /s/: Ginger E. Garrett, Judge of the Superior Court February 18, 25, March 4, & 11, 2021

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(March 21-April 19): Atheists like to confront religious people with accusations like this: “If God is so good, why does he allow suffering in the world?” Their simplistic, childish idea of God as some sort of Moral Policeman is ignorant of the lush range of ruminations about the Divine as offered down through the ages by poets, novelists, philosophers, and theologians. For example, poet Stéphane Mallarmé wrote, “Spirit cares for nothing except universal musicality.” He suggested that the Supreme Intelligence is an artist making music and telling stories. And as you know, music and stories include all human adventures, not just the happy stuff. I bring these thoughts to your attention, Aries, because the coming weeks will be a favorable time to honor and celebrate the marvelously rich stories of your own life—and to feel gratitude for the full range of experience with which they have blessed you. PS: Now is also a favorable phase to rethink and reconfigure your answers to the Big Questions.

(Sept. 23-Oct. 22): It’s not a good time for you to be obsessed with vague abstractions, fear-based fantasies, and imaginary possibilities. But it is a favorable phase to rise up in behalf of intimate, practical changes. At least for now, I also want to advise you not to be angry and militant about big, complicated issues that you have little power to affect. On the other hand, I encourage you to get inspired and aggressive about injustices you can truly help fix and erroneous approaches you can correct and close-at-hand dilemmas for which you can summon constructive solutions.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Blogger Rachel C. Lewis confides, “I love being horribly straightforward. I love sending reckless text messages and telling people I love them and telling people they are absolutely magical humans and I cannot believe they really exist. I love saying, ‘Kiss me harder,’ and ‘You’re a good person,’ and, ‘You brighten my day.’” What would your unique version of Lewis’s forthrightness be like, Taurus? What brazen praise would you offer? What declarations of affection and care would you unleash? What naked confessions might you reveal? The coming days will be a favorable time to explore these possibilities.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): It’s a good time to become more of who you are by engaging with more of what you are not. Get in the mood for this heroic exercise by studying the following rant by Gemini poet Adam Zagajewski (who writes in Polish), translated by Gemini poet Clare Cavanaugh: “Read for yourselves, read for the sake of your inspiration, for the sweet turmoil in your lovely head. But also read against yourselves, read for questioning and impotence, for despair and erudition, read the dry, sardonic remarks of cynical philosophers. Read those whose darkness or malice or madness or greatness you can’t yet understand, because only in this way will you grow, outlive yourself, and become what you are.”

CANCER (June 21-July 22): You’re on the verge of breakthroughs. You’re ready to explore frontiers, at least in your imagination. You’re brave enough to go further and try harder than you’ve been able to before. With that in mind, here’s a highly apropos idea from Cancerian novelist Tom Robbins. He writes, “If you take any activity, any art, any discipline, any skill, take it and push it as far as it will go, push it beyond where it has ever been before, push it to the wildest edge of edges, then you force it into the realm of magic.” (I might use the word “coax” or “nudge” instead of “force” in Robbins’ statement.)

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): In her story “Homelanding,” Margaret Atwood writes, “Take me to your trees. Take me to your breakfasts, your sunsets, your bad dreams, your shoes. Take me to your fingers.” I’d love you to express requests like that. It’s a favorable time for you to delve deeper into the mysteries of people you care about. You will generate healing and blessings by cultivating reverent curiosity and smart empathy and crafty intimacy. Find out more about your best allies!

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(Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You’re about to reach the end of your phase of correction and adjustment. To mark this momentous transition, and to honor your ever-increasing ability to negotiate with your demons, I offer you the following inspirational proclamation by poet Jeannette Napolitano: “I don’t want to look back in five years’ time and think, ‘We could have been magnificent, but I was afraid.’ In five years, I want to tell of how fear tried to cheat me out of the best thing in life, and I didn’t let it.”

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SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): “The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes,” declared author André Gide. As a writer myself, I will testify to the truth of that formulation. But what about those of you who aren’t poets and novelists and essayists? Here’s how I would alter Gide’s statement to fit you: “The most beautiful things are those that rapture prompts and reason refines.” Or maybe this: “The most beautiful things are those that experimentation finds and reason uses.” Or how about this one: “The most beautiful things are those that wildness generates and reason enhances.” Any and all of those dynamics will be treasures for you in the coming weeks.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): The poet Nayyirah Waheed has some advice I want you to hear. She writes, “Be easy. Take your time. You are coming home to yourself.” I will add that from my astrological perspective, the coming weeks will indeed be a time for you to relax more deeply into yourself—to welcome yourself fully into your unique destiny; to forgive yourself for what you imagine are your flaws; to not wish you were someone else pursuing a different path; to be at peace and in harmony with the exact life you have.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): “The chief object of education is not to learn things but to unlearn things,” wrote author G. K. Chesterton. He was exaggerating for dramatic effect when he said that, as he often did. The more nuanced truth is that one of the central aims of education is to learn things, and another very worthy aim is to unlearn things. I believe you are currently in a phase when you should put an emphasis on unlearning things that are irrelevant and meaningless and obstructive. This will be excellent preparation for your next phase, which will be learning a lot of useful and vitalizing new things.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) ultimately became one of the 20th century’s most renowned composers. But his career had a rough start. Symphony No. 1, his first major work, was panned by critics, sending him into a four-year depression. Eventually he recovered. His next major composition, Piano Concerto No. 2, was well-received. I don’t anticipate that your rookie offerings or new work will get the kind of terrible reviews that Rachmaninoff’s did. But at least initially, there may be no great reviews, and possibly even indifference. Keep the faith, my dear. Don’t falter in carrying out your vision of the future. The rewards will come in due time.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Ancient Greek playwright Euripides was popular and influential—and remains so to this day, 2,400 years later. But there’s a curiously boring aspect in five of his plays, Andromache, Alcestis, Helen, Medea, and The Bacchae. They all have the same exact ending: six lines, spoken by a chorus, that basically say the gods are unpredictable. Was Euripides lazy? Trying too hard to drive home the point? Or were the endings added later by an editor? Scholars disagree. The main reason I’m bringing this to your attention is to encourage you to avoid similar behavior. I think it’s very important that the stories you’re living right now have different endings than all the stories of your past. ∆

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