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Democrats Panetta, Carbajal lead local congressional races

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he two congressional districts on the Central Coast are leaning blue, according to initial vote counts. U.S. Representatives and Democrats Jimmy Panetta and Salud Carbajal currently hold the most tallied votes for the 19th and 24th Districts, respectively. As of Nov. 16, vote counts show that Panetta received 69.4 percent of counted votes from the new 19th District that spans the counties of Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Monterey, and parts of San Luis Obispo. His opponent, Republican Jeff Gorman, scored 30.6 percent of the votes. The 19th District used to be the 20th District, which was redrawn during recent redistricting. “I think the 19th District is very similar to the 20th District in terms of the issues I’ll be fighting for from D.C.,” Panetta told New Times. He added that he’ll work to boost the “beauty, bounty, military, and bedrooms” of the district, meaning protecting the natural landscape, improving federal funding for agriculture, safeguarding local military infrastructure, and increasing affordable housing options for lowerand middle-income constituents. Panetta is now working on bills to increase workforce housing and capital gains on the sales of homes and trying to pass the Farm Workforce Modernization Act at the Senate level. Farther south, the 24th District that covers other parts of SLO County and Santa Barbara and Ventura counties appears to favor incumbent Carbajal. He got 61.3 percent of counted votes compared to his opponent Republican Brad Allen’s 38.7 percent. In a written statement released on Nov. 9— the day after polls closed—Allen said he hoped the new Congress will find solutions to problems that are hurting people, just like he has “for over 40 years as a doctor.”

SLO city signals interest in selling recycled water to Edna Valley

Could San Luis Obispo’s wastewater help save Edna Valley agriculture? That was the question of the night on Nov. 15 for the SLO City Council, which took a deep dive into the future of its recycled water program—including whether it wants to sell any “extra” water to Edna Valley to help neighboring farmers reduce their draw on groundwater. By a 4-1 consensus (with Councilmember Jan Marx dissenting), the City Council agreed that it’d be a good use of city resources to explore short-term sales of recycled water to the Edna Valley region. “I think there is a broad recognition of the economic and environmental benefits of having a successful agricultural community surrounding us,” Councilmember Andy Pease said at the Nov. 15 meeting. “I am totally in favor of selling, as long as our needs are being met,” added Councilmember Carlyn Christianson. “Short-term support of green, agricultural land around us is a good investment while they [Edna Valley farmers]

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“I am, of course, saddened by last night’s results. Being a pediatric heart surgeon, I still feel we need to start sending people with real-life experience to Washington, instead of continuing to send career politicians who seem only to follow BUSY WITH BILLS Congressmen Salud Carbajal (left) and Jimmy their party’s ideology,” Panetta (right) are working on a series of bills, including one that would his statement read. assist federal firefighters with job hazard benefits and one on workforce housing, respectively. “Our campaign never used personal attacks retroactive compensation for those who faced but relied on facts and provided solutions to solve the district’s sexual trauma while serving on the military. problems.” “I am grateful, happy, and vindicated that the The most pressing problem, according to voters of the 24th congressional District have Carbajal, is inflation. reaffirmed the work that I’ve done in Congress,” “I have to keep working to make sure costs he said. are brought down,” he told New Times. “Inflation California had a roughly 39 percent voter is impacting the daily pocketbooks of families.” turnout for the general election. While Panetta He named other demanding issues like said, “any number below 100 percent isn’t climate change, transitioning from fossil fuels satisfactory,” Carbajal told New Times that it to more renewable energy sources, improving was better than the 2017 turnout but worse the failing economy through job creation, and lowering the prices of prescription drugs. than in 2018. Carbajal rounded out the gallery of issues Does he think voters are disillusioned? with a call to improve fundamental civil Some people are tired, Carbajal said. rights surrounding reproductive rights and “When you have the previous administration the LGBTQ-plus community and providing that continues to question the integrity immigration reform for recipients of the of elections, I think some people are not Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. participating as they did in the past,” he said. Now, Carbajal is working on a slew of bills “It’s about reminding people of civic engagement including those that deal with offshore wind and making sure that their views and values are energy, awarding presumption of job hazard represented with candidates at every level.” ∆ benefits to federal firefighters, child care tax credits for individuals and businesses, and —Bulbul Rajagopal

get their—let’s use a non-technical word—shit together and figure out what they’re going to do about the fact they have an overdrawn basin.” In the long term, SLO city has ambitious plans for its wastewater. As part of a $111 million upgrade to its wastewater treatment plant, it plans to use advanced technology to treat the city’s sewage to levels that will eventually be suitable for drinking water. But those plans are a ways off—at least eight years away—according to city officials, and currently the city produces more recycled water than it has uses for. Right now, the city deploys it to help with landscape irrigation, construction dust control, and supplemental flow to the San Luis Obispo Creek (which is where any excess recycled water goes). During the Nov. 15 meeting, city staff outlined more potential short-term uses for recycled water: like expanding irrigation at local parks, business parks, and residential common areas and offering water to farmers inside city limits. But the potential to sell water outside of the city to Edna Valley—one of SLO County’s dominant wine regions—drew the lion’s share

of the public’s attention and council discussion. Edna Valley growers have expressed interest in the city’s recycled water for more than a decade, according to George Donati, vice president of the Edna Valley Growers Mutual Water Company. “In 2009, agricultural interests in the Edna Valley initiated discussions with the city to redirect the excess recycled water going to the ocean to instead go to the Edna Valley to supplement water resources,” Donati said in a public comment letter. “The city has long recognized the significance of the valley as part of [the] greenbelt to the city, which includes most irrigated land in the Edna Valley.” According to Donati, in 2019, Edna Valley farmers put forward an offer to the city saying that farmers would be willing to pay for a pipeline to bring water to the valley “at no cost to the city” and “would take water only when it exceeded the city’s needs.” The pandemic sidetracked those discussions, but Donati said that the project is more urgent than ever. The region is required by the state’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act to address its groundwater overpumping. State grant funds are available to help push a NEWS continued page 6


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potential project forward with application deadlines looming, he said. SLO city officials have opted for a cautious approach. In the Nov. 15 council report, staff outlined a series of concerns about water sales to Edna Valley. Among them: Doing so could create new environmental habitats and expose the city to litigation to maintain those habitats. Another: Recycled water might be used to justify new residential or commercial development. But a City Council majority felt that those concerns could be dealt with in contractual language. Mayor Erica Stewart said she was in favor of the shortterm recycled water sales as long as the pitfalls could be avoided. “I think we want to make sure we’re doing two things at the same time, if we can, which is helping our general community and helping our neighbors in the agricultural community,” Stewart said. “And if we can do both, that’s an awesome experience.” The idea had plenty of detractors, though. Several SLO residents submitted emails to the city objecting to the idea of sending any treated wastewater out of town. Councilmember Marx shared their perspective. “I think city residents need to come first. I think that selling water outside of city limits would create a tremendous distraction for staff and our legal staff,” Marx said. “It would distract us from very important work that’s ahead, … and it would set a dangerous precedent.” Marx said that the city should not feel obligated to “rescue the Edna Valley from their own lack of water conservation over the years,” and feared that any amicable agreements with farmers now could eventually turn sour down the road when the city no longer wants to sell recycled water. “Why should the city take on additional risks in this particular situation? We’re going to build all this infrastructure, put this huge burden on our staff, and then we’ll say, ‘Oh well, sorry, now we need the water, you can’t have it,’” Marx said. “Because the drought is getting worse and worse and worse, … just when they [the farmers] need it the most is when the city will need it the most. And that’s when we’ll pull back. And that’s when the litigation will start.” —Peter Johnson

Glen Speck Elementary moves into renovated 17th Street campus

After years of negotiations, protests, and board meetings, Glen Speck Elementary School is moving into a brand new 17th Street campus, albeit temporarily. Paso Robles High School sophomore Moeni Basurto said her younger brother was excited to learn that he and his classmates would finally be able to attend a proper school. Basurto told New Times that her brother had been waiting since he started kindergarten to move from a temporary facility back to the school’s original campus. “He was actually happy, it’s like finally, I got my school—but only for two years, and then he got sad because it was only two years,” Basurto said. “I feel like they’ve been waiting for this so long, that I think that they finally deserve [the

school]. They [the board] should just take into consideration those kids that started off there and let them have the school.” According to Paso Robles Joint Unified School District Superintendent Curt DuBost, Glen Speck students and staff will be moving into the new campus over winter break and will remain there for two years until the 36th Street campus is finished. Then, students at Glen Speck and Georgia Brown will switch, where Glen Speck will move to the smaller, renovated 36th Street campus and Georgia Brown will take over the 17th Street campus. The school board made that decision earlier this year after protests to a plan that would have kept Glen Speck at the temporary school site until renovation at the 36th Street campus was finished. While Speck originally expected to move back into 17th Street permanently, enrollment numbers and a decision to keep Georgia Brown open changed that. The campus on 36th Street is smaller than the newly constructed campus on 17th Street, and Glen Speck is expected to have fewer students enrolled than Georgia Brown over the next several years. “The thinking is that they need to be permitted to attend the site they helped to plan and expected to occupy permanently at least during the 18 months of construction. It was also considered fundamentally unfair if the Georgia Brown staff and students did not have to occupy the temp site at all, while the stay of Speck at the temp site was extended,” DuBost wrote in an email. “The prospect that Speck staff and students would never be able to occupy the new school they had been planning to attend also weighed heavily on the board.” The grand opening of Glen Speck Elementary on 17th Street took place on Nov. 16, featuring a ribbon cutting ceremony and a tour of the facility. Constructed with funds from 2016’s Measure M, the new school features 12 new classrooms, a library, learning stairs, and the renovation of four existing classroom buildings. After teaching in portable classrooms for the past three years, Glen Speck teachers Terri Pearl and Rita Koski say that they’re both excited and grateful for any bit of time they can have in the new school. “I think everybody would like to be back at Glen Speck’s original home, Bauer Speck, and that’s what was promised to the community,” Koski said. “It was a surprise to learn that we would be going to 36th Street, but in the meantime, we’re really thrilled to be back at the new campus where kids can have an equitable playground to use and beautiful classrooms. I think they’ve given up a lot of years to be in a portable school, and I think it’s equitable to be in a traditional school.” —Shwetha Sundarrajan

Democrats lead in state Assembly District elections

The new 30th Assembly District is about to receive its first representative. The district—now covering the counties of Santa Cruz, Monterey, and parts of San Luis Obispo—will see leadership from either Democrat Dawn Addis or Republican Vicki Nohrden. Updated vote counts from all three counties showed Addis in the lead. With

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almost 150,000 votes counted so far in the 30th District, current Morro Bay City Councilmember Addis holds the lion’s share at roughly 63 percent. Nohrden stood at 37 percent. County elections offices are still in the process of counting votes. Addis received 54.2 percent, 67.7 percent, and 74.7 percent of tallied votes from SLO, Monterey, and Santa Cruz counties, respectively. The front-runner also soared in terms of campaign funding compared to her opponent. Campaign finance data indicated that Addis raked in a little more than $1 million district-wide from the beginning of the year until Oct. 22. Nohrden brought in roughly $96,004 over the same time period. “I ran for state Assembly because I believe that every child deserves a bright future, every person should have housing security and high quality health care, all people have a right to reproductive freedom, and our communities have a right to clean air and water,” Addis said in a statement announcing that she won the race. On Nov. 9, the day after the general election, Nohrden’s office emailed a campaign newsletter titled “The race isn’t over yet … ,” asking for more donations. “In one county, vote tallies do not even include ballots submitted Monday night, let alone in-person votes cast on Tuesday,” it read. “I need your help—we need funds to keep on top of county election reporting! There are so many moving pieces to protecting election integrity and EVERY VOTE COUNTS!” An ordained minister and founder of a religious group called Wind and Fire Ministries, Nohrden wrote a book called Breaking the Shield of Minerva in 2008, where she called California’s natural disasters God’s punishment for progressive policies surrounding samesex marriage and reproductive rights. Nohrden told New Times via email that she’s waiting for the final count of votes from all counties in the district. She did not comment on her book. “Win or lose I believe every candidate who ran a campaign has the right to a fair and honest count of the election,” Nohrden wrote. “Maybe it’s time for the media to respect the vote as every vote counts, and discounting those who voted or mailed in their ballot is dishonoring.” The 30th District race isn’t her first political campaign. Nohrden ran for the 29th Assembly District and 17th state Senate District in 2018 and 2020, respectively. She lost both times. Addis ran in 2020 for the previous iteration of the 30th District—then the 35th—but lost to Republican Jordan Cunningham. She celebrated her early lead on the night of Nov. 8 at SLO’s Big Sky Café soon after the first set of counted votes were released. Santa Barbara County 2nd District Supervisor Gregg Hart will have one last meeting as a county official on Nov. 29, and then he may be taking a seat up in Sacramento as the state’s 37th District Assembly member. The district—made up of Santa Barbara and southern SLO counties— changed after the required redistricting process, pushing both candidates to run for office. Preliminary results show Hart in the lead with 58.5 percent of the district’s votes and his opponent, Mike Stoker, with 41.5 percent. Hart celebrated election night with

his 92-year-old mother and his son at a victory party with 300 people in attendance, he said. “I was overwhelmed with the enthusiastic support of the people in the room,” Hart said. “I think it reflects the hard work I’ve been doing in local government, and reflects the respectful, civil way that I do my job.” Hart pulled ahead in Santa Barbara with 59.3 percent of the votes (72,357 votes) and Stoker earned 40.7 percent (49,687 votes), according to preliminary election results data. However, in SLO County, Stoker took the lead with 52.7 percent (4,322 votes) with Hart right behind at 47.3 percent (3,873 votes). “It’s very important to count every vote, and I look forward to getting the final results, but my lead is significant. I’m not slowing down, I’m going straight to work, and I’m excited to represent the residents,” Hart said. According to the Santa Barbara County Clerk-Recorder’s Office on Nov. 15, there’s still an estimated 12,330 unprocessed ballots. —Bulbul Rajagopal and Taylor O’Connor

SLO County to request extension on Bob Jones Trail grant

The Bob Jones Trail extension project is facing delays due to property acquisition challenges, and San Luis Obispo County plans to ask the state for a longer timeline to spend a $18.2 million grant—which would push the project out to 2027. SLO County received a coveted state transportation grant for the 4.4-mile trail connector in July 2021. Around that time, the county sued a property owner along the proposed path, Ray Bunnell, after he refused to allow access to his land for soilboring tests necessary to design one of the trail’s bridges. A few months later, four property owners along the trail path, including Bunnell, filed a lawsuit asserting that they had no interest in donating or selling easements for the trail and that the county intended to take their property under eminent domain. That legal slog has set the county back on the project, according to court filings. “Unfortunately, this process has taken longer than anticipated,” county attorneys wrote in an Oct. 26 court update on the case. “[The county] completed the survey and geotechnical boring work at Mr. Bunnell’s property on or around April 29, 2022. Respondents began preparing the requisite legal descriptions and proposed easement agreements for the property it seeks to acquire.” The next step, the attorneys wrote, is to hire appraisers to assign fair market value to the property easements. That work is expected to wrap up in May 2023 and will serve as a starting point for final negotiations. “[The county] will be seeking an extension of its grant funding deadlines to comport with this new estimated schedule, as appropriate,” the court filing stated. Nick Franco, the SLO County Parks and Recreation director, told New Times that the county will submit an extension request to the state next spring, “when we have a better idea of the timeline.” That would push the deadline to spend the grant out from 2025 to 2027. Franco said he’s confident that the California NEWS continued page 7


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Transportation Commission will approve the request. “Having delays for right-of-way/ easement acquisition is not unusual for transportation projects and similar extensions are frequently granted, so we expect the California Transportation Commission to approve the extension,” Franco said by email. According to court documents, the county and the four property owners have agreed to pause the litigation until or unless the county adopts a “resolution of necessity” for the easements—the first formal step to eminent domain. Two supervisors, 1st District Supervisor John Peschong and 5th District Supervisor Debbie Arnold, said they would not support using eminent domain for the Bob Jones Trail. An attorney representing the property owners did not return a New Times request for comment before press time. —Peter Johnson

Cambria CSD’s general manager resigns abruptly

determine the proper approach for the CCSD,” Stevens and Fountain wrote in a public comment letter. “The absence of proper information for the evaluation and hiring of the new fire chief was shameful, and an indication of his poor communication and management skills with both the board and the public.” They also called out Weigold’s slow progress on getting a coastal development permit for Cambria’s water reclamation facility. “Rather than working cooperatively with those agencies toward the coastal development permit application for the [water facility], Mr. Weigold consistently showed a lack of cooperation,” they wrote. “Required environmental studies have been routinely put on the back burner for years, despite that such studies often take a year or more to complete.” Due to the sudden departure of Weigold, the CCSD held a special meeting on Nov. 16 where board members answered questions from the public regarding the process to select Weigold’s successor. “The board has broad discretion to choose whoever they feel qualified to hold that acting general manager position, so the sky’s the limit,” said District Counsel Timothy Carmel. Once the board had answered questions from the public, they went into closed session and unanimously chose Ray Dienzo, CCSD engineer, as the acting general manager. —Shwetha Sundarrajan

Board members of the Cambria Community Services District (CCSD) were left scrambling to fill the general manager position after the John Weigold abruptly announced his resignation on Nov. 13. In his letter to the board, Weigold explained his decision to resign after three years on the job: He’s engaged and will be moving to the Santa Barbara Local election races area. “I would like to take this opportunity stand pat after to thank you for the knowledge and Nov. 15 count experience I have gained by working with San Luis Obispo County tallied another you, the board, and staff at the district,” 20,000 ballots in the general election on Weigold wrote. “I am very grateful for Nov. 15—pushing turnout to 50 percent— the time I have spent on our team and but the latest count didn’t change much the professional relationships I’ve built. in the local races. It’s been a pleasure working for you, and Except for one seat in a North County I hope our paths will cross again in the school board race, the same candidates future.” who led after a Nov. 11 count also led While Weigold’s official last day was after the Nov. 15 count. Nov. 15, public calls for his resignation A total of 91,696 ballots had been echoed throughout Cambria, particularly tallied in the election as of New Times’ during the Nov. 10 CCSD board meeting. press time, and 27,320 ballots are still During closed session, the board left to count. SLO County did not post conducted a performance evaluation of the general manager. While no action was the date of its next count before our press time. taken at that meeting, Claudia Harmon The Nov. 15 update showed Matt Worthen urged the board to fire Weigold. Allison jumping ahead of Jennifer “When faced with challenges, Mr. Grinager for second place in a race for two Weigold, in lieu of experience, hired consultants to create reports and perform seats on the Templeton Unified School District board. He led Grinager by 22 studies that he should have written or votes, or 0.33 percent. Janel Armet was overseen. He has proposed hiring a fullstill in first place in that race. time assistant to do his daily tasks,” Bruce Gibson kept his lead over Bruce Worthen wrote in a letter to the board. Jones in the contest for 2nd District “He attends policy committee meetings, county supervisor—but the incumbent but does not participate, even though his lost some ground. Gibson’s vote share advice or clarification is often needed.” dipped from 53.5 percent in the Nov. 11 Weigold’s decision to hire Cambria’s count to 52.1 percent after the Nov. 15 newest fire chief has been contested count. Gibson led Jones by by many Cambrians, 781 votes. such as Gail Stevens Several races remained and Robert Fountain, too close to call, including who felt that the hiring Send any news at Cuesta College, where reflected Weigold’s lack or story tips to Adrienne Garcia-Specht of communication and news@newtimesslo.com. cut into Peter Sysak’s management skills. lead in the race for a seat “Mr. Weigold is often on the board of trustees—but Sysak still very late in providing needed and timely information to both the board and the had a 51 percent to 49 percent edge. ∆ public, in order for them to assess and —Peter Johnson

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TEE IT UP The second Annual Tee It Up Veterans golf tournament, held on Nov. 11 at the Santa Maria Country Club, raised an estimated $90,000 for Welcome Home Military Heroes and Band of Brothers on the Central Coast. Last year’s event (pictured) raised about $50,000 for the two local organizations.

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up flag poles for free, and replaced about n 2021, Welcome Home Military Heroes Founder Robert Tolan worked 500 flags in the last two years,” he added. The 2022 tournament beat 2021 with Band of Brothers Founder Jeff in fundraising. During last year’s Stone to start a golf tournament in the tournament, Tolan said they raised span of five weeks. $25,000 for each organization—the “We had quite a bit of mistakes last largest donation received in Band of year; none of us had ever played in a golf Brothers’ history. tournament. None of us had even really “Anything over $25,000 is amazing for played golf,” Tolan recalled. “There was both organizations,” Tolan said. never a golf tournament [for veterans] on Although the tournament is over, Tolan the Central Coast, and we just decided to added that sharing the organizations on go for it.” social media is a helpful way to get their After overselling last year’s event and messages out to the public and promote learning from their mistakes, the two future events—which can be found on their organizations hosted another sold-out Tee it Up for Veterans golf tournament at the Santa respective websites and Facebook pages. “It’s great for all our members, Maria Country Club followed by a dinner and especially our veterans on Veterans Day, live auction on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. The tournament had raised more than $90,000 as [to be] with a bunch of people having fun. It’s an absolutely gorgeous and overall fun of Nov. 14, according to Tolan. During the pandemic, Band of Brothers event,” Tolan said. “The planning is hard and it’s been long, but the day of the event and Welcome Home were two of the only is absolutely a blast.” organizations offering vets services, and funds were running thin, Tolan said. They decided to hold a golf tournament Fast fact because it could raise a lot of funds to • The San Luis Obispo County continue operating. Department of Social Services’ “The other reason is we knew a golf Operation Santa is underway with tournament would bring in a completely the goal of making wishes come true for different crowd: people who didn’t kids and seniors struggling financially. know about Welcome Home or Band of Wish tree lists will be up until Dec. 5 at Brothers. It was a mission to expand out businesses across the county, including to individuals who never heard of us, at Target in SLO, Walmart in Paso and let them know what’s going on in the Robles and Arroyo Grande, Headstrong veteran community,” he said. Fit in SLO, Sea Breeze Cupcakes & Band of Brothers is a Santa MariaSweet Treats in SLO, and Orangetheory based organization that offers a house Fitness in SLO. Donations will help social for homeless veterans and sports clubs workers fulfill those holiday wishes. To where veterans can travel and play help, you can drop off a new unwrapped against other sports teams, toy, gift, or gift card at any Tolan said. Welcome Cal Fire facility; grab a Home primarily operates wish list off a tree; or in SLO County and check the most needed offers welcome home Send business and items list at gifthero.com/ packages for all military nonprofit information to gift-hero-420153289, buy members returning from strokes@newtimesslo.com. a gift online, and ship it deployment, military to the county’s “North member care packages, Pole”—Dept. of Social and veteran funeral services. Services, attention Marge Tolan and Stone met while playing in a Castle, P.O. Box 8119, SLO, CA 93403. ∆ veterans softball league and Stone asked Staff writer Taylor O’Connor, from New if he wanted to collaborate with Band of Times’ sister paper, wrote this week’s Brothers, Tolan said. Strokes. You can reach her at toconnor@ “Welcome Home and Band of Brothers have worked together in the past. [We] put santamariasun.com.

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Neglected disabilities We still have a long way to go to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act

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remember how things were when the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed in 1990. People with physical disabilities could not get on buses because they couldn’t climb the stairs or the bus couldn’t carry a wheelchair. It was hard to cross city streets because there were no curb cuts. Those with hearing impairments received no help with phone calls, and there were no flashing lights in buildings to indicate whether there was a fire. Employers were not required to accommodate the needs of those with challenges of any kind, and job discrimination against such people was rampant. Stores, hotels, restaurants and movie theaters, for example, had spaces that were not accessible. The automatic doors that we see everywhere today did not exist. Obviously, we have come a long way, right? Maybe not. The ADA is usually thought of in terms of physical disabilities but mental impairments are neglected. The ADA defines a covered disability as “a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, a history of having such an impairment, or being regarded as having such an impairment.” People who have cognitive deficits are

now required to perform tasks online that may be difficult or impossible and may be denied access to businesses and even health care. Really? Yes, really. For example, my local CVS now has only selfcheckout with no employees who can ring up a sale. Most of us can handle that, but some cannot. Folks with early Alzheimer’s disease or with severe Down syndrome are capable of going to CVS and picking up shampoo, but they may not be able to use the self-checkout. Another example: People with mental disabilities may encounter a requirement that all medical information needed prior to a first appointment with a doctor must be submitted through an online portal with multiple links to multiple forms, and this task is beyond their abilities. I recently experienced this problem myself. A local doctor’s office asked me to complete a number of forms online through a patient portal. I managed to get some done correctly but could not access others. I am not as competent online as I was even five years ago, so I asked if I could come in before my first appointment to fill out the required forms. The answer was no. I then asked to have the forms faxed to me and was again told no. I could not see the doctor unless I could

manage to do everything online. I had asked for “reasonable accommodation” and was shocked to be refused, especially by a health professional! Denied treatment by this doctor, I was forced to look elsewhere for help, somewhere that offered me the chance to fill out the forms by hand.

as ‘bricks vs. clicks’), seeks to expand the ADA’s authority to cyberspace.” I could bring a lawsuit because I was denied access to a care provider, but I am not really seeking the publicity or a financial award. I simply want to make people in our community—be they store owners, medical professionals, hotels,

I simply want to make people in our community—be they store owners, medical professionals, hotels, etc.—aware that the ADA is not limited to physical disabilities. etc.—aware that the ADA is not limited Fortunately, there is now legal to physical disabilities. If you truly see precedent regarding cyberspace, yourself as being of service according to a Wikipedia to our community, you article: “Two major must take a look at hotel room marketers how you conduct your (expedia.com and Send us your business and ensure hotels.com) with their views and opinion to that it doesn’t exclude or business presence on letters@newtimesslo.com. make access difficult to the internet were sued anyone with a disability because its customers who wants to patronize your with disabilities could establishment or seek treatment for their not reserve hotel rooms through their websites without substantial extra efforts health needs. ∆ that persons without disabilities were not Judith Amber writes from Arroyo Grande. required to perform. These represent a Send a response for publication to letters@ major potential expansion of the ADA in newtimesslo.com. that this, and other similar suits (known

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Letters Avoid a holiday tragedy The holiday season comes with family gatherings, social time with friends, and office parties. These events can lead to life-altering consequences, like drunken driving. When I was 16 years old in 1992, a drunken driver hit me. I had a fourmonth coma, broken bones, paralysis, and brain injuries. My gait and speech are affected, and I lost my driving and

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hearing abilities. For 30-plus years, I have read lips and cannot enjoy holiday music anymore. I always loved the music of the holiday season. “Holiday Traditions: Vocal Arts Ensemble Concert” at the CPAC at Cuesta College on Dec. 11 would be one I would not miss. Unfortunately, I am unable to hear holiday music well. Drunken drivers injure lives in many ways, and I know. Planning to take Highway 1 to attend a holiday gathering? Make the smart decisions now if you plan to drink: Don’t drive drunk. Law enforcement and I urge you to have a sober friend, taxi, etc., drive you to and from this location. My message to drive sober will never get old because it saves lives. Having a sober driver is a perfect way to begin 2023. Happy Holidays. Lori Martin Tracy

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he Paso Basin Land Use Management Area Planting Ordinance—understandably often shorthanded as PBLUMA—is now slouching toward the SLO County Board of Supervisors after receiving a beat-down from the county Planning Commission of a kind seldom seen in these parts. Here’s a taste from their recommendation of rejection: “The benefits of the proposed planting ordinance do not outweigh the significant unavoidable impacts identified in the environmental impact report. … Increased groundwater extractions facilitated by the proposed planting ordinance risk the State Water Resources Control Board taking over the groundwater sustainability plan process if sustainability is not achieved.” At this point, even the legendary arrogance of this board may not be enough to scale Mount PBLUMA, a pinnacle of environmental ignorance that tries to solve a problem by ignoring a bigger one and would trigger a landslide of unintended but obvious consequences. Faithful followers of this column may recall this “disaster in waiting” from its cameo appearance in my September installment on the deficient Paso Basin Groundwater Sustainability Plan (Time’s up, Sept. 15), which noted that the planting ordinance, as created by Supervisors Debbie Arnold, Lynn Compton, and John Peschong, “will greatly expand pumping rights for ag zoned land in the basin via a permit to pump up to 25 acre-feet of water per year for new plantings.” Or as the environmental impact report prepared for the draft ordinance put it: “The proposed planting ordinance would decrease groundwater supplies such that sustainable groundwater management of the Paso Robles sub basin would be impeded.” Oops. Well then, “mitigation measures” are necessary, a thankless task for the environmental consultants. But not the kind of measures that might, you know, fix the problem while also possibly impacting the profits of economic interests or otherwise impeding the smooth flow of commerce. Just the kind of mitigations that make it look like something is being mitigated (“for the life of the project, maintain the unpaved roads, driveways, and/or parking area with a dust suppressant”) but don’t touch the reality of the increased drawdown of an overdrafted basin. Because tomorrow never comes. As it turned out, the economic interests the board majority was catering to hated those mitigations. And environmentalists and resource agencies hated everything else. And we all let the Planning Commission know it. Perhaps the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said it best, echoing the environmental impact report: “We are perplexed that the county would consider adopting an ordinance that could severely impact steelhead and its critical habitat and impede sustainable groundwater management.” Whether they ignore their planning commissioners and put their ordinance on the books so a future board can kill it, or they bow to reality, letting it die quickly and simply extending the current 1:1 water use offset program until the groundwater sustainability plan is in

place, this board’s legacy is secure. This is the board that slavishly serves the interests of the off-road vehicle lobby at the Oceano Dunes, gave a platform to delusional charges of voter fraud in the 2020 election, withheld the benefits of community choice energy from county residents, eliminated the position of climate action program manager (because problem solved), tried to violate the state law governing the creation of subdivisions (before the Sierra Club put a stop to that), lobbied Sacramento with a shopping list of voter suppression measures, drove the nail in the coffin of affordable housing by repealing the county’s inclusionary housing ordinance, and gerrymandered the supervisorial districts in an attempt to secure permanent minority rule. They are not shy. The Sierra Club has long been proud to be a thorn in their sides. At the meeting where the board majority finalized its gerrymandering plan, Supervisor Compton name-checked us from the dais for our annoying habit of persuading people to stand up and be counted in large numbers opposing things Supervisor Compton wants to do, or in favor of things she doesn’t. Before he ascended to the board, when Peschong was using his Tribune column to paint an imaginary scary picture of the future Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary and its ban on offshore drilling, we pointed to his oil-soaked curriculum vitae. (“Even I am not immune to mockery,” he wrote in response.) Now the ruling troika of Peschong, Compton, and Arnold—attempting to ignore the reality of a vanishing groundwater basin and go in the opposite direction of the state of California and the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act—is caught in a bear trap. Several aphorisms come to mind: • Droughts don’t play politics. • Nature bats last. • The economy is a wholly owned subsidiary of the environment. This board has been a cautionary tale. This is what happens when elected officials care a lot about politics and power but have no use for sensible land use planning. Gerrymandering, yes; a sustainable water supply, not so much. The public hearing on the Paso Basin Land Use Management Area Planting Ordinance will be heard before the County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Dec. 6. Let your voice be heard. ∆ Andrew Christie is the director of the Santa Lucia Chapter of the Sierra Club. Reach him through the editor at clanham@newtimesslo.com.

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totally get Republicans and their suspicions of election fraud. Really, I do. They’re so sure their ideas are superior and held by the majority that they simply can’t conceive of there being enough liberal voters to beat their candidates and policies in a fair race. I get them because I was them. In 2016, when Donald Trump became U.S. president, I thought, “Surely there aren’t enough backwards, ignorant, sycophantic, knuckle-dragging troglodytes in America to elect this sexist, racist, xenophobic, anti-intellectual Oompa Loompa to the highest office.” Technically, it turns out I was correct. If it wasn’t for the outdated, unnecessary, and unfair Electoral College system, Hillary Clinton would have been president with her extra 3 million popular votes, but I believe in democracy and accepted that tRump was the legitimate president. Now if only Republicans could realize that America’s voters have rejected their election denialism, their voter fraud nonsense, and their anti-government rhetoric, maybe they could decide whether they want to adjust their ideology to gain more of the electorate or if they, you know, would rather cling dogmatically to their failed ideas and drift into complete irrelevance. I know what the Republican Party of San Luis Obispo (RPSLO) has decided to do. On their Facebook page, their updated cover photo is a Fox News shot of tRump announcing his 2024 presidential run. Maybe they haven’t heard the horrible

wheezing sound emanating from the dying MAGA movement or noticed a tRump endorsement is the kiss of death. If you need a few laughs, scroll down the RPSLO feed. They reposted a meme that reads “PENNSYLVANIA VOTERS REELECT DEAD DEMOCRAT STATE REPRESENTATIVE” under the comment “What is going on in PA!!” I guess what’s going on is Pennsylvania voters prefer a dead Democrat over a living Republican. State Rep. Tony DeLuca died a month before the election, but his name was already printed on the ballot. It’s not a conspiracy, and tinfoil looks weird on your head. Also, cue paranoia with this RPSLO post: “Although more ballots remain to be counted, some have manifested which are clearly a mistake. Darcia Stebbens tells KPRL several people in the North County received primary election ballots in October. If you receive a ballot which was not a general election ballot, you’re advised to turn it in to the Republican Party headquarters, so that Darcia can present all of them to the election office.” Huh? Stebbens was the lady who demanded a recount of the 4th District Supervisor Lynn Compton loss to Jimmy Paulding, the new supe. The recount revealed the original tabulation was 100 percent accurate.

results that show her trailing Addis by Also on RPSLO’s Facebook page is the more than 25 points districtwide, Nohrden hilarious meme depicting an older Black scolded Rajagopal for doing her job. woman who’s covered in “I Voted” stickers “Win or lose, I believe every candidate under the banner “Democrats leaving who ran a campaign has the right to a the polls on Election Day.” Hmm. Accusing fair and honest count of the election,” Democrats of cheating at the polls by voting Nohrden retorted, even though no one is more than once? I thought Dems cheated arguing candidates shouldn’t. “Maybe using Dominion vote tabulators and it’s time for the media to respect the mail-in ballots. I guess your conspiracy vote [boldface Nohrden’s] as every vote now includes volunteer citizen poll workers counts, and discounting those who voted cheating on Democrats’ behalf. Weird that more and more people think Republicans are or mailed in their ballot is dishonoring. “The counties have until Nov. 15 to wacko. receive postmarked ballots from Nov. 7 Come on, RPSLO! Be original instead of just parroting all the crazy conspiracies voting by mail while the media uses its platform to call races,” Nohrden continued. dreamed up by the ultra-cuckoo wing of “I believe that is both dishonoring and your party! disrespectful. Be a leader, Bulbul, and And speaking of ultra-cuckoo, Vicki stand up for what’s right.” “I’ve Been Ordained by God” Hey Vicki, New Times isn’t calling the Nohrden—the lady who wrote a 2008 book election in Addis’ favor, though honestly, claiming California drought and wildfires you’d need a lot of the uncounted votes are God’s punishment for legalizing gay to overcome her lead. It’s marriage and allowing math, after all. Instead abortion—is clearly of rebuking a journalist hoping for a Christmas who’s giving you an miracle in her race against Send us your opportunity to voice your Dawn Addis for the 30th views and opinion to opinion on the state of District Assembly seat. letters@newtimesslo.com. your race, why don’t you New Times reporter be a leader and show a Bulbul Rajagopal reached little grace in what appears out to Nohrden for comment on to be your impending defeat. her race—as reporters are wont to do. I have a feeling that if you were in the “As per our last correspondence, you lead, you might have a comment or two to mentioned that you’d be available to share with the public about God’s will. By comment on the AD30 race and your book the way, Addis already claimed victory. after the elections concluded,” Rajagopal She apparently understands math. ∆ emailed. “I understand the preliminary results are out and votes are still being updated. I’d be grateful to speak with you.” The Shredder mocks Republicans. Cry about it at shredder@newtimesslo.com. Instead of commenting on preliminary

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The Pacific Conservatory Theatre (PCPA) presents its new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella at the Marian Theatre in Santa Maria through Friday, Dec. 23. The show’s cast includes Faith Lennon Richter (pictured) as Ella. Visit pcpa.org or call the PCPA Box Office at (805) 922-8313 for tickets or more info on the production. The Marian Theatre is located at 800 S. College Drive, Santa Maria. —Caleb Wiseblood COURTESY PHOTO BY JULIO ROJO

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COLLAGES AND PHOTOGRAPHS OF LOS OSOS Collages and photographs featuring Sweet Springs Nature Preserve and the Elfin Forest by Los Osos photographer Kelly Hayes are for sale online and on display at Los Osos Pop-up Gallery (1056 Los Osos Valley Road). Photo prints on metal, paper, acrylic, and greeting cards. ongoing Free. centralcoasty.com. Los Osos, Townwide, Los Osos.

COSTA GALLERY: ELLEN JEWETT Gallery hours are expected to be extended beginning in October or November for the holidays. Thursdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sundays, 12-4 p.m. Costa Gallery, 2087 10th St., Los Osos, 559-799-9632. FAMILY PLAYTIME WITH ALCOHOL INKS Looking for an event for the entire family? Come play with alcohol inks. They are basically inks with alcohol in them, so they dry super fast. Enjoy making ornaments, necklaces or magnets, and shaving cream cards. Pre-registration required. Nov. 25, 10 a.m.-noon $25. 805-286-5993. CreativeMeTime.com. Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main St., Morro Bay. FINE ART ACRYLIC PAINTINGS BY SPANKY ANDERSON: GALLERY AT MARINA SQUARE

Paul “Spanky” Anderson is an acrylic painter who said his “peripheral vision of the Central Coast virtually dictates the color palette and brushstrokes” onto his canvas. Through Nov. 29 Free. 805-772-1068. galleryatmarinasquare.com. Gallery at Marina Square, 601 Embarcadero suite 10, Morro Bay.

FINE ART FUSED DICHROIC GLASS BY LINDA HILL: GALLERY AT MARINA SQUARE Linda Hill

is a fused glass artist. She creates glass pieces and jewelry creations with unique patterns and shapes. Through Nov. 29 Free. 805-7721068. galleryatmarinasquare.com. Gallery at Marina Square, 601 Embarcadero suite 10, Morro Bay.

FOODIES: A MUSICAL COMEDY (STAGED READING) A new, original

staged musical comedy written by Michael Kaplan and Jeff Mar. A fussy eater who hates vegetables is mistaken for the guest of honor at the Paso Robles Food and Wine Festival. He keeps up the fib after becoming infatuated with the woman running the show. Nov. 18, 7-9 p.m., Nov. 19, 7-9 p.m. and Nov. 20, 2-4 p.m. $20. 213-864-9232. cambriaarts.org/theatre-tickets. Cambria Center for the Arts Theatre, 1350 Main St., Cambria.

METAL ART BY TRUDI GILLIAM Gilliam creates her sculptures using copper, brass, nickel/silver, and

found objects. This new series of whales and birds uses copper and sea glass. ongoing 805-772-9955. Seven Sisters Gallery, 601 Embarcadero Ste. 8, Morro Bay, sevensistersgalleryca.com.

THE PLEIN AIR TEAM Acrylic artist, Nancy Lynn,

and husband, watercolorist, Robert Fleming, have an ongoing show of originals and giclee prints of Morro Bay and local birds. ongoing 805-772-9955. Seven Sisters Gallery, 601 Embarcadero Ste. 8, Morro Bay, sevensistersgalleryca.com.

SLOFUNNY COMEDY SHOW PRESENTS GREG WILSON AND FRIENDS This Thanksgiving, Greg

Wilson is bringing laughs to the Central Coast. When he isn’t guest starring on one of your favorite TV shows, Greg can be found headlining shows around the country. Hosted by David Murphy. Featuring Justin Foster, Dave Yates, and Amanda Cohen. Nov. 26, 6:30-8 & 9-10:30 p.m. $25. 805-534-3129. facebook.com/slofunny. Morro Bay Veterans Memorial Building, 209 Surf St., Morro Bay.

SUCCULENTS AND DRIFTWOOD Learn how easy

it is to create with succulents. Choose a wreath or decorate a piece of recycled wood with driftwood, then add succulents or create a beautiful holiday tree or letters. Preregistration required. Nov. 26, 10 a.m.-noon Various. 805-286-5993. CreativeMeTime.com. Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main St., Morro Bay.

SUITE SURRENDER Mistaken identities, overblown egos, double entendres, and a lap dog named Mr. Boodles round out this hilarious riot of a love note to the classic farces of the 30s and 40s. Nov. 25-Dec. 11 my805tix.com. By The Sea Productions, 545 Shasta Ave., Morro Bay.

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ACTS OF WORSHIP: SYMBOL, MEANING AND RITUAL IN CONTEMPORARY ART The latest in a series of online and on-site exhibitions. Featuring Peg Grady, Judy Johnson-Williams, Lisa R. Falk, Colleen Marlow, Michael McKee, and Larry Stone. Curated by Larry Stone. The title/theme references the title of a short story anthology written by Yukio Mishima. Through Nov. 19 Free. 626-

393-1750. actsofworship-art.com. Acts of Worship venue, 2021 Niderer Road, Paso Robles.

Anam Cre Pottery Studio, 1243 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, 805-896-6197, anamcre.com.

DEPRISE BRESCIA ART GALLERY: OPEN DAILY

ARTIST RIKI SCHUMACHER AT ART CENTRAL GALLERY Schumacher’s work is pensive and

Features a large selection of encaustic art, sculpted paintings, art installations, acrylic palette knife paintings, digital art, glass, jewelry, stones, fossils, and a butterfl y sculpture garden. ongoing DepriseBrescia. com. Deprise Brescia Art Gallery, 829 10th St., Paso Robles, 310-621-7543.

PAINT AND SIP CLASS Joining forces with the talents of Art Social, the winery will offer classes twice a month for you to sip and get creative on the vineyard. Friday classes held at 7 p.m. Sunday classes held at noon. Nov. 18 my805tix.com. Cass Winery and Vineyard, 7350 Linne Rd., Paso Robles.

STUDIOS ON THE PARK: CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS Check site for a variety of classes and workshops offered. ongoing studiosonthepark.org. Studios on the Park, 1130 Pine St., Paso Robles, 805-238-9800.

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42ND CENTRAL COAST CRAFT FAIR A handmade craft show with several local makers and artisans. Cider and cookies available to welcome you as you shop. Features a prize drawing fundraiser for Central Coast Quilts of Valor Foundation, supporting veterans with quilts, and Wreaths Across America. Nov. 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. San Luis Obispo Vets’ Hall, 801 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo, 805-781-5930.

ACTOR’S EDGE: ACTING CLASSES Actor’s Edge offers film and television acting training in San Luis Obispo, plus exposure to Los Angeles talent agents. All ages and skill levels welcome. Classes available in SLO, LA, and on zoom. ongoing $210 per month. actorsedge. com. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo.

ALL LEVELS POTTERY CLASSES Anam Cre is a pottery studio in SLO that offers a variety of classes. This specific class is open to any level. Teachers are present for questions, but the class feels more like an open studio time for potters. Thursdays, 6-8 p.m. $40.

New Times and the Sun now share their community listings for a complete Central Coast calendar running from SLO County through northern Santa Barbara County. Submit events online by logging in with your Google, Facebook, or Twitter account at newtimesslo.com. You may also email calendar@ newtimesslo.com. Deadline is one week before the issue date on Thursdays. Submissions are subject to editing and approval. Contact Calendar Editor Caleb Wiseblood directly at cwiseblood@newtimesslo.com.

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INDEX Arts ............................[12] Culture & Lifestyle.......[13] Food & Drink.............. [14] Music .........................[15]

introspective, inspiring one to take a solitary walk on a cloudy day. Wander in to reflect on her “delicious, wistful landscapes.” Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 12-4 p.m. Free. 805-747-4200. artcentralslo. com/gallery-artists/. Art Central, 1329 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo.

BEGINNING DRAWING FOR KIDS WITH SPENCER COLLINS This class is designed to teach young students the important basic building blocks of drawing. Students learn about various drawing techniques and materials such as graphite, charcoal, and paint pens. For kids ages 8-13. Thursdays, 3:30-5 p.m. through Dec. 29 $28 per session; $100 for 5 classes; $180 for 10 classes. 805-747-4200. artcentralslo.com/workshops-events/. Art Central, 1329 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo.

CERAMIC LESSONS AND MORE Now offering

private one-on-one and group lessons in the ceramic arts. Both hand building and wheel throwing options. Beginners welcomed. ongoing 805-835-5893. hmcruceceramics. com/. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo.

CHRISTINA MCPHEE: LISTENING A solo exhibition

of paintings and video by San Luis Obispo-based artist Christina McPhee. Through Nov. 18 Free. 614-607-2268. ososcontemporary.com/pages/listening-christina-mcphee. Osos Contemporary, 967 Osos St., San Luis Obispo.

COMEDY NIGHT Professional comedy show featuring local and touring comics. Hosted by Aidan Candelario. Third Thursday of every month, 7-9 p.m. $5. 805-5408300. Bang the Drum Brewery, 1150 Laurel Lane, suite 130, San Luis Obispo, bangthedrumbrewery.com.

INTERMEDIATE OIL PAINTING: ADULT ART CLASS This class is for students who may have tried oil

painting in the past but are looking to advance their skill levels. Color theory and proportion study will be a focus in the class. Mondays, 2-5 p.m. $30 per student or $75 for 3 classes. 805-747-4200. artcentralslo.com/workshopsevents/. Art Central, 1329 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo.

INTRO TO IMPROV: FOUNDATIONS OF IMPROV

Learn the fun fundamentals of improv, team collaboration, and scene work. Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m. through Dec. 14 $225. 803-487-4481. centralcoastcomedytheater.com. Central Coast Comedy Theater Training Center, 2078 Parker Street, Suite 200, San Luis Obispo.

INTRO TO OIL PAINTING WITH SPENCER COLLINS The perfect class for those wanting to try oil painting for the first time. Guests discuss color theory, layering paint, and how to use various media. For ages 16 and over. Thursdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $30 per class or $100 for 4

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ARTS from page 12 classes. 805-747-4200. artcentralslo.com/workshopsevents/. Art Central, 1329 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo.

INTRO TO PRINTMAKING WITH TRICIA REICHERT AND MARYANNE NUCCI All ages are

welcome and no prior experience is necessary to attend these workshops, just a desire to learn, explore and experiment. Please contact Tricia at tricia@triciareichert.com Nov. 22, 1-4:30 p.m. $210 for 6 sessions. 805-747-4200. artcentralslo.com/workshops-events/. Art Central, 1329 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo.

JUST ADD WATER Come experience the detailed

and expressive work of six accomplished local watercolorists in this upcoming show. Through Nov. 28 805-878-6404. Art Central, 1329 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, artcentralslo.wordpress.com.

KIDS IMPROV CLASS Do you have an active

youngster who loves to act or perform, or just loves to play? In this class, students will develop improv and acting skills, learn fun improv games, and develop teamwork skills. Thursdays, 4-5:30 p.m. through Dec. 15 $225. 803-487-4401. centralcoastcomedytheater. com. Central Coast Comedy Theater Training Center, 2078 Parker Street, Suite 200, San Luis Obispo.

KIDS POTTERY CLASSES Enjoy making animal

sculptures, bowls, plates, etc. Please arrive on time, not early, as venue uses the transition time between classes to sanitize. Designed to sign up on a weekly basis. Thursdays, 1:30-2:30 p.m. $40. anamcre.com. Anam Cre Pottery Studio, 1243 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, 805-896-6197.

LEARN TO WEAVE MONDAYS An opportunity to learn how a four-shaft loom works. You will get acquainted as a new weaver or as a refresher with lots of tips and tricks. This class includes getting to know a loom, how to prepare/dress a loom, and much much more. Mondays, 1-4 p.m. $75 monthly. 805-441-8257. Patricia Martin: Whispering Vista Studios, 224 Squire Canyon Rd, San Luis Obispo, patriciamartinartist.com. THE MONDAY CLUBHOUSE CONSERVANCY FINE ARTS AWARDS APPLICATIONS Open to high school

juniors and seniors. Categories: classical music, jazz music, and visual art. Submit online application. Finalists in all categories compete in a live competition at The Monday Club on Feb. 26. Through Jan. 30, 2023 Free. 805-2421076. themondayclubslo.org. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo.

OPEN MIC COMEDY Sign-ups at 6:30 p.m. Hosted by Aidan Candelario. Mondays, 7-9 p.m. Free. 805-5408300. saintsbarrel.com/event-calendar. Saints Barrel Wine Bar, 1021 Higuera St., San Luis Obispo.

PLEIN AIR PAINTERS OF THE CENTRAL COAST A

self-directed fun group of dynamic artists who enjoy painting and sketching outdoors. Artists meet on site at various locations. Weekly plein air destinations are provided by Kirsti Wothe via email (mrswothe@yahoo.com). Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-noon SLO County, Various locations, San Luis Obispo.

POTTERY: BEGINNING WHEEL CLASS This series

is a great intro to the pottery wheel. Students learn to throw various shapes, surface decorate, and glaze. Clay and firing included with admission. Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $180. anamcre.com. Anam Cre Pottery Studio, 1243 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, 805-8966197.

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ART OF LINDA ABBOTT TRAPP This showcase

explores the boundaries between art and psychology. A festive reception takes place on Nov. 19. Nov. 19, 2-4 p.m. lindaabbotttrapp.com. Clark Center for the Performing Arts, 487 Fair Oaks Ave., Arroyo Grande, 805-489-9444.

ARTISAN FAIRE FUNDRAISER Features more than

30 vendors with hand crafted goods, paintings, fabric art, ceramics, jewelry, and much more. Includes a cafe with homemade pie. All proceeds go to community charities and college scholarships for local students. Nov. 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 831-595-6507. Women’s Club of Arroyo Grande, 211 Vernon St., Arroyo Grande.

ARTWORK BY STEVE ANDREWS On display

throughout November and December. Through Dec. 31 Clark Center for the Performing Arts, 487 Fair Oaks Ave., Arroyo Grande, 805-489-9444, clarkcenter.org.

BE PART OF ART There will be a different art activity each month. Bring the whole family to see the beauty in creating together and how easy it can be to bring art into your home. Last Saturday of every month, 1:30-3 p.m. Free. 805-668-2125. lila.community. LilA Creative Community, 1147 East Grand Ave. suite 101, Arroyo Grande.

BOOK LAUNCH WITH AUTHOR MARK PARSONS During the book launch, Parsons will sign copies of his new book, talk about the ‘story behind the story,’ and take questions about writing and publishing. Nov. 20, 2-4 p.m. Monarch Books, 201 E. Branch St., Arroyo Grande, monarchbooks805.com.

DIANE ROSE ZINK’S THE NUTCRACKER Presented

by Everybody Can Dance and the Santa Maria Civic Ballet. Nov. 26 and Nov. 27 Clark Center for the Performing Arts, 487 Fair Oaks Ave., Arroyo Grande, 805-489-9444, clarkcenter.org.

HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA: A CHRISTMAS CAROL Visited by the ghosts of Past, Present, and

Future, Ebenezer Scrooge must find it in his heart to change or face a bleak and lonely future. No show on Christmas day. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 7-10 p.m., Saturdays, 2-5 p.m. and Sundays, 6-9 p.m. through Dec.

18 $36-$40. 805-489-2499. americanmelodrama.com. Great American Melodrama, 1863 Front St., Oceano.

HOLIDAY MARKET Discover local artists, quality gifts,

and more. If you are interested in being a vendor, please contact ahna@avilabayclub.com Nov. 20, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. No cover charge. 805-595-7600. avilabayclub.com. Avila Bay Athletic Club and Spa, 6699 Bay Laurel Place, Avila Beach.

MIXED MEDIA FOR AGES 5-7 Each week students will have the opportunity to explore and combine various mediums like pastels with tempera, watercolors and collage, or clay and wood and so much more. Mondays, 3:30-4:45 p.m. $25. 805-668-2125. lila.community. LilA Creative Community, 1147 East Grand Ave. suite 101, Arroyo Grande. MIXED MEDIA WORKSHOP (AGES 7-12) Come

explore mixed media with an emphasis on the Elements of Art and the Principles of Design. Each week, students will have the opportunity to use various media. Tuesdays, 3:304:45 p.m. $25. 805-668-2125. lila.community. LilA Creative Community, 1147 East Grand Ave. suite 101, Arroyo Grande.

OPEN STUDIO (AGES 7-12) Guests can explore a variety of media and techniques while focusing on their own subject matter. Whether they come with a project in mind, or find their way as they play, this class offers a chance for independent learning in a supportive environment. Thursdays, 3:45-4:45 p.m. $25. 805-668-2125. lila. community/all-workshops/open-studio. LilA Creative Community, 1147 East Grand Ave. suite 101, Arroyo Grande. OPEN STUDIO FOR ADULTS Guests can come in and decide what materials they would like to work with and create freely. Share your creative process with others and see how your work will flourish. Tuesdays, 6-9 p.m. and Wednesdays, 12:30-3:30 p.m. $40. 805-668-2125. Lila.community. LilA Creative Community, 1147 East Grand Ave. suite 101, Arroyo Grande.

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TRILOGY ART EXTRAVAGANZA Media on display

and for sale includes photography, ceramics, carvings, mosaics, jewelry, and more. Nov. 19, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Monarch Club, 1645 Trilogy Pkway., Nipomo.

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AUDITION, A LOS ALAMOS STORY A new musical

comedy, described as “a love song (actually, 12) to our very special small town on the Central Coast.” Nov. 18, 7-8:15 p.m., Nov. 19, 2-3:15 & 7-8:15 p.m. and Nov. 20, 2-3:15 p.m. $25. 805-344-1144. latgstore. square.site. Los Alamos Theatre Group, 515 Bell Street, Los Alamos.

CO-DEPENDENTS ANONYMOUS MEETING

Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA) is a Twelve Step recovery program for anyone who desires to have healthy and loving relationships with themselves and others. Meeting is hybrid (both in person and on Zoom). For information, call 805-900-5237. Saturdays, 1-2:15 p.m. Free. thecambriaconnection.org/. Cambria Connection, 1069 Main St., Cambria, (805) 927-1654.

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THE FIRST ANNUAL BARN BAZAAR A collaboration of local makers, perfect for local pre-holiday shopping. Nov. 18, 4-8 p.m. Red Barn at Los Osos Community Park, 2180 Palisades Ave., Los Osos.

FOURTH ANNUAL BASH CANCER FEST In support of the Teddy Bear Foundation. This year’s event will feature live performances from Young Dubliners, Cuesta Ridge, The, Driftwood Brothers, Surfeza, Dan Waters, Big B and Da Boys, and more Nov. 19, noon my805tix. com. Red Barn at Los Osos Community Park, 2180 Palisades Ave., Los Osos. MORRO BAY MIXED MARTIAL ARTS Disciplines include advanced athletic performance fitness training, Thai kickboxing, and more. Beginners to advanced students welcome. Day and evening classes offered. Mondays-Saturdays, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Call for more info. 805-701-7397. charvetmartialarts.com. Morro Bay Martial Arts, 850 Shasta, Morro Bay. SOCRATES: DISCUSSION GROUP Group members

PLAY, EXPLORE, CREATE (AGES 5-7) Young artists will play at various stations, exploring games, and mixed media. There will be a new activity each week. Wonderful opportunities for drawing, painting, and sculpture. Tuesdays, 9-10 a.m. $25. 805-668-2125. lila.community. LilA Creative Community, 1147 East Grand Ave. suite 101, Arroyo Grande. Enjoy the opportunity to explore drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, and mixed media. Each week a new adventure awaits. Thursdays, 2-3 p.m. and Fridays, 9-10 a.m. $25. 805-668-2125. lila.community. LilA Creative Community, 1147 East Grand Ave. suite 101, Arroyo Grande.

advance. Learn a wide range of techniques and skills. Mask Required. Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. St. Timothy’s Catholic Church, 962 Piney Way, Morro Bay, 805-772-2840, sttimothymorrobay.org/index.html.

present interesting and thought provoking topics of all sorts. Topics are selected in advance and moderated by volunteers. Vaccinations are necessary. Enter through wooden gate to garden area. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. 805528-7111. Coalesce Bookstore, 845 Main St., Morro Bay, coalescebookstore.com/.

STAY YOUNG WITH QI GONG Qi gong offers great

anti-aging benefits, providing a comprehensive system for improving physical, mental and emotional health. Its roots date back thousands of years in China. Learn with certified instructor Devin Wallace. Call first. Thursdays, 10-11 a.m. $10. 805-709-2227. Hardie Park, Ash Ave. and B St., Cayucos.

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.

TAI CHI CHUN CERTIFICATION With the 2019 Tai Chi Instructor of the year. Ongoing courses. ongoing Call for price. 805-701-7397. charvetmartialarts.com. Grateful Body, 850 Shasta, Morro Bay. CULTURE & LIFESTYLE continued page 14 PHOTO COURTESY OF LEAVES ME LOVE

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ACTIVE BREATHWORK AND SOUND HEALING Join the synergetic collaboration

between guided active breathwork meditation and the healing sound of crystal singing bowls, pyramids, drum, and voice. Release the energy that is held within, clear your mind, and open your heart. Become your own healer. Nov. 17, 6-7:30 p.m. $35. 805-235-8785. vyana.life. Vyana Wellness Collective, 4090 Burton Dr #6, Cambria.

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AXE THROWING Enjoy the art of axe throwing in a safe and fun environment. Kids ages 10 and older are welcome with an adult. No personal axes please. Fridays, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and Saturdays, 12-6 p.m. $20. 805-528-4880. baysidemartialarts.com. Bayside Martial Arts, 1200 2nd St., Los Osos.

CAMBRIA CHRISTMAS MARKET Will feature

more than 2 million twinkling Christmas lights, along with artisan vendors, visits from Santa, a fun train ride, cozy fire pits, live music, delicious food, drinks, and much more. WednesdaysSundays, 5-9 p.m. through Dec. 23 $15-$25. 800-966-6490. cambriachristmasmarket.com/. Cambria Pines Lodge, 2905 Burton Dr., Cambria.

CENTRAL COAST SLIM DOWN Take control

of food without suffering. Learn a step-by-step process to take control of overeating, cravings, and feel peace with food. Build the habits, mindset, and your unique path with results that stick. Hosted byTami Cruz (Certified Health/Life Coach) and Dana Charvet (Coach/Fitness Trainer). ongoing Call for pricing info. 805-235-7978. gratefulbodyhealthcoaching.com. Grateful Body, 850 Shasta, Morro Bay.

CENTRAL COAST WOOD CARVERS Learn

the art of wood carving or wood burning. Join Central Coast Wood Carvers in Morro Bay at St. Timothy’s. Open for beginners, intermediate, or

LIVE AND LET LEAF

Matty Miller (pictured), of Leaves Me Love, will host a houseplant care workshop at the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden on Saturday, Nov. 19, at 1 p.m. Leaves Me Love is a full service plant business, based in San Luis Obispo, that specializes in interior plant design and care services. Attendees can register for the upcoming workshop in advance at my805tix.com. The San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden is located at 3450 Dairy Creek Road, San Luis Obispo. —C.W.

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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.

WEEKLY QIGONG PRACTICE AT FITNESSWORKS MORRO BAY Calm your mind and nourish your joints

with a weekly Qigong practice led by Mike Raynor of Tai Chi Rejuvenation. The practice is rooted in Qigong fundamentals, and standing/moving meditations. Forms include: Eight Brocades, Five Elements, Shibashi 18, and Tai chi 24. Saturdays, 10:45-11:45 a.m. Members free; non-members $8-$10. 805-772-7466. fitnessworksmb. com. FitnessWorks, 500 Quintana Rd., Morro Bay.

ZEN IN MOTION Learn the Shaolin Water Style and

other deep breathing and moving meditation techniques with the 2019 Taijiquan Instructor of the Year. Beginners Welcome.Instructor Certification Courses available. Mondays, Wednesdays Call for details. 805-701-7397. charvetmartialarts.com. Grateful Body, 850 Shasta, Morro Bay.

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13 HOLY NIGHTS CLASS Are you itching for a more

meaningful holiday tradition? Something “deeper and more nourishing than compulsive shopping, sugar, and plastic tinsel?” Learn to: align with the true magic of the Solstice Season; dive deep into “the womb of winter”; harness the light within the darkness. Nov. 17, 6-7 p.m. $40. 805-464-2838. oracleatascaderoca.com. Oracle, 6280 Palma Ave., Atascadero.

HANDS IN NEPAL HOLIDAY ARTISAN MARKET AND SILENT AUCTION Join friends and neighbors for

refreshments while shopping for locally handmade gifts, Nepali handicrafts, and holiday decorations. 10 percent of all goods purchased and 100 percent of silent auction purchases benefit educational programs in Nepal. Nov. 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 805-440-5987. Nepal Holiday Artisan Market, 22595 I St., Santa Margarita, handsinnepal.org.

HOLIDAY LIGHTING CEREMONY Features live

music, community caroling, Mrs. Claus, and more. Nov. 25, 5:30 p.m. pasoroblesdowntown.org. Downtown City Park, 11th and Spring St., Paso Robles.

HOLISTIC DISCUSSION GROUP Subjects include

all modalities of Holistic medicine. Held in the second floor conference room. Fourth Tuesday of every month, 4:30-5:45 p.m. 805-458-1682. Atascadero Library, 6555 Capistrano, Atascadero.

KID’S HOLIDAY TENNIS AND PICKLEBALL CAMPS (SESSION 1) For kids ages 7 to 12, come

learn to play tennis, pickleball, bocce, and other games and fun activities. There are three sessions to choose from during the Thanksgiving and Christmas school holidays. Nov. 21, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Nov. 22, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Nov. 23, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $180 for TTR members; $200 for guests; discounts available. 805-434-9605. ttrtennis.com/tennis/kids-camps/. Templeton Tennis Ranch, 345 Championship Lane, Templeton.

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. 805-441-2164. North County Connection, 8600 Atascadero Ave., Atascadero.

SANTA LUCIA ROCKHOUNDS MEETING Bring

your favorite rock, gem, crystal, fossil, etc., to show the rest of the club. Third Monday of every month, 7 p.m. slrockhounds.org/. Templeton Community Center, 601 S. Main St., Templeton.

TAI CHI This course’s instructor has won many Tai Chi and other internal martial arts tournaments. Both experienced martial artists and new learners are welcome to the class. Tuesdays, Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. $65. 805-237-3988. Centennial Park, 600 Nickerson Dr., Paso Robles.

TOPS SUPPORT GROUP: WEIGHT LOSS AND MAINTENANCE A self-help support group focusing on

weight loss and maintenance. Thursdays, 1:30 p.m. 805242-2421. tops.org. Santa Margarita Senior Center, 2210 H St., Santa Margarita.

WINE AND FIND MAKERS MARKET: HOLIDAY SHOPPING Stilson Cellars is hosting a Makers Market for

holiday shopping. There will be 10 vendors at the market who are excited to show you what they have been making. Nov. 19, 2-6 p.m. 805-591-7003. stilsoncellars.com. Stilson Cellars, 1005 Railroad Street, Suite 2, Paso Robles.

YANG STYLE TAI CHI The course’s instructor won

many Tai Chi and other internal martial arts tournaments. Both experienced martial artists and new learners are welcome to the class. Mondays, Wednesdays, 5-6 p.m. $62. 805-470-3360. Colony Park Community Center, 5599 Traffic Way, Atascadero.

SAN LUIS OBISPO

Email or text for information. Mondays-Sundays, 5:306:30 p.m. Sliding scale. 559-905-9274. theartofsilence. net. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo.

BIRDS AND BOTANY MONTHLY WALK AT SLO BOTANICAL GARDEN The Garden is excited to present

a monthly bird walk series on the fourth Thursday of every month which explores the intersection of birds and botany. Fourth Thursday of every month, 8-11 a.m. $10 for Garden Members; $40 for general public. 805-541-1400. slobg. org. San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden, 3450 Dairy Creek Rd., San Luis Obispo.

BRINGING NATURE HOME AND COLOR YOUR GARDEN WITH CA NATIVE PLANTS Learn how

to use beautiful plants to promote the survival of native wildlife. We will view and discuss two recorded presentations explaining why what we plant is crucial to the survival of our local ecosystem, as well as the planet. Contact for Zoom link. Nov. 17, 6:45-7:45 p.m. Free. lovgardenclub.org. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo.

CAL HOPE SLO GROUPS AT TMHA Visit website

for full list of weekly Zoom groups available. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays calhopeconnect.org. Transitions Mental Health Warehouse, 784 High Street, San Luis Obispo, 805-270-3346.

CAL POLY FOOTBALL VS. PORTLAND STATE

Don’t miss the final home game of the season as the Mustangs take on Portland State at Spanos Stadium. Nov. 19, 5 p.m. 805-756-4849. gopoly.com/. Alex G. Spanos Stadium, 1 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo.

CITY FARM SLO’S YOUTH EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM Check site for more info on programming

and summer camps. ongoing cityfarmslo.org. San Luis Obispo, Citywide, SLO.

COMPLIMENTARY SHOWERS WITH SHOWER THE PEOPLE After a short hiatus, the San Luis Obispo

Library will once again be partnering with local non-profit organization, Shower the People. The shower trailer will be located between the library and parking structure. Toiletries provided. Sundays, 1-3 p.m. Free. San Luis Obispo Library, 995 Palm St., San Luis Obispo.

CUESTA COLLEGE COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL CLASS: PET LOSS CLASS A six-week class with 2 days and

p.m. and Nov. 19, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $45. 628-888-4012. cuesta.edu. Cuesta College, Highway 1, San Luis Obispo.

gmail.com for password access. Sundays, 7-8 p.m. No fee. galacc.org/events/. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo.

LEARN TO SQUARE DANCE: A NEW DANCER CLASS Have fun dancing to a wide variety of music. No

TRANS* TUESDAY A safe space providing peer-to-peer

experience necessary. No dress code. Partners welcome (no partner needed). 12 weeks of instruction begins Sept. 15. Thursdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. through Dec. 15 $50 for the entire class. 805-221-5437. squaredancecentralcoast. com. SLO Guild Hall, 2880 Broad St., San Luis Obispo.

MINDFULNESS AND MEDITATION (ONLINE MEETING) Zoom series hosted by TMHA. Thursdays,

10:30 a.m.-noon Transitions Mental Health Warehouse, 784 High Street, San Luis Obispo, 805-270-3346.

NATIONAL NOVEL WRITING MONTH (NANOWRIMO) Join local writers in SLO County and

pledge to write 50,000 words of a novel in 30 days. Writers will meet online and in-person to write together throughout November. Go to the local chapter’s website to view the NaNoWriMo events calendar. Through Nov. 30 Free. nanowrimo.org/regions/usa-california-san-luisobispo. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo.

NATURE NIGHTS An immersive outdoor holiday light

and art exhibition. Features large format light projections, illuminated sculptures, and artistic lighting of garden areas throughout the garden. Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas. Thursdays-Sundays, 5, 6 & 7 p.m. through Jan. 8 my805tix.com. San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden, 3450 Dairy Creek Rd., San Luis Obispo, 8055411400.

Q YOUTH GROUP (VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM) This

is a social support group for LGBTQ+ and questioning youth between the ages of 11-18. Each week the group explores personal, cultural, and social identity. Thursdays, 6-8 p.m. Free. galacc.org/events/. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo.

QI GONG FITNESS ONLINE Qi Gong combines

balance, posture, meditation and gentle physical training for optimum health. Registration begins Aug. 8 for online class, Wednesdays, from 9:35 to 10:35 a.m. with experienced instructor Gary West. For ages 18 and over. Wednesdays. through Dec. 7 $67. 805-549-1222. slcusd. asapconnected.com. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo.

QI GONG FOR MIND, BODY, AND

SPIRIT Learn and practice qi gong, a times to choose. Admission includes the NOV. 17 – NOV. 24 book, The Grief Recovery Handbook for Pets. Chinese system for physical, mental and 2022 Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m. and Wednesdays, 9:30spiritual development. This class is conducted 11:30 a.m. through Dec. 14 $150 includes book. outdoors in a beautiful setting, which is the best 714-273-9014. cuesta.edu/communityprograms/ place to do qi gong, as its inspiration is drawn from community-education/special_interest/grief-recovery-pets. nature. Certified instructor: Devin Wallace. Tuesdays, 10-11 html. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo. a.m. $10. 805-709-2227. Crows End Retreat Center, 6340 Squire Ct., San Luis Obispo. DYNAMIC THERAPEUTIC YOGA AT THE PARK

Breath-based, slow paced, and therapeutic in nature. Also features options for increased strengthening and deeper, more complex postures than the gentle therapeutic classes on Wednesdays. Bring a mat, tarp and props. Fridays. through Nov. 18 yogalaura.com. Laguna Lake Park, 504 Madonna Rd., San Luis Obispo.

QI GONG ONLINE Qi Gong Online is offered by San Luis Coastal Unified School District. Qi Gong improves balance, posture, tone, and fitness with gentle exercises. Instructor: Gary West. Wednesdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m. through Dec. 7 $67 semester. 805-549-1222. sloadultschool.org. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo.

FREE GUIDED MEDITATION GROUP A free guided

SECOND ANNUAL SENIOR SANTA EVENT

meditation group held every Friday morning. Call for more info. Fridays, 10-10:45 a.m. through Jan. 27 Free. 805-439-2757. RuthCherryPhD.com. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo.

GENTLE THERAPEUTIC YOGA AT THE PARK Gentle

and therapeutic, yet energizing yoga to get you on your day. Expect breath-based gentle movements, breath and energy work, guided meditation, restorative, and deep relaxation. Bring a mat, tarp, and props. Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. through Nov. 30 yogalaura.com. Cuesta Canyon Park, 2400 Loomis St., San Luis Obispo, 805-781-5930.

HEALING DEPRESSION SUPPORT GROUP A safe

place for anyone suffering from the pain of depression. We do not criticize but do share our journey, feelings, and what works for us. We can meet in person or use Zoom if needed. Mondays, 6-7 p.m. Free. 805-528-3194. Hope House Wellness Center, 1306 Nipomo St., San Luis Obispo.

HOLIDAY PLAZA AND SANTA’S HOUSE OPENING DAY CELEBRATION Watch Santa ride into Mission

Plaza on a firetruck, and enjoy a live performance from the SLO County Band. Celebrate the opening of all the fun in the Holiday Plaza: the Classic Carousel, Holiday Tree, amazing light displays, photo ops, and more. Nov. 25, 11:45 a.m. Free. downtownslo.com. Mission Plaza, Downtown, San Luis Obispo.

HOLIDAY PLAZA LIGHTING CEREMONY The

Community members are encouraged to adopt a wish list for a senior to help ensure they have a happy holiday. Hosted by the Senior Angels of the Central Coast. Nov. 21-Jan. 1 seniorangelsofthecentralcoast.org. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo.

SLO CHESS CLUB All skill levels welcome. Feel free to come by and check it out. Tuesdays, 6-9 p.m. through Feb. 28 Free. 805-540-0470. Whole Foods Market, 1531 Froom, San Luis Obispo. SLO LEZ B FRIENDS (VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM) A

good core group of friends who gather to discuss topics we love/ care about from movies, outings, music, or being new to the area. We come from all walks of life and most importantly support each other. Transgender and Nonbinary folks welcome. Third Friday of every month, 6:30-9 p.m. Free. sloqueer.groups.io/g/lezbfriends. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo.

SLO NOONTIME TOASTMASTERS CLUB MEETINGS Want to improve speaking and leadership 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.

SLO RAM RETIRED ACTIVE MEN COFFEE CABINET Weekly Coffee Cabinet meeting of the SLO

holiday tree in Mission Plaza is a beautiful lit tree standing 25 feet tall, adorned with lights, ornaments and candy canes for all to enjoy throughout the season. Nov. 25, 4:45 p.m. seecalifornia.com. Mission Plaza, Downtown, San Luis Obispo.

RAM Active Retired Men, a local men’s social club. Click ‘Contact’ on website for invite. Thursdays, 8-9:30 a.m. $10. retiredactivemen.org. Madonna Inn Garden Room, 100 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo.

HOUSEPLANT WORKSHOP Topics include watering,

There are many tables available to play casual and competitive games. Sundays, 4-7 p.m. and Tuesdays, Thursdays, 7-10 p.m. through Jan. 31 Free. 805-5400470. Ludwick Community Center, 864 Santa Rosa, San Luis Obispo.

correct lighting, pest control, propagation, repotting practices, organic leaf cleaning, and a Q-and-A session about indoor plants in general. Hosted by Leaves Me Love. Nov. 19, 1 p.m. my805tix.com. San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden, 3450 Dairy Creek Rd., San Luis Obispo, 8055411400.

BDSM 101 This monthly class from the Central Coast Kink Community provides a basic overview of kink, consent, rules, and information to help practitioners be successful and safe. Attendees must be 18+ years of age. Virtually meets via Zoom. Fourth Friday of every month, 6-8 p.m. No admission. galacc.org/events/. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo.

INTERFAITH THANKSGIVING SERVICE This annual service with local houses is held in the Beth David Sanctuary. Nov. 20, 3 p.m. bethdavidslo.org/. Congregation Beth David, 10180 Los Osos Valley Rd., San Luis Obispo, (805) 544-0760.

BEYOND MINDFULNESS Realize your potential through individualized meditation instruction with an experienced teacher via Zoom. This class is for those who wish to begin a practice or seek to deepen an existing one. Flexible days and times. Certified with IMTA.

Holistic Management is a goal oriented, value driven framework for making ecologically sound, economically viable, and socially just decisions. Students will learn about the basic principles of holistic management. Nov. 18, 7-9

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SLO TABLE TENNIS The club is open to all skill levels.

STAY YOUNG WITH QI GONG Qi Gong boosts energy

and vitality, reduces stress, improves balance and flexibility, and, best of all, is fun. Join instructor Devin Wallace for this outdoor class which is held in a beautiful setting. Call or email before attending. Tuesdays, 10-11 a.m. $10. 805-709-2227. Crows End Retreat Center, 6340 Squire Ct., San Luis Obispo.

SUNDAY EVENING RAP LGBTQ+ AA GROUP (VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM) Alcoholics Anonymous is a

voluntary, worldwide fellowship of folks from all walks of life who together, attain and maintain sobriety. Requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. Email aarapgroup@

support for trans, gender non-conforming, non-binary, and questioning people. In-person and Zoom meetings held. Contact tranzcentralcoast@gmail.com for more details. Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. Free. GALA Pride and Diversity Center, 1060 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, 805-541-4252.

TRANS* YOUTH PEER SUPPORT GROUP This

group is a safe place for trans* and gender nonconforming people, as well as those questioning, from ages of 11 to 18. A facilitated emotional support group to be heard, share your story, and hear stories that may sound surprisingly like your own. Fourth Tuesday of every month, 6-8 p.m. Free. GALA Pride and Diversity Center, 1060 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, 805-541-4252.

WIIRE: TURNING A “CANT” INTO “I’LL SHOW YOU!” With local legend Vivian Hannover. A mastermind-

style workshop where you’ll be surrounded by a community of wild women with a cause: wealth generation through real estate investing. Nov. 18, 12-2 p.m. my805tix.com. Saints Barrel Wine Bar, 1021 Higuera St., San Luis Obispo, 805-439-1929.

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AVILA BEACH: TURKEY TROT The annual SLO Food

Bank Turkey Trot raises awareness about hunger in SLO County and funds that provide critical meals and nutrition to those in need. Create a team and fundraise to amplify your impact. Participate at Avila, Pismo, or virtually. Nov. 24, 9:30 a.m.-noon $25. 805-457-5456. slofoodbank. org. Avila Beach Promenade & Bob Jones Trail, 410 Front Street, Avila Beach.

BEGINNER GROUP SURF LESSONS AND SURF CAMPS Lessons and camp packages available daily. All

equipment included. ongoing Starts at $70. 805-8357873. sandbarsurf.com/. Sandbar Surf School Meetup Spot, 110 Park Ave., Pismo Beach.

ENOS MEMORIAL HIKE AT THE STATE REFUGEE

Hikers will begin their adventure walking through a wooded area of arroyo willows and wax myrtle, where numerous species of songbirds make their homes, as they head to a bridge that crosses the lake. Nov. 19, 9 a.m. my805tix.com. Oso Flaco Lake Natural Area, Oso Flaco Lake Rd., Nipomo, 805-343-2455.

FREE YOGA FOR FIRST RESPONDERS, EMS, AND COMMUNITY CARETAKERS Join for some well-

deserved self-care. Anyone including fire, EMS, police, hospital workers, medical staff, assisted living caretakers, etc. is welcome. All yoga abilities are encouraged to attend. Please email empoweryoga805@gmail.com in advance to enroll. Thursdays, 6-7 p.m. 805-619-0989. Empower Yoga Studio and Community Boutique, 775 W. Grand Ave., Grover Beach, empoweryoga805.com.

THE GODDESS WALK: SUNSET HIKE AND PICNIC

A special WMW docent led stroll through indigenous land in honor of Native American Heritage Month. Nov. 19 my805tix.com. Pismo Preserve, Mattie Road, Pismo Beach.

PISMO BEACH: TURKEY TROT The annual SLO Food Bank Turkey Trot raises awareness about hunger in SLO County and funds that provide critical meals and nutrition to those in need. Create a team and fundraise to amplify your impact. This trot goes along the beach at Pismo. Nov. 24, 8:30 a.m.-noon $25. 805-457-5456. slofoodbank.org. Pismo Beach Pier, West end of Pomeroy, Pismo Beach. POINT SAN LUIS LIGHTHOUSE TOURS Tours will

give you a glimpse into the lives of Lighthouse Keepers and their families, while helping keep our jewel of the Central Coast preserved and protected. In-person and virtual tours offered. Check website for more details. Wednesdays, Saturdays pointsanluislighthouse.org/. Point San Luis Lighthouse, 1 Lighthouse Rd., Avila Beach.

WEEKLY WATER SAFETY LESSONS Facility advertised as open and safe. Give the office a call to register over the phone. Mondays-Fridays $160-$190. 805-481-6399. 5 Cities Swim School, 425 Traffic Way, Arroyo Grande, 5citiesswimschool.com.

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MORRO BAY MAIN STREET FARMERS MARKET

Get fresh and veggies, fruit, baked goods, sweets, and handmade artisan crafts. Come have some fun with your local farmers and artisans and enjoy delicious eats while enjoying the fresh breeze of Morro Bay. Saturdays, 2:30-5:30 p.m. through May 31 Varies. 805824-7383. morrobayfarmersmarket.com. Morro Bay Main Street Farmers Market, Main Street and Morro Bay Blvd., Morro Bay.

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BURGERS AND BRATS LUNCH AT VFW 2814

Enjoy a hot-off-the-grill hamburger, cheeseburger, or handmade bratwurst sandwich at VFW Post 2814 in Atascadero. Starting at only $5, each meal comes with choice of toppings and condiments, a bag of chips, and a bowl of chili. The public is welcome. Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. through Dec. 28 $5. 805-466-3305. vfwpost2814.org/canteen.html. Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) 2814, 9555 Morro Road, Atascadero.

OLIVE OIL CLASS Celebrate the rich history of olive oil by learning more about the process, the nuances,

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Nov. 19, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. $75. 628-8884012. cuesta.edu. Cuesta College, Highway 1, San Luis Obispo.

SLO FARMERS MARKET Hosts

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

THANKSGIVING FEAST AT HOTEL SLO Enjoy all

CLASSY AND COLORFUL

The Harold J. Miossi Gallery at Cuesta College hosts Physicality of Joy, a solo exhibit of 24 paintings by artist Joshua Aster, through Friday, Dec. 16. Aster’s artworks in the show include shop class (pictured), an abstract egg oil tempera piece. For more info on the artist, visit joshuaaster.com. The Harold J. Miossi Gallery is located in building 7100 on Cuesta College’s main campus in San Luis Obispo. —C.W. CULTURE & LIFESTYLE from page 14 and the value of this incredible elixir. A class for foodies who love to learn. Nov. 27, 11 a.m. $60. my805tix.com. Cass Winery and Vineyard, 7350 Linne Rd., Paso Robles.

PAINT THE TOWN RED DOWNTOWN WINE WALK 23 wineries of Downtown Paso Robles are joining together for this event. Walk to discover new wineries or revisit some of your favorites. Wineries will be offering food and red wine pairings. Nov. 26, 1-5 p.m. $55-$65. downtownpasowine.com/events. Stilson Cellars, 1005 Railroad Street, Suite 2, Paso Robles, 661-609-2998.

SIP N’ SKETCH Come to Studios on the Park for this Sip n’ Sketch event. Bring your own art supplies and sketch a live model while sipping wine selected from the host’s library collection donated by generous winery partners. Nov. 19, 6-9 p.m. Free; $10 for a glass of wine. 805-238-9800. studiosonthepark.org/events/sip-nsketch/. Studios on the Park, 1130 Pine St., Paso Robles. TACO TUESDAYS La Parilla Taqueria will be in courtyard serving up their delicious tacos and tostadas every Tuesday. Tuesdays, 5-8 p.m. La Parilla Taqueria will be in the courtyard serving up their delicious tacos and tostadas. Menu typically includes barbacoa, chicken, and pastor tacos, as well as shrimp ceviche tostadas. Tuesdays, 5-8 p.m. 805-460-6042. ancientowlbeergarden.com. Ancient Owl Beer Garden, 6090 El Camino Real, suite C, Atascadero. SAN LUIS OBISPO

DOWNTOWN SLO FARMERS MARKET Thursdays, 6-9 p.m. Downtown SLO, Multiple locations, San Luis Obispo. HOLIDAY DUTCH OVEN COOKING Learn the art of creating delicious main dishes, breads, and even desserts in a Dutch Oven. We will show you how to choose, care for, and use the correct oven for your needs. The meals created for this class will have a Thanksgiving theme.

the trimmings to compliment the regular menus at the hotel’s two onsite restaurants, Ox + Anchor, the property’s contemporary steakhouse, and Piadina, which features a fresh California take on Italian cuisine. Nov. 24, 2 p.m. Hotel San Luis Obispo, 877 Palm St., San Luis Obispo.

THANKSGIVING FEAST AT THE APPLE FARM

Enjoy traditional favorites with apple-inspired twist. Prix-fixed menu. Reservations recommended. Nov. 24, 12-4 p.m. $48. 805-544-6100. applefarm.com. Apple Farm, 2015 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo.

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CAPE COD SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY SPECIAL As part of small business Saturday, Cape

Cod Eatery and Taphouse is offering a free cup of its award-winning chowder for every purchase over $25. Nov. 26, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. $25 minimum. 805-295-6919. capecodeatery.com/. Cape Cod Eatery and Taphouse, 1127 Shell Beach Road, Pismo Beach.

PISMO BEACH FARMERS MARKET Features

various vendors selling their goods. Wednesdays, 4-7 p.m. Pismo Beach Farmers Market, Pismo Pier, Pismo Beach, 805. 773.4382.

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A GRATEFUL DEAD CELEBRATION WITH THE CHINA CATS China Cats continues the musical

tradition of the Grateful Dead with new twists. Nov. 18, 8-11 p.m. The Siren, 900 Main St., Morro Bay, 805-2251312, thesirenmorrobay.com/.

LISTENING AS RITUAL Group listening sessions

with musician/musicologist Ben Gerstein. Explore remarkable recordings of world music, nature field recording, western classical and contemporary, and jazz, sharing and discussing inspiration and perspectives on the expressive power of peoples, cultures, animals and habitats through sonic experience. Every other Monday, 7-8:15 p.m. $10-$15 donation. 805-305-1229. leftcoastartstudio.com/. Left Coast Art Studio, 1188 Los Osos Valley Rd., Los Osos.

LIVE MUSIC WITH GUITAR WIZ AT LUNADA GARDEN BISTRO “Guitar Wizard” Billy Foppiano plays

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MARK ADAMS BAND LIVE Adams is either a musical winemaker or a winemaking musician depending on who you ask. Nov. 19, 2:30 p.m. The Siren, 900 Main St., Morro Bay, 805-225-1312, thesirenmorrobay.com/.

OPEN MIC NIGHT Come join us each Wednesday

for Open Mic Night in the downstairs dining area. Grab some friends and show off your talents. Food and drink service will be available. Wednesdays, 6 p.m. Free. 805995-3883. schoonerscayucos.com. Schooners, 171 North Ocean Ave, Cayucos.

SLOFOLKS PRESENTS THE JAKE BLOUNT QUARTET Jake Blount is a Steve Martin Banjo Prize

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LIVE MUSIC FROM GUITAR WIZ BILLY FOPPIANO AND MAD DOG Join “Guitar Wiz” Billy Foppiano and his trusty side kick Mad Dog for a mix of blues, R&B, and more. Saturdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 805-544-2100. Bon Temps Creole Cafe, 1819 Osos Street, San Luis Obispo, bontempscreolecafe.com/index.htm.

SAN LUIS OBISPO MASTER CHORALE: THE FRENCH CONNECTION The SLO Master Chorale will host two free presentations given by Dr. Carl Schmidt, Professor Emeritus of Music History and Culture. Nov. 19, 7-8 p.m. and Nov. 20, 1:152:15 p.m. Free. 805-538-3311. slomasterchorale.org. San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, 1010 Broad St., San Luis Obispo.

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Polar parade San Luis Obispo’s 46th annual Holiday Parade takes place in Downtown SLO on Friday, Dec. 2, from 7 to 9 p.m. The festive parade will feature dancers, marching bands, and more than 80 decorated floats, representing several local businesses and organizations. To find out more about this year’s Holiday Parade, visit sloholidays.com. —Caleb Wiseblood COURTESY PHOTO BY HERALDO CREATIVE STUDIO

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BY PETER JOHNSON

Upholding tradition

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Meet the man behind Cerro San Luis’ Christmas tree of lights

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MAKING IT HAPPEN Ted Sabatini, the senior maintenance engineer for the Madonna Inn, is responsible for installing the towering tree of lights that adorns Cerro San Luis each December. Here he is, a few winters ago, pinning the tree to a stand pole.

ach December for the past halfcentury, the 1,300-foot-high Cerro San Luis mountain in central SLO suddenly gets 60 feet taller—and brighter— with the arrival of a towering Christmas “tree” of lights that sparkles at its peak. For the past 23 years, SLO County can thank one man for keeping the tradition going strong: Madonna Inn Senior Maintenance Engineer Ted Sabatini. “I started putting that tree up in my 30s … and now I’m in my 60s,” Sabatini told New Times with a laugh. “And they were putting it up long before I came along.” The tradition dates back to the 1970s. Cerro San Luis peak is technically the property of the Madonna Inn. One year, famous hoteliers Alex and Phyllis Madonna felt extra festive and decided that the mountain needed some holiday décor—kicking off the now-beloved tradition. When Sabatini took over the holiday duties in 1999, he said the tree was in its “second generation” of design, which had some flaws. “In the mid ’90s, it was made out of aluminum and it was a big, long fly rod,” he said, chuckling. “That finally blew over like three times in one season, and the following season, I went to Mr. Madonna and asked him if I could redesign the tree.”

Sabatini’s third-generation tree uses stacked aluminum lighting trusses—like what you see on concert stages—to create a more stable “trunk,” which gets securely bolted to a steel pole on the peak. Then, lights are threaded through and pinned down around the truss in the shape of a Christmas tree. “In homage to the old tree, I cut off the top of the old tree [and put it on top of the truss],” Sabatini said. “It’s been very reliable. It hasn’t blown down in the 18 years since I changed the design.” Installing the tree each winter is a team effort that involves the help about three or four other Madonna Inn workers. Sabatini said he targets Dec. 1 for the ceremonial undertaking—weather permitting. “I put the whole tree on my pickup truck,” he said. “We drive it up to the stage [at the peak], offload it there, and hike it up the very top. There are more than 1,000 light bulbs and we kind of run the strands up like a flagpole, trying to raise it up without breaking any lightbulbs. And you have about 20 hikers watching you.” Each evening in December, Sabatini drives up the mountaintop himself to turn the diesel generator that powers the lights on, inspecting the tree beforehand for broken or stolen lightbulbs. Community anticipation for the tree always amazes Sabatini. He usually gets calls in October and November from residents asking when it will be up and lit. During December, locals won’t hesitate to let him know if they can’t see the tree. Usually, it’s because of cloud cover, he said. “People will be calling my wife,” he said, laughing. “She has friends who are nurses who drive to work at 4 a.m. They’ll call her and say, ‘I came to work and the tree isn’t lit!’”

Even though it can be grueling work, Sabatini said he doesn’t take for granted the important role he plays in helping the community celebrate the holidays and carry on a tradition. “It is very cool. I’m very honored to do it,” he said. “When I go up on Christmas Eve to light the tree, usually there’s a bunch of people sitting up there waiting for the tree to be lit. I’ll find the youngest kid up there and ask him if he wants to light the tree, to throw the switch. I tell them the whole story: ‘Now you’re one of a very small number of people to light the tree.’ Usually there’s a lot of pictures being taken. “That really is the most fun part of putting the tree up, is doing that on Christmas Eve.” While Sabatini doesn’t know how many more winters he has left at the helm of the tree tradition, or who will carry on the mantle after him, he can’t imagine it ever going away. With the city of SLO recently “legalizing” winter night hiking on Cerro San Luis (just don’t forget to reserve a permit beforehand—it’s required), locals will again make the trek this December to catch an up-close glimpse of the towering lights. “I think it’s cool that they do it as long as they’re respectful—who’s not going to see the ball drop in Times Square?” Sabatini said. “That’s our ball. That’s our tradition.” ∆ Reach Assistant Editor Peter Johnson at pjohnson@newtimesslo.com.

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What the tur-DUCK-en? From whence sprang this Frankenfood?

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omebody somewhere thought it would be a good idea to stuff a deboned chicken inside of a deboned duck inside of a deboned turkey. Who? That’s somewhat open to debate. Why? Why not. When? According to late celebrity chef Paul Prudhomme, a Louisiana legend, the “who” was he, and the “when” was in the late ’60s when he worked at a Sheraton Hotel buffet carving station in Wyoming. What’s not in dispute is that Prudhomme trademarked the name “turducken” in 1986 and featured the recipe in his 1987 cookbook, The Prudhomme Family Cookbook: OldTime Louisiana Recipes by the Eleven Prudhomme Brothers and Sisters and Chef Paul Prudhomme, later putting the dish on the menu at K-Paul, his New Orleans restaurant. But hold your horses stuffed with donkeys stuffed with Shetland ponies because two other Louisianans—brothers Junior (now retired) and Sammy Hebert, who own Hebert’s Specialty Meats, a butcher shop in Maurice—claimed to have invented it in 1984 (before Prudhomme took credit for the dish) when a farmer requested to have a chicken, duck, and turkey stuffed inside of each other. Hebert’s still sells turduckens—about 3,500 a year, mostly during holiday time. But wait a cotton-pickin’ minute stuffed with seconds stuffed with nanoseconds because Gourmet Butcher Block has its own story, this one featuring former Cal Poly football player turned pro football coach turned sportscaster John Madden (There’s the local connection you’ve been waiting for!), who supposedly gets credit for turning the turducken from a Louisiana oddity into a national craze. Apparently, Gourmet Butcher Block owner Glenn Mistich, who’s married to the Heberts’ sister, Leah, and whose label is called Goldbelly, presented “the original turducken” to Madden before the RamsSaints game on Dec. 1, 1996, and Madden went bonkers for it, praising it relentlessly during the broadcast and igniting the Turducken Fever that’s been sweeping the nation ever since … well, sort of. I mean, have you ever tasted a turducken? I’ve heard of it but never seen one in person, much less put it in my mouth hole.

THE ORIGINATOR? Now-deceased Cajun celebrity chef Paul Prudhomme claims to have invented the turducken at a Wyoming lodge in the late ’60s, trademarking the name in 1986 and including a recipe in a 1987 cookbook.

Naturally, I turned to social media to ask friends about their turducken experiences. Etta Mae Maino told me her “entire family has mocked it for years,” so she was precisely zero help. But another friend, Samuel Gauna, ordered it twice for Thanksgiving: “The best one is the only one I really remember. It had pork sausage stuffing between each layer. It was absolutely amazing.” Kelly Lewis loved his turducken experience: “Yes! My friend Kathy invited me to her home in Morro Bay Heights. Her friend had come from Kentucky with, reportedly, ‘The best turducken in the world.’ That was the occasion. Nowhere near Thanksgiving. It was moist and tasty AF!” Cody Hartwell said he “did one with jam instead of duck. Fantastic!” Former Louisianan Michael McGee explained, “We ordered turducken for a gourmet dinner many years ago. It was OK, but I didn’t feel it justified the cost. Also, it fell apart trying to slice it. Anne-Marie Strohman admitted, “Not a turducken, but we did have a ‘PieCaken” once, at Thanksgiving or Christmas, I think, just because my husband thought it would be fun.” Now I know what I’ll write about next year—a donut stuffed in a croissant stuffed in a pie stuffed in a cake. But I digress. It’s easy to order a turducken. Hebert’s ships them nationwide as does Goldbelly and other retailers. They ain’t cheap. Hebert’s “regular” turducken starts at

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he world’s all doom and gloom these days. With the midterm elections somewhat behind us (not really) and the days getting shorter, sometimes it’s best to curl up on the couch and judge the denizens of a quaint small town as their holiday woes play out on-screen. Holiday movies are formulaic: They’re almost always set in a frigid ski town; most of the characters work at a failing but charming business like a bakery or a bed and breakfast; and the cast will include one famous celebrity and another actor who’ll make you ask, “Where have I seen them before?” Want a bad movie so good, it’ll help that seasonal sadness a little? Check this list out.

Pumpkin Pie Wars (2016)

Who said holiday movies always had to be Christmas-centric? Fall is here for you thanks to Pumpkin Pie Wars, available on Peacock TV. Emeryville, Ohio, baking best buds Faye McArthy and Lydia Harper’s friendship ends in a spat at the annual pumpkin pie contest. Lydia is about to open a bakery with her dad’s help and wasn’t going to bring Faye along! Ten years later, the feud continues while both women run competing bakeries. Now, they have two grown kids of their own ready to carry on the pumpkin pie rivalry. But what happens when Faye’s daughter and Lydia’s son start falling for each other? Baking puns, poor imitations of Martha Stewart, and easily solvable miscommunications, that’s what. It’s a fun flick to laugh at with a friend if you don’t want to think about Christmas until December.

Angeles who’s been burned by the dating scene. After his plan to bring his boyfriend home for Christmas combusts, he drags along his best friend Nicholas to meet his New Hampshire family. Peter’s plot to make Nicholas his fake boyfriend backfires when his mom (Kathy Najimy) sets him up on a blind date. Will Peter finally find love? Will he realize true love is right in front of him? Switch on Netflix to find out! Single All the Way still has all the tropes of a holiday movie but Urie, Najimy, and Jennifer Coolidge are a fun cast who make the watching experience more bearable. It’s also refreshing to see romantic pairs who aren’t your run-ofthe-mill white, blond, bland duo.

Single All the Way (2021)

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LONELY HEARTS Single All the Way features Michael Urie’s Peter (left) who brings his best friend Nicholas home for Christmas as his fake boyfriend.

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f the icing on your sugar cookie tree cutout doesn’t really scream “Christmas tree,” it’s time to turn to that shaker full of green, red, and white sprinkles. “When all else fails, sprinkles make everything look good and hide a world of sins,” Arty McGoo, aka Liz Adams, said with a laugh. Almost everything Adams creates looks good. A quick scroll through the Arty McGoo Instagram page will tell you all you need to know about what kind of cookies to expect from her—posh, playful, exquisitely designed. And the best part is that Adams wants to help you do the same. Her creations aren’t really for sale, but her knowledge is. She teaches cookie decorating classes in person at Studios on the Park once a month, online via McGoo U, and takes them on tour to places around the world. Arty McGoo’s next in-person workshop is a beginning cookie decorating class on Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Studios on the Park, where students will learn to create a gingerbread house and Christmas tree. Everything is there, ready for aspiring decorators to use, and Adams will go step-by-step through every

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little detail and design element. “People come in and say, ‘I could never make that,’ and then they leave with something similar,” Adams said. “It’s really a bonding experience to create with people.” Helping people craft something they didn’t believe they could make is the most rewarding part of her work. It’s why she started teaching people 10 years ago, and why she continues to do it today. Adams used to be a “hobby hopper,” she said, painting, drawing, taking photographs. When she found cookies, it encompassed so many of her hobbies that it kind of took over. Cookies fulfill a lot of her need to create: She draws inspiration from everywhere, plans and designs the set, thinks about the colors, arranges them, photographs them, and then teaches others how to make them.

“I feel like cookies are a really personal way to gift someone something,” she said. “And it fits for everything.” If you can’t make it to an in-person class, McGoo U online classes are subscription-based with either a monthly or yearly subscription. Both receive the same five monthly videos. While yearly subscribers have access to everything Adams has ever recorded, monthly subscribers can only watch the current month’s videos. The more you learn, the more you can communicate with those slightly crunchy, slightly soft treats, Adams added, admitting with a laugh that cookies will take over your life. While it may seem daunting at first, anyone can start decorating with what they have in their kitchen, she said. Toothpicks and zip-top bags are all you

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to the turkey trot with her family and dog, Sadie. “You get so much more out of it than you expect, because you start your day outside with a nice walk with friends or family and a whole bunch [of the] hanksgiving mornings start a bit community. It starts your day feeling differently in the Gray household. grateful from the get-go before even the By 8 a.m., New Times Sales craziness of Thanksgiving starts,” Gray Manager Katy Gray and her family are said. “So that’s kind of nice to just have usually assembled at Pismo Beach, ready a little moment of a walk and relaxation to participate in the SLO Food Bank’s and community and friends.” annual Turkey Trot along with hundreds I know what you may be thinking: of other families. They’ve been doing Whose brilliant idea was it to run a turkey trots on and off over the course of race on a Thursday morning? Blame the the past decade. A typical Thanksgiving people of Buffalo, New York. Legend has morning starts off with Gray preparing for the holiday dinner before heading over it that the first trot was the brainchild of the YMCA there, where PHOTO COURTESY OF ARROYO GRANDE RECREATION SERVICES six runners ran a 8 kilometer race on a dirt road in 1896. The tradition has since gained traction across the nation, spreading from coast to coast. While the prospect of running on Thanksgiving morning is still puzzling to some, Running USA reports that Thanksgiving is the most popular running day in the country. But the turkey trot isn’t necessarily FOR A GOOD CAUSE Volunteers at Arroyo Grande’s a serious run. Some Turkey Trot wear turkey hats in honor of the costume tradition. participants don turkey

• Pismo Beach: Supports the SLO Food Bank. It’s $25 for admission and a T-shirt to participate in person or virtually on the 2-mile run/walk in either Pismo or Avila Beach, which starts at 8:30 a.m. on Nov. 24. Visit slofoodbank.com/ event/turkeytrot for more information.

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FAMILY TRADITIONS New Times Sales Manager Katy Gray (right) and her family participate in the SLO Food Bank’s annual Turkey Trot in 2014.

costumes or pilgrim outfits, a tradition that started in the early 1980s when some turkey trotters dressed up as Canadian hockey players. “When you get there, ... there’s sometimes a live turkey walking around on a leash, which is weird,” Gray chuckled. “And some people are dressed up with turkey hats.” Many local organizations use the holiday tradition as a way to raise money for a good cause, such as providing food, clothing, shelter, and gifts to less fortunate families. The SLO Food Bank’s annual Turkey Trot puts the money raised toward providing families in need with holiday proteins, including turkeys, hams, and chickens, as well as hundreds of thousands of pounds of other nutritious foods, such as produce and shelf-stable goods. ∆

• Atascadero: Supports the ECHO Homeless Shelter. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. on Nov. 24 at the Atascadero Lake Park bandstand, and participants can donate $20 if they wish to do so. Organizers of the event urge participants to wear their best turkey costume to be eligible for gift cards and gift baskets to local businesses in Atascadero. • Santa Maria: Santa Maria Parks and Recreation’s Turkey Trot starts at 9 a.m. for participants 14 and older at the Santa Maria River Levee Trailhead, off North Preisker Lane. A 1-mile fun run for children ages 9 through 13 begins at 9:45 a.m. Register online at cityofsantamaria.org or pick up an entry form from Recreation and Parks, 615 S. McClelland St., through Nov. 18. Cost is $30. • Solvang: Solvang Parks and Recreation is hosting a 5K run/walk that starts at 10 a.m. on Nov. 25 at Sunny Fields Park. Register early online at cityofsolvang.com/306/turkeytrot or at the park before the run between 9 and 9:45 a.m. Entry to the race is $25, but all the proceeds will be donated to a local charity.

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Shop and support local businesses for the holidays this year by purchasing gifts from a variety of vendors. There will also be food trucks, including the Harmony Valley Creamery. Dec. 3, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Harmony, 2177 Old Creamery Road, Harmony, 805.927.1625.

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CAMBRIA CHRISTMAS MARKET Will feature more than 2 million twinkling Christmas lights, along with artisan vendors, visits from Santa, a fun train ride, cozy fire pits, live music, delicious food, drinks, and much more. WednesdaysSundays, 5-9 p.m. through Dec. 23 $15-$25. 800-966-6490.

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JANE LYNCH: A SWINGIN’ LITTLE CHRISTMAS A fun fresh twist on the Christmas specials of the ‘50s and ‘60s when harmonies were tight and swing was the thing. Starring Emmy and Golden Globe winner Jane Lynch, Kate Flannery, Tim Davis, and The Tony Guerrero Quintet. Dec. 18, 7:30-9 p.m. $49-$79. 805-756-6556. Performing Arts Center, 1 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo, pacslo.org. NATURE NIGHTS An immersive outdoor holiday light and art exhibition. Features large format light projections, illuminated sculptures, and artistic lighting of garden areas throughout the garden. Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas. Thursdays-Sundays, 5, 6 & 7 p.m. through Jan. 8 my805tix.com. San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden, 3450 Dairy Creek Rd., San Luis Obispo, 8055411400. REINDEER RUN 5K The San Luis Obispo County Friday

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PISMO BEACH HOLIDAY HARMONY Features fresh snow, bounce houses, live music, crafts, cookie decorating, hot drinks, pics with Santa, and more. Dec. 2, 5:30 p.m. seecalifornia.com. Pismo Beach Pier, West end of Pomeroy, Pismo Beach.

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INTERFAITH THANKSGIVING SERVICE This annual service with local houses is held in the Beth David Sanctuary. Nov. 20, 3 p.m. bethdavidslo.org/. Congregation Beth David, 10180 Los Osos Valley Rd., San Luis Obispo, (805) 544-0760. THANKSGIVING FEAST AT HOTEL SLO Enjoy all the trimmings to compliment the regular menus at the hotel’s two onsite restaurants, Ox + Anchor, the property’s contemporary steakhouse, and Piadina, which features a fresh California take on Italian cuisine. Nov. 24, 2 p.m. Hotel San Luis Obispo, 877 Palm St., San Luis Obispo.

THANKSGIVING FEAST AT THE APPLE FARM Enjoy traditional favorites with apple-inspired twist. Prix-fixed menu. Reservations recommended. Nov. 24, 12-4 p.m. $48. 805544-6100. applefarm.com. Apple Farm, 2015 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo.

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AVILA BEACH: TURKEY TROT The annual SLO Food Bank Turkey Trot raises awareness about hunger in SLO County and funds that provide critical meals and nutrition to those in need. Create a team and fundraise to amplify your impact. Participate at Avila, Pismo, or virtually. Nov. 24, 9:30 a.m.-noon $25. 805-457-5456. slofoodbank.org. Avila Beach Promenade & Bob Jones Trail, 410 Front Street, Avila Beach.

CAPE COD SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY SPECIAL As part of small business Saturday, Cape Cod Eatery and Taphouse is offering a free cup of its award-winning chowder for every purchase over $25. Nov. 26, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. $25 minimum. 805-295-6919. capecodeatery.com/. Cape Cod Eatery and Taphouse, 1127 Shell Beach Road, Pismo Beach.

PISMO BEACH: TURKEY TROT The annual SLO Food Bank Turkey Trot raises awareness about hunger in SLO County and funds that provide critical meals and nutrition to those in need. Create a team and fundraise to amplify your impact. This trot goes along the beach at Pismo. Nov. 24, 8:30 a.m.-noon $25. 805-457-5456. slofoodbank.org. Pismo Beach Pier, West end of Pomeroy, Pismo Beach.

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dogs and their humans to parade through the East Village. Costumes are encouraged. Meet after 4 p.m. at the Bank parking lot. The dog parade will begin at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 5, 3-7 p.m. Free. 805-927-3624. cambriachamber.org. Pacific Premier Bank, 2255 Main St., Cambria.

LIGHTED BOAT PARADE The local fishing, leisure, and

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55TH ANNUAL SOUTH COUNTY HOLIDAY TOYLAND PARADE Parade immediately followed by “Santa’s workshop.” Visit website for more info. Dec. 3, 10 a.m. southcountychambers.com/. Ramona Garden Park Center, 993 Ramona Ave., Grover Beach.

ARROYO GRANDE CHRISTMAS PARADE Parade begins

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SANTA’S DOGGIE PARADE This year’s parade participants

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CAYUCOS CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING Come get in

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the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus, accompanied by fire engines. Dec. 4, 5-7 p.m. Free. 805-749-2950. Cayucos, N. Ocean Ave. and D St., Cayucos.

18, 4-8 p.m. Red Barn at Los Osos Community Park, 2180 Palisades Ave., Los Osos.

HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING CELEBRATION Come enjoy

holiday season, with a decoration contest, food, music, dog parade, Santa, hot dogs, and more in the East and West Villages. Dec. 5, 3-7 p.m. Free. 805-927-3624. cambriachamber.org. Cambria (various venues), Citywide, Cambria.

HOSPITALITY NIGHT The traditional start to the Cambria

the lighting of the Morro Bay City Park tree for the holidays. Activities start at 3:30 p.m., tree lighting starts at 5 p.m. Dec. 2, 3:30 p.m. morrobay.org. Morro Bay City Park, Corner of Morro Bay Blvd. and Harbor St., Morro Bay.

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Central Coast by Jari de Ham, Virginia Mack, Ji Li, Suzanne Leon, Judy Rath, Atul Pande, Ardella Swanberg, Carole McDonald, and Nancy Jensen. Through Nov. 29, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 805-772-1068. galleryatmarinasquare.com. Gallery at Marina Square, 601 Embarcadero suite 10, Morro Bay.

ATASCADERO HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING Join the

community at the Sunken Garden and listen to the Atascadero Community Band perform holiday favorites before the annual tree lighting ceremony. Dec. 3, 5:30-8 p.m. seecalifornia. com. Sunken Gardens, 6500 Palma Ave., Atascadero.

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HOLIDAY LIGHTING CEREMONY Features live music,

community caroling, Mrs. Claus, and more. Nov. 25, 5:30 p.m. pasoroblesdowntown.org. Downtown City Park, 11th and Spring St., Paso Robles.

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HOLIDAY PLAZA LIGHTING CEREMONY The holiday

tree in Mission Plaza is a beautiful lit tree standing 25 feet tall, adorned with lights, ornaments and candy canes for all to enjoy throughout the season. Nov. 25, 4:45 p.m. seecalifornia.com. Mission Plaza, Downtown, San Luis Obispo.

SLO MENORAH LIGHTING In celebration of Hanukkah,

Dec. 19 through Dec. 26. Check bethdavidslo.org or jccslo. com for event updates. Dec. 21, 5 p.m. Mission Plaza, Downtown, San Luis Obispo.

Janice Pluma, Kim Snyder, and David Butz invite you to join them for a special Holiday Open House. Start the season with a fun art event. Mingle with other art lovers and see work from the three local artists. Dec. 4, 12-4 p.m. Free. 805-423-8939. facebook.com/ janice.anja.kim. Atelier 708, 708-D Paso Robles St., Paso Robles.

HOLIDAY CRAFT SALE Features more than 20 vendors

of handmade rugs, goat milk soaps and lotions, ornaments, hand-carved wooden utensils, knitting, embroidery, and more. Benefit for the Santa Margarita Public Library. Dec. 3, 9 a.m.3 p.m. Free. 805-769-6418. Santa Margarita Community Hall, 22501 I Street, Santa Margarita.

MID-STATE FAIR WINTER MARKET Features local crafters and artisans from throughout San Luis Obispo County selling handmade and unique items. Find jewelry, apparel, fashion accessories, home décor, health and beauty products, art, antiques, handmade eats, used items, and more. Dec. 9, 12-4 p.m., Dec. 10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Dec. 11, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 805-239-0655. midstatefair.com. Paso Robles Event Center, 2198 Riverside Ave., Paso Robles.

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PISMO BEACH TREE LIGHTING Local officials and

dignitaries light the tree in downtown Pismo Beach. Dec. 2, 6 p.m. seecalifornia.com. Pismo Beach Pier, West end of Pomeroy, Pismo Beach.

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Drew Davis is a Modern Impressionist whose work has become an iconic part of SLO County. Primarily working with thick oil paints, he uses a recognizable style that creates a feeling of joy with attentiongrabbing color and fluid movement. Original paintings, prints, cards, calendars and gift certificates for classes are available for purchase.

Master Metalsmith, Randy Stromsoe’s OPEN STUDIO. Hosting old friends and new friends for holiday cheer. New class sign ups with basic demonstrations of each process. A rare opportunity to purchase hand crafted gifts or sign yourself up, or a loved one, for an instructional winter workshop in our cozy shop.

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HOLIDAY GUIDE from page 30 supporting veterans with quilts, and Wreaths Across America. Nov. 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. San Luis Obispo Vets’ Hall, 801 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo, 805-781-5930.

HOLIDAY POTTERY SALE Anam Cre Pottery is hosting a

handmade gift sale for the holidays. Explore ceramic gifts and find the perfect unique item. Includes mugs, dishware, vases, ornaments, trinkets, and more. Dec. 10, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Free. anamcre.com. Anam Cre Pottery Studio, 1243 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, 805-896-6197.

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ANNUAL TRILOGY CLAY BUDDIES POTTERY SALE

Features functional ware, yard art, sculptures, and beautiful decor for the home or that one-of-a-kind gift. Holiday decorated baked goods also available. Free and open to the public. Cash or checks preferred. Dec. 4, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. 585-943-7880. Trilogy at Monarch Dunes, 1640 Trilogy Pkwy, Nipomo.

LOCAVORE HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR Sip and shop at this

annual holiday craft fair. Local makers and artisans will be selling handmade products just in time for the holidays. Dec. 4, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. 805-270-4308. timbrewinery.com. Locavore Craft Market, 225 E. Branch St., Arroyo Grande.

SALT AND SUNDRY SIP AND SHOP AT THE CLIFFS

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NEW YEAR’S EVE BASH CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION Join Atascadero Firefighters Association to

ring in the New Year and celebrate its centennial anniversary. Dec. 31, 6:30 p.m. my805tix.com. SpringHill Suites by Marriott, 900 El Camino Real, Atascadero.

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COME TOGETHER: NEW YEARS EVE POPS CONCERT WITH THE SLO SYMPHONY Ring in the New Year with Come Together, a pops concert created by Canadian-based symphonic rock group Jeans ’n Classics celebrating the hits of the ‘80s, ‘90s and ‘00s. Dec. 31, 7:30-9 p.m. $100. 805756-4849. slosymphony.org/new-years-eve-pops-concert/. Performing Arts Center, 1 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo.

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AVILA BEACH POLAR BEAR PLUNGE A celebration

members are encouraged to adopt a wish list for a senior to help ensure they have a happy holiday. Hosted by the Senior Angels of the Central Coast. Nov. 21-Jan. 1 seniorangelsofthecentralcoast. org. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo.

of fitness, nature, a New Year, camaraderie, and still having dessert. Dessert can be a cup of coffee or something to eat at one of the local Avila Beach establishments after the plunge. Jan. 1, noon slolug.com/polar. Avila Beach Promenade, 404 Front St., Avila Beach.

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HANDS IN NEPAL HOLIDAY ARTISAN MARKET AND SILENT AUCTION

Join friends and neighbors for refreshments while shopping for locally handmade gifts, Nepali handicrafts, and holiday decorations. 10 percent of all goods purchased and 100 percent of silent auction purchases benefit educational programs in Nepal. Nov. 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 805-440-5987. Nepal Holiday Artisan Market, 22595 I St., Santa Margarita, handsinnepal.org.

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ARTISAN FAIRE FUNDRAISER Features more than

30 vendors with hand crafted goods, paintings, fabric art, ceramics, jewelry, and much more. Includes a cafe with homemade pie. All proceeds go to community charities and college scholarships for local students. Nov. 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 831-595-6507. Women’s Club of Arroyo Grande, 211 Vernon St., Arroyo Grande.

DINNER FOR A CAUSE: GIVING TUESDAY BANQUET 2022 Features dinner, dancing, and many ways to show

support. 100 percent of all proceeds benefit the 5Cities Homeless Coalition. Nov. 29, 4:30 p.m. my805tix.com. Pismo Beach Golf Course, 25 West Grand Ave., Grover Beach.

THIRD ANNUAL HOLIDAY LIGHTS CRUISE AND GIFT DRIVE To support Nipomo families in need. Dec. 17, 6-9 p.m.

$5 donation; or an Amazon registry purchase. Nipomo Costa Pacifica Estates, Vista del Rio and Hutton Road, Nipomo.

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FOODIES: A MUSICAL COMEDY (STAGED READING) A

new, original staged musical comedy written by Michael Kaplan and Jeff Mar. A fussy eater who hates vegetables is mistaken for the guest of honor at the Paso Robles Food and Wine Festival. He keeps up the fib after becoming infatuated with the woman running the show. Nov. 18, 7-9 p.m., Nov. 19, 7-9 p.m. and Nov. 20, 2-4 p.m. $20. 213-864-9232. cambriaarts.org/theatre-tickets. Cambria Center for the Arts Theatre, 1350 Main St., Cambria.

OPEN MIC NIGHT Come join us each Wednesday for Open Mic Night in the downstairs dining area. Grab some friends and show off your talents. Food and drink service will be available. Wednesdays, 6 p.m. Free. 805-995-3883. schoonerscayucos. com. Schooners, 171 North Ocean Ave, Cayucos. SLOFUNNY COMEDY SHOW PRESENTS GREG WILSON AND FRIENDS This Thanksgiving, Greg Wilson is

bringing laughs to the Central Coast. When he isn’t guest starring on one of your favorite TV shows, Greg can be found headlining shows around the country. Hosted by David Murphy. Featuring Justin Foster, Dave Yates, and Amanda Cohen. Nov. 26, 6:30-8 & 9-10:30 p.m. $25. 805-534-3129. facebook.com/slofunny. Morro Bay Veterans Memorial Building, 209 Surf St., Morro Bay.

SUITE SURRENDER Mistaken identities, overblown egos, double entendres, and a lap dog named Mr. Boodles round out this hilarious riot of a love note to the classic farces of the 30s and 40s. Nov. 25-Dec. 11 my805tix.com. By The Sea Productions, 545 Shasta Ave., Morro Bay. SAN LUIS OBISPO

A CHRISTMAS STORY The holiday classic about young

Ralphie Parker and his quest for a genuine Red Ryder BB Gun. Saturdays, Sundays, 2 p.m., Wednesdays-Saturdays, 7 p.m. and Dec. 18, 2 p.m. through Dec. 17 $20-$28. 805-7862440. slorep.org/shows/a-christmas-story-2022/. San Luis Obispo Repertory Theatre, 888 Morro St., San Luis Obispo.

CIVIC BALLET OF SLO: THE NUTCRACKER Civic Ballet of San Luis Obispo is presenting this holiday classic, with a full live orchestra and San Luis Obispo County’s finest dancers.

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fundraiser to celebrate and honor your loved ones who are no longer present, but certainly not forgotten. For 38 years, Hospice SLO County’s Light Up A Life season has offered special ceremonies at locations throughout SLO County. Nov. 29-Dec. 14 my805tix.com. Mission San

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The Cuyama Buckhorn in New Cuyama hosts A Cuyama Thanksgiving on Thursday, Nov. 24, from 3 to 9 p.m. Attendees can look forward to enjoying farm-to-table Thanksgiving dishes, cocktails, and more. Admission to the dinner is $75. To find out more about A Cuyama Thanksgiving, visit cuyamabuckhorn.com. —C.W.

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HOLIDAY GUIDE from page 32 Dec. 9, 7-9:15 p.m., Dec. 10, 2-4:15 & 7-9:15 p.m. and Dec. 11, 2-4:15 p.m. $24-$72. 805-756-4849. pacslo.org. Performing Arts Center, 1 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo.

COMEDY NIGHT Professional comedy show featuring local and touring comics. Hosted by Aidan Candelario. First and Third Thursday of every month, 7-9 p.m. $5. 805-540-8300. Bang the Drum Brewery, 1150 Laurel Lane, suite 130, San Luis Obispo, bangthedrumbrewery.com.

OPEN MIC COMEDY Sign-ups at 6:30 p.m. Hosted by

Aidan Candelario. Mondays, 7-9 p.m. Free. 805-540-8300. saintsbarrel.com/event-calendar. Saints Barrel Wine Bar, 1021 Higuera St., San Luis Obispo.

RAYN: FLAMENCO FOR A NEW WORLD Seattle-based

Flamenco dancer, Savannah Fuentes, returns to SLO with her latest show. Savannah will be joined by singer/multi-instrumentalist Diego Amador Jr. Dec. 2, 8-9:30 p.m. $12-$40. 206-409-2161. savannahf.com/. SLO Guild Hall, 2880 Broad St., San Luis Obispo.

THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS Ballet Theatre SLO presents this heartwarming original ballet. Come see each of the 12 days come alive on stage through dance. Dec. 16, 7-9 p.m., Dec. 17, 7-9 p.m. and Dec. 18, 2-4 p.m. $28-$48. Spanos Theatre, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, 805-756-7113.

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DIANE ROSE ZINK’S THE NUTCRACKER Presented by

Everybody Can Dance and the Santa Maria Civic Ballet. Nov. 26 and Nov. 27 Clark Center for the Performing Arts, 487 Fair Oaks Ave., Arroyo Grande, 805-489-9444, clarkcenter.org.

HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA: A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Visited by the ghosts of Past, Present, and Future, Ebenezer Scrooge must find it in his heart to change or face a bleak and lonely future. No show on Christmas day. WednesdaysSaturdays, 7-10 p.m., Saturdays, 2-5 p.m. and Sundays, 6-9 p.m. through Dec. 18 $36-$40. 805-489-2499. americanmelodrama. com. Great American Melodrama, 1863 Front St., Oceano.

AN IRISH CHRISTMAS Kerry Irish Productions is back on

tour in 2022 with its acclaimed production. Featuring dancers from Riverdance, Lord of the Dance, and Celtic Wings, produced by Margaret O’Carroll with musical direction by Jesse Langen. Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m. $40-$58. 805-489-9444. clarkcenter.org. Clark Center for the Performing Arts, 487 Fair Oaks Ave., Arroyo Grande.

MATILDA: THE MUSICAL The ensemble cast features

strong performances by many well-known, local teen thespians, including London Raftery. Presented by AGHS. Dec. 2-10 clarkcenter.org. Clark Center for the Performing Arts, 487 Fair Oaks Ave., Arroyo Grande, 805-489-9444.

STORYTELLERS FLEX Performing Arts is thrilled to

present Storytellers, a heartfelt family adventure brought to life through ballet, modern, contemporary, and theater jazz dance. Described as a magical, family-friendly holiday

experience. Dec. 10, 6-8 p.m. and Dec. 11, 3-5 p.m. 805489-9444. clarkcenter.org/shows/storytellers/. Clark Center for the Performing Arts, 487 Fair Oaks Ave., Arroyo Grande.

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AUDITION, A LOS ALAMOS STORY A new musical

comedy, described as “a love song (actually, 12) to our very special small town on the Central Coast.” Nov. 18, 7-8:15 p.m., Nov. 19, 2-3:15 & 7-8:15 p.m. and Nov. 20, 2-3:15 p.m. $25. 805-344-1144. latgstore.square.site. Los Alamos Theatre Group, 515 Bell Street, Los Alamos.

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BLUES AGENDA JAM AND SHOWCASE Blues Agenda

convenes the blues jam at the renovated Niffy’s Merrimaker under new local restaurateur ownership. Local, visiting, and newcomers are welcomed at the blues jam showcasing musicians from the vibrant Central Coast blues jam scene. First and Third Wednesday of every month, 7-10 p.m. Free. 805-2355223. The Merrimaker Tavern, 1301 2nd Street, Los Osos.

LISTENING AS RITUAL Group listening sessions with musician/musicologist Ben Gerstein. Explore remarkable recordings of world music, nature field recording, western classical and contemporary, and jazz, sharing and discussing inspiration and perspectives on the expressive power of peoples, cultures, animals and habitats through sonic experience. Every other Monday, 7-8:15 p.m. $10-$15 donation. 805-305-1229. leftcoastartstudio.com/. Left Coast Art Studio, 1188 Los Osos Valley Rd., Los Osos.

SONGWRITERS AT PLAY HOSTS SONG CONTEST AT SCHOONERS Three judges award three prizes. Up to 10

contestants play 2 original songs each. $5 entry fee. Advance signups only, apply at stevekey57@gmail.com. Note: December event moved to Dec. 20. Last Tuesday of every month, 6:30-9 p.m. through Feb. 28 Free. 805-204-6821. stevekey.com/ events. Schooners, 171 North Ocean Ave, Cayucos.

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BARREL ROOM CONCERT: DANTE MARSH AND THE VIBESETTERS Enjoy the views of the hilltop vineyard and

the soulful funk tunes of Dante Marsh and The Vibesetters. Nov. 20, 4-6 p.m. my805tix.com. Cass Winery and Vineyard, 7350 Linne Rd., Paso Robles.

EASTON EVERETT LIVE AT CAVA ROBLES RESORT An artist known for a guitar-woven sound that spreads out across the American music story. Nov. 25, 3-5 p.m. eastoneverett.com/. Cava Robles Resort, 3800 Golden Hill Rd., Paso Robles, 805-242-4700.

CHANNEL TRES LIVE Dec. 10, 8 p.m. The Fremont

his celebrated annual recital. Program includes preludes by Rachmaninov and Chopin’s Fantasy in F minor. Nov. 27, 5:30 p.m. my805tix.com. Cass Winery and Vineyard, 7350 Linne Rd., Paso Robles.

THE TAPROOTS AT TOOTH AND NAIL WINERY The

ALICIA OLATUJA LIVE Alicia Olatuja’s performance of “The

SONGWRITERS AT PLAY FEATURES PATRICK PEARSON Patrick Pearson, of the bands Resination and

Cuesta Ridge, is the featured act, plus special guests Debi Red and Damon Lord. Steve Key hosts the weekly showcase. Nov. 22, 6:30-9 p.m. Free. 805-204-6821. stevekey.com/ events. Schooners, 171 North Ocean Ave, Cayucos.

SAN LUIS OBISPO Battle Hymn of the Republic” during the second inauguration of President Barack Obama stunned a global audience of millions and catapulted her to stardom as one of the most sought after female jazz singers of our time. Jan. 3, 7:30-9 p.m. $40. 805-756-6556. Performing Arts Center, 1 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo, pacslo.org.

ARIEL QUARTET Characterized by its youth, brilliant playing, and soulful interpretations, the Ariel Quartet has quickly earned a glowing international reputation. The Quartet was named the recipient of the prestigious Cleveland Quartet Award, granted by Chamber Music America in recognition of artistic achievement and career support. Nov. 30, 7:30-9 p.m. $40-$60. 805-756-6556. Performing Arts Center, 1

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NEXT LIFE LIVE AT THE OLDE ALEHOUSE Imagine if Petty met Beatles, Zeppelin, and Floyd for a jam? This might be what it would sound like. Dec. 4, 1-4 p.m. 805-215-9316. nextlifeband. com. The Olde Alehouse, 945 Los Osos Valley Road, Los Osos. Jake Blount is a Steve Martin Banjo Prize recipient and twotime winner of West Virginia’s Appalachian String Band Music Festival. Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m. $25. 805-748-3569. slofolks.org. Castoro Cellars, 1315 N. Bethel Rd., Templeton.

CAL POLY FALL JAZZ CONCERT Celebrate the release of the Vocal Jazz Ensemble’s new recording. DownBeat magazine recently gave the group its “Undergraduate College Outstanding Performance” award in the Asynchronous Large Vocal Jazz Ensemble category. The Cal Poly Jazz Ensemble will also perform. Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m. $20 general; $10 for students and Jazz Federation members. 805-756-4849. music.calpoly.edu/ calendar. Spanos Theatre, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

every Friday. Presented by friends at Traffic Record store in Atascadero. Come listen, dance, drink, and unwind every Friday. All ages event; no cover charge. Fridays, 7-10 p.m. 805-460-6042. ancientowlbeergarden.com. Ancient Owl Beer Garden, 6090 El Camino Real, suite C, Atascadero.

LIVE MUSIC WITH GUITAR WIZ AT LUNADA GARDEN BISTRO “Guitar Wizard” Billy Foppiano plays a wide range of

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A wide range of art, folk, and popular music from Arab society as well as selected seminal pieces from the historically interconnected areas of Southwest Asia and North Africa. Programs also feature critically acclaimed guest artists Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m. $20 general; $10 students. 805-756-4849. music. calpoly.edu/calendar. Spanos Theatre, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

Poly Symphony and the Madrone String Quartet will present a collaborative season opener that features side-by-side performances, captivating chamber music, and Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9, “From the New World.” Dec. 4, 3 p.m. $15 and $20 general; $10 students. 805-756-4849. music.calpoly. edu/calendar/symph/. Performing Arts Center, 1 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo.

FRIDAY NIGHT DJ Weekly DJ series, with a different DJ

Taproots will be bringing a 7-piece band to Tooth and Nail Winery. A steady feature at concerts, wineries and private events in California since 2016, The Taproots are best known for their creative songwriting, strong harmonies, and innovative guitar work. Nov. 18, 5-8 p.m. Free. 805-369-6100. toothandnailwine. com. Tooth and Nail Winery, 3090 Anderson Rd., Paso Robles.

music, including blues, R&B, classic rock, and more. Second and Fourth Sunday of every month, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 805-9005444. Lunada Garden Bistro, 78 N. Ocean Ave., Cayucos.

Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo, pacslo.org.

Theater, 1035 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, 805-546-8600, fremontslo.com.

THE DAVE BECKER SEXTET LIVE Featuring Marina

Pacowski and Scott Whitfield. Presented by the San Luis Obispo County Jazz Federation. Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m. my805tix.com. Mount Carmel Lutheran Church, 1701 Fredericks St., San Luis Obispo.

FORBES ORGAN SERIES: AN EVENING WITH KAREN SLACK AND ALAN MORRISON Rising Metropolitan Opera star and renowned soprano Karen Slack, is paired with one of America’s premier concert organists, Alan Morrison, for a moving performance of dynamic musical synergy rarely seen on the Central Coast. Jan. 2, 7:30-9 p.m. $35-$55. 805-756-6556. Performing Arts Center, 1 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo, pacslo.org.

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LIVE MUSIC AT RAGTAG WINE CO. Enjoy live music by local favorites. Wine available by the flight, glass, or bottle. Thursdays-Saturdays, 6-9 p.m. Ragtag Wine Co., 779 Higuera St., San Luis Obispo, 805-439-0774, ragtagwineco.com. SAN LUIS OBISPO MASTER CHORALE: THE FRENCH CONNECTION The SLO Master Chorale will host two free

presentations given by Dr. Carl Schmidt, Professor Emeritus of Music History and Culture. Nov. 19, 7-8 p.m. and Nov. 20, 1:15-2:15 p.m. Free. 805-538-3311. slomasterchorale.org. San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, 1010 Broad St., San Luis Obispo.

WILDERADO LIVE Nov. 18, 7 p.m. SLO Brew Rock, 855

Aerovista Pl., San Luis Obispo, 805-543-1843, slobrew.com.

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11TH ANNUAL REGGAE ON THE MOUNTAIN Featured artists include Ziggy Marley, Steel Pulse, Barrington Levy, Don Carlos, Groundation, Nattali Rize, Marlon Asher, and several others. Check website for full lineup. Nov. 18, Nov. 19 and Nov. 20 reggaeonthemountain.com. Live Oak Camp, Highway 154, Santa Ynez.

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HOLIDAY TRADITIONS CONCERT SERIES: NIPOMO AND SAN LUIS OBISPO LOCATIONS Get in

for the 21st century. Dec. 11, 3-5 p.m. $25-$30. 805544-0760. bethdavidslo.org. Congregation Beth David, 10180 Los Osos Valley Rd., San Luis Obispo.

SLO MASTER CHORALE: HOLIDAY FESTIVAL AND SING-ALONG Featuring

CANDLELIGHT CHRISTMAS CONCERTS Join Brynn Albanese and Cambria friends for this Christmas concert series. Dec. 9-11 my805tix.com. Old Santa Rosa Chapel, 2353 Main St., Cambria.

HOLIDAY STORIES AT THE CLIFFS Enjoy hearing some holiday stories by the fire in The Cliffs lobby. Dec. 16, 5:30 p.m. 805-773-5000. cliffshotelandspa.com/cliffsmas/. The Cliffs Hotel and Spa, 2757 Shell Beach Rd, Pismo Beach.

the spirit by attending a choral music performance by Vocal Arts Ensemble. Enjoy classical holiday tunes and a sing-a-long at various locations in early December. Dec. 1, 7-9 p.m., Dec. 3, 3-5 p.m. and Dec. 11, 4-6 p.m. $30-$40 (students $10). 805-541-6797. vocalarts. org. SLO County, Various locations, San Luis Obispo.

SAN FRANCISCO YIDDISH COMBO AT BETH DAVID SLO Klezmer

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NORTH SLO COU NT Y Symphony of the Vines Brass Quintet. Dec. 18, 5:30 p.m. my805tix.com. Cass Winery and Vineyard, 7350 Linne Rd., Paso Robles.

Vines brass quintet plays a delightful assortment of holiday and classical favorites. Proceeds support continuing restoration projects at Mission San Miguel. Dec. 16, 6 p.m. my805tix.com. Mission San Miguel Arcángel, 775 Mission St., San Miguel.

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CAL POLY CHOIRS: HOLIDAY KALEIDOSCOPE This marks the sixth annual Holiday Kaleidoscope which has become a Central Coast tradition. The concert brings together all four Cal Poly choral ensembles with local high school and community ensembles. Performance highlights include traditional favorites, new works, sing-alongs with a holiday orchestra, and more. Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m. $15 and $20 general; $10 students. 805-756-4849. music.calpoly.edu/calendar.

ART AND ABOUT MORRO BAY Join us for Art and About

Morro Bay, a self-guided art walk that gives the community an opportunity to experience visual, literary, and performing art in galleries and other venues. Visit site for a map of locations. (Events will not occur on major holidays). Fourth Saturday of every month, 1-4 p.m. Free. 805-544-9251. artsobispo.org/art-and-about. Morro Bay (participating artists), Townwide, Morro Bay.

The 32nd annual Victorian Teddy Bear Tea will be held at Park Ballroom in Paso Robles on Saturday, Dec. 17, from 2 to 4 p.m. Special guests at the event will include Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus, the Snow Queen, and other holiday characters. Tickets are $8 for children and $20 for adults, and are available in advance at my805tix.com. Visit pasoroblesdowntown.org for more details. —C.W.

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HOLIDAY BRASS AT THE MISSION Symphony of the

Los Osos, a self-guided art walk that gives the community an opportunity to experience visual, literary, and performing art in galleries and other venues throughout Los Osos. Events will not occur on major holidays. Second Saturday of every month, 1-4 p.m. Free. 805-544-9251. artsobispo.org/art-andabout. Los Osos, Townwide, Los Osos.

Season’s meetings

soloist Paul Woodring on the Forbes Pipe Organ. Enjoy a sing along with the Master Chorale, plus traditional carols and holiday arrangements for chorus, organ, and orchestra. Dec. 17, 7:30-9:15 p.m. $10-$25. 805-756-4849. pacslo.org. Performing Arts Center, 1 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo.

BRILLIANT BRASS Celebrate the holiday season with the

take questions about writing and publishing. Nov. 20, 2-4 p.m. Monarch Books, 201 E. Branch St., Arroyo Grande, monarchbooks805.com.

THE BRASS NICKELS: FEATURING BONNIE OTTO Presented by the Basin Street Regulars. Nov. 20, 1-4 p.m. my805tix.com. Pismo Beach Veterans Memorial Hall, 780 Bello St., Pismo Beach.

CHRISTMAS CAROLERS AT THE CLIFFS Join in on

some Christmas caroling at The Cliffs. Dec. 1, 5-7 p.m. Free. 805-773-5000. cliffshotelandspa.com/cliffsmas/. The Cliffs Hotel and Spa, 2757 Shell Beach Rd, Pismo Beach.

CHRISTMAS CHOIR Sing your way into the new year. Bring

your choir binders (new members will have binders provided) Some new original tunes and some standard Christmas Songs will be included in this years program. Contact for end date. Tuesdays, 7-8:30 p.m. through Dec. 20 Free. Richard Inman, Private Home TBA, Arroyo Grande, 805-937-4413.

COSTA GALLERY HOLIDAY SEASON: GIFTY UNDER FIFTY Costa Gallery will feature Holiday gifts $50 and under

by more than 20 regional artists. Explore affordable original art cards, fiber art, glass, jewelry, paintings, photography, prints, and sculpture. Mondays, Thursdays-Sundays. through Dec. 30 Free admission. 559-799-9632. Costa Gallery, 2087 10th St., Los Osos.

Writers and Literature

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NightWriters supports local writers with monthly presentations, critique groups, contests, and other events. Second Tuesday of every month, 6:30-8 p.m. Free. 805-703-3132. slonightwriters. org. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo.

Marina Square in Morro Bay presents an opening reception for jeweler Lisa Kanofsky, Group Photo Show “Winter Light,” and Group Painting show, “Morro Mornings.” Dec. 10, 3-5 p.m. Free. 805-772-1068. galleryatmarinasquare.com. Gallery at Marina Square, 601 Embarcadero suite 10, Morro Bay.

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WALT WHITMAN GAY MEN’S BOOK CLUB This club reads, studies and discusses books chosen by the group which relate to their lives as gay men. All are welcome. Second Monday of every month, 7-9:30 p.m. Free. galacc. org/events/. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo. SOUTH COAST SLO COU NT Y

BOOK LAUNCH WITH AUTHOR MARK PARSONS

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METAL ART BY TRUDI GILLIAM Gilliam creates her

OPEN STUDIO Hosting old friends and new friends for holiday cheer. A rare opportunity to purchase hand crafted gifts or sign yourself up, or a loved one, for an instructional winter workshop in this cozy shop. Dec. 3, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 805-237-8632. randystromsoe.com. Stromsöe Studios, 3775 Old Creek Road, Templeton.

sculptures using copper, brass, nickel/silver, and found objects. This new series of whales and birds uses copper and sea glass. ongoing 805-772-9955. Seven Sisters Gallery, 601 Embarcadero Ste. 8, Morro Bay, sevensistersgalleryca.com.

THE PLEIN AIR TEAM Acrylic artist, Nancy Lynn, and

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husband, watercolorist, Robert Fleming, have an ongoing show of originals and giclee prints of Morro Bay and local birds. ongoing 805-772-9955. Seven Sisters Gallery, 601 Embarcadero Ste. 8, Morro Bay, sevensistersgalleryca.com.

SECOND SATURDAYS Come by and see the Featured Artists Shows, find gifts for your loved ones, surprises for yourself, and meet the artists featured in the incredible gallery. Second Saturday of every month, 5-7 p.m. Free. 805-772-1068. galleryatmarinasquare.com. Gallery at Marina Square, 601 Embarcadero suite 10, Morro Bay. WHAT WILL REMAIN WITH FEATURED ARTIST MARCIE BEGLEITER Begleiter’s work explores hidden

systems, secret codes, and fantastic micro-organisms; it’s an intellectual as well as instinctual response to what is happening in ‘nature.’ Materials include watercolor, ink, graphite, ceramics, and photography. Through Dec. 31 cambriaarts.org/gallery-exhibits/. Cambria Center for the Arts, 1350 Main St., Cambria.

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workshops offered. ongoing studiosonthepark.org. Studios on the Park, 1130 Pine St., Paso Robles, 805-238-9800.

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ART AND ABOUT SLO Join us for Art and About SLO, a

self-guided art walk that gives the community an opportunity to experience visual, literary, and performing art in galleries and other venues. Visit site for an updated map of locations. Events will not occur on major holidays. First Friday of every month, 5-8 p.m. Free. 805-544-9251. artsobispo.org/art-andabout. San Luis Obispo, Citywide, SLO.

ARTISTIC DELIGHTS AT SLO GALLERY Surround

yourself with exceptional works of art Thursdays through Sundays, and during SLO Arts Council’s Art after Dark on the first Friday of each month. Experience art at its finest by Central Coast artists. Thursdays-Sundays. through Dec. 2 Free. 818-762-6782. slogallery.com/. SLO Gallery, 1019 Broad Street, San Luis Obispo.

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CHRISTINA MCPHEE: LISTENING A solo exhibition of paintings and video by San Luis Obispo-based artist Christina McPhee. Through Nov. 18 Free. 614-607-2268. ososcontemporary.com/pages/listening-christina-mcphee. Osos Contemporary, 967 Osos St., San Luis Obispo.

on-site exhibitions. Featuring Peg Grady, Judy Johnson-Williams, Lisa R. Falk, Colleen Marlow, Michael McKee, and Larry Stone. Curated by Larry Stone. The title/theme references the title of a short story anthology written by Yukio Mishima. Through Nov. 19 Free. 626-393-1750. actsofworship-art.com. Acts of Worship venue, 2021 Niderer Road, Paso Robles.

hangs up a highly anticipated art exhibit featuring local talent. Original art is sold for under $200. Come celebrate local artists and find a gift for a loved one, or yourself. Exhibit runs Nov. 11 through Jan. 11. Dec. 2, 5-8 p.m. 805-464-0533. the1artery.com. The ARTery, 5890 Traffic Way, Atascadero.

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STUDIOS ON THE PARK: CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS Check site for a variety of classes and

self-guided art walk that gives the community an opportunity to experience visual, literary, and performing art in galleries and other venues. Visit site for an updated map of locations. Events will not occur on major holidays. First Saturday of every month, 5-9 p.m. Free. 805-544-9251. artsobispo.org/ art-and-about. Participating locations, Paso Robles, City-wide.

NANCY HILL FABRIC ART EXHIBITION AT THE DOSTER GALLERY Doster Gift Gallery in Atascadero will

be hosting an exciting exhibition of Nancy Hill’s extraordinary fabric sculptures. Opens on Dec. 16 and runs through the end of January. Dec. 16-Jan. 31 Free. 805 462-9309. Doster Gift

Art Central’s annual open call for the holiday exhibition, Little Treasures. The show will run for December and January. All items must be priced at $100 or less. Accepting all forms of media. All details and registration info can be found on website. Nov. 30 805-747-4200. artcentralslo.com. Art Central, 1329 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo.

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pieces. Each piece must be priced at $100 or less. All work must be ready to hang. No early birds or drop offs. Dec. 4, 6-7:30 p.m. 805-541-5888. linnaeascafe.com. Linnaea’s Cafe, 1110 Garden St., San Luis Obispo.

TRILOGY ART EXTRAVAGANZA Media on display and

HOLIDAY TREASURE STROLL Take a stroll up East Monterey district to enjoy local art exhibits and craft pop-up booths at local businesses. Collect a “treasure” at each stop, and turn tokens in at your last stop to be entered into a giveaway. Dec. 3, 4-7 p.m. Art Central, 1329 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, 805-747-4200, artcentralslo.wordpress.com. JUST ADD WATER Come experience the detailed and expressive work of six accomplished local watercolorists in this upcoming show. Through Nov. 28 805-878-6404. Art Central, 1329 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, artcentralslo.wordpress.com.

THE MONDAY CLUBHOUSE CONSERVANCY FINE ARTS AWARDS APPLICATIONS Open to high school

juniors and seniors. Categories: classical music, jazz music, and visual art. Submit online application. Finalists in all categories compete in a live competition at The Monday Club on Feb. 26. Through Jan. 30, 2023 Free. 805-242-1076. themondayclubslo.org. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo.

PICKET PAINTING PARTY Decorative picket purchasing

opportunities are available to show your support and help fund maintenance and educational programs in the Children’s Garden. Second Saturday of every month, 1-4 p.m. $75 per picket or 2 for $100. 805-541-1400. slobg.org. San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden, 3450 Dairy Creek Rd., San Luis Obispo.

PLEIN AIR PAINTERS OF THE CENTRAL COAST A self-directed fun group of dynamic artists who enjoy painting and sketching outdoors. Artists meet on site at various locations. Weekly plein air destinations are provided by Kirsti Wothe via email (mrswothe@yahoo.com). Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-noon SLO County, Various locations, San Luis Obispo. SECOND SATURDAYS FREE ART EVENT SLOMA’s

Second Saturdays program features art-making activities that complement the Museum’s current exhibitions. It’s completely free and open to the public, on the lawn outside SLOMA’s Mission Plaza double doors. Second Saturday of every month, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. through Dec. 10 Free. 805-543-8562. sloma. org/events/second-saturdays/. San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, 1010 Broad St., San Luis Obispo.

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for sale includes photography, ceramics, carvings, mosaics, jewelry, and more. Nov. 19, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Monarch Club, 1645 Trilogy Pkway., Nipomo.

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CENTRAL COAST WOOD CARVERS Learn the art of

wood carving or wood burning. Join Central Coast Wood Carvers in Morro Bay at St. Timothy’s. Open for beginners, intermediate, or advance. Learn a wide range of techniques and skills. Mask Required. Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. St. Timothy’s Catholic Church, 962 Piney Way, Morro Bay, 805-772-2840, sttimothymorrobay.org/index.html.

DAVID J ROGERS FINE ART GALLERY: UPCOMING WORKSHOPS Visit website for more info on upcoming

workshops at the studio. Dec. 3 805-225-5077. davidjrogersart.com. David J Rogers Fine Art Gallery, 407 Morro Bay Blvd., Morro Bay.

FAMILY PLAYTIME WITH ALCOHOL INKS Looking for an event for the entire family? Come play with alcohol inks. They are basically inks with alcohol in them, so they dry super fast. Enjoy making ornaments, necklaces or magnets, and shaving cream cards. Pre-registration required. Nov. 25, 10 a.m.-noon $25. 805-286-5993. CreativeMeTime.com. Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main St., Morro Bay. FOREVER STOKED PAINT PARTY Join us at the gallery, for a few hours to travel on a creative paint journey guided by a member of the fun loving FS crew. You will receive as much or as little instruction as you prefer. No artistic experience is necessary. Saturdays, 7-9 p.m. $45. 805-772-9095. Forever Stoked, 1164 Quintana Rd., Morro Bay. LEARN BEGINNING FUSED GLASS WITH LARRY LE BRANE No previous art skills needed to make home-garden

décor, gifts, dishware, and jewelry. $150 fee includes all materials. Class size is 4-6 students. Vaccination required, please. Nov. 19, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $150 for three weeks. 805-748-6935. Central Coast Glass Blowing and Fusing, 1279 2nd Street, Los Osos, RodBakerGlass.com.

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explores the boundaries between art and psychology. A festive reception takes place on Nov. 19. Nov. 19, 2-4 p.m. lindaabbotttrapp.com. Clark Center for the Performing Arts, 487 Fair Oaks Ave., Arroyo Grande, 805-489-9444.

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MINI MOSAICS Choose from Joan’s oodles and oodles of supplies to make your very own mosaic masterpiece. Preregistration required. Perfect for beginners. Nov. 26, 10 a.m.-noon Various. 805-286-5993. CreativeMeTime.com. Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main St., Morro Bay. MOSAIC TRIVET WORKSHOP During this workshop,

you will learn how to design and create a mosaic trivet. You will learn how to select materials, lay out a pleasing pattern, and adhere the tiles to the trivet base. You will learn how to properly grout and seal your project. ongoing, 1-4 p.m. $60. 805-772-2504. artcentermorrobay.org/index.php/ workshops/. Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main St., Morro Bay.

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MOSAICS FOR ALL LEVELS Choose a project to make your heart sing while learning mosaic basics to complete your masterpiece. You have many colors, baubles, and beads to choose from. Preregistration required. Nov. 27, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Various. 805-286-5993. CreativeMeTime.com. Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main St., Morro Bay. SEA GLASS AND DRIFTWOOD SCENE Create a fun

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Art Social, the winery will offer classes twice a month for you to sip and get creative on the vineyard. Friday classes held at 7 p.m. Sunday classes held at noon. Nov. 18, Dec. 4 and Dec. 16 my805tix.com. Cass Winery and Vineyard, 7350 Linne Rd., Paso Robles.

SIP N’ SKETCH Come to Studios on the Park for this Sip

n’ Sketch event. Bring your own art supplies and sketch a live model while sipping wine selected from the host’s library collection donated by generous winery partners. Nov. 19, 6-9 p.m. Free; $10 for a glass of wine. 805-238-9800. studiosonthepark.org/events/sip-n-sketch/. Studios on the Park, 1130 Pine St., Paso Robles.

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ALL LEVELS POTTERY CLASSES Anam Cre is a pottery

scene using Joan’s huge collection of local sea glass, driftwood and baubles.Joan supplies one piece of tumbled pottery, 10 pieces of small sea glass, driftwood, assorted small rocks, and use of glue and pen for each student. Preregistration required. Dec. 4, 10 a.m.-noon $65. 805-286-5993. CreativeMeTime. com. Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main St., Morro Bay.

studio in SLO that offers a variety of classes. This specific class is open to any level. Teachers are present for questions, but the class feels more like an open studio time for potters. Thursdays, 6-8 p.m. $40. Anam Cre Pottery Studio, 1243 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, 805-896-6197, anamcre.com.

SUCCULENTS AND DRIFTWOOD Learn how easy it is to

one-on-one and group lessons in the ceramic arts. Both hand building and wheel throwing options. Beginners welcomed. ongoing 805-835-5893. hmcruceceramics.com/. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo.

create with succulents. Choose a wreath or decorate a piece of recycled wood with driftwood, then add succulents or create a beautiful holiday tree or letters. Preregistration required. Nov. 26, 10 a.m.-noon Various. 805-286-5993. CreativeMeTime. com. Learn how easy it is to create with succulents. Care instructions are provided so your succulent projects thrive. Dec. 4, 1-3 p.m. Various. 805-286-5993. CreativeMeTime. com. Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main St., Morro Bay.

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MAJESTIC WINTER OWL SIP ‘N PAINT Join local lifelong artist and creative expressive facilitator, Sophia Johanna, as she guides a Majestic Winter Owl Spirit-inspired Sip N’ Paint. Dec. 16, 6-7:30 p.m. $44. 805-464-2838. oracleatascaderoca.com. Oracle, 6280 Palma Ave., Atascadero.

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FUSED GLASS PENDANT WORKSHOP Create your own unique fused glass pendant using a variety of pre-cut pieces of glass. Perfect for your holiday gift giving. A fun class for kids and adults. All materials included. Dec. 10, 10 a.m.-noon and Dec. 11, 1-3 p.m. $45. 805-464-2633. glassheadstudio.com. Glasshead Studio, 8793 Plata Lane, Suite H, Atascadero.

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HOLIDAY GUIDE from page 42 creating delicious main dishes, breads, and even desserts in a Dutch Oven. We will show you how to choose, care for, and use the correct oven for your needs. The meals created for this class will have a Thanksgiving theme. Nov. 19, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. $75. 628-888-4012. cuesta.edu. Cuesta College, Highway 1, San Luis Obispo.

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VIRGINIA MACK: BEGINNING WATERCOLOR This is a watercolor class designed to let you jump in and try out this engaging medium through experimentation. It’s designed for beginners and those with watercolor experience who wish to expand their knowledge of painting in watercolors. To enroll please contact Mack via email: vbmack@charter.net Wednesdays, 1:303:30 p.m. $35. 805-747-4200. artcentralslo.com/workshopsevents/. Art Central, 1329 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo.

the fun fundamentals of improv, team collaboration, and scene work. Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m. through Dec. 14 $225. 803-487-4481. centralcoastcomedytheater.com. Central Coast Comedy Theater Training Center, 2078 Parker Street, Suite 200, San Luis Obispo.

INTRO TO OIL PAINTING WITH SPENCER COLLINS

The perfect class for those wanting to try oil painting for the first time. Guests discuss color theory, layering paint, and how to use various media. For ages 16 and over. Thursdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $30 per class or $100 for 4 classes. 805-7474200. artcentralslo.com/workshops-events/. Art Central, 1329 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo.

INTRO TO PRINTMAKING WITH TRICIA REICHERT AND MARYANNE NUCCI All ages are welcome and no

prior experience is necessary to attend these workshops, just a desire to learn, explore and experiment. Please contact Tricia at tricia@tricia-reichert.com Nov. 22, 1-4:30 p.m. $210 for 6 sessions. 805-747-4200. artcentralslo.com/workshopsevents/. Art Central, 1329 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo.

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LEARN TO WEAVE MONDAYS An opportunity to learn how a four-shaft loom works. You will get acquainted as a new weaver or as a refresher with lots of tips and tricks. This class includes getting to know a loom, how to prepare/dress a loom, and much much more. Mondays, 1-4 p.m. $75 monthly.

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ONX team and Chef Rachel Ponce are teaming up for an amazing baking class. Master how to make an apple cider donut bundt cake and a pumpkin spice latte tiramisu from scratch. Limited to 14 people. Nov. 30, 6 p.m. $90 per person or $75 per Collective member. 805-434-5607. onxwine.com. ONX Wines: Clark House, 1595 Paradise Meadow Lane, Templeton.

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comfort of your home. Arty McGoo will lead you in a step by step class on how to beautifully decorate 3 different holidaythemed cookies. Dec. 20, 6 p.m. $85 per person or $65 per Collective member. 805-434-5607. onxwines.com. Online, See website, San Luis Obispo.

This class is for students who may have tried oil painting in the past but are looking to advance their skill levels. Color theory and proportion study will be a focus in the class. Mondays, 2-5 p.m. $30 per student or $75 for 3 classes. 805747-4200. artcentralslo.com/workshops-events/. Art Central, 1329 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo.

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805-441-8257. Patricia Martin: Whispering Vista Studios, 224 Squire Canyon Rd, San Luis Obispo, patriciamartinartist.com.

an outlet to explore the beauty of clay. For ages 60 and over. Caretakers welcome for an additional $20. Fridays, 10 a.m.noon $40. anamcre.com. Anam Cre Pottery Studio, 1243 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, 805-896-6197.

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MIXED MEDIA (ADULTS) Each week, attendees will combine

two or more media in several pieces, while working with watercolor, acrylic, ink, pastels, charcoal as well as various printmaking techniques in the course of a month. Enjoy discovering new ways to work with traditional and nontraditional materials. Mondays, 1-3 p.m. $35. 805-668-2125. lila.community. LilA Creative Community, 1147 East Grand Ave. suite 101, Arroyo Grande.

OPEN STUDIO FOR ADULTS Guests can come in and

decide what materials they would like to work with and create freely. Share your creative process with others and see how your work will flourish. Tuesdays, 6-9 p.m. and Wednesdays, 12:303:30 p.m. $40. 805-668-2125. Lila.community. LilA Creative Community, 1147 East Grand Ave. suite 101, Arroyo Grande.

BE PART OF ART There will be a different art activity each month. Bring the whole family to see the beauty in creating together and how easy it can be to bring art into your home. Last Saturday of every month, 1:30-3 p.m. Free. 805-6682125. lila.community. LilA Creative Community, 1147 East Grand Ave. suite 101, Arroyo Grande.

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PASSIFLORA MOSAICS WORKSHOPS Check website

or call for workshop offerings and more details. Through Dec. 4 805-440-3054. passifloramosaics.com/workshops/. Passiflora Mosaics, 330 N. 10th St., Grover Beach.

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KID’S HOLIDAY TENNIS AND PICKLEBALL CAMPS (SESSION 1) For kids ages 7 to 12, come learn to play

tennis, pickleball, bocce, and other games and fun activities. There are three sessions to choose from during the Thanksgiving and Christmas school holidays. Nov. 21, 9 a.m.1 p.m., Nov. 22, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Nov. 23, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $180 for TTR members; $200 for guests; discounts available. 805-434-9605. ttrtennis.com/tennis/kids-camps/. Templeton Tennis Ranch, 345 Championship Lane, Templeton.

KID’S HOLIDAY TENNIS AND PICKLEBALL CAMPS (SESSION 2) For kids ages 7 to 12, come learn to play

tennis, pickleball, bocce, and other games and fun activities. There are three sessions to choose from during the Thanksgiving and Christmas school holidays. Dec. 27, 9 a.m.1 p.m., Dec. 28, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Dec. 29, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $180-$200; discounts available. 805-434-9605. ttrtennis. com/tennis/kids-camps/. Templeton Tennis Ranch, 345 Championship Lane, Templeton.

KID’S HOLIDAY TENNIS AND PICKLEBALL CAMPS (SESSION 3) For kids ages 7 to 12, come learn to

play tennis, pickleball, bocce, and other games and fun activities. There are three sessions to choose from during the Thanksgiving and Christmas school holidays. Jan. 3, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Jan. 4, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Jan. 5, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $180-$200; discounts available. 805-434-9605. ttrtennis. com/tennis/kids-camps/. Templeton Tennis Ranch, 345 Championship Lane, Templeton.

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ART EXPLORATION FOR KIDS In this class series, students learn about drawing and acrylic painting. In each class, students will recreate a famous piece of art from history. Thursdays, 2-3 p.m. through Dec. 29 $28 per session; $100 for 5 classes; $180 for 10 classes. 805-7474200. artcentralslo.com/workshops-events/. Art Central, 1329 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo.

$100 for 5 classes; $180 for 10 classes. 805-747-4200. artcentralslo.com/workshops-events/. Art Central, 1329 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo.

KIDS IMPROV CLASS Do you have an active youngster who loves to act or perform, or just loves to play? In this class, students will develop improv and acting skills, learn fun improv games, and develop teamwork skills. Thursdays, 4-5:30 p.m. through Dec. 15 $225. 803-487-4401. centralcoastcomedytheater.com. Central Coast Comedy Theater Training Center, 2078 Parker Street, Suite 200, San Luis Obispo. KIDS POTTERY CLASSES Enjoy making animal sculptures, bowls, plates, etc. Please arrive on time, not early, as venue uses the transition time between classes to sanitize. Designed to sign up on a weekly basis. Thursdays, 1:30-2:30 p.m. $40. anamcre.com. Anam Cre Pottery Studio, 1243 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, 805-896-6197. SOUTH COAST SLO COU NT Y

MIXED MEDIA FOR AGES 5-6 AND 7-12 For ages 5-6

(Mondays) and 7-12 (Tuesdays). Mondays, Tuesdays, 3:15-4:15 p.m. 805-668-2125. lila.community. LilA Creative Community, 1147 East Grand Ave. suite 101, Arroyo Grande.

MOVIE NIGHT AT THE CLIFFS Enjoy a screening of the

classic Christmas comedy, Elf, in the Cliffs ballroom. Dec. 22, 6 p.m. 805-773-5000. cliffshotelandspa.com/cliffsmas/. The Cliffs Hotel and Spa, 2757 Shell Beach Rd, Pismo Beach.

PICTURES WITH SANTA AT THE CLIFFS Santa will be

visiting for photo opportunities in The Cliffs lobby. Dec. 4, 1-3 p.m. 805-773-5000. cliffshotelandspa.com/cliffsmas/. The Cliffs Hotel and Spa, 2757 Shell Beach Rd, Pismo Beach.

PLAY, EXPLORE, CREATE (AGES 5-7) Young artists

will play at various stations, exploring games, and mixed media. There will be a new activity each week. Wonderful opportunities for drawing, painting, and sculpture. Tuesdays, 9-10 a.m. $25. 805-668-2125. lila.community. LilA Creative Community, 1147 East Grand Ave. suite 101, Arroyo Grande.

PLAY, EXPLORE, CREATE 1 (AGES 3 AND 4) Enjoy the opportunity to explore drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, and mixed media. Each week a new adventure awaits. Thursdays, 2-3 p.m. and Fridays, 9-10 a.m. $25. 805-6682125. lila.community. LilA Creative Community, 1147 East Grand Ave. suite 101, Arroyo Grande.

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AYURVEDIC FALL CLEANSE: TWO-PART SERIES PLUS WINE With Sara Garofalo an Intuitive Health and Life Coach, Healer, Ayurveda Counselor, and Spiritual Mentor/ Teacher. Dec. 4, 3-5 p.m. my805tix.com. Timshel Vineyards, 825 Riverside Ave., suite 1, Paso Robles.

JOLLY JAMBOREE PICKLEBALL TOURNAMENT A USAPA sanctioned pickleball tournament. The top four teams in each group advance to a medal round shootout. Top two teams in each group advance to medal round. Dec. 2, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Dec. 3, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Dec. 4, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Starts at $40. 840-800-2008. winby2.fun/jolly-jamboree-2022/. Templeton Tennis Ranch, 345 Championship Lane, Templeton.

TAI CHI This course’s instructor has won many Tai Chi and other internal martial arts tournaments. Both experienced martial artists and new learners are welcome to the class. Tuesdays, Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. $65. 805-237-3988. Centennial Park, 600 Nickerson Dr., Paso Robles.

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BIRDS AND BOTANY MONTHLY WALK AT SLO BOTANICAL GARDEN The Garden is excited to present a monthly bird walk series on the fourth Thursday of every month which explores the intersection of birds and botany. Fourth Thursday of every month, 8-11 a.m. $10 for Garden Members; $40 for general public. 805-541-1400. slobg.org. San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden, 3450 Dairy Creek Rd., San Luis Obispo.

DYNAMIC THERAPEUTIC YOGA AT THE PARK Breathbased, slow paced, and therapeutic in nature. Also features options for increased strengthening and deeper, more complex postures than the gentle therapeutic classes on Wednesdays. Bring a mat, tarp and props. Fridays. through Nov. 18 yogalaura. com. Laguna Lake Park, 504 Madonna Rd., San Luis Obispo.

GARDEN FOUNDER WALK AND TALK Walk and talk with Eve Vigil in the Botanical Garden each month on the first Tuesday. Free garden tour with paid admission to the Garden. Free for members. No need to RSVP, just show up and enjoy. First Tuesday of every month, 11 a.m.-noon Free with $5 Garden Entry. 805-541-1400. slobg.org/calendar. San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden, 3450 Dairy Creek Rd., San Luis Obispo.

GENTLE THERAPEUTIC YOGA AT THE PARK Gentle and therapeutic, yet energizing yoga to get you on your day. Expect breath-based gentle movements, breath and energy work, guided meditation, restorative, and deep relaxation. Bring a mat, tarp, and props. Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. through Nov. 30 yogalaura.com. Cuesta Canyon Park, 2400

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QI GONG FOR MIND, BODY, AND SPIRIT Learn and practice qi gong, a Chinese system for physical, mental and spiritual development. This class is conducted outdoors in a beautiful setting, which is the best place to do qi gong, as its inspiration is drawn from nature. Certified instructor: Devin Wallace. Tuesdays, 10-11 a.m. $10. 805-709-2227. Crows End Retreat Center, 6340 Squire Ct., San Luis Obispo.

SLO SKIERS MONTHLY MEETING SLO Skiers, a local non-profit sports and social club for adults has a monthly meeting. First Wednesday of every month, 5:30-7:30 p.m. through Dec. 7 Meetings free; Yearly membership $50. 805528-3194. sloskiers.org. Dairy Creek Golf Course, 2990 Dairy Creek Rd., San Luis Obispo. STAY YOUNG WITH QI GONG Qi Gong boosts energy and vitality, reduces stress, improves balance and flexibility, and, best of all, is fun. Join instructor Devin Wallace for this outdoor class which is held in a beautiful setting. Call or email before attending. Tuesdays, 10-11 a.m. $10. 805-709-2227. Crows End Retreat Center, 6340 Squire Ct., San Luis Obispo.

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BEGINNER GROUP SURF LESSONS AND SURF CAMPS Lessons and camp packages available daily. All equipment included. ongoing Starts at $70. 805-835-7873. sandbarsurf.com/. Sandbar Surf School Meetup Spot, 110 Park Ave., Pismo Beach.

ENOS MEMORIAL HIKE AT THE STATE REFUGEE Hikers will begin their adventure walking through a wooded area of arroyo willows and wax myrtle, where numerous species of songbirds make their homes, as they head to a bridge that crosses the lake. Nov. 19, 9 a.m. my805tix.com. Oso Flaco Lake Natural Area, Oso Flaco Lake Rd., Nipomo, 805-343-2455.

THE GODDESS WALK: SUNSET HIKE AND PICNIC A special WMW docent led stroll through indigenous land in honor of Native American Heritage Month. Nov. 19 my805tix. com. Pismo Preserve, Mattie Road, Pismo Beach.

SHELL BEACH CLEAN UP The public is welcome to come help clean up Shell Beach. Dec. 8, 10 a.m. 805-773-5000. cliffshotelandspa.com/cliffsmas/. The Cliffs Hotel and Spa, 2757 Shell Beach Rd, Pismo Beach. ∆


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Templeton Historical Museum celebrates Founder’s Day with tours, demos, and live music

The Templeton Historical Museum Society will host its Founder’s Day Celebration event on Saturday, Nov. 19, from noon to 3 p.m. The celebration commemorates the 1886 arrival of the first passenger train in Templeton, which marked the southern terminus of the train line from San Francisco to Los Angeles, according to press materials. During this year’s event, the Templeton Historical Museum house and railroad depot will be open to visitors. There will also be blacksmith demonstrations hosted by David Thayer in the museum’s early 1900s-era blacksmith shop. Food from El Red Rooster will be available for purchase along with free pie and cake during the celebration, which also features live music performances, kids activities, walking tours, history lectures, chances to view antique vehicles and railroad artifacts, and other offerings. For more info on the Templeton Historical Museum Society’s Founder’s Day Celebration and its included festivities, call (805) 391-0144 or visit templetonmuseum.com. The Templeton Historical Museum is located at 309 S. Main St., Templeton.

Clark Center for the Performing Arts brings Diane Rose Zink’s The Nutcracker to Arroyo Grande

Everybody Can DANCE and the Santa Maria Civic Ballet present their annual collaborative production of The Nutcracker, choreographed by Diane Rose Zink, at the Clark Center for the Performing Arts in Arroyo Grande on Saturday, Nov. 26, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 27, at 3 p.m. Zink has helmed this unique iteration of Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet since its Central Coast debut at the Santa Maria Town Center in 1987. Makai Copado portrays the Nutcracker Prince in this year’s production, described as “journey through the wonder of first love and the joys of the season,” in press materials. Tickets to the show are $20 for children and $25 for adults. To find out more about the production and other upcoming shows hosted by the Clark Center for the Performing Arts, call the venue’s box office at (805) 489-9444 or visit clarkcenter.org. The Clark Center is located at 487 Fair Oaks Ave., Arroyo Grande. The box office is open one hour prior to each performance, and regularly Tuesday through Friday, from 1 to 6 p.m., and every Saturday, from noon to 4 p.m. For more info on Everybody Can DANCE or the Santa Maria Civic Ballet, visit everybodycandance.webs.com or facebook.com/ecdsmcb, respectively. ∆ —Caleb Wiseblood

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The Hearst Castle architect Julia Morgan gets her due in an essay- and picture-filled new tome

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ll too often when you hear the name Julia Morgan, it’s proceeded by “woman architect,” but a new book about the Hearst Castle designer aims to reframe how we consider Morgan. She’s not merely a “woman architect,” an oddity in a male profession— she’s a visionary who has no need of the “woman” qualifier because she’s among the best regardless of gender. “Since 2017, I have been laboring to produce a comprehensive study on Julia Morgan, her fellow California architects, historicist California architecture in the Progressive Era and post-World War I era (1890 to 1930), and new research on Hearst Castle,” explained project organizer, editor, author, and Atascadero resident Gordon L. Fuglie. “My labors at last bore fruit. Rizzoli, the international fine art publisher, released our book late this spring: Julia Morgan: The Road to San Simeon, Visionary Architect of the California Renaissance.” The book is a stunner, a groundbreaking new scholarly study that “includes much new material, previously unpublished,” Fuglie noted. It, along with Victoria Kastner’s Julia Morgan: An Intimate Biography of the Trailblazing Architect, are the first new books on Morgan in nearly 20 years, preceded by books such as Julia Morgan, Architect and Julia Morgan, Architect of Beauty. “Kastner’s is the first to engage with Morgan as an individual and ‘working personality,’” Fuglie noted. “She used a number of previously unpublished correspondence to inform her book. Consider this: Morgan has been dead for 65 years. Astonishingly, Kastner’s book is the first serious attempt to chronicle the architect’s life. Sheesh! Frank Lloyd Wright didn’t have to wait that long!” Fuglie and his fellow scholars’ book is an PHOTO COURTESY OF GORDON L. FUGLIE

FIELD TRIP Atascadero resident Gordon L. Fuglie stumbled upon Hearst Castle decades ago during a family vacation as a 13-year-old, sparking a lifelong fascination that’s culminated in a groundbreaking new book on Hearst Castle architect Julia Morgan.

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ambitious realignment of Morgan’s place in history. “The significance of our book is that it looks at the era of Julia Morgan—not just her as a ‘pioneering woman architect,’ on a pedestal and set apart from California history and the rest of the architecture of her time,” Fuglie explained. “That’s why I wanted to do an anthology that incorporates specialists from different backgrounds and areas of expertise. That’s what makes our study a panorama of REFRAMED Julia Morgan: The Road to San Simeon, Visionary Architect of the California its subject—an expanded field. Morgan had Renaissance chronicles and cements the Hearst renowned colleagues and occasionally worked Castle designer’s much deserved place in the with them, such as John Galen Howard and pantheon of visionary Beaux-Arts architects. Bernard Maybeck at UC Berkeley. “Further, ours is the most critical—as in to a torrent of miscellaneous statistics with evaluative—and up-to-date study of Morgan virtually no cultural and historical context to and her era,” Fuglie continued. “Unlike understand the art and architecture you were previous studies, our authors include four experiencing. Ph.D.s and three scholars with master’s “Some people I’ve interviewed recall early degrees in art and architectural history. Six of tours that didn’t even credit Morgan as us have a record of scholarly publications prior the architect or referred to her as William to our Morgan anthology. Four of Randolph Hearst’s secretary.” us have taught at the college Fuglie’s book hopes to rectify and university level, and others the chaos of Morgan miscellany have given public lectures on and organize her achievements Send gallery, stage, Morgan and California art in a cogent and coherent way, and cultrual festivities to history. Moreover, we can boast and he’s quick to note that arts@newtimesslo.com. a contribution by Victoria without his 2007 appointment Kastner, who served as Hearst as curator to the San Luis Castle historian for more than Obispo Art Center (now the San 30 years.” Luis Obispo Museum of Art) and relocation to Indeed, the included essays are lucid and the Central Coast, his early interest in Morgan lively, and Fuglie had access to a vast array of may have remained dormant. However, materials, which made illustrating the book— proximity to Hearst Castle and its trove of as he said—“simple.” Morgan architectural drawings as well as “The images had to correspond to the text,” Cal Poly’s extensive Morgan collection made he said. “Read and see, see and read—text and researching the architect a possibility. image were chosen for their complementarity.” “It sure helped that a former LoyolaYes, the book would make a handsome Marymount University student of mine is addition to any coffee table, and it’s filled with now head of Cal Poly’s Department of Special historic photos, architectural renderings, and Collections,” Fuglie noted. “Former Hearst images of Morgan’s and her contemporaries’ Castle Museum Director Mary L. Levkoff buildings and architectural details, but this received me collegially. She previously served is also serious scholarship that makes for at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and fascinating reading for those interested in the National Gallery of Art, in Washington, California art history and early architecture. D.C.” Without Fuglie’s early trip to Hearst Castle These various troves of Morgan materials and his subsequent relocation to the Central offered a lot to work with, and the result Coast, this book might not have been. That speaks for itself. It’s an impressive, beautiful, first visit as an eighth grader left an indelible and informative book. mark. “To summarize, it’s the most thorough “Remember, visitors approached Hearst treatment of Morgan, her work, and her era Castle via miles of beautiful coastal and published to date,” Fuglie asserted. “We were inland natural scenery, arriving at the hamlet pleased that our book and Kastner’s intimate bio were issued in the same year. Is Morganof San Simeon,” Fuglie recalled. “Once you mania underway?” ∆ were dropped off at the hilltop, you were abruptly in the middle of a massive and Contact Senior Staff Writer Glen Starkey at complex historicist architectural ensemble. gstarkey@newtimesslo.com. The State Parks tour at the time amounted

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What’s it rated? PG-13 What’s it worth, Glen? Full price What’s it worth, Anna? Full price Where’s it showing? Colony, Park, Downtown Centre eye on geopolitical complications make this a very engaging story. Anna One problem I have with a lot of superhero films is that they try to do too much, and for a casual viewer like me, it can get confusing. I’ll give this film some credit in that department—even though it sounds like there’s too much going on, it’s easy to follow. Boseman is surely missed; he was a great actor and perfect in the Black Panther role, but I’m glad the filmmakers managed to create a story without him that still pays tribute to his unforgettable contribution to the franchise. I’ll admit that when the underwater dwellers showed up, I braced for some serious eye rolls, but the story was compelling. Sometimes you just have to give in to the ridiculous world of fantasy and enjoy the morality behind these hero stories. The film was too long for my taste, but they were trying to do a lot here. I get it. In my mind, it doesn’t beat the first

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PERSONALITY DISORDER Journalist Eileen Fitzgerald (Hilary Swank, left) is brash, brilliant, and sometimes reckless, forcing her editor Stanley (Jeff Perry) to rein her in, in Alaska Daily. but cautions her to avoid blowing up stories before they’re confirmed. It’s totally bingeable and manages several storylines all at once, and they all stay interesting. Alaska Daily ’s first season has me wanting more. (10 47-min. episodes) —Anna

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BREAKING BAD English vicar Harry Watling (David Tennant) is a good man with a big problem in the BBC/ Netflix miniseries Inside Man. (Stanley Tucci), a death row inmate in the U.S. who helps solve cold cases. The former criminal pathologist can deduce whodunit. When Beth visits Grieff in prison for a story on his techniques, she mentions that her acquaintance Janice has gone missing, setting up what’s to come. Contrived? Absolutely! But this is brilliantly acted with Tucci, Tennant, and Wells really shining. (four 60-min. episodes) Δ —Glen


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EDM’s bad boy Borgore plays the Fremont

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osef Asaf Borger looks like a perfectly nice young man, but the Tel Aviv-born, LA-based producer, DJ, and rapper has worked hard to cultivate a reputation as an enfant terrible who calls himself the man who “ruined dubstep.” Some of his songs have been compared to sex, horror films, or farm animals. For instance, let’s talk about “Rachet,” which has been described as “a devastating cock-trap breakdown that rattles both your teeth and sense of self before ricocheting back to the perverse eye of the storm.” I don’t know about that, but the video features a lot of twerking, vomiting, and smoking blunts as viewed from a spaceship inhabited by a trio of disapproving aliens. As Borgore’s bio says of “Rachet,” “The nonprofit Farm to Pantry, which last year suggestion that the song, which rewrites rescued more than 350,000 pounds of the children’s classic ‘If You’re Happy produce from the landfill. And You Know It’ into a wobbling, dirty, Craigie is touring in support of his bass anthem [that] will ‘destroy your 2022 album Mermaid Salt, a 10-track childhood,’ is one that Borgore—eternal collection in which listeners “witness provocateur—heartily enjoys.” revenge unfurled in flames, watch a Alright ravers, club kids, and EDMlandlocked mermaid’s escape, and fall a-rinoes, Borgore plays asleep under a meteor Fremont Theater this shower,” according to Thursday, Nov. 17 (8 press materials. p.m.; all ages; $34.61 with “The album comes Send music and fees at seetickets.us). club information to from the solitude and Stand-up comic gstarkey@newtimesslo.com. loneliness of lockdown in Frankie Quiñones plays the Northwest. Someone the Fremont on Friday, whose life was touring, Nov. 18 (8 p.m.; all ages; traveling, and having lots of human $27.50 to $57.50 plus fees at eventbrite. interaction is faced with an undefinable com). Quiñones stars in the new ABC amount of time without those things,” Studios Hulu show This Fool. Craigie’s bio continues. “Rather than steal away to a cabin or hole up in a house Craigie returns with friends, Craigie opted to set up shop Numbskull and Good Medicine at the OK Theater in Enterprise, Ore., are bringing Portland-based singerwith longtime collaborator Bart Budwig songwriter and producer John Craigie behind the board as engineer. A rotating back to the Cuesta College Performing cast of musicians shuffled in and out Arts Center for an encore performance safely, distinguishing the process from the this Friday, Nov. 18 (7 p.m.; $30.59 with communal recording of previous releases.” fees at goodmedicinepresents.com)—a Special guest Anna Moss (of stop on his Keep It Warm 2022 tour Handmade Moments) will open the show. that donates $1 from each ticket to the

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DIRTY EDM Tel Aviv-born, LA-based producer, DJ, and rapper Borgore plays the Fremont Theater on Nov. 17.

LAY BACK Alt-indie singer-songwriter DENM brings his hip-hop inflected folk to SLO Brew Rock on Nov. 17.

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The Siren hosts a Grateful Dead celebration with the China Cats on Friday, Nov. 18 (8 p.m.; 21-and-older; $18 plus fees at eventbrite.com). Jerry Garcia would be 80 this year, so come celebrate the 9 1/2-fingered guitarist with Santa Cruz and the Bay Area’s premier Grateful Dead tribute band. Local singer-songwriter extraordinaire Mark Adams and his band play The Siren on Saturday, Nov. 19 (2:30 p.m.; free). The winemaker writes terrific narrative songs like “Where’s My Town,” about unwelcome changes to a small farming community: “Where’s my town now/ When did all of this go down/ Where’s my town now/ What the who and how/ Population eight hundred and five/ Turned ten thousand overnight / It used to be stop sign/ And now it’s stoplight, stoplight, stoplight/ Stoplight, stoplight, stoplight.” Adams’ most recent recording is Loaded with Lefty: A Tribute to Lefty Frizzell, which was produced and recorded with his friend Tim Bluhm (Mother Hips) at Bluhm’s House in Fairfax, California. Later that same night, check out the all-vinyl soul vs. funk DJ dance party presented by Soul Dust (8 p.m.; 21-andolder; $7 presale at eventbrite.com or $10 day of show).

SLO Brew Rock hosts singer-songwriter and alt-indie beach hipster DENM this Thursday, Nov. 17 (7:30 p.m.; 18-andolder; $18 plus fees at ticketweb.com). His new album, Slum Beach Denny, is filled with super-chill tracks like “Life’s 2 Short”: “If all we are is all we get/ Then I’ma live with no regret/ Life’s too short to stress out/ Life’s too short// I’ve watched my old man cry/ ‘Don’t you live your life like mine’/ Life’s too short to stress out/ Life’s too short.” Imagine Jack Johnson with a hip-hop vibe.

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SLOfolks is on a run of great concerts, and this week they’re bringing The Jake Blount Quartet to Castoro Cellars on Friday, Nov. 18 (7:30 p.m.; $25 at castorocellars.com/events or (805) 2380725). Blount is a 2021 Steve Martin Banjo Prize winner and two-time winner of West Virginia’s Appalachian String Band Music Festival. “In addition to Jake shining a powerful light on the Black and Indigenous roots of folk and old-time music, he also brings to the forefront the issues of racism and colorism in queer and Black communities,” local accordionist Duane Inglish explained. “There’s really no one quite like him—well, Rhiannon Giddens is one of his mentors—in the old time, country, and bluegrass communities.” The specialist in the early folk music of STARKEY continued page 53 PHOTO COURTESY OF JAKE BLOUNT

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PAINTED WORDS Numbskull and Good Medicine bring singersongwriter and raconteur John Craigie to Cuesta College Performing Arts Center on Nov. 18.

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HOMETOWNER The Mark Adams Band, fronted by local winemaker and singersongwriter Mark Adams, plays The Siren on Nov. 19.

KEEPERS OF THE FLAME SLOfolks presents Black and Indigenous folk and old-time music purveyors the Jake Blount Quartet to Castoro Cellars on Nov. 18.


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Mark your calendars! Bill Callahan will be performing at the San Luis Obispo Guild Hall next Thursday, Nov. 24 (6 p.m.; $16 at eventbrite.com), in support of his new album Y TIL AER —his eighth solo album under his own name. Jerry David Decicca, Mindparade, Ziona Riley, and a simple pig opens. Callahan has an amazing and unusual voice and a knack for writing woozy, arresting songs.

More music … Billy “The Guitar Wiz” Foppiano plays SLO Cider Company this Friday, Nov. 18 (7 p.m.). This dude is indeed a wizard on the guitar and has a huge repertoire of music to draw from. The Cal Poly Jazz program will present its Fall Jazz Concert season opener this Friday, Nov. 18, in the Spanos Theatre (7:30 p.m.; $20 general and $19 student at 805-SLO-4TIX). Cal Poly’s Jazz Ensemble and Vocal Jazz Ensemble will

perform music by jazz legends including Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Count Basie, Pat Metheny, and Wayne Shorter. The SLO County Jazz Federation is proud to present The Dave Becker Sextet featuring Marina Pacowski and Scott Whitfield on Saturday, Nov. 19, at SLO’s Mt. Carmel Lutheran Church (7:30 p.m.; $30 general at my805tix.com). The all-star sextet includes Becker on saxes, Marshall Otwell on piano, Ken Hustad on bass, and Darrell Voss on drums. Berlin- and LA-based singer-songwriter Stony Sugarskull is touring in support of her second album, Princess, with several local stops: The Raconteur Room on Saturday, Nov. 19 (9 p.m.; 21-and-older; $5 at eventbrite.com); Atascadero’s Fall Fest on Sunday, Nov. 20 (6:30 to 7:15; all ages; free); and The Siren on Saturday, Nov. 26 (8 to 8:45 p.m.; 21-and-older; $7 to $12 at eventbrite.com), opening for The Ragged Jubilee. Stony Sugarskull is composer and multi-instrumentalist Monika Demmler, Ph.D., who will remind listeners of Mazzy Star or Nico. The Basin Street Regulars present the Brass Nickels Jazz Band from Sacramento in a “hot swingin’ jazz” concert with Cuesta’s vocal jazz group Vocé opening this Sunday, Nov. 20, in the Pismo Beach Vets Hall (1 p.m.; $10 general at my805tix. com). The Brass Nickels Jazz Band (formerly known as the Pub Crawlers) features Bonnie Otto, a stride piano player and arranger. ∆ Contact Senior Staff Writer Glen Starkey at gstarkey@newtimesslo.com.

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ydney Rodriguez whips up traditional Mexican desserts such as flan and sweet tamales at her San Luis Obispo home during the holidays. However, once she hits the road for work at Cambria Pines Lodge’s annual Christmas Market, she channels German culinary customs. The well-traveled and versatile chef creates sweet delicacies aboard cruise lines seven months out of the year, but during the off season she devotes her talents to traditional German desserts at Cambria’s annual “Weihnachtsmarkt,” or open-air Christmas market. “I’ve been traveling all around the world as a pastry chef, but every year when I come back to work [in Cambria] I feel like I’m coming home,” Rodriguez said. Born in Hanford, California, Rodriguez studied culinary arts at nearby West Hills College in Lemoore, then embarked on an eight-year career in hospitality. She relocated to the foodie town of SLO in 2017 and said she relishes the opportunity to explore new cultures via their ethnic specialties. “I was introduced to German-style food three years ago after being retained by the Cambria Christmas Market as a temporary hire,” she said. The position complemented her primary career as a pastry chef aboard American and National Geographic cruise lines. Now the market’s lead pastry chef, Rodriguez says she has bonded with her co-workers and loves her seasonal job. “As a Mexican American, I grew up making traditional cuisines and desserts,” Rodriguez said. “Being given the opportunity to mix my own [culinary heritage] with a new one has been amazing.” Market coordinator Mike Arnold is thrilled with Rodriguez’s diverse—and delicious—repertoire. “We look forward to seeing what she comes up with each year,” he said. However, one of her pastries is the highlight of the market’s sweet shop. “The German heart cookies, called lebkuchen in Germany, are a very traditional Christmas market item,” Arnold said. “We have worked with several bakers throughout the years, but Sydney’s version is by far our favorite.” Arnold added that traditionally, lebkuchens are very hard. “Chef Rodriguez’s version is both sturdy enough to be worn around your neck and still soft enough to eat and enjoy,” he said. “Add the beautiful frosting work, and

WORLD TRAVELER Chef Sydney Rodriguez is only in Cambria briefly to create German pastries, such as lebkuchen, for the Christmas Market. In February she’ll work aboard a National Geographic cruise to an as-yet undisclosed location. The destination is revealed a week beforehand—one of the most exciting aspects of the job, she said. COURTESY PHOTO BY STACI AND MICHAEL PHOTOGRAPHY

each one is really a work of art.” Rodriguez said the recipe is a Cambria Christmas market original with minor changes. Arnold gives her free rein to “create anything for the market, and I’m very honored to work with him and his team,” she added. “Like I said, we’re a family.” Additional market sweets include apfelkuchen mit streusel (apple streusel cake) and stollen (German Christmas bread). Rodriguez usually bakes the stollen herself, but this year she’s enlisting the services of another baker. “We support local businesses,” Rodriguez explained, whether it’s sourcing for ingredients or partnering with a SUGAR SHACK Sweet treats at the Cambria Christmas vendor to produce the Market include kettle corn, candied almonds, stollen (German best product possible. Christmas bread), apfelkuchen mit streusel (apple streusel The pastry team cake), cinnamon rolls, lebkuchen, and chocolate chip cookies. works its magic at Cambria Pines Lodge For a visual Restaurant, led by executive chef Dave Byrnes, who will be orchestrating the and culinary feast market’s full-blown German feast. Experience the Cambria Christmas Market at Cambria Pines Lodge, located at 2905 Burton Savory standouts include bratwurst, Drive. The market is open Nov. 25 to Dec. 23 chicken schnitzel fingers, bratkartoffeln from 5 to 9 p.m. (closed Mondays and Tuesdays (fries with bacon and onions), currywurst, through Dec. 13). For tickets and parking senfgurken (homemade pickles), and instructions, visit cambriachristmasmarket.com. eintopf (lentil) stew. Follow the market on Facebook and Instagram FLAVOR continued page 55

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Lebkuchen (German Gingerbread Hearts) Yields 6 to 8 cookies sized 6 to 8 inches • 14 tablespoons (1.75 stick) butter • 1 1⁄2 cups honey • 1 1⁄4 cups sugar • 5 tablespoons (1⁄3 cup) cocoa powder • 2 tablespoons gingerbread spice mix • 3 teaspoons baking powder • 10 cups flour • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt • 2 eggs Make the dough Bring butter, honey, sugar, cocoa powder, and gingerbread spice mix to a boil in a mediumsized saucepan. Boil until the sugar dissolves, then remove from heat and cool slightly. Sift flour with baking powder and salt into a bowl. Make a depression in the bowl and add eggs, then pour the honey mixture over the flour and mix on low speed until a ball of dough can be formed. The dough might still be shaggy (lumpy) but will become smooth as it cools, so don’t add extra flour. Wrap the ball in plastic wrap and rest at room temperature for 4 to 48 hours. For best results, the dough should rest at least overnight. Bake the cookies Heat oven to 350 degrees. Roll out half the dough to 1/2-inch thickness on a lightly floured board. Use large, heart-shaped cookie cutters to cut out cookies. To hang these hearts from a ribbon, create one or two holes about 3⁄4 inch below the rim of the cookie. Repeat with the rest of the cookie dough. Place the cookie on a parchment-lined cookie sheet and bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until the cookies are set in the middle and lightly browned on the bottom. Let the cookies cool completely on the baking sheet. Glaze with royal icing • 4 cups (480 grams) confectioners’ sugar • 3 tablespoons egg white powder • 9 to 10 tablespoons room temperature water Pour confectioners’ sugar, egg white powder, and water into a large bowl. Using a hand mixer or stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment, beat icing ingredients on high speed for up to 2 minutes. When lifting the whisk up off the icing, the icing should drizzle down and smooth out within 5 to 10 seconds. If it’s too thick, beat in more water 1 tablespoon at a time. The longer you beat the icing, the thicker it becomes. If your icing is too thin, keep beating to introduce more air, or you can add more confectioners’ sugar. When applied to cookies in a thin layer, icing completely dries in about two hours at room temperature. If icing is too thin or runny, or applied too thickly, it will take longer to dry.


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YULETIDE REFLECTIONS The first recognized German Christmas market was held in Dresden in 1434. Today, they are celebrated around the globe, with Cambria’s being one of California’s most famous. Thousands of tourists flock to the seaside town each year to enjoy the monthlong fete amid a breathtaking backdrop of 2 million lights.

The combined grounds host the elaborate affair—slated for Nov. 25 to The liquid lineup features hot chocolate Dec. 23. This year’s guests will enjoy and cider, holiday specialties such as 1.25 miles of Christmas decorations and gluhwein (mulled wine), and, of course, a interactive displays illuminated biergarten. by a staggering 2 million The Cambria lights, plus artisan Christmas Market vendors, visits from Santa, launched in 2011, a train ride, fire pits, live when Moonstone Hotel musicians and carolers on Send tidbits on everything Properties owner Dirk two stages, and more. ∆ food and drink to Winter fulfilled his bites@newtimesslo.com. dream of bringing a Flavor Writer Cherish German-style Christmas Whyte can’t wait to hit the market to Cambria Pines market for a brat, lebkuchen, Lodge, which he purchased in 1990 and expanded to include Cambria and splash of gluhwein. Reach her at cwhyte@newtimesslo.com. Nursery and Florist. FLAVOR from page 54

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FILE NO. 2022-2393 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (06/27/1994) New Filing The following person is doing business as MORRO BAY MARITIME MUSEUM, 1210 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442. San Luis Obispo County. Central Coast Maritime Museum Association, Inc, (1210 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442). This business is conducted by A CA Corporation, Central Coast Maritime Museum Association, Inc, /s/ Barbara Jones, Treasurer. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-12-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk S. King, Deputy. Exp. 10-12-27. October 27, November 3, 10, 17, 2022

FILE NO. 2022-2416 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (04/13/2009) New Filing The following person is doing business as WHITE FLAG PEST CONTROL, 1125 W Grand Ave, Grover Beach, CA 93433. San Luis Obispo County. White Flag Pest Control Inc, (1125 W Grand Ave, Grover Beach, CA 93433). This business is conducted by A CA Corporation, White Flag Pest Control Inc, /s/ Michael R Munger, Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-17-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Stiletto, Deputy. Exp. 10-17-27. November 10, 17, 24, & December 1, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2421 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as SECRET HAIR AFFAIR, 1075 Court St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. Griselda Macias, (351 S Frontage Rd, Nipomo, CA 93444). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Griselda Macias. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-17-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Katz, Deputy. Exp. 10-17-27. November 3, 10, 17, & 24, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2424 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (10/01/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as ROUND TWO RESELLERS, RTR, 5277 Parkhill Road, Santa Margarita, CA 93453. San Luis Obispo County. Benjamin Franklin Tarpley, (5277 Parkhill Road, Santa Margarita, CA 93453). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Benjamin Franklin Tarpley. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-17-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk A. Webster, Deputy. Exp. 10-17-27. October 27, November 3, 10, 17, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2431 (03/01/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as WANDER THE CENTRAL COAST, JM REAL ESTATE SOLUTIONS, 310 W Cherry Ave, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420. San Luis Obispo County. Wander the Central Coast LLC, (310 W Cherry Ave, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420). This business is conducted by A CA Limited Liability Company, Wander the Central Coast LLC, /s/ Jesse C Martinez, Managing Mmeber. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 1018-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk S. King, Deputy. Exp. 10-18-27. November 17, 24, & December 1, 8, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2436 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (09/29/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as OPULENCE, 1115 Broad Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. Opulence Enterprises LLC, (200 San Luis Street, Avila Beach, CA 93424). This business is conducted by A CA Limited Liability Company, Opulence Enterprises LLC, /s/ Angelic Dirden, CEO. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-18-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Katz, Deputy. Exp. 10-18-27. October 27, November 3, 10, 17, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2438 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as KAFTIRIA SLO, 1533 El Tigre Unit H, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405. San Luis Obispo County. Michael David Frick, (1533 El Tigre Unit H, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Michael David Frick. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-19-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Stiletto, Deputy. Exp. 10-1927. October 27, November 3, 10, 17, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2445 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (10/19/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as FRIENDS FOR SENIORS, 1742 Waterview Place, Nipomo, CA 93444. San Luis Obispo County. Mary Blake, (1742 Waterview Place, Nipomo, CA 93444). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Mary Blake. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-1922. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk A. Bautista, Deputy. Exp. 10-19-27. October 27, November 3, 10, 17, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2452 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as ANTONIA’S PIZZA, 891 Higuera, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. H. Elhajnasr, Inc, (428 28th Street, Paso Robles, CA 93446). This business is conducted by A CA Corporation, H. Elhajnasr, Inc /s/ Hitham Elhajnasr. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-20-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Stiletto, Deputy. Exp. 10-2027. October 27, November 3, 10, 17, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2454 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (10/01/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as MARGARITA REALTY, 22500 F Street, Santa Margarita, CA 93453. San Luis Obispo County. Alicia Jewel Hernandez, (22500 F Street, Santa Margarita, CA 93453). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Alicia Jewel Hernandez. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-21-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Stiletto, Deputy. Exp. 10-21-27. October 27, November 3, 10, 17, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2459 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/01/2019) New Filing The following person is doing business as A PLACE TO GROW, PACIFIC COAST LUMBER, 720 Paso Robles Street, Paso Robles, CA 93446. San Luis Obispo County. A Place to Grow, LLC, (720 Paso Robles Street, Paso Robles, CA 93446). This business is conducted by A CA Limited Liability Company, A Place to Grow, LLC /s/ Dana O’Brien, Managing Member. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-21-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Stiletto, Deputy. Exp. 10-21-27. October 27, November 3, 10, 17, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2461 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (10/01/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as NAICO MAINTENANCE, 798 Palm St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. Ian Thomas Anderson, (266 El Dorado Way, Shell Beach, CA 93449). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Ian Anderson. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-21-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Katz, Deputy. Exp. 10-21-27. October 27, November 3, 10, 17, 2022

FILE NO. 2022-2462 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (10/21/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as CENTRAL COAST APA, 2482 Carpenter Canyon Road, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. Lisa Ann Gomez, (2482 Carpenter Canyon Road, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Lisa Ann Gomez. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-21-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk A. Bautista, Deputy. Exp. 10-21-27. October 27, November 3, 10, 17, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2463 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as THE HOUSE HALF FULL, 2540 Appaloosa Way, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420. San Luis Obispo County. Catherine Dianne Adams, (2540 Appaloosa Way, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Catherine Dianne Adams. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-21-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Katz, Deputy. Exp. 10-21-27. October 27, November 3, 10, 17, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2465 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (06/01/2006) New Filing The following person is doing business as SHELL BEACH FLORAL DESIGN, 260 W Grand Ave, Grover Beach, CA 93433. San Luis Obispo County. Amanda Rounds, (1710 Little Ct, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Amanda Rounds. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-21-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk A. Bautista, Deputy. Exp. 10-21-27. November 10, 17, 24, & December 1, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2470 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (10/20/2017) New Filing The following person is doing business as TWEETYZ PHOTOGRAPHEEART, 472 Aloma Way, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420. San Luis Obispo County. Roberta Cabotage, (472 Aloma Way, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Roberta Cabotage. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-24-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk A. Webster, Deputy. Exp. 10-24-27. October 27, November 3, 10, 17, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2475 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (08/31/2005) New Filing The following person is doing business as CAMRIA TOWING, 4363 Bridge St B, Cambria, CA 93428. San Luis Obispo County. Ronald D. Adams, (1187 Hartford St, Cambria, CA 93428), Judy L. Adams, (1187 Hartford St, Cambria, CA 93428). This business is conducted by A Married Couple /s/ Ronald Duane Adams. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-24-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Katz, Deputy. Exp. 10-24-27. October 27, November 3, 10, 17, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2490 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (10/26/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as BVPARK LANDSCAPING, 1299 Sawleaf Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. Bvpark LLC, (3400 Cottage Way, Ste G2 #12275, Sacramento, CA 95825). This business is conducted by A CA Limited Liability Company, Bvpark LLC, /s/ Brett Park, Member. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-26-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk A. Webster, Deputy. Exp. 10-2627. November 10, 17, 24, & December 1, 2022

FILE NO. 2022-2497 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (02/28/1992) New Filing The following person is doing business as S T ELECTRIC, 4150 La Posada, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. Steven Robert Thatcher, (4150 La Posada, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Steven Thatcher, Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-26-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk A. Bautista, Deputy. Exp. 10-26-27. November 3, 10, 17, & 24, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2502 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (10/27/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as MOTEL 6 SLO SOUTH, 1625 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405. San Luis Obispo County. Tamphy LLC, (7850 College Town Rd, Sacramento, CA 95826). This business is conducted by A CA Limited Liability Company, Tamphy LLC, /s/ Hemantkumar Patel, Treasurer. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-27-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk S. King, Deputy. Exp. 10-27-27. November 3, 10, 17, & 24, 2022

FILE NO. 2022-2478 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as MARTIAN MOVERS, MARTIAN MOVING AND STORAGE, MARTIAN JUNK REMOVAL, 901 Buckley Rd., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. Cal-Safe Moving Services Inc., (901 Buckley Rd., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401). This business is conducted by A CA Corporation, Cal-Safe Moving Services Inc /s/ Ronald Snyder, CEO/ President. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-24-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Stiletto, Deputy. Exp. 10-2427. October 27, November 3, 10, 17, 2022

FILE NO. 2022-2494 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as NEVERMORE, 1867 San Luis Ranch Road, San Luis Obispo, CA 93403. San Luis Obispo County. Beatrice A Jansen, (1867 San Luis Ranch Road, San Luis Obispo, CA 93403). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Beatrice A Jansen. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-26-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk A. Webster, Deputy. Exp. 10-26-27. November 3, 10, 17, & 24, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2480 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as BOSS BATTLES ARCADE,1240 Los Osos Valley Road, Suite 2, Los Osos, CA 93402. San Luis Obispo County. Boss Battles LLC, (585 Kings Ave., Morro Bay, CA 93442). This business is conducted by A CA Limited Liability Company, Boss Battles LLC, /s/ Christian Teran, Managing Member. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-2522. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Stiletto, Deputy. Exp. 10-25-27. November 10, 17, 24, & December 1, 2022

FILE NO. 2022-2495 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as QUIET MINDS HYPNOTHERAPY, 530 Camino Mercado #554 -A, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420. San Luis Obispo County. Tan Del Dobson, (501 Ide St #D, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Tan Del Dobson. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-26-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Stiletto, Deputy. Exp. 10-26-27. November 3, 10, 17, & 24, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2489 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as SEW COZY CORNER STUDIO, 351 Madeline Rose Ct, Nipomo, CA 93444. San Luis Obispo County. Amanda K Godinez, (351 Madeline Rose Ct, Nipomo, CA 93444). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Amanda K Godinez. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-26-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Katz, Deputy. Exp. 10-26-27. November 10, 17, 24, & December 1, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2496 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as ZUZU, 1840 Fearn Ave, Los Osos, CA 93402. San Luis Obispo County. Shannon E Bennett, (1840 Fearn Ave, Los Osos, CA 93402). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Shannon E Bennett. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-26-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Katz, Deputy. Exp. 10-26-27. November 3, 10, 17, & 24, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2508 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (05/15/2019) New Filing The following person is doing business as LOPAI CELLARS, 5170 Vineyard Dr, Paso Robles, CA 93446. San Luis Obispo County. Lopai Cellars LLC, (5170 Vineyard Dr, Paso Robles, CA 93446). This business is conducted by A CA Limited Liability Company, Lopai Cellars LLC, /s/ Brian Mario Lopez, Owner/Manager. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-28-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk A. Bautista, Deputy. Exp. 10-28-27. November 3, 10, 17, & 24, 2022

FILE NO. 2022-2521 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as SUMMER SKIN SLO, 569 Higuera St. Suite C, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. Summer Skin Medical, (569 Higuera St. Suite C, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401.). This business is conducted by A CA Corporation, Summer Skin Medical, /s/ Mollie Fitch, President. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-31-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk A. Webster, Deputy. Exp. 10-3127. November 10, 17, 24, & December 1, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2510 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (10/27/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as CAPTURING LIFE, 1655 Dalido Dr Ste. 3052, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405. San Luis Obispo County. Michele D Chavez-Michel, (1572 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Michele D Chavez-Michel. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-28-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk S. King, Deputy. Exp. 10-28-27. November 3, 10, 17, & 24, 2022

FILE NO. 2022-2523 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (10/28/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as CUCINA, 2322 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. Best Coast Woodworks, Inc, (2322 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401). This business is conducted by A CA Corporation, Best Coast Woodworks, Inc., /s/ Christopher George, President. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-31-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk A. Webster, Deputy. Exp. 10-31-27. November 3, 10, 17, & 24, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2503 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as SR21 SPECIALTIES, 2452 Bayview Heights Dr, Los Osos, CA 93402. San Luis Obispo County. Jeremy Salamacha, (2452 Bayview Heights Dr, Los Osos, CA 93402). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Jeremy Salamacha. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-27-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Stiletto, Deputy. Exp. 10-27-27. November 3, 10, 17, & 24, 2022

FILE NO. 2022-2513 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as START SELECT, 965 Manhattan Ave Apt E, Grover Beach, CA 93433. San Luis Obispo County. Madison Amanda Wethington, (965 Manhattan Ave Apt E, Grover Beach, CA 93433). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Madison Amanda Wethington. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-2822. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Katz, Deputy. Exp. 10-28-27. November 3, 10, 17, & 24, 2022

FILE NO. 2022-2524 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (10/31/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as ROWBERRY RENTALS, 855 S. Oak Glen Ave. Unit A, Nipomo, CA 93444. San Luis Obispo County. Cara L Rowberry, (855 S. Oak Glen Ave., Nipomo, CA 93444), Kristopher C Rowberry, (855 S. Oak Glen Ave., Nipomo, CA 93444). This business is conducted by A Married Couple, /s/ Kristopher C Rowberry. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-31-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk S. King, Deputy. Exp. 10-31-27. November 3, 10, 17, & 24, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2504 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (07/01/2014) New Filing The following person is doing business as MOBILITY MASTERS, 358 Quintana Rd, Morro Bay, CA 93442. San Luis Obispo County. Tom MacDowell, (2708 Rodman Drive, Los Osos, CA 93402). This business is conducted by An Individual /s/ Tom MacDowell. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-27-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Katz, Deputy. Exp. 10-27-27. November 3, 10, 17, & 24, 2022

FILE NO. 2022-2520 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (01/16/2001) New Filing The following person is doing business as MUSTANG COMPUTERS, 124 E. Tefft St, Nipomo, CA 93444. San Luis Obispo County. Colin Grant Slaughter, (124 E. Tefft St, Nipomo, CA 93444). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Colin Grant Slaughter. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-31-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk A. Webster, Deputy. Exp. 10-3127. November 3, 10, 17, & 24, 2022

FILE NO. 2022-2527 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (10/31/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as TIES ARE FOR FANCY MEN, TA4FM, 691 Henderson Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. Chandler Dale Smiley, (691 Henderson Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Chandler Dale Smiley. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-01-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Katz, Deputy. Exp. 11-01-27. November 3, 10, 17, & 24, 2022


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FILE NO. 2022-2529 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (10/31/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as SLO ENDODONTICS, 1129 Pacific Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. Raymond Pandez DDS MSD INC, (2622 Monticello Way, Santa Clara, CA 95051). This business is conducted by A CA Corporation, Raymond Pandez DDS MSD INC, /s/ Raymond Pandez, President. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-01-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk A. Webster, Deputy. Exp. 11-01-27. November 3, 10, 17, & 24, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2538 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (10/27/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as AGRILUCENT LLC, 2351 Fresno Street, Los Osos, CA 93402. San Luis Obispo County. Agrilucent LLC, (2351 Fresno Street, Los Osos, CA 93402). This business is conducted by A CA Limited Liability Company, Agrilucent LLC, /s/ Thomas C Sparks-Manager. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-02-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk A. Webster, Deputy. Exp. 11-02-27. November 10, 17, 24, & December 1, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2531 (10/01/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as IN BLOOM HOLISTIC COACHING, 455 Acacia Street, Morro Bay, CA 93442. San Luis Obispo County. Tracie Jane Walser, (455 Acacia Street, Morro Bay, CA 93442). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Tracie Jane Walser. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-01-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk S. King, Deputy. Exp. 11-01-27. November 17, 24, & December 1, 8, 2022

FILE NO. 2022-2539 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (11/02/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as SUNRISE SESSIONS, 1022 Mill St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. Amanda J Caldwell, (1492 Tanglewood Ct., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Amanda J. Caldwell. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-02-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Katz, Deputy. Exp. 11-02-27. November 10, 17, 24, & December 1, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2532 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (11/06/2017) New Filing The following person is doing business as A HALCYON DENTAL CARE, 268 S. Halcyon Rd, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420. San Luis Obispo County. Jose Suayan, (268 S. Halcyon Rd, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Jose Suayan, Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-01-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk S. King, Deputy. Exp. 11-01-27. November 17, 24, & December 1, 8, 2022

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2022-2533 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (06/14/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as VERACITY BUILDERS INC, 370 Tally Ho Rd, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420. San Luis Obispo County. Veracity Builders Inc, (370 Tally Ho Rd, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420). This business is conducted by A CA Corporation, Veracity Builders Inc, /s/ Kasey Hatley, President. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-01-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk A. Webster, Deputy. Exp. 11-01-27. November 3, 10, 17, & 24, 2022

FILE NO. 2022-2544 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as VOXEL DIAGNOSTICS, 3560 Ranch House Road Unit 203, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. Voxel Diagnostics, Inc., (3560 Ranch House Road Unit 203, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401). This business is conducted by A CA Corporation, Voxel Diagnostics, Inc., /s/ Andy Hoang, CEO. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-0222. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk A. Webster, Deputy. Exp. 11-02-27. November 10, 17, 24, & December 1, 2022

FILE NO. 2022-2559 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (11/04/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as THRASHER’S FREEZE-DRIED TREATS & SNACKS, 890 Tanis Pl, Nipomo CA 93444. San Luis Obispo County. Paula K Thrasher, (890 Tanis Pl, Nipomo CA 93444). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Paula K Thrasher, Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-04-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Katz, Deputy. Exp. 11-04-27. November 10, 17, 24, & December 1, 2022

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2022-2560 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (11/03/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as PIER ST DELI, 325 Pier Ave, Oceano, CA 93445. San Luis Obispo County. Thomas Ryan Mendez, (727 Annie Way, Santa Maria, CA 93455). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Thomas Mendez, Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-04-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk A. Bautista, Deputy. Exp. 11-04-27. November 10, 17, 24, & December 1, 2022

FILE NO. 2022-2546 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (11/01/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as FLOREP, 219 Elaine Way, Pismo Beach, CA 93449. San Luis Obispo County. Marc Englert, (219 Elaine Way, Pismo Beach, CA 93449). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Marc Englert. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-02-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk A. Webster, Deputy. Exp. 11-02-27. November 10, 17, 24, & December 1, 2022

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2022-2540 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as ROGALL + CO., 1110 Quintana Rd, Morro Bay, CA 93422. San Luis Obispo County. Rogall Painting, Inc., (1110 Quintana Rd, Morro Bay, CA 93422). This business is conducted by A CA Corporation, Rogall Painting, Inc., /s/ Anna Rago, Secretary. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-0222. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk S. King, Deputy. Exp. 11-02-27. November 10, 17, 24, & December 1, 2022

FILE NO. 2022-2550 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (08/16/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as, BUBBLES & TEA COFFEEHOUSE, 338 W Tefft St Ste B, Nipomo, CA 93444. San Luis Obispo County. Maricruz Sanchez, (707 Division St, Nipomo, CA 93444). This business is conducted by A Individual/s/Maricruz Sanchez. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-0322. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk S. King, Deputy. Exp. 11-03-27. November 10, 17, 24, & December 1, 2022

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2022-2543 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (11/02/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as PRISM CCG, 631 Creston Rd, Paso Robles, CA 93446. San Luis Obispo County. Prism CCG LLC, (2304 Mesa Vista Ct, Paso Robles, CA 93446). This business is conducted by A CA Limited Liability Company, Prism CCG LLC, /s/ Nicolas Horton, CEO. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-02-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Katz, Deputy. Exp. 11-02-27. November 10, 17, 24, & December 1, 2022

FILE NO. 2022-2557 (02/01/2007) New Filing The following person is doing business as BLUE DOLPHIN INN & MOONSTONE COTTAGES, 6470 Moonstone Beach Dr., Cambria, CA 93428. San Luis Obispo County. Blacks Hatchery and Turkey Farm Inc., (1215 Ysabel Ave, Paso Robles, CA 93446). This business is conducted by A CA Corporation, Blacks Hatchery and Turkey Farm Inc., /s/ Greg Pacheco, Vice President. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-03-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk S. King, Deputy. Exp. 11-03-27. November 17, 24, & December 1, 8, 2022

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2022-2561 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (12/12/1996) New Filing The following person is doing business as DEADLINES ENGINEERING, 601 Morro Bay Blvd, Suite F, Morro Bay, CA 93442. San Luis Obispo County. Aaron M Reed, (601 Morro Bay Blvd, Suite F, Morro Bay, CA 93442). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Aaron M Reed. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-04-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Katz, Deputy. Exp. 11-04-27. November 10, 17, 24, & December 1, 2022

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2022-2563 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (10/11/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as GREENWOOD GROUP COACHING & CONSULTING, 1668 Hansen Lane, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. Katherine Ann Greenwood, (1668 Hansen Lane, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Katherine Ann Greenwood. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-04-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk G. Ugalde, Deputy. Exp. 11-04-27. November 10, 17, 24, & December 1, 2022

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2022-2567 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (11/07/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as GOLDEN KEY SERVICES, 2005 Old Creamery Road, Harmony, CA 93435. San Luis Obispo County. Amanda Sook, (2005 Old Creamery Road, Harmony, CA 93435). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Amanda Sook. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-07-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Katz, Deputy. Exp. 11-07-27. November 10, 17, 24, & December 1, 2022

FILE NO. 2022-2578 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (10/08/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as CENTRAL COAST CONCRETE HARDSCAPES, 803 Valley Rd, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420. San Luis Obispo County. Jeremy Roy Hall, (803 Valley Rd, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Jeremy Roy Hall This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-08-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Katz, Deputy. Exp. 11-08-27. November 10, 17, 24, & December 1, 2022

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2022-2579 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (09/05/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as PASO TILE & STONE DESIGN CENTRE, TOTALLY TILE, TOTALLY TILE & STONE, PASO STONE DESIGN CENTRE, PASO TILE & MARBLE, PASO TILE & STONE, PASO ROBLES TILE & STONE, 805 TILE, 3850 Ramada Drive, Suites B-5 and B-6, Paso Robles, CA 93446. San Luis Obispo County. Daniel J. Morgan, (161 Via San Miguel, Paso Robles, CA 93446). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Daniel J. Morgan. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-08-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk A. Webster, Deputy. Exp. 11-08-27. November 10, 17, 24, & December 1, 2022

FILE NO. 2022-2572 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (10/31/1940) New Filing The following person is doing business as SLO NAZ, SLONAZ, 3396 Johnson Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. Church of the Nazarene, San Luis Obispo, California, (3396 Johnson Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401). This business is conducted by A CA Corporation, Church of the Nazarene, San Luis Obispo, California, /s/ Douglas K Pittam, Chairman of the Board. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-07-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk A. Webster, Deputy. Exp. 11-07-27. November 10, 17, 24, & December 1, 2022

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2022-2573 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (11/01/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as THE HISTORY COMPLEX, 2872 Northview Ave, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420. San Luis Obispo County. Jack Preston Hernandez, (2872 Northview Ave, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Jack Preston Hernandez. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-07-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk A. Webster, Deputy. Exp. 11-07-27. November 10, 17, 24, & December 1, 2022

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2022-2577 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (10/28/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as NAUTICAL WEST, 3670 Stage Springs Road, Creston, CA 93432. San Luis Obispo County. Dylan Evan Redman, (3670 Stage Springs Road, Creston, CA 93432). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Dylan Evan Redman. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-08-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Katz, Deputy. Exp. 11-08-27. November 10, 17, 24, & December 1, 2022

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2022-2584 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (11/08/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as MICROLOAN DESIGN & WINE, 36% APR 401K POSITIVITI, GENERATIONAL WEALTH SOLUTIONS, EARN 36% ON 401K POSITIVITI, OASIS MOMENTS GENERATION WEALTH SOLUTIONS, EARN 12-36% APR ON 401K.COM, 3850 Ramada Drive Suite B-6, Paso Robles, CA 93446. San Luis Obispo County. Daniel J. Morgan, (161 Via San Miguel, Paso Robles, CA 93446). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Daniel J. Morgan. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-08-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Katz, Deputy. Exp. 11-08-27. November 10, 17, 24, & December 1, 2022

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2022-2586 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (12/30/2021) New Filing The following person is doing business as BMKM, INC., 1508 Mill Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. BMKM, Inc., (1508 Mill Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401). This business is conducted by A CA Corporation, BMKM, Inc., /s/ Branson Morain, President. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-09-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Katz, Deputy. Exp. 11-09-27. November 17, 24, & December 1, 8, 2022

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2022-2590 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as BONESO PLUMBING & MECHANICAL, 1910 Carrisa Highway, Santa Margarita, CA 93453. San Luis Obispo County. Steve C. Boneso Construction, Inc., (1910 Carrisa Highway, Santa Margarita, CA 93453). This business is conducted by A CA Corporation, Steve C. Boneso Construction, Inc., /s/ Steve C. Boneso, CEO. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-10-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk A. Webster, Deputy. Exp. 11-10-27. November 17, 24, & December 1, 8, 2022

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2022-2594 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (10/04/2015) New Filing The following person is doing business as BEYOND CARPET AND TILE CLEANING, 717 Kelly Ct Apt D, Nipomo, CA 93444. San Luis Obispo County. David Javier Madrigal, (110 South Mary Ave #254, Nipomo, CA 93444). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ David Javier Madgrial. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-10-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk A. Webster, Deputy. Exp. 11-1027. November 17, 24, & December 1, 8, 2022

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2022-2601 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (11/10/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as STATE FARM AGENT, 6275 Palma Ave, Atascadero, CA 93422. San Luis Obispo County. Sara Hays, (1379 Phillips Lane, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Sara Hays. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-10-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Katz, Deputy. Exp. 11-10-27. November 17, 24, & December 1, 8, 2022

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2022-2609 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as VGM MASONRY, 3504 Oak St Apt E, Paso Robles, CA 93446. San Luis Obispo County. Eric Mariscal, (3504 Oak St Apt E, Paso Robles, CA 93446). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Eric Mariscal. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-14-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Katz, Deputy. Exp. 11-14-27. November 17, 24, & December 1, 8, 2022

FILE NO. 2022-2611 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (N/A) New Filing The following person is doing business as CENTRAL COAST TRANSPORTATION, 1025 Sleepy Hollow Rd, Paso Robles, CA 93446. San Luis Obispo County. Justin Vincent, (1025 Sleepy Hollow Rd, Paso Robles, CA 93446), Elizabeth Vincent, (1025 Sleepy Hollow Rd, Paso Robles, CA 93446). This business is conducted by A Married Couple, /s/ Elizabeth Vincent. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-1422. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk S. King, Deputy. Exp. 11-14-27. November 17, 24, & December 1, 8, 2022

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2022-2612 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (11/14/2012) New Filing The following person is doing business as GOOD DOGMA OBEDIENCE TRAINING, 2875 Birch Ave, Morro Bay, CA 93442. San Luis Obispo County. Lisa H Ellman, (2875 Birch Ave, Morro Bay, CA 93442). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Lisa H Ellman. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-14-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk S. King, Deputy. Exp. 11-14-27. November 17, 24, & December 1, 8, 2022

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2022-2617 TRANSACTION BUSINESS DATE (11/13/2017) New Filing The following person is doing business as KINDRED A BEAUTY COLLECTIVE, 310 Front Street Suite B & C, Avila Beach, CA 93424. San Luis Obispo County. Kindred Beauty Collective, LLC, (310 Front Street Suite B, Avila Beach, CA 93424). This business is conducted by A CA Limited Liability Company, Kindred Beauty Collective, LLC, /s/ Amy Maggipinto, Member. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 1114-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk A. Webster, Deputy. Exp. 11-14-27. November 17, 24, & December 1, 8, 2022

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2022-2618 (01/08/2018) New Filing The following person is doing business as ALOHA CHICKS, 4190 Hillside Dr, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. Ke Kai C Kealoha, (4190 Hillside Dr, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Ke Kai C Kealoha. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-14-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk A. Webster, Deputy. Exp. 11-14-27. November 17, 24, & December 1, 8, 2022

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FILE NO. 2022-2622 (11/15/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as LYNX LOW VOLTAGE SYSTEMS, 1321 Carmel St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. Central Coast Lynx LLC, (1321 Carmel St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401). This business is conducted by A CA Limited Liability Company, Central Coast Lynx LLC, /s/ Jeremy Politte, Managing Member. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-15-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Stiletto, Deputy. Exp. 11-15-27. November 17, 24, & December 1, 8, 2022

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2022-2628 (11/11/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as PASO ROBLES WINERY & VINEYARDS, THE STRIP, I LOVE LAS VEGAS, 5225 Hwy 41, Paso Robles, CA 93446. San Luis Obispo County. Stranger Vineyard LLC, (5225 Hwy 41, Paso Robles, CA 93446). This business is conducted by A CA Limited Liability Company, Stranger Vineyard LLC, /s/ Roger Janakus/Managing Member. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-15-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Stiletto, Deputy. Exp. 11-15-27. November 17, 24, & December 1, 8, 2022

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

FILE NO. 2022-2629 (09/01/2022) New Filing The following person is doing business as DREAMERS AND FOOLS, 1598 10th Street, Los Osos, CA 93402. San Luis Obispo County. Olivia Rae Watt, (1598 10th Street, Los Osos, CA 93402). This business is conducted by An Individual, /s/ Olivia Rae Watt. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 11-15-22. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk M. Stiletto, Deputy. Exp. 11-15-27. November 17, 24, & December 1, 8, 2022

STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME NEW FILE NO. 2022-2522 OLD FILE NO. 2022-1624

Cucina, 2322 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. San Luis Obispo County. The fictitious business name referred to above was filed in San Luis Obispo County on 07/08/2022. The following person(s) has abandoned the use of the fictitious business name: Grover Mill LLC, (2310 Sunset Dr, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401). This business was conducted by A CA Limited Liability Company, Grover Mill LLC, /s/ Christopher George, Managing Member. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Luis Obispo on 10-31-2022. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the statement on file in my office. (Seal) Elaina Cano, County Clerk. By A. Webster, Deputy Clerk. November 3, 10, 17, & 24, 2022

LEGAL NOTICES

LEGAL NOTICES

NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: LOUIS WILLIAM SILVA, LOUIS W. SILVA, LOUIS SILVA DECEDENT CASE NUMBER: 22PR-0380

NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: MITCHELL D. JERCICH DECEDENT CASE NUMBER: 22PR-0361

To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: LOUIS WILLIAM SILVA, LOUIS W. SILVA, LOUIS SILVA A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by WILLIAM A. SILVA in the Superior Court of California, County of SAN LUIS OBISPO. THE PETITION OF PROBATE requests that WILLIAM A. SILVA 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: December 20, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. in Dept.: 9 in person at 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: Gary A. Bixler, Attorney at Law 197 N. 10th Street, Suite 103 Grover Beach, CA 93433 805-473-9793 November 10, 17, 24, 2022

LEGAL NOTICES NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: ROSIE MAY CORDES DECEDENT CASE NUMBER: 22PR-0391

To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: MITCHELL D. JERCICH A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by PAUL M. JERCICH in the Superior Court of California, County of SAN LUIS OBISPO. THE PETITION OF PROBATE requests that PAUL M. JERCICH 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: December 13, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. in Dept.: 9 in person at 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 DE154) 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.

To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: ROSIE MAY CORDES, ROSIE MAY SMITH A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by REO CORDES in the Superior Court of California, County of SAN LUIS OBISPO. THE PETITION OF PROBATE requests that REO CORDES 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: December 20, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. in Dept.: 9 in person at the Superior Court of California, County of San Luis Obispo, located at 1050 Monterey St, 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 DE154) 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 M. Jercich 725 Tanner Dr. Paso Robles, CA 93446 714-478-8717 November 3, 10, 17, 2022

Attorney for Petitioner: Robert L. Wilkes 918 Zenon Way Arroyo Grande, CA 93420 714-834-1830 November 10, 17, 24, 2022

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NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: VICTOR CARL BACIGALUPI, JR. DECEDENT CASE NUMBER: 22PR-0367

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE No.:22-20025SP-CA Title No. 220047113-CA-VOI A.P.N. 075-062-017

To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: VICTOR CARL BACIGALUPI, JR. A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by CARMEN BACIGALUPI in the Superior Court of California, County of SAN LUIS OBISPO. THE PETITION OF PROBATE requests that CARMEN BACIGALUPI 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: December 13, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. in Dept.: 9 in person at the Superior Court of California, County of San Luis Obispo, located at 1050 Monterey Street, 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: Douglas M. Buchanan (SBN 147241) P.O. Box 234 Arroyo Grande, CA 93421 805-541-6440 November 10, 17, 24, 2022

T.S. No. 22-20025-SP-CA Title No. 220047113-CA-VOI A.P.N. 075-062-017 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE. YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 05/14/2007. 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. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, (cashier’s check(s) must be made payable to National Default Servicing Corporation), 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, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state; will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of 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 below. The sale will be made in an “as is” condition, 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 and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Trustor: Eugene Anderson and Lillemor Anderson, husband and wife, as community property Duly Appointed Trustee: National Default Servicing Corporation Recorded 05/25/2007 as Instrument No. 2007035705 (or Book, Page) of the Official Records of San Luis Obispo County, CA. Date of Sale: 12/13/2022 at 11:00 AM Place of Sale: In the Breezeway adjacent to the County General Services Building, Located at 1087 Santa Rosa Street, San Luis Obispo, CA. 93408 Estimated amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $1,233,056.18 Street Address or other common designation of real property: 2665 Belgian Place Arroyo Grande, CA 93420 A.P.N.: 075-062-017 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address or other common designation, if any, shown above. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. 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

LEGAL NOTICES recourse. The requirements of California Civil Code Section 2923.5(b)/2923.55(c) were fulfilled when the Notice of Default was recorded. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand 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 the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call or visit this Internet Web site www.ndscorp. com/sales, using the file number assigned to this case 22-20025-SP-CA. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. NOTICE TO TENANT*: You may have a right to purchase this property after the trustee auction pursuant to Section 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 888-2644010, or visit this internet website www.ndscorp.com, using the file number assigned to this case 2220025-SP-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

LEGAL NOTICES after the trustee’s sale. Third, you must submit a bid 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. *Pursuant to Section 2924m of the California Civil Code, the potential rights described herein shall apply only to public auctions taking place on or after January 1, 2021, through December 31, 2025, unless later extended. Date: 10/27/2022 National Default Servicing Corporation c/o Tiffany & Bosco, P.A., its agent, 1455 Frazee Road, Suite 820 San Diego, CA 92108 Toll Free Phone: 888264-4010 Sales Line 855-2198501; Sales Website: www. ndscorp.com By: Gabriela Sanchez, Trustee Sales Representative 11/10/2022, 11/17/2022, 11/24/2022 CPP353502 November 10, 17, & 24, 2022

Notice to all interested parties of a structure available for relocation.

Notice, a non-historic commercial structure over 50 years old at 835 El Capitan Way, San Luis Obispo, APN 053-411-002, is proposed for demolished under city SLO application number BLDG-1824-2022. If any parties are interested in moving this structure prior to demolition, contact Quaglino Properties, 815 Fiero Lane, SLO, 93401 October 6, October 27, November 17, 2022

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: 22CV-0544

To all interested persons: Petitioner: Samantha C. Northam filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: PRESENT NAME: Samantha Christine Northam to PROPOSED NAME: Samantha Christine Kerr 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: November 30, 2022 Time: 9:00 am, Dept. 9, in person or via zoom, at the Superior Court of California, County of San Luis Obispo, 1050 Monterey Street, 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 19, 2022 /s/: Tana L. Coates, Judge of the Superior Court November 3, 10, 17, 24, 2022


ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: 22CV-0556

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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: 22CVP-0292

Public Notice of Lien Sale

To all interested persons: Petitioner: Christina Marie Grace filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: PRESENT NAME: Serena Grace Young to PROPOSED NAME: Serena Marie Grace

To all interested persons: Petitioner: Elizabeth Anne Hanfman filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: PRESENT NAME: Elizabeth Anne Hanfman to PROPOSED NAME: Elizabeth Anne Vach

To all interested persons: Petitioner: Alberto Cardenas Contreras filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: PRESENT NAME: Alberto Cardenas Contreras to PROPOSED NAME: Alberto Contreras Cardenas

To all interested persons: Petitioner: Ti-Rios LoPorto Peck filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: PRESENT NAME: Ti-Rios LoPorto Peck to PROPOSED NAME: Tai LoPorto

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.

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.

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.

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: January 11, 2023 Time: 9:00 am, Dept. 9, in person or via 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

NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: December 07, 2022 Time: 9:30 am, Dept. P2, in person or via zoom, at the Superior Court of California, County of San Luis Obispo, 901 Park Street, Paso Robles, CA 93446. 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

NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: November 23, 2022 Time: 9:00 am, Dept. 9, in person 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

NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: December 07, 2022 Time: 9:00 am, Dept. 9, in person at the Superior Court of California, County of San Luis Obispo, 1035 Palm Street, 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

Business & Professional Code 21700 Notice is hereby given that a Public Lien Auction will be held at Storage 101 1420 Ramada Dr. Paso Robles CA 93446 The sale will take place on Friday November 18, 2022 @10am!! Contents stored in the following Units will be Sold: 318B Danielle Dupri, 311B Summer Woods, 150 El Mehdi Douieb, 167 Amy Wescom, 162 Jimmie Green, 214 Holly Gorham, 471 Clara Penaloza, 727 Rhonda Needham, 330A Bernardo Segundo, 626 Pauline Vargas, 723 Todd Thiebud, 267 Edward Babb, 308A Megan Lozano, Auction Conducted by Hitchin’ Post Auctioneers Bond # 65343801 November 10 & 17, 2022

Residential Units Planned for Demolition

To all interested persons: Petitioner: Jason Vach Cavallaro filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: PRESENT NAME: Jason Vach Cavallaro to PROPOSED NAME: Jaxon Camaero Vach

To all interested persons: Petitioner: Yu Ram Choi filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: PRESENT NAME: Yu Ram Choi to PROPOSED NAME: Yuram Choe Jensen

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.

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: December 01, 2022 Time: 9:00 am, Dept. 2, in person at the Superior Court of California, County of San Luis Obispo, 1050 Monterey Street, 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

NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: December 22, 2022 Time: 9:00 am, Dept. 2, in person or via 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

2 detached residential units planned for demolition. Any interested parties who wish to remove the units or wish to make use of certain elements, please contact Chuck at cfrancoeur@montagedev.com. Availability commences 10-10-2022, for Date: November 7, 2022 Date: October 05, 2022 /s/: Tana L. Coates, Judge of /s/: Tana L. Coates, Judge of a period of 7 working days. the Superior Court October 6, 27, & November the Superior Court November 10, 17, 24, & DeNovember 3, 10, 17, 24, 17, 2022 cember 1, 2022 2022 STATEMENT OF WITHORDER TO SHOW ORDER TO SHOW DRAWAL CAUSE FOR CHANGE CAUSE FOR CHANGE FROM PARTNERSHIP OF NAME CASE OF NAME CASE OPERATING UNDER A NUMBER: 22CV-0622 NUMBER: 22CVP-0325 To all interested persons: FICTITIOUS BUSINESS Petitioner: Elizabeth Dianne To all interested persons: NAME Branch AKA Elizabeth Dianna Petitioner: John Paul SeNEW FILE NO. 2022-2476 Carroll filed a petition with bastian Holt filed a petition OLD FILE NO. 2022-0385 this court for a decree chang- with this court for a decree ing names as follows: PRES- changing names as follows: The fictitious business PRESENT NAME: John Paul ENT NAME: Elizabeth Dianne name for the partnership Branch AKA Elizabeth Dianna Sebastian Holt to PROPOSED was filed in San Luis Obispo Carroll to PROPOSED NAME: NAME: John Paul Sebastian County on 02-15-2022. The Hayes Elizabeth Dianna Carroll following person(s) have/ THE COURT ORDERS: that all THE COURT ORDERS: that has withdrawn as a General persons interested in this mat- all persons interested in this Partner(s) from the partnerter appear before this court at matter appear before this ship under the fictitious the hearing indicated below to court at the hearing indicated business name: Kantha show cause, if any, why the below to show cause, if any, Floral Design, (980 Ocean petition for change of name why the petition for change of Boulevard, Pismo Beach, should not be granted. Any name should not be granted. CA 93449). San Luis Obispo person objecting to the name Any person objecting to the County. The full name(s) and changes described above name changes described must file a written objection above must file a written ob- residence address(es) of that includes the reasons for jection that includes the rea- the withdrawing partner(s) the objection at least two days sons for the objection at least are as follows: Sharla Wonbefore the matter is scheduled two days before the matter der Gaddis, (980 Ocean to be heard and must appear is scheduled to be heard and Boulevard, Pismo Beach, at the hearing to show cause must appear at the hearing to CA 93449). This business why the petition should not be show cause why the petition is conducted by A General granted. If no written objection should not be granted. If no Partnership /s/ Sharla Wonis timely filed, the court may written objection is timely der Gaddis. This statement grant the petition without a filed, the court may grant the was filed with the County petition without a hearing. hearing. Clerk of San Luis Obispo on NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: 10-24-2022. I hereby certify December 29th, 2022 Time: January 11, 2023 Time: 9:30 that this copy is a correct 9:00 am, Dept. 2, in person am, Dept. P2, in person or via copy of the statement on file or via zoom, at the Superior zoom, at the Superior Court in my office. (Seal)Tommy Court of California, County of of California, County of San Gong, County Clerk. By A. San Luis Obispo, 1035 Palm Luis Obispo, 901 Park Street, Webster, Deputy Clerk. St. Rm. 385, San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, CA 93446. A October 27, November 3, CA 93408. A copy of this Or- copy of this Order to Show der to Show Cause shall be Cause shall be published at 10, & 17, 2022. published at least once each least once each week for four week for four successive successive weeks prior to the weeks prior to the date set for date set for hearing on the hearing on the petition in the petition in the following newsfollowing newspaper of gen- paper of general circulation, eral circulation, printed in this printed in this county: New Times county: New Times

Date: October 21, 2022 /s/: Rita C. Federman, Judge of the Superior Court November 3, 10, 17, 24, 2022

Date: October 31, 2022 /s/: Rita C. Federman, Judge of the Superior Court November 10, 17, 24, & December 1, 2022

Date: November 10th, 2022 /s/: Rita C. Federman, Judge of the Superior Court November 17, 24, & December 1, 8, 2022

Date: October 12, 2022 /s/: Tana L. Coates, Judge of the Superior Court October 27, November 3, 10, 17, 2022

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: 22CV-0571

Date: October 21, 2022 /s/: Tana L. Coates, Judge of the Superior Court November 3, 10, 17, 24, 2022

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: 22CV-0597

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

COUNTY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING & BUILDING

WHO: San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors WHEN: Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 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 (APPL2022-00008) by John Heckenberg of the decision of Planning Department Hearing Officer to deny Minor Use Permit/Coastal Development Permit (C-DRC2021-00022) to allow an existing 2,043-square-foot singlefamily residence to be used as a residential vacation rental. The Minor Use Permit requested to modify the location standard for vacation rentals per Coastal Zone Land Use Ordinance Section 23.08.165(C)(2). The modification would allow the proposed vacation rental to be located directly adjacent to an existing vacation rental and within 95 feet of a second existing vacation rental. The proposed project will result in no site disturbance on a 20,529-square-foot parcel. The proposed project is within the Residential Single-Family land use category and is located at 768 Pacific Avenue, in the community of Cayucos. The site is in the Estero Planning Area and Coastal Zone. District 2. County File Number: APPL2022-00008 Assessor Parcel Number: 064-149-015 Supervisorial Districts: 2 Date Accepted: November 1st, 2021 WHERE: The hearing will be held in the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors Chambers, 1055 Monterey St., Room #D170, County Government Center, San Luis Obispo, CA. The Board of Supervisors Chambers are located on the corner of Santa Rosa and Monterey Streets. At the hearing all interested persons may express their views for or against, or to change the proposal. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: You may contact Kip Morais, Project Manager, in the San Luis Obispo County Department of Planning and Building, 976 Osos Street, Room 200, 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 http://www.slocounty.ca.gov. ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION: Also to be considered is the determination that the project is found to be categorically exempt from the Environmental Quality Act under the provisions of public Resources Code Section 21080(b)(5), which states that CEQA does not apply to the project which a public agency rejects or disapproves. COASTAL APPEALABLE: County action may be eligible for appeal to the California Coastal Commission. Appeals must be filed in writing as provided by Coastal Zone Land Use Ordinance Section 23.01.043. **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: November 8, 2022 WADE HORTON, EX-OFFICIO CLERK OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS By /s/ Niki Martin Deputy Clerk

NOTICE OF TENTATIVE ACTION / PUBLIC HEARING WHO: County of San Luis Obispo Planning Department Hearing WHEN: Friday, December 2, 2022 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 Kumar Srivastava and Nancy Greg for a Minor Use Permit (DRC2021-00079) to allow 40 temporary events with up to 100 attendees. No outdoor amplified music is proposed. Events will be held outdoors on the southwest corner of the property. The project will utilize existing access roads and will result in minimal site disturbance for access improvements on the 37-acre parcel. The proposed project is located within the Agriculture land use category and is located at 6455 Wilderness Lane and borders the north Urban Reserve Line of the City of Paso Robles. The proposed site is located the Salinas River Sub Area of the North County Planning Area. This project is covered by the general rule that CEQA applies only to projects which have the potential for causing a significant effect on the environment. It can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that this project may have a significant effect on the environment; therefore, the activity is not subject to CEQA. County File Number: DRC2021-00079 Supervisorial District: District 1 Assessor Parcel Number(s): 015-015-003 Date Accepted: 09/30/2022 WHERE: Virtual meeting via Zoom platform. Instructions on how to view and participate in the meeting remotely and provide public comment will be included in the published meeting Agenda and are posted on the Department’s webpage at: https://www.slocounty.ca.gov/Departments/Planning-Building/ Grid-Items/Meetings,-Hearings,-Agendas,-and-Minutes/PlanningDepartment-Hearing-(PDH)-Virtual-Meeting-.aspx 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 Holly Phipps, Project Manager, in the Department of Planning and Building at the address below or by telephone at (805) 781-5600. 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, November 25, 2022 at 4:30 PM. The letter or email must include the language "I would like to request a hearing on DRC2021-00079." 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. Corla Wade, Secretary, Planning Department Hearing November 17, 2022

November 17, 2022

NOTICE INVITATION TO BID ANDERSON HOTEL APARTMENTS 955 MONTEREY STREET, SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the San Luis Obispo Nonprofit Housing Corporation, referred to herein as “SLONP”, invites the submission of electronic Bids for the above stated project to attention: Michael Burke at mburke@haslo.org by 4:00 p.m. on the 12th day of December, 2022. No hard copies of bid submittals will be accepted. Bid proposals received after the time and date specified above will be considered nonresponsive. SLONP proposes to seismically retrofit and provide various upgrades to the property including: accessibility, roofing, plumbing, electrical, life safety and various aesthetic improvements at the Anderson Hotel located at 955 Monterey Street in San Luis Obispo, the “Work.” Substantial Completion of the Work as determined by the Authority Having Jurisdiction for full and beneficial use of the project, shall be achieved no later than 30th day of September, 2024. Digital copies of the plans, specifications, and contract documents are available from SLONP upon written request to mburke@haslo.org. In accordance with the provisions of California Public Contract Code § 3300, and Business and Professions Code § 7028.15(e), Bidder shall possess a valid Class B - General Building license at the time that the contract is awarded. Failure to possess the specified license shall render a Bidder’s Bid as non-responsive and shall bar award of the contract to any Bidder not possessing the specified license at the time of the award. 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 https://www.dir.ca.gov/oprl/2022-2/PWD/index.htm The Work is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations. Bidder and Bidder’s Subcontractor’s must be registered with the Department of Industrial Relations pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5 [with limited exceptions from this requirement for Bid purposes only under Labor Code section 1771.1(a)]. Prior to commencement of the Work, the awarded Bidder shall deliver a Payment and Performance Bond in an amount not less than 100% of the contract value issued by a Surety licensed to do business in the State of California in a form acceptable to SLONP. QUALIFICATIONS: Bidders who have performed renovation of a similar scope of work on concrete structures of five-stores or more and have worked with Federal funds, are eligible for this Bid. SECTION 3 REQUIREMENTS: This is a HUD Section 3 contract, and all Bidders must commit to achieving established requirements, including benchmarks for Section 3 workers and Targeted Section 3 workers. Detailed quarterly reporting of hours worked and documentation of efforts to achieve the benchmarks will be required. SLONP hereby notifies all Bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, DBE, Minority Business Enterprise, and Women-Owned Business Enterprise will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, religious creed, sex, or national origin in consideration for an award. The Federal minimum wage rates for this project as predetermined by the United States Secretary of Labor are set forth in General Decision Number CA20220012, Dated 10/13/2022, which is incorporated in these special provisions by this reference as if fully set forth herein and which can be viewed at https:// sam.gov/wage-determination/CA20220012/12 If there is a difference between the minimum wage rates predetermined by the Secretary of Labor and the general prevailing wage rates determined by the Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations for similar classifications of labor, the Contractor and subcontractors shall pay not less than the higher wage rate. The Department will not accept lower State wage rates not specifically included in the Federal minimum wage determinations. This includes “helper” (or other classifications based on hours of experience) or any other classification not appearing in the Federal wage determinations. Where Federal wage determinations do not contain the State wage rate determination otherwise available for use by the Contractor and subcontractors, the Contractor and subcontractors shall pay not less than the Federal minimum wage rate, which most closely approximates the duties of the employees in question. SLONP reserves the right to reject any and all Bids or waive any irregularities or informalities in any Bid or in the bidding. If you have any questions, please contact Michael Burke by email at mburke@halso.org END OF INVITATION TO BID November 17 & 24, 2022

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COUNTY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING BRIEF TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2022 AT 9:00 AM 5 BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT 01. Consent Agenda – Item Nos. 1 thru 17 Resolution (Res) Nos. 2022261 thru 2022-263, approved. 02. Public Comment Period – Items not on the agenda: L. Owen; P. Hostetter; Marlea & M. Brown: speak. 03. Reso 2022-264, establishing funding priorities for allocating local, State, & Federal funds towards affordable housing, homelessness, & community development; amending the 2019 Action Plan, 2022 Action Plan, & allocating 2023 Title 29 funds, adopted. 04. Ordinance No. (Ord) 3480, implementing the Co. Fee Schedule “A” for Calendar Year 2023 & Fee Schedule “B” for FY 2023-24, adopted as amended. 05. Closed Session – Anticipated Litigation. (1) Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to paragraph (2) or (3) of subdivision (d) of section 54956.9. Number of potential cases: Two; and (2) Initiation of litigation pursuant to paragraph (4) of subdivision (d) of section 54956.9. Number of potential cases: Two. Conference with Legal Counsel – Pending Litigation: Existing Litigation (Formally initiated.): (3) SLO County Citizens for Good Government, Inc., Gomez, Maruska, Villa v. County of Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors, San Luis Obispo County Superior Court, Case No. 22CVP-0007. Conference with Labor Negotiator, Tami DouglasSchatz, concerning the following employee organizations: (4) SLO Prosecutors’ Association (SLOPA); (5) SLO County Employees Association–Trades and Crafts (SLOCEA-T&C); (6) Deputy County Counsels’ Association (DCCA); (7) Sheriffs’ Management; (8) SLO County Probation Managers’ Peace Officers’ Association (SLOCPPOA); (9) Deputy Sheriff’s Association (DSA); (10) District Attorney Investigators’ Association (DAIA); (11) SLO County Probation Managers’ Peace Officers’ Association (SLOCPMPOA); (12) SLO County Employees Association – Public Services, Supervisors, Clerical (SLOCEA – PSSC); (13) Unrepresented Management and Confidential Employees; (14) Sworn Deputy Sheriffs’ Association (SDSA); and (15) United Domestic Workers of America (UDWA). Report Out. Open Session. 06. Ord. 3481, amending Title 16 - Chapters 16.04 & 16.10 of the Co. Code by adopting & the 2022 Edition of the CA Fire Code; & Res. 2022-265 amending provisions based on local climatic, geological, or topographical conditions as authorized by CA Health & Safety Code §18941.5 & 17958.5, adopted. 07. Ord. 3482, amend the Building & Construction Ord, Title 19 of the Co. Code by adopting the 2022 edition of the CA Building Standards Code, adopted. 08. An appeal (APPL2022-00001) by E. Clark of the Planning Commission’s 1/13/22, denial of a Conditional Use Permit (DRC2018-00234) for Bigfoot Valley, LLC for the phased development of up to 1 acre of outdoor cannabis cultivation canopy, up to 3,000 sf of outdoor ancillary nursery in existing hoop structures, ancillary processing activities w/in an existing 2,403 sq. ft barn, ancillary transport, installation of security fencing & equipment, & other related site improvements, located at 5145 Calf Canyon HWY, 6 miles northeast of Santa Margarita, cont’d off calendar. MEETING ADJOURNED For more details, view the meeting videos at: https://www.slocounty. ca.gov/Departments/Administrative-Office/Clerk-of-the-Board/ Clerk-of-the-Board-Services/Board-of-Supervisors-Meetingsand-Agendas.aspx Wade Horton, Clerk of the Board of Supervisors By: Annette Ramirez, Deputy Clerk November 17, 2022

CITY OF PISMO BEACH STATE OF CALIFORNIA

NOTICE TO BIDDERS SEALED BIDS will be received at the office of the City Clerk, 760 Mattie Road, Pismo Beach, California, until 2:00 p.m., on Thursday, December 22, 2022 as determined by www.time.gov for performing work as follows: CHAPMAN ESTATE ADA RESTROOM REMODEL AND ADDITION A mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting will be held on December 8, 2022 at 1:30 P.M. Please meet promptly at the Chapman Estate at 1243 Ocean Boulevard, Shell Beach, CA 93449. Bidders that do not attend this mandatory pre-bid meeting shall be disqualified from bidding on this project. Before submitting bids, Contractors shall be licensed in accordance with the Laws of the State of California. Accordingly, the successful Bidder shall possess a Class B, General Building, Contractor’s License at the time this contract is awarded. Project Plans and Specifications are available at the Engineering Division office located at 760 Mattie Road, Pismo Beach, CA, 93449. A non-refundable fee of $100.00 per set will be charged. Electronic Plans and Specifications are available via email at no charge. Questions will be accepted in writing up to 96 hours before bid closing by emailing Chad Stoehr at cstoehr@ pismobeach.org. Questions regarding bid procedure or other non-technical questions can be asked by emailing Erin Olsen at eolsen@pismobeach.org or by calling (805) 773-4656. ERICA INDERLIED CITY CLERK November 17 & 24, 2022

CITY OF PISMO BEACH STATE OF CALIFORNIA

NOTICE TO BIDDERS SEALED BIDS will be received at the office of the City Clerk, 760 Mattie Road, Pismo Beach, California, until 2:00 p.m., on Thursday, December 15, 2022 as determined by www.time.gov for performing work as follows: NORTH SHELL BEACH ROAD STORM DRAIN REPAIR PROJECT A mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting will be held on Thursday, December 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. Please meet promptly at the public bluff top path adjacent to the Dolphin Bay Resort, 2727 Shell Beach Road. Bidders that do not attend this mandatory pre-bid meeting shall be disqualified from bidding on this Project. The successful Bidder shall possess a Class A, General Engineering Contractor’s License at the time this contract is awarded. Project Plans and Specifications are available at the Engineering Division office located at 760 Mattie Road, Pismo Beach, CA, 93449. A non-refundable fee of $200.00 per set will be charged. Electronic Plans and Specifications are available via email at no charge. Questions will be accepted in writing up to 96 hours before bid closing by emailing Eric Eldridge at eeldridge@pismobeach.org. Questions regarding bid procedure or other non-technical questions can be asked by emailing Erin Olsen at eolsen@pismobeach.org or by calling (805) 773-4656. ERICA INDERLIED CITY CLERK November 10, 2022

CONSUMER INDEX The San Luis Obispo Municipal Code Chapter 5.44 entitled “Mobile Home Park Rent Stabilization” requires that the monthly Consumer Price Index (CPI) percentage (%) be published as a basis for establishing rent increases. The monthly space rent in mobile home parks may not be increased more than once each year based on the CPI % change, or 9%, whichever is less. The CPI monthly data for Los Angeles, Long Beach and Anaheim is used for San Luis Obispo. September 2022 PERCENT CHANGE Year Ending 1-Month Ending August September September 2022 2020 2022 7.6 7.8 0.5 For further information regarding the CPI %, please contact the CPI Hotline at (415) 625-2270. Teresa Purrington City Clerk City of San Luis Obispo November 17, 2922

CITY OF GROVER BEACH SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 22-09 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Monday, November 14, 2022 the City Council of the City of Grover Beach adopted an Ordinance entitled: ORDINANCE NO. 22-09 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GROVER BEACH, CALIFORNIA AMENDING ARTICLE VIII OF THE GROVER BEACH MUNICIPAL CODE ADOPTING BY REFERENCE THE 2022 CALIFORNIA BUILDING STANDARDS ADMINISTRATIVE CODE, 2022 CALIFORNIA BUILDING CODE, 2022 CALIFORNIA RESIDENTIAL CODE, 2022 CALIFORNIA ELECTRICAL CODE, 2022 CALIFORNIA MECHANICAL CODE, 2022 CALIFORNIA PLUMBING CODE, 2022 CALIFORNIA ENERGY CODE, 2022 CALIFORNIA HISTORICAL BUILDING CODE, 2022 CALIFORNIA FIRE CODE, 2022 CALIFORNIA EXISTING BUILDING CODE, 2022 CALIFORNIA GREEN BUILDING STANDARDS CODE, 2022 CALIFORNIA REFERENCE STANDARDS CODE; THE 2021 INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE WITH LOCAL AMENDMENTS This Ordinance will amend Grover Beach Municipal Code Article VIII – Building Regulations, Chapter 1 – California Building Code to adopt the 2022 California Building Codes and the 2021 International Property Maintenance Code with local amendments The full text of the Ordinance is on file in the City Clerk’s Office, 154 South Eighth Street, Grover Beach, California, or a copy may be obtained from the office for a nominal charge and is available on the City’s website at www.groverbeach.org. The City Council conducted first reading at the Regular City Council meeting on October 11, 2022. Second reading and adoption of the Ordinance was conducted at the Regular City Council meeting on November 14, 2022 on the following roll call vote: AYES: Council Members–Miller, Robert, Rushing, Mayor Pro Tem Bright and Mayor Lee NOES: Council Members – None ABSENT: Council Members – None ABSTAIN: Council Members – None /s/ Wendi B. Sims, City Clerk Dated: Thursday, November 17, 2022 Publish: 1x – New Times (Thurs, November 17, 2022) Post: Grover Beach City Hall (Thurs., November 17, 2022) November 17, 2022

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Homework: Is there something sad that you could ultimately become grateful for? Newsletter.freewillastrology.com ARIES (March 21-April 19): Virginia Woolf wrote a passage that I suspect will apply to you in the coming weeks. She said, “There is no denying the wild horse in us. To gallop intemperately; fall on the sand tired out; to feel the earth spin; to have—positively—a rush of friendship for stones and grasses—there is no getting over the fact that this desire seizes us.” Here’s my question for you, Aries: How will you harness your wild horse energy? I’m hoping that the selfpossessed human in you will take command of the horse and direct it to serve you and yours with constructive actions. It’s fine to indulge in some intemperate galloping, too. But I’ll be rooting for a lot of temperate and disciplined galloping.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): “The failure of love might account for most of the suffering in the world,” writes poet Marie Howe. I agree with that statement. Many of us have had painful episodes revolving around people who no longer love us and people whose lack of love for us makes us feel hurt. That’s the bad news, Taurus. The good news is that you now have more power than usual to heal the failures of love you have endured in the past. You also have an expanded capacity to heal others who have suffered from the failures of love. I hope you will be generous in your ministrations!

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(May 21-June 20): Many Geminis tell me they are often partly awake as they sleep. In their dreams, they might work overtime trying to solve waking-life problems. Or they may lie in bed in the dark contemplating intricate ideas that fascinate them, or perhaps ruminating on the plot developments unfolding in a book they’ve been reading or a TV show they’ve been bingeing. If you are prone to such behavior, I will ask you to minimize it for a while. In my view, you need to relax your mind extra deeply and allow it to play luxuriously with non-utilitarian fantasies and dreams. You have a sacred duty to yourself to explore mysterious and stirring feelings that bypass rational thought.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Here are my two key messages for you. 1. Remember where you hide important stuff. 2. Remember that you have indeed hidden some important stuff. Got that? Please note that I am not questioning your urge to lock away a secret or two. I am not criticizing you for wanting to store a treasure that you are not yet ready to use or reveal. It’s completely understandable if you want to keep a part of your inner world off-limits to certain people for the time being. But as you engage in any or all of these actions, make sure you don’t lose touch with your valuables. And don’t forget why you are stashing them.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): I know I don’t have to give you lessons in expressing your sensuality. Nor do you need prods and encouragement to do so. As a Leo, you most likely have abundant talent in the epicurean arts. But as you prepare to glide into the lush and lusty heart of the Sensuality Season, it can’t hurt to offer you a pep talk from your fellow Leo bon vivant, James Baldwin. He said: “To be sensual is to respect and rejoice in the force of life, of life itself, and to be present in all that one does, from the effort of loving to the breaking of bread.”

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Many Virgos are on a lifelong quest to cultivate a knack described by Sigmund Freud: “In the small matters, trust the mind. In the large ones, the heart.” And I suspect you are now at a pivotal point in your efforts to master that wisdom. Important decisions are looming in regards to both small and large matters. I believe you will do the right things as long as you empower your mind to do what it does best and your heart to do what it does best.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Social media like Facebook and Twitter feed on our outrage. Their algorithms are designed to stir up

our disgust and indignation. I confess that I get semi-caught in their trap. I am sometimes seduced by the temptation to feel lots of umbrage and wrath, even though those feelings comprise a small minority of my total emotional range. As an antidote, I proactively seek experiences that rouse my wonder and sublimity and holiness. In the next two weeks, Libra, I invite you to cultivate a focus like mine. It’s high time for a phase of minimal anger and loathing—and maximum reverence and awe.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Scorpio author Sylvia Plath had a disturbing, melodramatic relationship with romance. In one of her short stories, for example, she has a woman character say, “His love is the twenty-story leap, the rope at the throat, the knife at the heart.” I urge you to avoid contact with people who think and feel like that—as glamorous as they might seem. In my view, your romantic destiny in the coming months can and should be uplifting, exciting in healthy ways, and conducive to your well-being. There’s no need to link yourself with shadowy renegades when there will be plenty of radiant helpers available.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): I like Sagittarian healer and author Caroline Myss because she’s both spiritual and practical, compassionate and fierce. Here’s a passage from her work that I think will be helpful for you in the coming weeks: “Get bored with your past. It’s over! Forgive yourself for what you think you did or didn’t do, and focus on what you will do, starting now.” To ensure you make the most of her counsel, I’ll add a further insight from author Augusten Burroughs: “You cannot be a prisoner of your past against your will— because you can only live in the past inside your mind.”

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): How would you respond if you learned that the $55 T-shirt you’re wearing was made by a Haitian kid who earned 10 cents for her work? Would you stop wearing the shirt? Donate it to a thrift store? Send money to the United Nations agency UNICEF, which works to protect Haitian child laborers? I recommend the latter option. I also suggest you use this as a prompt to engage in leisurely meditations on what you might do to reduce the world’s suffering. It’s an excellent time to stretch your imagination to understand how your personal life is interwoven with the lives of countless others, many of whom you don’t even know. And I hope you will think about how to offer extra healings and blessings not just to your allies, but also to strangers. What’s in it for you? Would this bring any selfish benefits your way? You may be amazed at how it leads you to interesting connections that expand your world.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Aquarian philosopher Alfred North Whitehead wrote, “The silly question is the first intimation of some totally new development.” He also said, “Every really new idea looks crazy at first.” With these thoughts in mind, Aquarius, I will tell you that you are now in the Season of the Silly Question. I invite you to enjoy dreaming up such queries. And as you indulge in that fertile pleasure, include another: Celebrate the Season of Crazy Ideas.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): We all love to follow stories: the stories we live, the stories that unfold for people we know, and the stories told in movies, TV shows, and books. A disproportionately high percentage of the entertainment industry’s stories are sad or tormented or horrendously painful. They influence us to think such stories are the norm. They tend to darken our view of life. While I would never try to coax you to avoid all those stories, Pisces, I will encourage you to question whether maybe it’s wise to limit how many you absorb. The coming weeks will be an excellent time to explore this possibility. Be willing to say, “These sad, tormented, painful stories are not ones I want to invite into my imagination.” Try this experiment: For the next three weeks, seek out mostly uplifting tales. ∆

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