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  1. NEXT 7 DAYS This week's eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | New Times SLO

    Get an introduction to the romantic dance called Argentine tango, Feb. 13 . No partner is required, or bring your sweetie.

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  2. NEXT 7 DAYS This week's eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Times SLO

    Get an introduction to the romantic dance called Argentine tango, Feb. 13 . No partner is required, or bring your sweetie.

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  3. Coastal erosion: Talk of firing the Coastal Commission's executive...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | New Times SLO

    A major political storm encircling one of California's most loved and loathed state agencies is coming to Morro Bay. On Feb. 10 at the Inn at Morro Bay, the California Coastal Commission will consider dismissing Executive Director Charles Lester.

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  4. ClarificationsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | New Times SLO

    What are your thoughts about the California Coastal Commission, and how it carries carry out its mission as guardian of the coast? The following article was posted on February 3rd, 2016, in the New Times - Volume 30, Issue 28 [ Submit a Story ] For the Jan. 21 cover story "Hard to Swallow," the chemicals known as PFOA and PFOS were not found in samples of San Luis Obispo city water, as the data indicated what's considered to be a "statistical non-detection," according to the city of SLO and the Environmental Protection Agency.

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  5. Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | New Times SLO

    Dust warriors: A band of SLO County men pool their money together and head to Baja for the love of motorcycles When Dan Argano of San Luis Obispo turned 50, he and a few buddies pooled their money to buy a custom designed motorcycle and signed them up to compete in a nearly 1,000 mile off-road race in another country this past November. After racing about 840 miles, Timothy "Scott" Hayes, Tony Zabala, Dan Argano, and Robert Eaton victoriously unite near the finish line after Argano finishes the last stint of the Baja 1000.

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  6. Surface tension: Proposed conversion of Del Mar Park's rink to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | New Times SLO

    Skateboarders and a few rollerbladers swarm around the skate park in San Luis Obispo's Santa Rosa Park on a recent sunny Sunday afternoon; dogs frolick through the park; and children bounce around on the playground and the green grass. On the roller hockey rink, the Central Coast Roller Derby is holding its annual Derby 101 Boot Camp, where new recruits in the Fresh Meat program are trained and prepared from tryouts to join one of the group's several teams.

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  7. Arroyo Grande and Morro Bay ban expanded polystyrene foamRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | New Times SLO

    Both Arroyo Grande and Morro Bay recently took the first step to ban the use of expanded polystyrene foam in their cities. They considered the new ordinances on Jan. 26 as part of a packaged proposal from local environmental groups that advocate against the use of expanded polystyrene foam, often called EPS or "Styrofoam" after one popular brand that makes it.

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  8. Balancing actRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | New Times SLO

    Like most Californians I cherish our long, beautiful coastline. Whether we're riding waves or roads, walking beaches or bluffs, or watching the sun set into the sea from inland or right on the continent's edge, the coastal realm connects us to each other and to the place we call home.

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  9. ARTS Obispo's Poetry Out Loud celebrates 10th yearRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | New Times SLO

    If you can't be a poet, memorizing some of the greatest poets' eternal words might just be the next best thing. The San Luis Obispo County Poetry Out Loud Competition is presented by ARTS Obispo and will celebrate its 10th year on Feb. 19 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in San Luis Obispo.

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  10. Glass sculptures of Claudia Ariss on display at Big Sky CafeRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | New Times SLO

    There's beauty in the contrasting dynamic of strength and vulnerability. Glass, which embodies both these characteristics, is the medium of choice for Arroyo Grande artist Claudia Ariss.

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  11. Only here for the music: SLO Symphony hosts first female conductorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | New Times SLO

    Caught up as she was in the magic of the different sounds of all the instruments in the orchestra, time and time again the violinist missed her own entrance, until one day, when she decided to be the person leading everyone in perfect harmony. Laura Jackson has worked as a conductor for orchestras for more than 20 years, but over and over again she has had the experience of being the first female conductor to work in a community.

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  12. Celebrate Valentine's Day early with Opera SLORead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | New Times SLO

    Want to show that special someone that you care, but aren't keen on the Valentine's Day crowds? Opera San Luis Obispo has the answer. Get your romance on a bit early at the That's Amore Valentine's Bouquet of Romantic Music event on Sunday, Feb. 7, at the Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa in Pismo Beach.

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  13. GALA Center Gallery exhibits art of Lauren JayRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | New Times SLO

    Things are about to change up over at the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Center Gallery on Palm Street in San Luis Obispo. The You'll Love Our Art show is only hanging at the gallery until Jan. 23. The next exhibit is a solo show by local artist Lauren Jay.

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  14. Paul Thorn heaps on the southern charm on Jan. 24 at the Fremont TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | New Times SLO

    Southern charm is a real thing, as talking to Paul Thorn proves. When I called him he was "chillin' in my hotel room with some coffee," and as you read this interview, be sure to add a Southern accent to everything Thorn says for the full effect.

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  15. Hard to swallow: What's in SLO County's water?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | New Times SLO

    The water comes out of the tap clear and cool. In the glass it looks just fine. Light dances across its surface, rippling off the liquid's movement.

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  16. The space between: Eye Matters exhibit at SLOMA explores spatial relationshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | New Times SLO

    In the mundane moments of everyday life, as a bus races by or a child jumps off a swing, art can be found, if you look closely, or in between the lines as they say. Erik Olson, a 67-year-old artist in Nipomo, is fascinated with the lines, curves, and all the other shapes and how they intersect or parallel one another.

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  17. Little Theatre, big show: 'Little Women of Orchard House' showcases talents of theatre's academyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | New Times SLO

    Although much of the cast for the San Luis Obispo Little Theatre's current show, Little Women of Orchard House, is small in stature, they make up for it in acting chops. Marmee reads a letter from Father, who is away at war, to the March sisters, Beth , Jo , Amy , and Meg .

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  18. Dance and The Tipsy Gypsies at Ballet Theatre SLO Feb. 12-13Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 14 | New Times SLO

    Some songs are so groovin' they just need to be danced to. But not every note gets steps to match its greatness.

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  19. 'Integrity versus despair': Hospice program trains end-of-life doulasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | New Times SLO

    For the last few months, Mercer had been getting to know her client and their family through Hospice of San Luis Obispo County's in-home respite care program, which provides volunteer-based support to people and their families and a few hours of relief to the primary care provider. As death got closer for her client, Mercer's role gradually shifted from in-home support to that of an end-of-life doula, one of Hospice of SLO County's newest offerings.

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  20. Arroyo Grande yet to respond to CJPIA letterRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 14 | New Times SLO

    The city of Arroyo Grande still hasn't replied to a letter from its insurance company that raised concerns that allegedly derogatory comments made by elected officials about city staff could spark a lawsuit. At a Jan. 12 City Council meeting, City Manager Dianne Thompson told members that Mayor Jim Hill, who was not in attendance at the meeting, had not responded to the Dec. 16 letter from the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority , an organization of more than 120 cities and other municipal entities that participate in a pooled liability insurance program.

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