Tuesday, May 23, 2017     Volume: 31, Issue: 43

Weekly Poll
Does the Las Pilitas Quarry project deserve the second chance?

No. The Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission already shot it down the first time.
Yes, but only if the county approves the smaller, alternative proposal for the quarry.
The county should approve the quarry project at its full size.
I don't care either way.

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Full circle: Little Theatre's production of 'Our Town' gets to the meat of life


The niceties of a play—that is a set and props, elaborate costumes, and the creation of a world the audience can seen but remains invisible to—are all stripped aside in favor of the stuff of life that actually matters in the San Luis Obispo Little Theatre’s production of Our Town. On openin...

Details in the patterns: Artist Adrienne Allebe crafts ethereal paintings


About five years ago, artist Adrienne Allebe just didn’t know what to draw anymore. After the death of her dad, she simply hit a creative wall. “I had no idea what to make art of,” Allebe said. “I just took a ruler out and started making lines and then started making simple patterns and bui...

Assembly required: Trivets, Steamers, and Spare Forks exhibit on view at Linnaea's


It’s May 14, Mother’s Day, and after making sure to call my mother I decide to check out the Trivets, Steamers, and Spare Forks exhibit by local artist Janelle Younger, currently on view at Linnaea’s Cafe in San Luis Obispo. In order to avoid the Sunday brunch crowd, I go later in the evening ...

Beauty and the bike


Cap off Bike to Work Day on May 19 by stopping by the Bikes and Beauty Fashion Show at the SLO Guild Hall. The event runs from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. and includes free admission, bike inspired fashions on display (and up for auction), and the first 125 attendees will receive a free commemorative 2017 Bi...

Moon power


Everything feeling just a little off? Blame it on the moon. May 25 is a night of the new moon, or the night where the moon is completely aligned with the sun and invisible from earth. Learn all about it at a new moon Gathering and Workshop at Tamed Wild Apothecary in Arroyo Grande May 25 at 6 p.m. ...

It's all Greek


When in SLO, do as the Greeks do at the SLO Greek Festival June 3 and 4 at Mission Plaza. Enjoy homemade Greek food and pastries, local beer and wine, authentic Greek music, a Greek fashion show, performances by the St. Andrew’s Greek dance groups, and a marketplace with gifts and souvenirs. Thi...

Bingeable: The Handmaid's Tale


When? 2017  |  What’s it rated? NR  |  Where’s it available? Streaming on Hulu. Picture this: An ultra conservative group dominates the rights of women and ultimately downgrades females to second class citizens, that is if they aren’t part of the elite social caste of the community—so...