Thursday, July 2, 2015     Volume: 29, Issue: 49

Weekly Poll
Should cities be able to pass sex offender residency requirements that are stricter than the state’s?

Absolutely, the stricter the better.
The state knows what it’s doing.
No–-but, the state should have stricter laws.
Put them all on an island.

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Shark weak


Shark weak

If you thought one Sharknado was a disaster, just wait for Sharknado 2: The Second One. For one night only, you can crack jokes at the mess that is Sharknado 2 right along with the cast and crew behind Mystery Science Theater 3000 as part of RiffTrax Live, screening at the Fremont on July 9 at 8 p.m. Call 546-8600 for more info.

—Jessica Peña

Let your true colors shine


Let your true colors shine

Proudly presented by the Gay and Lesbian Alliance of the Central Coast, the ninth annual GALA Pride Art Exhibit will be on view at the GALA Center in SLO through July 26. With the theme Color Our World With Pride, the exhibit will feature work by more than 20 artists including a series of paintings by Kate Moldauer titled Lesbian Double Portraits, three-dimensional torsos by Jan Dungan, nudes by Tink Landers, and much more. Visit to find out more.

—Trever Dias

Sand and fire


Sand and fire

Fireworks may close out the night, but the Fourth of July celebration in Cayucos is an all-day affair. Starting with a sand sculpture contest by the pier from 5 to 8 a.m., the day continues with a parade on Ocean Avenue at 10 a.m., a barbecue from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and bingo from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Vet’s Hall and a firework show off the pier at 9 p.m. Visit for further information.