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In an effort to reduce the amount of people drinking and driving during the holiday season, San Luis Obispo County Drug and Alcohol Services is working with county-wide law enforcement agencies, bars, and restaurants until Jan. 2 to take part in the "Don't Wreck the Holidays--Designate When You Celebrate" campaign. In 2006, SLO County law enforcement agents reported 261 DUI arrests and four deaths involving a driver who was under the influence of alcohol at the time. For more information about this campaign, call 781-1995.

The Pismo Coast RV Resort in Pismo Beach recently received the National Association of RV and Campgrounds 2007-08 RV Park of the Year Award in the large park category for providing quality facilities, outstanding customer service, and industry leadership. The resort operates a 400-site full-service area, including RV storage and service center. For more information, call 773-5649 or visit

Rex A. Yannis, M.D., recently opened a cosmetic surgery and laser center at 146 Traffic Way in Arroyo Grande. The center offers patients a variety of aesthetic treatments and procedures, including cosmetic eyelid and facial rejuvenation, facelifts, brow lifts, neck lifts, and mini facelifts. Yannis is a board-certified ophthalmic plastic surgeon with more than 18 years of experience. In that time, he has performed more than 6,000 facial aesthetic and reconstructive procedures. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. The center will host a Holiday Botox and Makeup Event on Dec. 5 from 4 to 7 p.m. For more information, call 481-5511.

Staff Writer Kai Beech compiled this week's Strokes and Plugs. Send your business news to [email protected].

Readers Poll

Do you think the SLO County Board of Supervisors should have gone against their policy that states funding for independent special districts should not result in a net fiscal loss to the county?

  • A. Yes, the housing and job opportunity the Dana Reserve is bringing is important
  • B. No, it's giving special privileges to the Nipomo Community Services District
  • C. I trust them, they know what's best for the county
  • D. What's going on?

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