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Peregrine Falcon image on banner by Cleve Nash
Art for Art's Sake
The Morro Bay Museum of Natural History is planning "Art for Art's Sake," an auction event at the museum set for the evening of November 3rd. Donated works of local artists will be raffled and auctioned to raise money for the repair of the Native American sculpture located at the entrance of the museum. Vandals damaged the sculpture, forcefully removing the Peregrine Falcon. Read More
Genie's Pocket by Jeanie Greensfelder
Stanley Park, Vancouver
Renegade raccoons approach me
on the Lost Lagoon trail.
When I fail to offer food,
they disappear into the brush,
and suddenly I want to follow, Read More
Great Shots by Jerry Kirkhart & Steve Corey
Our photo editors bring you some of their favorite coastal images for the month. This month's featured local photographers are Pamela Link, Jerry Kirkhart, Bill Bouton, Cheryl Strahl, Steve Udel, Marlin Harms, Dagmar Collins, Steve Corey, Ashala Tylor, Liz Haslam, Linda Tanner, Anita Ritenour, Devra Cooper, Howard Ignatius, Mimi Ditchie, Bob Canepa, Sylvia Sanchez, Don Quintana, Cleve Nash, Beth Sargent, Teddy Llovet, Mike Baird, and Michelle Maani. See More
One Poet's Perspective by Jane Elsdon
We really do live in Paradise. We've had a comfortable cool summer while much of the country has baked to a crisp. And I don't say that lightly, living in Atascadero where it can get warm enough to singe your eyelashes. Read More
Opera SLO by Kathryn Bumpass
Opera San Luis Obispo's new season begins with Gilbert and Sullivan's Yeomen of the Guard, to be performed at the Clark Center for the Performing Arts in Arroyo Grande, Saturday, October 22 at 7:30pm and Sunday, October 23 at 2pm. Tickets are on sale at $25-50 and may be purchased through the websites of OperaSLO or the Clark Center. Read More
Shutterbugs featuring Howard Ignatius
In this monthly feature some of our best local photographers share their passion for capturing beautiful and fascinating images. You will find more of their work on various photo sites, like Flickr, and in our own Great Shots section. This month Howard Ignatius has been invited to talk about his interest in photography and to share some of his work with you.
Francis Galton, English anthropologist and explorer, was visiting a livestock fair in 1906. He noticed a contest where people were wagering on the weight of an ox after it had been slaughtered and dressed. They would write down their guess on a piece of paper and those who guessed correctly would win a prize. Read More of What Howard Has to Say
Valencia Peak Panorama by Howard Ignatius
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