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Past articles by Larissa:

Pozo Stampede country music fest canceled five days before event

The eighth annual Pozo Stampede, which had been scheduled for this weekend, has been canceled. → Read More

Lyft can now pick up and drop off passengers at SLO airport

Lyft, a private car service similar to Uber, can now pick up passengers at the San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport. → Read More

Rainfall totals for SLO County as of Monday morning

Here’s how much rain fell in some spots around San Luis Obispo County in the 24-hour period ending at 7 a.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service. → Read More

Paso Robles man arrested after spike strip ends chase through North County

James Roy BigRigg, 40 of Paso Robles, was arrested after allegely leading Sheriff’s deputies and the CHP on a chase from Atascadero to Monterey County and back to Highway 46 East. A spike strip stopped his vehicle near Whitley Gardens Drive. → Read More

Hey, country fans: Hunter Hayes and The Band Perry will play at Mid-State Fair

Country music singer Hunter Hayes and The Band Perry will co-headline a concert at the California Mid-State Fair on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. → Read More

The LA Times has a California Bucket List, and these SLO County places are on it

Several San Luis Obispo County sites have made the “California Bucket List,” according to the Los Angeles Times. The Thursday night Farmers Market, wine tasting, Monarch Butterfly Grove, Morro Rock and Oceano Dunes are considered must-dos while in California. → Read More

Matchbox 20 and Counting Crows to play at Mid-State Fair

Matchbox 20 and Counting Crows will bring their “A Brief History of Everything Tour 2017” to the California Mid-State Fair on Saturday, July 22, 2017. → Read More

Fire burns home, other structures at ‘compound’ in Atascadero

A fire at 7015 Portola Road in Atascadero burned a home and several sheds, RVs and trailers on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. The Atascadero Fire Department got the call for the blaze at 2:54 a.m. → Read More

Crash causes backup during morning commute on Hwy. 101 in Nipomo

A crash on northbound Highway 101 near the Willow Road offramp in Nipomo caused a traffic jam for commuters on Thursday, March 16, 2017. → Read More

Sunshine, highs near 80 and no rain in sight: Goodbye winter?

Temperatures in San Luis Obispo County will be in the 70s and near 80 this week as winter takes a break and spring moves in. A surfer enjoys the weather as he prepares to jump into the water from the Cayucos Pier. → Read More

SLO County ranked 7th in the nation for happiest, healthiest residents

San Luis Obispo County ranked seventh in the nation for well-being according to the 2015-2016 Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index. → Read More

Nonstop flights from SLO to Denver coming in June

United Airlines is adding a daily nonostop flight from San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport to Denver International Airport starting June 8, 2017. → Read More

Indoor trampoline park coming to Santa Maria

Rockin’ Jump, an indoor trampoline park, is expected to open in Santa Maria in June 2017. → Read More

Power is out for more than 1,000 SLO County residents Monday afternoon

PG&E has listed power outages for nearly 2,200 people around San Luis Obispo County as of 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. → Read More

The Chainsmokers to play at 2017 California Mid-State Fair

The Chainsmokers, an electronic dance music duo known for “Don’t Let Me Down” and “Closer” will play at the California Mid-State Fair on Friday, July 21, 2017. → Read More

Yosemite “firefall” captured by SLO photographer

San Luis Obispo photographer David Lalush captured the “firefall” at Yosemite National Park on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017. The phenomenon draws scores of photographers to a spot near Horsetail Fall, which flows down the granite face of the park's famed rock formation, El Capitan. → Read More

SLO — or maybe St. Louis — again named most beautiful college town

San Luis Obispo was named one of the five most beautiful college towns in America by → Read More

Rain causes roadway flooding, downed trees across SLO County

Rain has led to roadway flooding, mudslides and downed trees on streets around SLO County the morning of Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. → Read More

One dead after officer-involved shooting on Hwy. 101 in Atascadero; road still closed

One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting on northbound Highway 101 near the Santa Barbara Road exit in Atascadero. The incident took place just after midnight on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. → Read More

Police arrest A.G. resident who allegedly impersonated police, made traffic stop

Arroyo Grande resident Ken Kennon, 52, was arrested after allegedly trying to impersonate a police officer by mounting emergency lights on top of their Toyota Prius and trying to make a traffic stop on North Oak Park Boulevard in Arroyo Grande. → Read More