SeaVenture Blog

The Pismo Preserve sounds like a development, in this case it’s just the opposite. The Pismo Preserve is what will happen if the County of San Luis Obispo ponies up $400k to complete the purchase of a 900-acre cattle ranch overlooking Pismo Beach. If the deal goes through, there will be no development as usual on the site.

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Those of you who are antiquities majors already know this, but for the rest of us it may surprise that the “dog days of summer” goes back to Greek and Roman times. They associated the hot, humid days of July and August with the rise of Sirius, the dog star,...

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Free Farm and Fish Fun

Only constructive f-words are allowed in this blog, and today we have at least three of them: Farm, Fish and Free. Using these 3 words and a little of your own planning, you can make a wonderful Friday afternoon getaway for fun, or find a local farmers’ market most days...

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Do good by drinking wine. What could be better? You can actually achieve this version of Nirvana here in San Luis Obispo in mid-July at the Central Coast Wine Classic. Let us explain. We here in San Luis Obispo County talk a lot about “central coast wine” and sort of...

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It all started in 1945 when a reporter for Life Magazine wrote about an ancient Chinese ritual in which one could balance an egg on one end. Supposedly, with no scientific support, you could balance a raw egg on one end on the Spring Equinox.  Supposedly, the pull of gravity...

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Oh, the Resolution.  How many of you make them?  Well, actually the bigger question—How many of you keep them? I actually did fairly well this past year. I resolved to read more, which I have succeeded at, maybe not as much as I would like to, but I would say...

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