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Home Sweet Slome’s Farmers’ Market

Jun 28, 2014 ● By Cen Cali Life Magazine

For visitors to understand what makes San Luis Obispo the country’s happiest place, they need only visit the Farmers’ Market. Every Thursday from 6-9, rain or shine, the Farmers’ Market takes place in the center of downtown SLO. Walk down Higuera Street between Osos and Nipomo streets and you’ll encounter a feast for the senses. Inhale the aroma of freshly baked pizza from Palazzo Giuseppe’s and the sweet scent of fresh strawberries.

Sip: Kuppa Joy

Jun 28, 2014 ● By Cen Cali Life Magazine

After hearing nothing but raves about Kuppa Joy in Old Town Clovis, I had to check it out for myself. On a sunny Wednesday (then again, what day isn’t sunny in the Valley?), I stepped into the crowded (but not offensively so) coffee shop on Clovis Avenue and ordered my first cup of joy. Literally.

Book Review: Mark Geragos’ ‘Mistrial’

Jun 28, 2014 ● By Cen Cali Life Magazine

Mark Geragos is a criminal defense and civil attorney from Los Angeles. Well known for representing celebrities and clients on highly publicized cases, in 2004 he represented Scott Peterson, who was accused of killing his wife in Modesto. Addressing a crowd of community members and attorneys in Fresno, Geragos spoke about his life, his most recent adventures and his book, “Mistrial,” which focuses on the many cases he’s had as a successful defense attorney.

Water-Wise Gardens

Jun 28, 2014 ● By Cen Cali Life Magazine

People often associate a water-wise garden with cactus and succulents. While these can be attractive and intriguing, they are not the only drought-tolerant plants from which we can choose. The Clovis Botanical Garden is a demonstration garden of water-wise plants from the Mediterranean regions with climates similar to ours – hot, dry summers and cool, wet winters.

A Few Cool Things

Jun 28, 2014 ● By Cen Cali Life Magazine

Full Moon Paddle on the San Joaquin River; Golden Chain Theatre Summer Shows; Garden Parties at Gazebo Gardens Nursery; Warbird Adventure Rides Over the Beach

Reflections

Jul 01, 2014 ● By Cen Cali Life Magazine

“True glory consists in doing what deserves to be written, in writing what deserves to be read, and in so living as to make the world happier and better for our living in it.” Pliny the Elder, who lived during 23-79 A.D — and often escapes recognition for another famous quote, “Home is where the heart is” – articulates perfectly what Central California Life magazine is all about.

Contributors

Jul 03, 2014 ● By Cen Cali Life Magazine

July/August '14 issue's Highlighted Contributors.

We Are Cen Cali Life!

May 27, 2014 ● By Cen Cali Life Magazine

The mission of Central California Life magazine is to spotlight what makes this region a unique and integral part of the Golden State. We do this by telling the stories of the people who live, work and play here

Jeanne Randall: Dancing with the Stars

Jun 28, 2014 ● By Cen Cali Life Magazine

There’s nothing like a little bling to attract a young girl’s attention. For professional dance instructor Jeanne Randall, whose illustrious career spans an impressive 66 years, it was a pair of gold, sparkly tap shoes that captured her heart and changed her course forever.

The Gift of the Final Hours

Jun 26, 2014 ● By Cen Cali Life Magazine

Easily the darkest nights of my soul occurred Memorial Day weekend of 2013 when I had to admit to myself that I could no longer care for my wife, Carole. No matter how heroically she and I fought, I could not keep her in the comfort and dignity she deserved after her torturous, protracted fight against a “cancer of unknown origin.” My wife needed the care only hospice could provide.

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