Environment

Why great white shark sightings are rising on the Central Coast

Warmer waters and conservation efforts have drawn more sharks to California waters, experts say

Several great whites have been spotted locally in recent weeks, and two juveniles were caught at the Pismo Pier

An Australian surfer’s crowdsourced shark-tracking app may help people know when to avoid the water

Let’s act now to preserve Diablo Canyon lands

If you live anywhere on the Central Coast, you’re aware by now that on June 21 PG&E announced it will not seek relicensing of Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant when current licenses expire in 2024 and 2025. It’s my opinion this is a direct result of years of failed energy policies in the state of California.

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Videos

Watch Blake Shelton in concert at the California Mid-State Fair

Country star Blake Shelton performed in front of a sell-out crowd Saturday, July 23, 2016, at the Chumash Grandstand Arena during the California Mid-State Fair in Paso Robles.
Courtesy of the Mid-State Fair
Watch Blake Shelton in concert at the California Mid-State Fair 1:04

Watch Blake Shelton in concert at the California Mid-State Fair

What to wear to the Mid-State Fair 0:51

What to wear to the Mid-State Fair

Watch Fergie in concert at the California Mid-State Fair 1:01

Watch Fergie in concert at the California Mid-State Fair

Food tour at the California Mid-State Fair 0:54

Food tour at the California Mid-State Fair

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