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Mission San Luis Obispo restores St. Vibiana portrait

It was an event that Federico Fellini might have memorialized in film. The remains of a young woman of about 16 were found in Rome’s ancient catacombs in 1853. A marble inscription on her tomb read, “to the soul of the innocent and pure Vibiana.” A laurel wreath that early Christians used to symbolize martyrdom was chiseled above her name.

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This is how dry Lopez Lake has gotten this summer

Take a look around Lopez Lake, and it's clear why the boat launch ramp was closed. As of Monday, July 25, 2016, the Arroyo Grande lake was 26.5 percent full.
David Middlecamp dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com
This is how dry Lopez Lake has gotten this summer 0:29

This is how dry Lopez Lake has gotten this summer

Watch Don Henley in concert at the Mid-State Fair 0:41

Watch Don Henley in concert at the Mid-State Fair

How experts are searching for TCE near the SLO airport 0:41

How experts are searching for TCE near the SLO airport

Atascadero mobile home fire: What we know so far 1:20

Atascadero mobile home fire: What we know so far