Luffa Love

Luffa Love

By Clarissa Fishman

What is a luffa? And where do these things come from? Curiously, the answer can be found just off the 101, in the small town of Nipomo. It is there that Deanne Coon-Saucerman and Brooke Gamble grow these unusual vegetables at The Luffa Farm. Yes, you read that right, there is a luffa farm in Nipomo!

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A Life Lived Wild: Conversations in Deep Time with Rick Ridgeway

A Life Lived Wild: Conversations in Deep Time with Rick Ridgeway

By Bennett Barthelemy

I was a dirtbag climber in the ‘90s, saving pennies for my next trip to Yosemite, the Trinity Alps, Red Rock, Joshua Tree — anywhere I could live in the dirt cheaply, throw myself at impossible cliffs, and lose myself deep in the wild. Around that time, I started taking pictures and writing about my climbing exploits and wilderness forays. I simply wanted to share. I also thought I might be able to fund my hunger for climbing and continued exploration.

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Classic California At Pismo Beach

Classic California At Pismo Beach

By Donna Wolfe

Pismo Beach is one of the most sought-out, classic California towns on the Central Coast. Located halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, this town offers vast beaches, a wide range of eateries, live music, great wines and beers, as well as many options for fun outdoor adventures. Incorporated in 1946, Pismo Beach is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year with fireworks on the Pismo Pier on Oct. 15, 2021.

With so much to do, where do you go first?

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Randy’s Recipes Fall

Randy’s Recipes Fall

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Fall in Love with Avila Beach

Fall in Love with Avila Beach

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