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Figueroa Mountain Brewing

Over the past decade, people around the world have started to observe 'Dry January,' abstaining from alcohol for the month for a healthier start to the new year. But one Central Coast brewery is hoping people place that goal on hold this year.

Typically this month, sales dip at restaurants, wineries and d as people take part in Dry January, said Jaime Dietenhofer with Figueroa Mountain Brewing Company. But he says, this year, the observance can add even more stress for businesses struggling to stay afloat. 

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As coronavirus cases continue to rise across the U.S. and the Central Coast, officials at Vandenberg Air Force Base say it will be one of the first places to receive a new COVID-19 vaccine in the next few weeks.

Ralphs Pharmacy

Pharmacies at a few local grocery stores are now offering antibody testing, but the efficacy of the tests is still in question. 

Courtesy of the SLO County Clerk-Recorders Office

With less than a week left until Election Day, an unprecedented number of ballots have already been cast in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties, and all polling centers are set to open on Halloween.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, and organizations that help survivors of domestic violence on the Central Coast report an uptick in calls, believed to be directly related to the pandemic.