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Ever set up a “first date safety call?”

 Well, now there’s an app for that too. Called “Virtual Halo,” it pairs with an iPhone and finally provides a use for those Apple Watches. With a double tap on the “watch” it pages emergency contacts to your whereabouts and circumstances. Designers aim it at single women, travelers...

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Gino’s Pizza and the Red Cross of SLO Raise Money

During the month of September, Gino’s Pizza, together with the Red Cross of SLO, helped to raise money to relieve the hardship of the victims of the Soberness and Chimney fires. On the last two Sundays of September, Gino’s donated 10% of its gross sales to the victims of those fires...

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Softec is expanding its monthly “Tech Brew” meetings

Softec is expanding its monthly “Tech Brew” meetings to Santa Maria with the help of member, Steve Burgess, who volunteered to be the Tech Brew/Softec “Ambassador of Beer & Snacks.” Burgess will be the event coordinator and has worked with the Santa Maria Chamber of Commerce and local...

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Free Flu Shots

Information and services, including free flu shots for those 50-older, will be on hand at the 14th Annual 50+ Expo, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27 at the South County Regional Center, 800 West Branch St., Arroyo Grande. The focus of the expo is to encourage seniors, recent...

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Three Seminars to Review Behavioral Wellness

CenCal Health, in partnership with the Central Coast Medical Association, The Holman Group, Santa Barbara County Behavioral Wellness and San Luis Obispo County Behavioral Health Department, recently hosted three seminars in Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, and San Luis Obispo to review the...

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