Author: Millie Drum

Share the Love With Miss Oddette

Oddette’s grandmother Granga made BBQ sauce during the Depression Era out of love for her children. “I am what my Grandma made me. Dishing from my kitchen and sharing the love are the two things I love the best!” Oddette established her business in 2003. While catering and producing her famous BBQ sauce has carried her business through 15 years and counting, her true passion is cooking to “share the love.” “My true love is preparing small, intimate dinners for 12 or less where time and money are not the object. The food, flavors, atmosphere, energy and people are...

Read More

Relay for Life of North County

New Date – May 5 & 6, New Location – Atascadero! Relay for Life is the American Cancer Society’s signature event to raise funds and awareness in the fight against cancer. The North County community will gather for one day and one night with fellowship, activities, ceremonies and one goal in mind – to find a cure for cancer. This year’s 24-Hour Relay at the Sunken Gardens in Atascadero will begin on Saturday, May 5 at 8 a.m. and conclude at 8 a.m. the next day. For over 20 years, hundreds of North County residents have given their generous...

Read More

What’s Happening on Main Street, February 2018

A Private Showing! Sweets for the sweet! A romantic comedy, champagne and chocolate, popcorn and soda and good company – all included at the private showing of “You Can’t Take it with You” on Valentine Movie Night, Sunday, February 11 at 7 p.m. at Park Cinemas in Downtown Paso Robles. Take a step back in time through the 1938 classic Academy award winning movie, “You Can’t Take it with You!” The Pulitzer Prize winning play is adapted to the big screen starring James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Lionel Barrymore and Edward Arnold. A mix of characters from snooty to peculiar...

Read More

What’s Happening on Main Street?

“It’s Where Everybody Comes Together” Introducing Karyl Lammers – Our Downtown Main Street Ambassador! Paso Robles is on the map! Visitors from all over the world are discovering what we as residents and business owners enjoy and appreciate every day! From the wineries, historic points of interest, unique museums, fine hotels and dining, shopping, entertainment and cultural events, Downtown Paso Robles is usually where the journey begins for many of our guests. Karyl Lammers now holds the distinct honor of being our Main Street Ambassador. She not only represents the heart of downtown and its Main Street members —...

Read More

The Passing of Ladles and Paddles

Larry Eastwood and Darryl Drum bid adieu When Larry Eastwood bought Vic’s Café in 1973, little did he know the Pioneer Day Bean Feed was part of the deal. Quoting from a story I wrote in 2013 to mark Larry’s 70th birthday, Larry said, “Vic did it before me and I still have the original recipe.” Terry Black owned the local tire shop and was a Lions member. Larry recalled, “He came wandering across the street four days after I opened to tell me about a recipe for the Pioneer Day beans. I found it and gave it to him....

Read More

We love our local businesses

Pin It on Pinterest