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State dedicates nearly $200 million to fix deadly Highway 46

San Luis Obispo County roadways are getting a big chunk of money for improvements, more than a quarter of a billion dollars' worth.

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Thousands Expected To Rally For Gun Control, Many For The First Time

Marchers around the world will call for stricter gun control laws Saturday, including many who are demonstrating for a cause for the first time. More than 500,000 are expected in Washington, D.C., alone, site of the main "March For Our Lives." There are at least 837 other events happening internationally, according to the event's official website . The event was organized by students after 17 people were killed in a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. last...

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San Luis Obispo County roadways are getting a big chunk of money for improvements, more than a quarter of a billion dollars' worth.

What is the state of San Luis Obispo?

Mar 22, 2018
The City of San Luis Obispo

What’s the state of San Luis Obispo? That’s what city leaders sought to convey this week.

San Luis Obispo's mayor and city manager held the inaugural State of the City address at City Hall Wednesday night for members of the community willing to brave the rain. And while city officials touted many accomplishments, they said there are still plenty of challenges ahead.

CA Military Dept. Foundation

There are two big events planned for Saturday in San Luis Obispo; one is the March for Our Lives, during which area students and supporters will demonstrate for gun control. The other event celebrates military culture, and offers the public a rare opportunity to visit Camp San Luis Obispo, an active California National Guard base. 

April is National Poetry Month at County of SLO Public Libraries. Join Brian Reynolds as he talks with local poet Toni Stern where they explore topics on creativity, inspiration, independent authorship, and the art of poetry. Stern, songwriter for Carole King, examines the breadth and boundaries of family, place, language, and self in her second volume of poetry, As Close As I Can.  

Matt Klepfer

Demonstrators temporarily shut down a San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday, calling for the resignation of the county sheriff and reform of county jail operations and policies.

Courtesy of SLO County Sheriff's Office

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office issued mandatory evacuation orders for areas burned in Thomas, Whittier and Sherpa wildfires.

Russian hackers may be targeting U.S. power plants like Diablo Canyon

Mar 16, 2018
Flickr member Tracey Adams

Federal officials this week warned Russian hackers have targeted U.S. water and power plants and other critical infrastructure. 

Neon has been king in Las Vegas for generations
Thomas Wilmer

The story of how Las Vegas became the 9th Hawaiian Island.  

Bill Boyd, chairman of Boyd Gaming Group in Las Vegas, shares his family’s intimate involvement in the gaming industry Bill Boyd's father, Sam Boyd (born in 1910), moved the family to Oahu when Bill was in first and second grade.

Courtesy of John Astaire

Recently a world premiere took place at Cal Poly's Performing Arts Center, as part of the Wind Bands Winter Concert on March 3, 2018. The university's 65-member wind orchestra and 60-member wind ensemble, conducted by Christopher J. Woodruff, presented a program of music relating to a theme of "Earth and Sky." 

With so many causes needing our attention, how do we narrow our focus in a way that can really make a difference and prevent the inevitable burnout and overwhelming feelings that often accompany activism? Elizabeth Barrett leads a conversation about one of the keys to sustaining our mental health: service to others. How do we each create our own authentic was of taking action?


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