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Tuesday, June 7, 2016 is Election Day in California as Central Coast voters head to the polls to pick their primary candidates for President of the United States, Congress and various supervisor seats in Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and Monterey Counties, among other choices. 

Code Press Kit

Central Coast universities are looking for ways to get more women interested in pursuing degrees in computer science. 

Jay Thompson - Cal Poly

Scientists at Cal Poly are headed back to the drawing board after a semi-successful test this afternoon of a space craft prototype known as a LightSail. 

Cal Poly Dairy Science Department Facebook page

Several hundred Cal Poly students and alumni are voicing concern over the university’s master plan update, which they say could jeopardize elements of the dairy science program. 

Jennifer O'Leary

The waters of the Central Coast have seen some radical changes in recent years, including much warmer than normal temperatures, massive algae blooms, a decline in eel grass and a mass wasting disease among sea stars. 

ASI, Cal Poly

Cal Poly students are planning a protest rally for this coming Monday in concert with students on several other CSU campuses. 

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There is a plan in the works to visit Alpha Centauri, the nearest star beyond our own Sun. It's a journey of some 25 trillion miles. 

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UPDATE: Friday, April 8, 2016 at 6:35 p.m.

Faculty at Cal Poly and the 22 other California State University campuses are being offered a five percent salary hike effective June 30. 

Geovanni Ximénez-García

Space debris and the location of satellites is a top concern for the U.S. military's missile program which is why leaders from the Department of Defense are working closely with scientists in Cal Poly’s CubeSat program. 

Cal Poly, Dennis Steers

Cal Poly recently received a five-year, $2.6 million grant for its regenerative medicine program from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM).

Cal Poly's Technology Park is headed for an expansion

Mar 23, 2016
Jim Dunning, Cal Poly

A project between Cal Poly and the California Central Coast Research Partnership is home to several technology-based businesses. 

Dr. Susan Swadener

For National Nutrition Month, hear from Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Dr. Susan Swadener and Registered Dietitian Megan Coats with Cal Poly Campus Dining about the campaign to inform the public about healthful eating and lifestyle and about their work as registered dietitians. 

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A potential strike by faculty at Cal Poly and 22 other California State University (CSU) campuses is about a month away, and this has administrators developing plans for how to handle the situation. 

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The company running dining options on the Cal Poly campus is facing criticism after pulling its advertising from the university's student newspaper.

The Cal Poly Corporation made the move shortly after the paper ran a story about a lack of nutritional options for students. Mustang News published the piece last month about a recent university study that said Campus Dining offers few healthful entrees (12 percent). 

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The City of Santa Barbara and the local community college are working to improve student neighborhoods based on a program used by Cal Poly and San Luis Obispo. 

Cal Poly CFA

Strike dates were announced Monday for professors at Cal Poly and throughout the California State University (CSU) system, should the current contract process fail to meet current salary demands.

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Union Pacific Railroad said Monday evening that trains are running again through the Cal Poly campus, after a double-decker bus collided with a bridge earlier in the day. 

Alan Smith, Research Director for Natural Plasterers Council

  A recent study out of Cal Poly shows pool-owners can prevent water evaporation almost entirely with the right type of cover. 

Jay Thompson, Cal Poly

In light of the numerous mass shootings that have affected the nation over the past few years, Cal Poly is preparing its campus for such an incident.

University Police presented a safety forum to the campus community on Thursday.

Jordan Bell

The anticipated drawing of the Powerball jackpot is Wednesday night, where one winner, or several winners, could be selected.

The jackpot's estimated cash value is $930 million before taxes. The Powerball website says the chances of winning this grand prize are one in 292 million. 

Local desalinization research could change the future of California facilities

Jan 7, 2016
City of Santa Barbara

The face of California desalinization may change in the next decade thanks to technology being developed locally.

Bomb threat temporarily vacates all San Luis Obispo City buses

Jan 6, 2016
Spencer Marley

Local law enforcement are still investigating a bomb threat that shut down city buses Wednesday morning in San Luis Obispo.

San Luis Obispo Police Department

Local law enforcement are addressing public safety concerns following an incident Wednesday morning that shutdown all city buses in San Luis Obispo. 

Cal Poly brings home awards for Rose Parade float

Jan 4, 2016
Tom Zasadzinski, Cal Poly Pomona

After nearly a years-worth of planning and building, Cal Poly students bring home awards this week for their Rose Parade entry.

Tournament of Roses Parade

Cal Poly will be represented twice in the Tournament of Roses Parade at the start of the new year.

Cal Poly is accepting applications this week for a newly approved business program. The 10-month graduate program allows students to work alongside companies like Google and Walmart. Hear from Sanjiv Jaggia, Associate Dean of Graduate Programs with the Orfalea College of Business at Cal Poly, about why this new Master of Science in Business Analytic programs is more relevant than ever.

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New Years Day is fast approaching and with it comes many local traditions including, tuning into or physically going to the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena. 

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A Cal Poly student is facing felony death threats and hate crime charges in connection with statements made to a member of a student group earlier this week.

Aidan Mathews

Cal Poly estimates Thursday's march, focused on expanding acceptance for diversity, saw as many as 800 people in attendance-- a big crowd for a university that has historically seen few large-scale social protests. 

Students and faculty chanted as they made their way across campus with President Jeffery Armstrong walking in support. 

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A march is planned through the Cal Poly campus Thursday morning following a series of controversial events including hate speech and death threats.

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