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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.

Cal Poly Music Department

Brian Reynolds speaks with Christopher Woodruff about Cal Poly bands and being a classical musician on the Central Coast. Hear pieces by these bands and some trumpet excerpts from Woodruff.

Cal Poly CFA

California State University (CSU) faculty members took their salary concerns to the institution's main headquarters on Tuesday. 

It's Arbor Day in November for the Cal Poly campus

Nov 10, 2015
Diego Abeloos

Cal Poly is creating a new tradition to celebrate Arbor Day in the fall, instead of mid March when the State of California recognizes the day. 

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San Luis Obispo County health officials are issuing a public health alert in response to a number of viral meningitis cases on the Cal Poly campus. 

Jay Thompson, Cal Poly

California Faculty Association (CFA) members are giving authorization to strike if salary negotiations with the California State University (CSU) system should fail.

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The head of the California State University (CSU) system is on the Cal Poly campus on Tuesday, where he held a question and answer session with students, faculty and staff. 

Jay Thompson, Cal Poly

Cal Poly students are beginning a series of road trips back-and-forth to Pomona for work on their 2016 Rose Parade float.

Jordan Bell

A record number of passengers are taking San Luis Obispo transit this month. Ridership numbers are up eight percent for SLO Transit establishing and breaking records for single-day ridership levels.

Jay Thompson, Cal Poly

Increased efforts to combat under-aged drinking among Central Coast college students are continuing this academic year. 

Thomas Loster

Scholars from around the world are coming to the Central Coast this week to study how to best handle a catastrophic drought situation. 

Flickr user: Emilian Robert Vicol

A local professor and his team are waiting for companies to license their recently-patented product. It's an anti-browning formula that extends the shelf-life of sliced fruits and vegetables. 

Jay Thompson, Cal Poly

The finishing touches are being put on a state-of-the-art, energy-efficient home that's being built on the Cal Poly campus.

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Cal Poly is one step closer to finalizing its 20-year master plan. The university released an updated campus concept map Thursday morning.

Jay Thompson, Cal Poly

A new survey shows recent Cal Poly and UC Santa Barbara graduates make higher salaries than many of their counterparts nationwide.

flickr member Mark Krynsky - Depeche Mode concert, 2013

Bruce Bartlett, a well-known Central Coast architect whose projects included Cal Poly's El Corral Bookstore and the Santa Barbara Bowl, passed away Friday from pancreatic cancer. 

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UPDATE: Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 6:11 p.m.

Engineers at Cal Poly are celebrating a win in Utah this week as their LightSail project was named "Mission of the Year" Thursday  afternoon at the Small Satellite Conference at Utah State University.

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Cal Poly’s satellite programs are now the talk of the space industry with some of the most cutting-edge technology destined for launch pads, and already circling the planet. 

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