The Aspen Institute's Franklin Project believes that every young person should be expected to perform one year of full-time service as a civic rite of passage. This Year of Service would connect them to something larger than themselves and raise the bar on what it means to be a citizen. Tune in at 2 for a discussion on launching the millennial generation and how the elders of our communities can help make it happen. Join the conversation with your call.
The City of San Luis Obispo is not taking any chances that St. Patrick's Day partiers could get out of hand Tuesday.
However, this year's celebration is expected to be more tame than in years past. Those celebrating in downtown San Luis Obispo will not be hearing the traditional Irish sounds from the Central Coast Pipes and Drums this year.
The group that has annually entertained crowded bars is taking this year off. The group's Pipe Major Paul Dunn said that they don't want to encourage the college student party atmosphere following this month's roof collapse.
More than 500 Cal Poly students, staff and faculty members turned out for a community forum Thursday to address, what is perceived by many to be, an out-of-control party culture connected to the university.
The forum was scheduled this week, following last Saturday morning's roof collapse incident during the annual St. Fratty's Day party. Several students were hurt during the collapse, but none seriously.
One of the largest organizations to provide much needed meals to hungry people along the Central Coast, confirmed plans Thursday for a major change to its operation.
The Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County wants to shut down its facilities in Paso Robles and Oceano so that it can consolidate those operations into one larger warehouse that's centrally located.
The early bird gets the worm. An early Spring pledge to KCBX could get you an Apple iPad mini 3.
By making your new or renewal gift to KCBX during our Paperless Pledge Week, you'll automatically be entered in the first of our Spring Sweepstakes drawings. The prize is an iPad mini 3, the latest version of Apple's book-size tablet. It features fingerprint login (Touch ID), 16 GB of storage, iOS 8, WiFi connectivity, two cameras for photos, videos and video calls and thousands of apps to enhance your lifestyle.
Most people have little understanding of what it means to be transgender. At the most basic level transgender is a term for a person who doesn’t clearly fit into society’s standards of what we believe a woman or a man is supposed to look or act.
The deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner have reignited a debate about race in our country. Although many consider these incidents isolated, and racism overcome, five decades after Martin Luther King gave his historic “I Have a Dream” speech;
Santa Barbara community members have created a Facebook event called 'Stop Biased & Irresponsible Journalism in SB,' where more than 500 people have "joined" to protest the Saturday's headline in the Santa Barbara News-Press. In addition to the virtual protest, community members are planning a protest in Santa Barbara Thursday night in front of the paper's office.
The headline which reads 'Illegals line up for driver's licenses" titled a story about AB 60, a new law allowing people to apply for undocumented licenses in California.