Sixteen teams made up of high school students from across California, including Cambria and San Luis Obispo, got first-hand experience investigating a mock cyber-attack on Saturday, July 24, 2017, at the 2017 Cyber Innovation Challenge at Camp San Luis Obispo.
Brynn and Brittni Frace died this week after the vehicle they were driving collided with a semi truck. Atascadero High and the church they attended in Paso Robles started memorials to honor their memories.
Between 400 and 500 personnel have worked 24 hours a day to clear Highway 101 of a "catastrophic, Biblical proportion of mud" after the Montecito mudslides shut the road down Tuesday, January 9, 2018. The mudflow was 750 yards long, 70 yards wide and 15-20 feet deep. Anthony Wagner, public information officer with the Santa Barbara Police Department, gave a Facebook Live update of the Highway 101 progress.
About 14,000 monarch butterflies are fluttering around the Pismo Monarch Butterfly Grove — a huge decrease from the 28,000 last year. Drought, fire and mudslides have likely impacted their population. You can see them on the Central Coast until about February 2018.
Grab your gloves and beanies: Snow Night returned to the downtown Farmers Market in San Luis Obispo on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, at Chorro and Higuera streets. Children of any age were invited to sled down the sledding hill. There was also a play area for children ages 5 and younger.
LTJG Joseph E. Brocato, US Navy, hosted a lunch for 10 World War II veterans at the San Luis Obispo Country Club. Five officers who served after that war also attended. Thomas Coryell shares a story of his time on the USS Washington.
Matias Bernal, who relies on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, talks about what it's like to be a "Dreamer" — an immigrant who was brought to the United States illegally as a child. Bernal is the interim associate director of RISE in San Luis Obispo.
The Central Coast saw the biggest waves of the year on Thursday, January 18, 2018 — and they were expected to get even bigger than the ones shown here at Morro Bay Harbor. The big surf was caused by a 967-millibar storm with hurricane-force winds.
Staff at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens struggled to keep one of the zoo’s baby aardvarks on the weighing scales on Wednesday, January 17. A clip shared to the zoo’s YouTube account shows a staff member trying to weigh three-week-old aardvark Winsol, who does his best to try and escape the scales and the hands of the zoo worker. “How hard is it to weigh a three-week-old baby Aardvark? Winsol, the 3-week old baby aardvark is being closely watched by the zoo’s care team as he spends most of his time with his mom Al,” the video caption reveals.
Mike Austin posted video on YouTube of a meteor sailing through the sky during part of his commute Tuesday night, January 16, 2018. He wrote that he "didn't hear any loud sounds" during his drive on I-75 Northbound between Troy and Bloomfield Hills in Detroit. NWS Detroit later tweeted that it could confirm that "the flash and boom was NOT thunder or lightning, but instead a likely meteor." USGS then confirmed that the meteor caused a magnitude 2.0 earthquake.