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Cuesta College course takes challenging final exam: A 3-day hike in the Sierra Nevada

Students learn how to explore rugged terrain during a three-day hike in the Sierra-Nevada, the final exam of Cuesta College’s first backpacking course.

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Padres trade Upton to Blue Jays for prospect, cash

The Padres continued their summer sell-off on Tuesday, trading outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. to the Toronto Blue Jays for right-handed pitching prospect Hansel Rodriguez and cash. San Diego will pay all but $5 million of the roughly $22.5 million left on Upton's contract.

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White Sox place Lawrie on DL

The Chicago White Sox placed second baseman Brett Lawrie on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 22, and recalled infielder Carlos Sanchez from Triple-A Chrlotte on Wednesday before their game against the Cubs at Wrigley Field.

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Cuesta College backpacking class makes final preparations for three-day trip

Cuesta College instructor Brian Locher goes over the final food preparations before his backpacking class heads out for a three-day hike.
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Cuesta College backpacking class makes final preparations for three-day trip 1:43

Cuesta College backpacking class makes final preparations for three-day trip

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San Luis Obispo Triathlon fun for all

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Hiking the Reservoir Canyon Trail

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Jan Johnson and his Atascadero pole vault playground

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