MS-13 began to carve its mark in Mendota, CA, with violence and at least 14 brutal murders in and around the west San Joaquin Valley town between 2015 and 2017 that has kept nearly everyone quiet due to fear.
Kansas Republican Steve Watkins and his father gave a combined $1.2 million of their own money to fund the younger Watkins’ bid for an open congressional seat. Most of it was spent against other Republicans.
The White House plan to turn up the pressure on Cuba for its role in what a senior administration official on Wednesday said was its efforts to subvert democracy in Venezuela and propping up President Nicolás Maduro.
The San Luis Obispo City Council is making the city’s Voluntary Party Registration program permanent. The program, which launched as a pilot last year, allows party hosts to register events in advance, encouraging responsible management of parties.
Scientists at the University of North Carolina plan to study 1,000 people equipped with free Apple watches to see if they can track the signs of binge eating using the watch’s onboard heart-rate monitor.
California State University announced on Oct. 17, 2018, that it awarded a record number of bachelor’s degrees last school year. Graduation rates also reached new highs amid an initiative to double completion.
SLO County District Attorney Dan Dow took over a Cambria sexual assault case after the alleged victim threatened to “publicize” the office’s plan to drop the case before Dow faced re-election, court records allege.
The Ross Ice Shelf in Western Antarctica ‘sings’, as heard in eerie audio captured by researchers. A study in Geophysical Research Letters said howling winds and melting from climate change cause the vibrations.
New San Luis Obispo, California, brewery There Does Not Exist will open on Earthwood Lane at the southern area of the city by the end of 2018, local SLO craft beer brewer and business owner Max Montgomery says.
California likely voters favor Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom for the governor’s mansion, and his opposition to President Donald Trump is a winning issue in the 2018 election, a new poll from the University of Southern California found. Trump’s support is a liability to the John Cox campaign.
The estimated Mega Millions jackpot grows to $868 million, which would be the second-biggest U.S. lottery jackpot ever, according to AP, after no winning ticket was claimed following Tuesday’s drawing. The next drawing is Friday.
Street safety improvements have been completed along Laurel Lane which include reducing the crossing distance for pedestrians, removing a travel lane so pedestrians only cross three legs of traffic rather than four and a high-visibility crosswalk.