San Luis Obispo
More than 10,000 students will start classes at Cuesta College today as the fall semester begins.
That enrollment total encompasses the main campus in San Luis Obispo, the North County campus in Paso Robles, centers in the South County and the online Distance Education program.
Registration for classes at the main campus and in the North County will be taken through Aug. 28.
Classes in the South County centers will begin Sept. 7. Registration for these courses will be taken through Sept. 22.
Real-time information on class availability can be found by clicking the “find fall classes” link on www.Cuesta.edu.
The fall semester will end Dec. 17.
— Tad Weber
Pismo Beach residents are invited to celebrate the re-opening of the playground area at Boosinger Park, which has been upgraded with new playground equipment and a rubberized “softfall” play surface.
The work was completed by Avila Construction Corp., which submitted the lowest bid at $63,000.
The ceremony will start at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at the park at 821 Wadsworth Ave. in Pismo Beach.
— Cynthia Lambert
With three candidates in Grover Beach running unopposed for three seats on the City Council, city leaders on Wednesday will decide whether to appoint them and cancel the Nov. 2 election.
Doing so would save the city about $10,000, according to a staff report from City Clerk Donna McMahon and City Attorney Martin Koczanowicz.
The Grover Beach City Council/Improvement Agency will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in council chambers at 154 S. Eighth St.
The mayor’s seat and two council seats are up for election. Mayor John Shoals is running for re-election, and Councilman Bill Nicolls will also run for another term.
Phyllis A. Molnar, of Past Present Future Bookkeeping in Grover Beach, is also running for a council seat.
— Cynthia Lambert