Cal Poly San Luis Obispo students and alumni who protested defense contractor Raytheon demand an apology from university official Keith Humphrey. They say he’s threatening peaceful protesters on campus.
Cal Poly SLO responds to criticism of the action it took against students who protested against defense contractor Raytheon at a recent career fair. “We embrace free speech” university administrator says.
Ten years ago, Carson Starkey, 18, died after being forced to binge drink at a fraternity event. Since then, his parents have embarked on an awareness campaign in an effort to prevent similar tragedies.
T. Keith Gurnee, who lost the San Luis Obispo mayor’s race to incumbent Heidi Harmon, calls on the mayor to keep her promise to bring neighborhoods together by reconsidering the decision to approve controversial Anholm Bikeway.
The middle class is being driven out of San Luis Obispo in record numbers, writes Melissa Godsey, a millenial who hopes to buy a family home someday. Unless the city changes course, that may not be possible for average-income families.
San Luis Obispo, California, Mayor Heidi Harmon was re-elected following a divisive campaign against candidate Keith Gurnee. She vows to prioritize reuniting the people of SLO after the 2018 midterm elections.
I turned to Nextdoor, a social networking platform, when I moved to a new neighborhood in San Luis Obispo, only to discover that a small group of malcontents can poison the conversation. The good news is there are ways to fight back.
A Facebook user who posted death threats directed at Women’s March San Luis Obispo was convicted this week. Organizers of the Women’s March vow they won’t be silenced and remind everyone: Words matter.
San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Bruce Gibson gives his opinion on the California gas tax and Proposition 6 ahead of the 2018 election. He says defunding high speed rail won’t free up money for better roads.
Animal science student at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, says students have been on the receiving end of ugly criticism from animal rights protesters who post on social media. “We do not deserve to be called murderers or criticized for our hard work,” she says.
San Luis Obispo County District Attorney Dan Dow speaks out for victims of sexual assault, saying lack of a timely report does not mean the abuse did not happen, and those who do come forward must be supported.
Elias Atienza, a Cal Poly student and Mustang News columnist, supported Milo Yiannopoulos when he came to campus last years. He’s since changed his mind, and is urging young conservatives to bring more constructive speakers on campus.
Cal Poly, SLO, will soon require all first- and second-year students to live on campus. This year, a record 8,000 students are expected to live on campus, including nearly 1,500 freshmen moving into a newly built housing unit.
San Luis Obispo Planning Commission let one group of citizens control the conversation about the Anholm Bikeway Plan. When the City Council meets on Sept. 4, we hope it considers everyone’s well-being.
A loophole in California’s mental health diversion program allows mentally ill offenders to own guns and escape registering as sex offenders. The Legislature must act quickly to close that, says SLO County district attorney.
Christine Whaley of San Luis Obispo is dying of cancer and has chosen to exercise her legal right under California law to end her life. Finding someone willing to fill her prescription was an difficult.
The wildflowers are in bloom in San Luis Obispo County - especially along Highway 58 near the Carrizo Plain National Monument. The especially wet winter has led to an explosion of wildflowers along the Central Coast. The 2017 season is expected to