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Candle Light Vigil Held For Huang

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Cal Poly held a candlelight vigil for Brandon Huang last night in the University Union Plaza.  Huang's parents attended.   Huang who was a biology major and just 20, died last Sunday. An autopsy is scheduled for today.  Read More »

Students Forced To Leave Housing After Health And Safety Violations Discovered

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Yesterday, 36 housing units were posted for violations of health and safety codes, which may result in the displacement of student residents.  Acting in the interests of public health and safety, the San Luis Obispo City Fire Department Prevention Bureau in coordination with the Community Development Department responded when a resident phoned in a complaint of a fire hazard at ... Read More »

SLO Ambassador Candidates To Campaign At Mother’s Tavern Mixer

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Who will be the first SLO Ambassador? Mother’s Tavern will host a meet the candidates mixer on February 15. With all the excitement revolving around the ShareSLO competition, Mother’s Tavern has decided to host a mixer to give participating contestants the opportunity to mix, mingle and campaign for themselves to drive more votes right before voting closes! The event will ... Read More »

Cal Poly To Hold Memorial For Brandon Huang

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The Cal Poly community celebrates the life of Brandon Huang tonight. The university is holding a candlelight vigil for in the University Union at 5:45 p.m. Following the vigil, the memorial will move upstairs in the Chumash Auditorium where people can share memories. Huang, a 20-year-old biology student, died early Sunday morning after returning to Poly Canyon Village from off ... Read More »

Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Templeton

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Templeton, CA — Yesterday about 4:15 p.m., the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office received a report that a fixed wing, single engine aircraft made an emergency landing near Volpi Ysabel Road in Templeton. The pilot reported the plane's engine lost power and he had to glide the plane down and make an emergency landing.   The pilot was only ... Read More »

Landsat Satellite Launched Successfully From Vandenberg AFB

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A satellite launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base into space Monday will keep closer tabs on Earth's glaciers, crops, forests and shorelines, continuing a tradition that began four decades ago. The Landsat satellite was boosted into orbit by an Atlas V rocket shortly before 11:30 a.m. local time, more than an hour after lifting off from the seaside Vandenberg Air ... Read More »

Fremont Theatre To Re-Open

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The Fremont Theatre in downtown San Luis Obispo, a part of San Luis Obispo history for more than 70 years, is reopening this Valentine’s Day.   After managers of the iconic theatre announced it's sudden closure almost two weeks ago, the owners of the movie house say it will re-open this Thursday. Rob Rossi and John King who own the ... Read More »

Cal Poly Student Dies Outside Residence Hall

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San Luis Obispo, CA — Cal Poly Officials have announced the name of the student who passed away early Sunday morning.  University Police received a call at approximately 11:56 p.m. Saturday that a 20-year-old male student was in need of medical treatment.  When they arrived at the scene outside of a Poly Canyon Village residence hall, police started CPR on ... Read More »

Preteens Encouraged To Get Vaccinations Early

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February 10 to 16 is Preteen Vaccination Week, and the San Luis Obispo Public Health Department is urging preteens to get vaccinations.   The department is reminding parents to ensure that 11 and 12 years old children have been immunized against whooping cough and other communicable diseases.  The reason for this reminder now is to encourage parents to get the ... Read More »

Landsat Satellite To Begin Study Of Earth

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NASA is set to launch a satellite this morning that will study the Earth.  The Landsat Data Continuity Mission is a 40-year study of the Earth's surface.  It's a joint mission with the U.S. Geological Survey, aimed at better understanding deforestation, the retreat of glaciers, the shrinking Antarctic ice sheet, increasing wildfires and other changes around the world.  If weather ... Read More »

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