Monday, January 26th, 2015
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Co-Habitation On The Rise


A study finds more people than ever are co-habitating before marriage. The National Center for Health Statistics surveyed more than 22-thousand men and women between the ages of 15 and 44.  The study found from years 2006 to 2010, 48 percent of the women lived with a partner before getting married.  That’s an 11 percent increase compared to 2002 and ... Read More »

Film Festival Looks To Hire Additional Director


The San Luis Obispo International Film Festival says it plans on hiring a new Festival Director to share management responsibilities. The current Festival Director, Wendy Eidson, will become the Artisitc and Marketing Director. The new director will oversee fundraising and day-today duties.  Both jobs are part-time. Eidson says she’s very excited to have the opportunity to focus on the aspects ... Read More »

Blowing Dust Forecast Tomorrow


You may want to reschedule any outdoor activities you have planned for tomorrow.  The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District is advising people of high winds that may blow sand and dust in the Ocean Dunes and Nipomo Mesa area. Expect decreased air quality from 11 AM to 7 PM with the most dust from 1 PM to ... Read More »

Autopsy Of Cal Poly Student Shows Injuries Consistent With A Fall


Police say the autopsy of Giselle Ayala reveals that she sustained injuries consistent with a fall. The cause of her death will not be released until the toxicology results are concluded in four to six weeks. Her death is under investigation and there is no further information at this time.   Read More »

Morro Bay High To Host “Every 15 Minutes Program”


A high school in San Luis Obispo is staging an event today and tomorrow to challenge students to evaluate the real life costs of poor decisions involving drinking and driving. Morro Bay High School will stage an “Every 15 Minutes program.”  All students will hear a 911 call on the intercom signaling the beginning of a “crash scene.” Law enforcement ... Read More »

The Search Continues For Missing Vandenberg Airman


A Vandenberg Air Force Base airman has been missing for four days off the coast of Florida. Officials say 39-year-old Maj. Jeffery Vincent was on leave in Florida when he disappeared on Sunday. He was on a scuba diving trip with his friends off the coast of Key Biscayne. Police say he jumped into the water, missed the safety line ... Read More »

Violations During Snowy Plover Nesting Season Lead To Surf Beach Closure


A threatened bird may interrupt your beach plans this month. Vandenberg Air Force Base officials have closed Surf Beach for three weeks starting today because of violations during the Western Snowy Plover nesting season. They close sections of Surf, Minuteman, and Wall Beaches annually from March 1st through September 30th to help the birds’ recovery. Rules are posted at each ... Read More »

CAL FIRE To Honor Employees Today


Local fire employees will be honored today at a Badge Pinning and Employee Recognition Ceremony. The event is being hosted by CAL FIRE. Five fire captains and seven permanent engineers will be pinned. Six other employees will be honored with the 25-Year Award Recognition. If you would like to attend the ceremony go to the San Luis Obispo County Board ... Read More »

Friends And Family Remember Cal Poly Student Giselle Ayala


A North Bay community is mourning the death of a Santa Rosa High School graduate who died while attending a spring break event in Southern California.  Some 300 people gathered on the "senior steps" of the high school last night to share their memories of 18-year-old Giselle Ayala.  Ayala, a first-year student at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, disappeared Friday ... Read More »

Law Enforcement Kept Busy As Deltopia Crowds Reached Record Numbers


Deltopia, formerly known as Floatopia, was attended by 15 to 18 thousand people this year.  The turnout is significantly higher than last year, which had a crowd of about 8 to 10 thousand people.  Preliminary numbers for this year show, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office and the University of California Police Department made 23 arrests and handed out 71 ... Read More »