Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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Sea Lion Pups Washing Up On Shore


The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, better known as NOAA, says hundreds of California sea lions have been washing ashore, malnourished and dehydrated. According to NOAA, sea lion pups are washing up onto beaches when the mothers prematurely wean them due to lack of food.  The majority have been found in Los Angeles County, but the Marine Mammal Center San ... Read More »

Alcohol Not Cause Of Death For Cal Poly Student Brandon Huang


The toxicology reports of Cal Poly student Brandon Huang show that alcohol was not the cause of death. The Coroner's Unit of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office says 20-year-old Huang had a blood alcohol content of point zero three percent. Huang died on his way to his dorm on February 10th.  The cause of his death is under ... Read More »

Goleta Man Arrested After Threatening Police With Knife


A Goleta man will go to jail after threatening law enforcement officers with a knife. Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies say they arrested 62-year-old Harley Kelly yesterday after he walked away from deputies, and crossed all lanes of traffic on Highway 101 at Patterson Avenue. They used a Taser, baton and bean bag rounds to subdue and arrest Kelly. He ... Read More »

Search Suspended For Missing Diver


The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a Vandenberg Air Force Base airman who went missing in Florida. The search began for 39-year-old Jeffery Vincent on Sunday, after he went missing while scuba diving near Key Biscayne. The current pulled Vincent away from the boat while he was assisting another diver. Authorities say he was wearing all of his ... Read More »

Sexual Assault Awareness Month


April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The Sexual Assault Recovery and Prevention Center, better known as the SARP Center, and the North County Women’s Shelter and Resource Center of San Luis Obispo County want county residents to become aware of sexual assault and how it can be prevented. The SARP Center has several upcoming events including the 11th Annual Walk ... Read More »

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 »