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Police investigate possible homicide on Cerro San Luis

A 63-year-old man was found dead and battered at the base of Cerro San Luis near Lincoln and Mountain View streets on Oct. 23, and police said they are investigating the death as a possible homicide. A man on a…

Cal Poly students rally to join 'Occupy' movement

Cal Poly students have taken the Occupy SLO movement to campus. Currently in its introductory phase, Occupy Cal Poly lacks membership and organization according to its leaders, but they hope to see consistent growth in the coming weeks. English junior…

First provost candidate comes to Cal Poly

The Cal Poly Consultative Search Committee kicked off its provost candidate forum Tuesday morning by introducing the first of four finalists for the position: Cheryl Schrader, the associate vice president of research at Boise State University. Schrader spoke about herself…

Chevron proposes plan to gas up empty acreage

The San Luis Obispo City Council reviewed and endorsed a proposed 322-acre Tank Farm development project designed by the Chevron Corporation on Tuesday. Located on the north and south sides of Tank Farm Road, the proposed development, which is currently…

Burger joint hosts super-sized contest

Atascadero resident Doug Drees won $1000 for winning the Sylvester’s Burgers burger eating contest May 29.

City Council trims curfew

The San Luis Obispo City Council lowered the age group affected by the proposed nighttime curfew to 15-years-old and under.

SLO curfew close, but no cigar

The San Luis Obispo City Council has yet to pass the proposed curfew ordinance, which would keep minors off the streets from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and midnight to 5 a.m. Friday and Saturday nights.

Writing intensive classes fall short

Writing intensive General Education classes at Cal Poly are, many times, not requiring students to write a single word.

SLO official talks salaries

Katie Lichtig, who makes $221, 500 annually, is the highest paid employee of San Luis Obispo. But her salary might be facing a cut as the San Luis Obispo city council attempts to eliminate a budget deficit of $4.4 million.

Bandaging the city budget

The San Luis Obispo City Council has two months to overcome a projected $4.4 million shortfall in the city general fund for the 2011-2012 fiscal year or be forced to operate on limited reserve money.

ASI election day nearing

The first of two forums for candidates running in ASI elections was held yesterday in the University Union Plaza.