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San Luis Obispo court rules to keep new redistricting map after challenged for gerrymandering

Audio: Lauren Boyer The county’s newly implemented redistricting map will not be overturned after being challenged for alleged gerrymandering and unfair voter representation, Judge Rita Federman ruled late on Feb. 9.  In her briefing, Federman outlined the reasons for keeping the new map. She said she recognized the “time constraints” to instate a different map […]

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Redistricting San Luis Obispo: The political implications of the county’s new representation layout

“Redistricting in general is super common in many places all over, and it’s meant to be a practice of making things fair and just and a democratic process,” Brady said.The San Luis Obispo County Citizens for Good Government is filing a lawsuit to try and overturn the decision on the basis that the new map […]

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Cal Poly yakʔitʸutʸu Residence Halls earn global Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design award

Cal Poly’s yakʔitʸutʸu residence hall won the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold award for “implementing cost-saving green building features” that are efficient and inclusive. This is the ninth time a Cal Poly project has been LEED-certified — a globally recognized symbol of sustainability achievement from the U.S. Green Building Council. These dorms, […]

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San Luis Obispo City reviews new $52 million plan to turn police station into a ‘public safety center’

San Luis Obispo City Council is considering replacing the San Luis Obispo Police Station with a $52 million Public Safety Center designed with a focus on community policing and sustainability. This multi-million dollar project would replace the 52-year-old station that currently stands on Walnut Street, stripping it down and rebuilding it to include an emergency […]

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Cal Poly’s new ‘Change the World Challenge’ application due Nov. 5

Cal Poly College of Engineering is offering $35,000 in prize money to upperclassman student teams that participate in the first Change the World Challenge, a competition aimed at addressing the world’s pressing issues and promoting holistic thinking amongst students. For the first installment of this challenge, this year’s theme is “Solutions for Living in a […]