Unvaccinated individuals are no longer required to wear masks in public settings as of March 1, according to updated health guidance from Gov. Gavin Newsom, less than a month after the state removed the mask requirement for vaccinated people. This announcement came after a series of efforts to reduce pandemic restrictions. With declining cases and […]
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Teen girl struck, killed by Amtrak in Paso Robles
A 13-year-old girl was hit and killed by an Amtrak train in Paso Robles Monday afternoon, according to a Paso Robles Police Department press release. The victim has been identified as Genesis “Geny” Guerrero, the Tribune reported. Paso Robles Police Commander Caleb Davis said, at this point in the investigation, no drugs or alcohol were […]
SLO Transit cuts more bus routes amid driver shortage and call-offs
San Luis Obispo Transit’s continued shortage of bus drivers has led to more suspended bus services and modified schedules that continually affect Cal Poly students and local residents. The city announced in a Jan. 26 press release that bus lines 1B and 2B are suspended indefinitely due to the labor shortage. Starting Jan. 30, bus […]
Central Coast community mourns the loss of Cal Poly alum and paramedic Joey De Anda
Santa Barbara County Fire Department firefighter paramedic Joseph “Joey” De Anda died at the age of 33 on Saturday, Jan. 8. Now, community members with roots across the Central Coast are coming together to memorialize De Anda and his impact. The Cal Poly journalism alum succumbed to injuries while snowboarding in China Peak, Calif. with […]
Cal Poly Vice President for Student Affairs named Board Chair of local hospital
Cal Poly Vice President for Student Affairs Keith Humphrey began his one-year term as chair of the Sierra Vista Medical Center board of directors on Jan. 1, according to a Cal Poly press release. Humphrey has worked at Cal Poly since late 2012. He also serves as the chair of the Student Affairs Advisory Council. […]
Cal Poly “Stargrazers” float wins Animation Award at 2022 Rose Parade
Cal Poly Rose Float won the Animation Award at the 133rd Rose Parade Celebration on New Year’s Day in Pasadena, California. This is the first time the team has received this award since 1984, according to a Cal Poly press release. Cal Poly President Jeffery Armstrong, who attended this year’s parade, said the float is […]
Cal Poly Football gears up for a six-game spring season
Cal Poly Football announced its schedule for the 2020-2021 season on Nov. 4, making it the first Cal Poly sport to release a schedule for an upcoming spring season after being forced to shut down in March 2020.
Patrick Madden selected in first round of inaugural Major League Rugby Draft
Madden, a journalism senior, played three years for the Mustangs. He made first team All-Conference in 2018 and in 2019, and he was named a finalist for the 2020 Rudy Scholz Award, the highest achievement for a collegiate rugby player.