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College students struggle to identify false information online, a recent study says

Fake news. Conspiracy theories. Misinformation. Recent political events and ominous headlines are evidence that social media has become a breeding ground for falsehoods.  Should college students be worried? Maybe.  Older Americans receive much of the blame for sharing fabricated stories online, but the issue spans across all age groups. One might expect the youngest generation […]

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SLO County shelter-at-home enforcement line has received more than 600 calls, but 0 citations

On March 24, San Luis Obispo County launched an enforcement line for residents to report violations of the shelter-at-home executive order. According to ReadySLO.org, the new enforcement line is intended to keep operating business safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. The line has received more 600 calls in its first three weeks, according to enforcement line […]

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SLO County leaders ask for permission to reopen economy in letter to Gov. Newsom

A bipartisan coalition of elected officials in San Luis Obispo County sent a letter to California Gov. Gavin Newsom Monday, April 20, requesting permission to implement a phased reopening of the local economy. The letter asks for a science-based reopening over the course of three weeks, with direction from local public health officials. “Within a […]