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Cal Poly to hold most fall classes in person

The “vast majority” of fall 2021 classes will be held in person, President Jeffrey Armstrong announced in a campus-wide email today, March 2. Cal Poly expects fall quarter to be as close to “normal” as possible while still adhering to safety precautions, according to Armstrong’s email. The university anticipates that student spacing in classrooms will […]

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Tianna Arata’s attorneys ask for removal of SLO DA’s Office from case

On Tuesday, Nov.17, Tianna Arata’s attorneys filed a motion to disqualify the San Luis Obispo District Attorney’s (DA) Office from continuing to prosecute Arata’s case.  Arata was arrested on the evening of July 21, 2020 and subsequently charged with 13 misdemeanors for coordinating and participating in a Black Lives Matter Protest. Arata is charged with […]

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Four Years of Heidi Harmon

Heidi Harmon was elected for mayor in 2016, and is running for a third term this election. In San Luis Obispo, the mayor has equal voting power as the rest of the city council, and they’ve worked together to manage the city’s pandemic response, address the Black Lives Matter Movement, pass policies to protect the environment and more. […]

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Three more protestors charged for Black Lives Matter protest

The District Attorney’s Office charged three more protestors who participated in the July 21 Black Lives Matter Protest.  After Tianna Arata’s defense team formally requested a dismissal of the charges against her, the District Attorney’s office responded by amending the complaint and charging three young Black men in relation to the events that occurred during […]

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City appoints interim police chief

The City of San Luis Obispo appointed Captain Jeff Smith as the city’s Interim Police Chief, according to a press release from City Manager Derek Johnson on Thursday, Oct. 8. Smith will act as police chief until the city hires a new chief. Smith has been involved in a variety of assignments and special projects […]

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Tianna Arata charged with 13 misdemeanors

Local activist and Cuesta College graduate Tianna Arata appeared in court for the first time today, Sept. 3 since she was arrested following a Black Lives Matter protest she organized in San Luis Obispo in July.  District Attorney Dan Dow announced yesterday that she would be charged with 13 misdemeanors, including five counts of false imprisonment, […]



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