Meters downtown make change count for homeless

You may have been noticing new meters downtown — but they’re not for parking.

Graduate students help local residents with disabilities by renovating homes

Mustang News reporter Lisa Diaz went to Grover Beach to see how a group of Cal Poly students is making an impact on the community.

Mustang News, May 21, 2014: Construction continues, students help community through PolyHouse

Mustang News anchor Christina Favuzzi covers today’s top stories at Cal Poly.

Cal Poly, community health experts meet on underage drinking

A May 14 forum addressed issues of underage drinking.

Restrictive marijuana law stalled at SLO council meeting

The proposed ordinance resulted from complaints about noxious odors from outdoor medical marijuana cultivation in a residential area.

Mustang News, May 15, 2014: Bars to stay open mornings of commencement, Norovirus on campus

Mustang News anchor Lindsey Lewis covers today’s top stories at Cal Poly.

Bars will stay open mornings of graduation

Associated Students, Inc. leaders requested the bars stay open, according to the statement, “since students are adults and must take responsibility for their own behavior.”

City Council member comes out against VP Humphrey, Mayor Marx on pre-commencement drinking

Dan Carpenter said that he thinks it is “a bad idea” to recommend when businesses should and should not operate.

Three police visits led to shutdown of Rock ‘N’ Flow concert

After several noise complaints and three visits from the San Luis Police Department (SLOPD), officers pulled the plug on the Rock ‘N’ Flow concert in Santa Rosa Park on April 26.

SLO HotHouse seeks new location to expand

Cal Poly is seeking a new location downtown for its SLO HotHouse program, with an addition of residential space to house 40-80 upper-division students.

'We understand the sacrifice': Cal Poly VP and SLO mayor's pre-graduation request of downtown bars

“All too often, the commencement ceremonies are overshadowed and become unsafe due to the conduct of intoxicated students who have visited city bars prior to the ceremonies.”