The Windy Fire and KNP Complex fires burning through Sequoia National Park sent wildfire smoke into the Central Coast beginning Thursday, although officials said wind patterns began pushing smoke away from San Luis Obispo starting Monday. On Thursday, winds blowing southwest sent wildfire smoke to Santa Barbara County from the 88,068-acre Windy Fire and the […]
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San Luis Obispo to celebrate electric cars this week
As part of the City’s efforts to become carbon neutral by 2035, San Luis Obispo’s mayor designated this week as Drive Electric Week. Drive Electric Week is a national event aimed at raising “awareness of the many benefits of all-electric and plug-in cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more,” according to the organization website. Cities across the […]
Air quality returns to normal levels in SLO after wildfires ravage California
The air quality in San Luis Obispo County has been affected by wildfires burning up and down the state.
No smoking: Cal States considering tobacco ban
San Luis Obispo became the first city in the world to successfully ban smoking in public places in 1990, and now the California State University system is considering adopting a 100 percent tobacco ban.