Paper or plastic might not be reused

An ordinance to ban plastic bags in grocery stores and retail stores larger than 10,000 square feet in San Luis Obispo County will be voted on at a public hearing today. If passed, all stores that fit inside the guidelines…

Smoke and mirrors: SLO smoking ban doesn’t apply to campus

Despite the May 2010 smoking ordinance in San Luis Obispo, smoking in public places continues to occur, especially on the Cal Poly campus.

Taking the fun out of obesity

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors made a bad decision — not by manipulating children, but by assuming that volition is less important than behavior.

Txting Taboo: Should it be allowed in classrooms?

California has imposed a cell phone ban on drivers. Will the mobile phone ban extend to classrooms next?