From CP to ABC: Lauren Scott shares her road to fame

Lauren Scott, a Cal Poly journalism alumna, first appeared on ABC’s cooking television show “The Taste” Feb. 12, and since then has wowed the judges with her culinary skills. From a flourless chocolate cake to this Tuesday’s lamb kebab, Scott…

Cal Poly alumna gets ‘Taste’ of fame

Jessica Burger Cal Poly journalism alumna Lauren Scott was chosen to compete as one of 16 finalists during the season premiere of ABC’s new competitive cooking show, “The Taste,” Tuesday night. Hosted and judged by four top “mentor” chefs, Anthony Bourdain,…

Tips for preventing alcohol poisoning

In a Mustang Daily random poll conducted in spring 2011, 73 percent of Cal Poly students polled answered “Yes” to consuming alcohol, 14 percent answered “No” and 13 percent answered “On rare occasions.”

New shopping center is on 'Target'

New shopping center attracts shoppers, traffic and tax dollars, featuring a long-awaited Target that some residents “freaking love” and some plan to avoid.

Cal Poly alumni win book design scholarship competition

The 2011 Bookbuilders West Scholarship Competition praise Cal Poly students with three out of five awards for book design.

Cal Poly senior project ‘Punchd’ acquired by Google

Google purchases Punchd, a smartphone app created by Cal Poly alumni Reed Morse and Grantland Chew.

100 inch ice cream sandwich

Doc Burnstein’s Ice Cream Lab in Arroyo Grande made a 100 inch ice cream sandwich in honor of the centennial anniversary of the town.

Hot jazz hits the summer air in Los Osos

“We’re hoping to infuse hot jazz with a contemporary twist and bring in a younger fan base,” said lead guitarist and vocalist of the Red Skunk Jipzee Swing Band Molly Reeves.

California International Choral Festival 2011

The Christopher Cohan Performing Arts Center hosted the 2011 California International Choral Festival.

Summer Happenings showcases local talent in Pismo Beach

Free cheese, olive oil, pie and candy tastings will come to the Sandcastle Inn every Friday this summer at 6 p.m., beginning May 27.

Event to raise Cal Poly autism awareness

“I’m excited to talk to students about autism because there is a need to raise awareness,” said Kocik, “there’s a lot of things that can make life for people with special needs easier, and the best way is to spread the word.”