The Spooner’s Cove arch, a treasured landmark of Montaña de Oro State Park, collapsed Christmas Eve likely due to rainstorms and heavy surfs, according to the California State Parks Department. People in the community continue to share their griefs and remembrances of the arch online. “What a tragic loss of an amazing national treasure that […]
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The future is not to frack
Fracking is an incredible threat to ecosystems and local water supply. I don’t think the potential risk it poses to our coastline is anywhere near worth the money it would generate.
Montaña de Oro is now open for fracking, and the State of California is suing
The BLM Bakersfield Field Office issued a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on Dec.12, 2019 stating that “there are no adverse environmental impacts due to hydraulic fracturing that cannot be alleviated.” The decision opened up land within Montaña de Oro and the Carrizo Plain National Monument to oil drilling and fracking.
Six weeks after being attacked by a shark, Nick Wapner is back in the water
Not many people can say they have been bitten by a shark and lived to surf again. Communication studies sophomore Nick Wapner was attacked by a shark at Montaña de Oro State Park off Sandspit Beach in Jan. 2019. Both his legs were bitten, but after only six weeks, Wapner was back in the water. […]
Friends and family remember Cal Poly student Michael Kullman
Friends and family remember Michael Kullman as a kind-hearted, caring and deeply religious young man.
Cal Poly student survives shark attack at Montaña de Oro
Hearing about sharks in the water is often enough to keep people from surfing, but for communication studies sophomore Nick Wapner, surviving a shark attack is only a minor setback. “I’m definitely going to keep surfing. The ocean is probably where I feel most at home and get my peace,” Wapner said. Wapner was surfing […]
The Central Coast through the lens of landscape photographers
From rolling hills to deserts to dunes, the Central Coast provides a unique and diverse terrain for photographers.
Top 10 things to do in SLO
San Luis Obispo has an abundance of activities, but these should be your first 10. Nestled in a Tuscan-esque landscape, planted halfway between two of America’s most prolific cities, lounging only 10 miles from the beach — San Luis Obispo hits the geographic nail on the head. In the four (or more) years you spend here, […]
All you need for a great weekend and an easy escape
Take an “in tents” break from your studies.
Government shutdown brings visitors to San Luis Obispo
Week two of the government shutdown brought more visitors to San Luis Obispo. The closure of national parks, such as Yosemite National Park, forced travelers to revise their vacation plans.
Wagner remembered as “charismatic,” always smiling
Members of the Cal Poly community are mourning the loss of 21-year-old biomedical engineering rising senior Stefan Wagner.