Police search for armed suspect who allegedly stole a car and tried to kidnap a woman

An armed man who allegedly stole a car and tried to kidnap a woman near the Cal Poly campus Wednesday night is at large.

Effectiveness of increased fines for partying questioned

Increased fines are supposed to deter people from hosting large, noisy events, but some question their effectiveness in a college town.

Politicians hear the noise

San Luis Obispo Police Chief Deborah Linden will propose strategies to reduce the number of noise and party-related disturbances at a city council session at 7 p.m. tonight.

BLOG: Authorities crack down on parties

For local students celebrating one final week of summer vacation with alcohol-filled events, police want to send the message that drunken behavior won’t be tolerated. Students should expect an increased police presence and DUI checkpoints both on-campus and around town for the next few weeks.

Student falls out of third-floor dorm, no details released

A female Cal Poly student was rushed to the hospital early Saturday morning after falling out of a window on the third floor of a dormitory, university police said.

The drinking habits of a college town

Many Cal Poly students who drink agree that it’s just a way of life; partying on Hathaway Avenue as a freshman, throwing parties after moving off campus and going downtown once you turn 21 can be central events in students’ social lives.

T3 patrol vehicles offer campus security to go green

In an effort to become more environmentally friendly, and to make it easier to access certain areas of campus, the Cal Poly University Police Department has adopted three-wheeled electric vehicles

Slotopia canceled following intervention

Slotopia, the potentially destructive Shell Beach party that attracted over 4,700 confirmed guests on Facebook, garnered the attention of the Pismo Beach Police Department, which essentially shut down the event.