Articles Tagged With ‘Awards’




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Cal Poly rose float wins Founders’ Trophy

Cal Poly’s “A New Leaf” float, an animated family of chameleons, won the Founders’ Trophy in the 128th Rose Parade held Monday in Pasadena. The chameleons, including “Chomper” and “Rocky,” were exploring the wonders of... (Continue reading)

Andrea Seastrand declared California’s taxfighter of the year

The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association (HJTA) named former congresswoman and San Luis Obisop County resident, Andrea Seastrand, the “2016 Taxfighter of the Year.” Seastrand currently serves as the president of the Central Coast Taxpayers Association... (Continue reading)

Adam Hill shuns CAPSLO

San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill quietly left the dais and disappeared from a board meeting Tuesday as his colleagues presented an award to the Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo (CAPSLO) for... (Continue reading)

California group names Achadjian legislator of the year

The California Special Districts Association has named Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian the 2014 state legislator of the year. [Lompoc Record] Achadjian received the award because of his nonpartisan spirit, support of local control and close work... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly float wins Rose Parade award

The Cal Poly float won the Crown City Innovation Trophy at the Rose Parade in Pasadena Wednesday. The float, “Bedtime Buccaneers,” designed by Cal Poly students at San Luis Obispo and Pomona campuses showed children,... (Continue reading)

Two California professors share Nobel Prize

Scientists from Stanford and UC Berkeley share the 2013 Nobel Prize in medicine with a professor from Yale University. [SanJoseMercuryNews] Scientists Dr. Thomas Sudhof of Stanford, Randy Schekman of UC Berkeley and James Rothman from... (Continue reading)

CalCoastNews wins media award

CalCoastNews won an award for Media Advocate of the Year from the Area Agency on Aging, following a series of stories regarding the treatment of the homeless in San Luis Obispo County. The award, recognizing... (Continue reading)

SLO woman’s dog wins best of breed at Westminster

A dog co-owned by a San Luis Obispo women won best of breed at the 2013 Westminster Dog Show. Champions Paragon Sharped Dressed Man At Greengate, a Brussels Griffon, is co-owned by Felicia Cashin of... (Continue reading)

Genius behind delivery of high speed “Hobbit” in SLO

By LISA RIZZO The worldwide movie premier of “The Hobbit” next week will unveil the fastest imaging in cinema history during a journey through ‘Middle-earth,’ thanks in part to technology designed and manufactured by USL,... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo rewarding dubious behavior

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo city officials and management staff have selected several individuals for promotions, awards and high-dollar contracts who are currently under fire for either alleged criminal activities or anger management issues.... (Continue reading)



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