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Supervisor Hill threatens state employee

Supervisor Adam Hill

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill chastised and threatened the job of a state geologist who is critical of the science used to justify the Oceano Dunes dust rule, a regulation that an appellate court recently... (Continue reading)

Atheists protest teaching creationism at Arroyo Grande High School

Amid several complaints about an Arroyo Grande High School science educator allegedly teaching creationism, the principal said he would put an end to it and the school district is planning to investigate, according to a Atheists United of San Luis... (Continue reading)

Do men see colors different than women?

Nationwide people are arguing over the color of this dress. While the dress is blue and black, most people see white and gold. In many homes, the men see black and blue and women see gold and white. What do... (Continue reading)

Friends perform CPR, help save man in SLO

A man collapsed and stopped breathing in San Luis Obispo Monday afternoon, but friends of the victim performed CPR and helped resuscitate him. The victim, who is unidentified due to HIPAA rules, collapsed while walking with family friends in the... (Continue reading)

Cuesta students travel world studying global climate change

Led by Cuesta College physics instructor Dr. James Eickemeyer, two groups of Cuesta College students recently traveled to multiple countries around the world to study physics and climate change. The trips spanned the countries of Switzerland, New Zealand and Australia.... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach science center closes after employee arrested for embezzlement

A Grover Beach nonprofit has opted to temporarily close its science center after police arrested a former employee for forging checks and embezzling funds. [Tribune] Arroyo Grande resident Stacy Halvorsen, 40, is accused of forging two checks — one for... (Continue reading)

Vandenberg launches carbon dioxide measuring satellite

An unmanned rocket carrying a satellite to study carbon dioxide was successfully launched early Wednesday morning from Vandenberg Air Force Base. At a cost of $468 million, the mission is to collect global measurements of carbon dioxide levels in the... (Continue reading)

Federal court upholds California’s DNA sampling law

A federal appeals court has unanimously upheld a California law that allows officials to collect DNA samples from anyone arrested for a felony. [Mercury News] The 5-year-old law permits DNA sampling without review by a judge and even if criminal... (Continue reading)

High cancer rates near Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant

A report by the World Business Academy that details negative health trends in the area surrounding the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant in San Luis Obispo County was released Monday. Stephen W. Hosea, MD, the associate director of Internal Medicine... (Continue reading)

Los Osos man applies to live on Mars

A Los Osos man is vying to attain a one-way ticket to Mars. [KSBY] Los Osos native Spencer Harris, who is currently studying geology at Northern Arizona University, has applied to be one of the first four humans to inhabit... (Continue reading)



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