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Cal Poly receives $110 million gift from alumnus

A Cal Poly alumnus and his wife have pledged to donate $110 million to the university to bolster math and science programs. The gift is the largest donation in the history of the California State University system. Bill and Linda... (Continue reading)

Super moon illuminates the night

The largest, brightest full moon in almost seven decades will be viewable to Central Coast residents for the next few days. On Monday at 9:23 a.m., the moon passed within 216,486 miles of the earth making it appear 14 times... (Continue reading)

Reduce global warming, plant a tree

OPINION by ALLAN COOPER In urban “heat islands,” vast stretches of asphalt magnify and reflect sun, sending CO2 directly skyward and creating “dead zones” below. Adding street trees can actually lower summer temperatures through evaporative cooling. A tree forms an oasis... (Continue reading)

Cambria widow sues Monsanto over husband’s death

A Cambria woman is suing agrochemical giant Monsanto, alleging a herbicide the company produces killed her husband. [KSBY] Late last year, Cambria farmer Jack McCall died of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a rare and aggressive form of cancer. McCall reportedly used the... (Continue reading)

Mountain lions eating more California pets

Mountain lions are increasingly eating cats and dogs in the Golden State, according to a California Department of Fish and Wildlife report. [SF Chronicle] Last year, California residents legally killed 107 mountain lions under depredation permits. Scientists then analyzed the... (Continue reading)

Medical marijuana and death with dignity

OPINION by PATTY WELSH Death with dignity means my loved one can stay comfortable in their own home as the end comes closer. They get to sleep in their own bed be surrounded by friends and family any time night... (Continue reading)

Cancer causing chemicals found in Los Osos water

Los Osos Community Services District officials sent a notice out this week warning residents that the levels of Hexavalent Chromium in the drinking water were found to be above the drinking water standard. Hexavalent Chromium is the same chemical found... (Continue reading)

7 tips for flawless skin

Lets be honest, everyone wants beautiful skin, but how do we make it happen? CalCoastNews staffers consulted with Dr. Bradley Kurgis, a Templeton board certified dermatologist, on how everyone can improve their skin and appearance in time for holiday gatherings.... (Continue reading)

Super blood moon eclipse Sunday night

Central Coast stargazers will likely be watching the eclipse of the supermoon on Sunday evening. A supermoon and a total lunar eclipse will be the star attractions Sunday evening. This full moon will be the closest of the year and... (Continue reading)

Supervisor Hill threatens state employee

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)



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