Cal Poly student struggled to breathe at party before death

Cal Poly student Brandon Huang died early Sunday morning on the way home from a large house party in San Luis Obispo, where he began struggling to breathe. [Tribune] Huang, who has just turned 20, stopped breathing around midnight Sunday... (Continue reading)

Fremont Theater to reopen on Valentine’s Day

The historic Fremont Theater in San Luis Obispo will reopen on Valentine’s Day after being closed for two weeks. The theater’s owners Rob Rossi and John King said they have signed a one year contract for the use of the... (Continue reading)

Blame Sally worships at the church of rock and roll

By COLIN JONES It’s not every day that you can see a rock and roll show in a San Luis Obispo church on a Friday night, is it? Well this is SLO town, not exactly a live music mecca with... (Continue reading)

Oceano’s unapproved water sale pursuit

OPINION By JULIE TACKER We are all aware of the decade’s long water shortage in Nipomo. For years the community has struggled with basin management, litigation and rising costs, a plight that will continue into the future. In November the... (Continue reading)

California Democrats seek legislative control over ballot measures

California Democrats hope to use their new supermajority to give the legislature more control over the initiative process. [Sac Bee] Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg plans to reveal initiative reform proposals this month, which may include removing the two-thirds... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district calls special meeting for Wallace review

Amid a $1.1 million fine levied against the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District due to mismanagement by the Wallace Group, the district board has set a special meeting for Monday to reevaluate its relationship with the district’s chief... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly student dies on campus

A Cal Poly student died early Sunday morning outside his residence hall on campus. [Tribune] Second-year biology major Brandon Huang stopped breathing around 11:56 p.m. Saturday outside Poly Canyon Village. University police performed CPR on Huang, 20, but they did... (Continue reading)

Movie review: Warm Bodies

By MIRAND FORESMAN When I heard Warm Bodies, the novel by Isaac Marion, was being made into a movie, I thought to myself, “Well, that’ll be a fun adaptation.” After screening this weekend’s box office champ, indeed it appears as... (Continue reading)

E. coli infection spike blamed on plastic bag ban

In San Francisco, the first major city to pass a plastic bag ban, emergency rooms have seen a spike in E. coli infections and a 46 percent increase in deaths from foodborne illness in the three months after the bag... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach house catches on fire

A fire occurred at a Grover Beach house Friday night at the corner of Brighton Ave. and North 4th St. The fire began around 10:20 p.m., according to the Five Cities Fire Authority. There were no injuries. More than twenty... (Continue reading)