Enrollment to be slashed at Cuesta College

Cuesta College could turn away more than 3,000 students next fall because of stalled Sacramento budget talks. “It is a disaster for the community,” said Cuesta College Marketing Director Stephan Gunsaulus who noted the cuts will affect current students, graduating high... (Continue reading)

Tipping: Breast size does matter

Americans leave behind an estimated $40 billion in tips every year, but promptness by the server may not be the only criteria determining the size of the gratuity. [Smart Money] The popular notion has long been that diners tip based on... (Continue reading)

KGO radio tackles Diablo safety issue

KGO News/Talk radio, 810 AM, out of San Francisco is scheduled to air a segment Thursday night from 10:05 to 11 on safety issues surrounding PG&E’s Diablo Canyon nuclear power facility. Guest host Christine Craft will interview guests Jane Swanson... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo assault and attempted carjacking

San Luis Obispo Police arrested a 19-year-old on suspicion of assault and carjacking on Wednesday. Douglas Kaplan accidentally rear ended Armon Johnson on Broad Street near Tank Farm Road at about 4:30 p.m. Both men got out of their vehicles... (Continue reading)

Disease clusters on the rise

Areas with higher numbers of cancers, birth defects and illnesses are increasing nationwide along with demands the government needs to take action, according to a report released Monday by Natural Resources Defense Council and the National Disease Cluster Alliance. [CaliforniaWatch]... (Continue reading)

Here comes $5 per gallon gas

As gasoline prices continue to increase, some experts are predicting the price could shoot up to $5 per gallon before the worst is over. [LA Daily News] The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular rose Monday for the... (Continue reading)

Oceano board members quit

Two members of the Oceano Community Services District board have resigned, citing disagreements with district manager Raffaele Montemurro over his accounting practices and failure to follow the board’s direction. Board members Jim Hill and Carole Henson tendered their resignations on... (Continue reading)

A racist Stormfront hits Arroyo Grande

The Arroyo Grande woman whose house was the scene of a cross burning earlier this month, has retained an attorney and wants to know why police officers investigating the crime asked her about her sexual history from the last ten... (Continue reading)

The shame of Camp Roberts

The California Army National Guard has come to depend upon Camp Roberts, on the northern tip of San Luis Obispo County, as its primary training facility, but a new investigation reveals a facility in great disrepair amid waste on a... (Continue reading)

Los Osos sewer dispute not over?

A divisive, 30-year dispute over a new sewer for Los Osos and the financial cost to residents may soon be a San Luis Obispo County issue if federal funding falls through leaving county residents partially on the hook for funding... (Continue reading)