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Cuesta College Conducting Annual Nursing Education Fair

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Today, Cuesta College is conducting its annual nursing education fair. It will be held from 11 until 1 on the San Luis Obispo campus in Building 2500. Its geared toward current students, alumni, and employed nurses who are looking to get a Bachelor’s or Master’s in nursing. Many in and out-of-state schools will be on hand.

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Today in Sports

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The Cal Poly men’s basketball lost to UC Irvine 84-64 in the Big West Tournament. The Mustangs shot 38% from the field and 45% from the free throw line. They were 9 for 20 from the line. The Anteaters were 20 for 22. The Mustangs, however, made 13 threes. They shot 56% from long range. The Mission Prep girls basketball …

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18-Year-Old Accused of Putting Cyanide at Elementary School

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Despite a court order to stay away from any school but Chalk Mountain Community School, 18-year-old Bret Stephen Landen is attending Cuesta College. Landen is accused of putting cyanide and threatening letters at San Gabriel Elementary School in Atascadero, which forced it to close for two weeks. His pre-preliminary hearing is next Wednesday. Cuesta College is asking for guidance from …

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Water District Vote Counting Continues

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The vote counting continues today for the Paso Robles Water District, but it’s clear that the proposal has been soundly defeated by voters. Both measures, one to fund the district through a parcel tax, and the other to form the district are overwhelmingly rejected by voters.  Measure A needed 66% of the vote for passage.  It received only 22% to …

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Public Hearings Resume Tomorrow for Oil Pipeline

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Tomorrow, the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission resumes the public hearing on the Phillips 66 proposal to build a railspur. They want to transport crude oil on three trains per week, instead of 195 trucks per week. Critics call those trains loaded with crude oil, “bomb trains”. That discussion to be continued tomorrow before the San Luis Obispo County …

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SLO Film Fest to Get Underway Next Week

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The San Luis Obispo Film Festival gets underway next week. They’re now calling it the “SLO Film Fest.” Wendy Eidson, director of the SLO Film Fest, says the film festival rebranded for simplicity. For tickets or more information, go to their website at slofilmfest.org.

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Teachers Asking for Pay Increase

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Last night, a big turn out at Olga Reed School in Los Alamos for the Orcutt Union School District School Board meeting. Teachers wore black clothing and black buttons which said “respect.” They’re asking for a 9.5% pay increase for one year, along with other demands, including restrictions on class size, district transfers and independent conflict resolution. The school district …

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Central Coast Remembers Nancy Reagan

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While the world mourns the loss of former First Lady Nancy Reagan, many in on the Central Coast remember her visits to Rancho del Cielo in the hills between Santa Barbara and the Santa Ynez Valley. The Reagans called it the Western White House.  They hosted Mikahil Gorbuchuf and his wife. The two first ladies toured the ranch in a …

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Today in Sports

Basketball

The Cal Poly women’s basketball team loses to Long Beach State 54-52 in the second round of the Big West Tournament. The men play UC Irvine tonight. That game can be viewed on Fox Prime Sports at six. Last night, the Mission Prep girls team beat Marinets out of North Fork 53-32. Coach Andrew Richardson tells KVEC. That game at …

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Lois Capps Honored by Morro Bay

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Congresswoman Lois Capps honored by Morro Bay. Morro Bay City Council last night, after she takes a tour on board a Morro Bay Harbor Patrol Boat. She says the estuary looks good and she’s glad to have been of service to Morro Bay. Last night, the Congresswoman received thanks from the Morro Bay City Council for her help and cooperation.

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