Throwback Thursday: 30 Years of Being 'Weird Al' Yankovic
"I'm not trying to wedge some serious social message into my music. I'm just trying to make people laugh."
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Coast Lines, July 30, 2014: Point Sur celebrates historic lighthouse
California State Parks and Central Coast Lighthouse Keepers will celebrate the 125th anniversary of the first lighting of the Point Sur Lighthouse from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Point Sur State Historic Park.
Contra Costa Times
De La Salle High grad Mike Miller is a hit with the Class-A Salem Red Sox
Mike Miller, a former player at De La Salle and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, has put together a solid season for the Salem Red Sox, the Class-A Advanced affiliate of the Boston Red Sox.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Temple City Tribune
Employment Training Panel and Cal Poly Take Action to Support Los...
Employment Training Panel and Cal Poly Take Action to Support Workforce Training Projects in Areas Most Severely Impacted by Drought SACRAMENTO - The Employment Training Panel today approved its first project utilizing special funds approved by the Legislature and the Brown Administration to combat the economic and employment impacts of the current ... (more)
Scotts Valley Banner
Ray Griffiths: April 1, 1931 to July 19, 2014
Ray was born on April 1, 1931, in Merced, Calif. He was raised there, attending Merced Union High and graduating from Modesto Junior College and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Ricky Gervais Reveals His Major Beef With Louis C.K.
Ricky Gervais and Louis C.K. are both up for the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, but Gervais revealed on "Late Night" that there's another reason he has an issue with the "Louie" star.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Planetary Society
LightSail-A Has a Blown Radio Amplifier. Now What?
LightSail-A, The Planetary Society's solar sailing spacecraft slated for a possible test flight in May 2015, has a blown radio amplifier.
University may sell radio station after 'Sexy Snapchats' promotion somehow goes wrong
In April, KCPR's sex talk show "Getting It In," held a fundraiser with the promise that after donating $20, people would get "a week of sexy snapchats featuring the hosts of Getting It In!" The show's hosts, Logan Cooper and Sean Martinez, had to stop broadcasting in May , Jenna Spoont reported Monday for Student Press Law Center, and officials at ... (more)
Governor signs 'sip and spit' bill
A bill that would allow underage winemaking students to taste, but not consume, the alcohol they make during class was signed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Contra Costa Times
Cal High grad Adam Buschini producing for San Antonio Missions
Adam Buschini, who attended California High and Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo, is a second baseman for the San Antonio Missions, the Double-A affiliate for the San Diego Padres.
KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Device helps disabled athletes compete in triathlonsDevice helps...
SAN LUIS OBISPO, California - The 35th Annual San Luis Obispo Triathlon is less than a week away and the Mechanical Engineering and Kinesiology Departments at California Polytechnic State University are Device helps disabled athletes compete in triathlons SAN LUIS OBISPO, California - The 35th Annual San Luis Obispo Triathlon is less than a week ... (more)
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Easy Reader News
Cook, Manasse capture Manhattan Beach Open tennis titles
For Maegan Manasse and Lester Cook, the winners of the top women's and men's divisions of the Manhattan Beach Open, tennis greatness was so near - just one court away - and yet so far away Sunday afternoon.
San Mateo Daily Journal
A love of opera: San Mateo's Brett Ruona has sung with major groups across the United States
If you think you hear what sounds like opera singing while strolling around San Mateo, it might not be the radio.
New president Carolyn Stefanco outlines priorities for College of Saint Rose
Carolyn Stefanco spoke at a College of Saint Rose first-year orientation within 30 minutes of taking over as the new college president.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
College Radio Station's Snapchat Picture Sale Has School Mulling Sale Of Station
A CAL POLY SAN LUIS OBISPO student-run KCPR/SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA show's offer to sell Snapchat pictures of the hosts' genitals and butts for $20 donations has the school thinking of selling the station, according to a report at CAL COAST NEWS .
Satellite Launches Pop-Art Into the Void
On July 8th, a tiny, colorful new satellite joined the approximately 3000 others orbiting the Earth just outside its atmosphere.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
31 Scholarships Handed Out at Sherman Oaks Awards Brunch
From a press release: Thirty-one recipients of Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles college scholarships wer honored at an awards brunch on Sunday, July 13 at a private home in Sherman Oaks.
The Fresno Bee
Madera brothers to be honored as Eagle Scouts
Madera brothers Cody and Conner Magnuson will be honored for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout at a ceremony Saturday in Madera.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Footprints Will Continue to Shrink
'We have already seen the effects of technology on office product,' says Chris Williams , VP of Colliers International .
Sat Jul 12, 2014
New York Post
Why Weird Al is still the king of spoof
Weird Al was a college student in 1979 when he recorded his first hit, "My Bologna" - a parody of "My Sharona" by the Knack.