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Thursday | Hollywood Reporter

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."


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, UHF, 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Lynwood, CA, The Knack, Entertainment

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.


Related Topix: Italy, World News, San Luis Obispo, CA, Santa Cruz County, CA

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.


Related Topix: San Luis Obispo, CA

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)


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Sacramento, CA, Agriculture, Science

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.


Related Topix: Merced, CA, San Luis Obispo, CA, Felton, CA

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.


Related Topix: Louis C.K., Louie, Entertainment, Television, Ricky Gervais, The Prisoner, Duke University

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.


Related Topix: San Luis Obispo, CA

Poynter Online

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)


Related Topix: San Luis Obispo, CA

Davis Enterprise

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.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Jerry Brown, US Governors, UC Davis, San Luis Obispo, CA

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.


Related Topix: San Luis Obispo, CA

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)


Related Topix: San Luis Obispo, CA, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science

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.


Related Topix: San Luis Obispo, CA, Malibu, CA, Berkeley, CA, Manhattan Beach, CA

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.


Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Arts, San Mateo, CA, Opera, Symphony

Business Journal

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.


Related Topix: Albany, NY, Agnes Scott College, Cal State Stanislaus

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 .


Related Topix: San Luis Obispo, CA


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.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, San Luis Obispo, CA

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.


Related Topix: Sherman-Oaks, CA, La-Crescenta, CA, UC Berkeley, Barnard College

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.


Related Topix: Madera, CA, San Luis Obispo, CA

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 .


Related Topix: San Luis Obispo, CA

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.


Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, The Knack, San Luis Obispo, CA, Dance, Black Entertainment, Michael Jackson, Weird