SLO is drier and hotter than the Mojave Desert right now — and that's bad for

Our weather so far this November has been dominated by the Eastern Pacific High, an area of high pressure firmly anchored off the California coastline, and transitory high-pressure systems that have moved over the Great Basin — the space between the Sierra Nevada range to the west and the Rocky Mountains to the east. This …

3 starters return to Cal Poly hoops. Will it be enough for 1st winning season

Wins were hard to come by last season for the Cal Poly men’s basketball team, which compiled a 9-22 record and finished 4-12 in the Big West Conference. There could be reason to expect an improvement in 2018-19, however, with six players returning, including three starters — two of whom are seniors. Guard Donovan Fields, …

Cal Poly wins Ballot Bowl by registering the most new student voters in California

Cal Poly registered the most new student voters of any California college ahead of the Tuesday general election to win the Secretary of State’s Ballot Bowl competition. Cal Poly registered 3,178 students to edge CSU Fullerton, which had 2,627 registrations, and UC Santa Barbara (1,857). The competition is put on by The California Students Vote …

Cal Poly football loses at Montana State in final road game of the season

Isaiah Ifanse scored three touchdowns and rushed for over 200 yards as Montana State snapped a two-game losing streak with a 49-42 victory over Cal Poly on a chilly but dry Saturday afternoon inside Bobcat Stadium in Bozeman. Despite 215 yards rushing by Joe Protheroe, his seventh consecutive 100-yard game rushing and 21st in his …

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Oct. 25, the 298th day of 2018. There are 67 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 25, 1760, Britain’s King George III succeeded his late grandfather, George II. SIGN ME UP! On this date: In 1854, the “Charge of the Light Brigade” took place …