SLO County students join statewide walkout over vaccine mandate

At least hundreds, and possibly thousands, of San Luis Obispo County parents pulled their children out of school as part of a statewide walkout Monday in protest of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for schools. Read More …

San Luis Coastal may rent homes on old Morro Elementary campus

In order to recoup some of the approximately $8 million it will lose annually because of the eventual closure of the Diablo Canyon Power Plant, the San Luis Coastal Unified School District has drafted plans to construct and rent out approximately 150 manufactured homes on the old campus of Morro Elementary. Read More …

SLO County test scores above statewide marks, but lagging in math

San Luis Obispo County students tested slightly above pupils statewide in English and mathematics over the last year, even though fewer than half of local students managed to meet California standards in math, recently released data shows. Read More …

Fired Morro Bay coach told player to stop looking at him like a homosexual

School officials fired the head coach of the Morro Bay High football team after he recently told a junior varsity player to stop looking at him like a homosexual. Yet, some players on the team say they believe their coach was fired because of the squad’s poor performance. Read More …

SLO County at risk of losing $85 million Diablo Canyon settlement

An administrative law judge for the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) issued a proposed ruling against the settlement agreement between PG&E and local government agencies over the expected closure of Diablo Canyon. The agreement that is now at risk of being overturned calls for PG&E to dole out $85 million as compensation for lost tax revenue because of the closure of the power plant. Read More …