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San Luis Obispo, CA, United States

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Past articles by Scott:

Former Nipomo star named as MLB All-Star reserve in first full season

Former Nipomo High standout and current Mets outfielder Jeff McNeil was selected to his first career All-Star Game as reserve. The player’s ballot and Commissioner’s Office combined to select the reserves. → Read More

‘On point’: Wounded vet tests prosthetic ankle designed by Cal Poly students for surfing

Iraq war veteran Kyle Kelly and Operation Surf ambassador tested a revolutionary new ankle prosthetic for surfing designed by Cal Poly engineering students in Morro Bay. The device allows for more flexibility. → Read More

Pismo twins paddled 2,200 miles. Now they’re making a documentary — but need your help

Central Coast twins Ryan and Casey Higginbotham are fundraising on Kickstarter to help complete their independent feature film: “By Hand,” which, which features an interview with surfing legend Kelly Slater. → Read More

‘Poised to become tomorrow’s leaders’: Cal Poly celebrates the class of 2019

Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California, celebrated its spring graduation for the class of 2019 on Saturday. More than 5,100 students were eligible for commencement ceremonies on campus over the weekend. → Read More

Crews responding to multiple brush fires throughout northern SLO County

Fire crews are responding to a reported 2-acre brush fire at the Santa Margarita Lake KOA campground in addition to a wildfire near Lake Nacimiento. Multiple crews are fighting the blazes. → Read More

SLO High star turns down MLB offers, millions in bonus money to play for dad at Cal Poly

Top prep prospect Brooks Lee of San Luis Obispo, California, High School turned down the chance to be drafted by Major League Baseball teams to play for his father Larry Lee at Cal Poly SLO. → Read More

Heavy thunderstorms prompt flash flood warnings in southeastern SLO County

A flash flood warning has been issued for southeastern San Luis Obispo County, California, and the Carrizo Plain due to thunderstorms and rainfall that could total up to an inch and a half of rain an hour. → Read More

Head-on crash on Highway 41 sends multiple people to the hospital

A head-on collision late Friday night temporarily closed Highway 41 in Atascadero, California, and left multiple people with injuries. One driver was pulled from their vehicle following the crash. → Read More

Cal Poly falls to UCSB on the final day of the season, losing spot in the NCAA tournament

The Cal Poly baseball team lost its last game of the season and the Big West title, falling 7-0 to UCSB. The Mustangs needed to sweep the Gauchos to win the conference and a berth in the NCAA tournament. → Read More

Pismo Beach man found guilty of sexually assaulting woman in Atascadero

A jury convicted David E. Ardebili of attempted sexual penetration of an intoxicated victim and simple assault for a crime committed in June 2017 at Atascadero Lake Park. He faces up to four years in prison. → Read More

Templeton softball takes home CIF sectional championship in Fresno

The Templeton High School softball team defeated Dinuba 3-2 to win the CIF-Central Section Division 3 title on Saturday in Fresno, California. Ashley Daugherty had 14 strikeouts in the win. → Read More

Atascadero had a horrible start to the season. Now the Greyhounds are in the section final

The Atascadero High School baseball team beat Templeton 4-3 on Wednesday in a semifinal game of the CIF-Central Section playoffs. The Greyhounds will now face Highland in the section final. → Read More

Tour of California rolls through SLO County — and there was drama at finish in Morro Bay

The Amgen Tour of California came through San Luis Obispo County for Stage 4 of the professional cycling race. Fabio Jakobsen won a sprint at the Morro Bay finish, while Tejay van Garderen kept the yellow jersey. → Read More

Tour of California: SLO County road closures and traffic delays

The Tour of California bicycle race will close roads throughout San Luis Obispo County, California, on Wednesday and Thursday as riders pass through San Simeon, Cambria, Morro Bay and Pismo Beach. → Read More

Tour of California: The best viewing spots in SLO County, plus top riders to watch

The Tour of California features two stops in San Luis Obispo County on Wednesday and Thursday for Stages 4 and 5. Here are the top viewing spots from Cambria to Pismo Beach and a look at top riders. → Read More

Crews responding to house fire in Shell Beach

Fire crews are responding to a reported residential structure fire on Coburn Lane in Shell Beach, California. Multiple engines and paramedics are on scene battling the blaze. → Read More

SLO County teams pulled off multiple upsets in Central Section playoffs last week

Baseball and softball teams from San Luis Obispo County, California, have pulled off multiple upsets in the first week of the CIF-Central Section playoffs. Here’s where local teams stand in the semifinals. → Read More

Unheralded player gets SLO High’s bats going, sends Tigers to sectional semifinals

San Luis Obispo High School leadoff hitter Wils Guy, an unheralded member of a team filled with stars, sparked the Tigers to a CIF-Central Section Division I playoff victory. Guy will play for Cornell next year. → Read More

Cal Poly students grew thousands of succulent plants for a mega-sale this weekend

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo students will be selling more than 100 varieties of succulents — a total of 4,000 plants — at its two-day Succulentopia sale this weekend at the California university’s Plant Shop. → Read More

Spring playoff brackets released. Here are the matchups for SLO County teams

A host of San Luis Obispo County, California, teams are in the playoffs across six divisions of the CIF-Central Section. With the brackets released, here are the first-round opponents for Central Coast teams. → Read More