Watch Live: Inauguration Day Ceremony And Events

Joe Biden will become the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, having defeated Donald Trump in an acrimonious, divisive election last November. Biden will be sworn in alongside Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in an unusual inauguration ceremony , conducted amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis and heightened physical security risks. Watch special coverage live. Events for the day include: Noon ET: Swearing-in ceremonies followed by Biden's inaugural address. ( Follow live...

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'This Is America's Day': Biden's Inaugural Address, Annotated

Updated at 12:22 p.m. ET Joe Biden addressed the nation for the first time as its 46th president on Wednesday. Biden spoke at a scaled-down event before a divided nation still reeling from the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol and from the coronavirus pandemic that has now killed more than 400,000 Americans. But his remarks were ones of hope. "This is America's day. This is democracy's day, a day of history and hope, of renewal and resolve through a crucible for the ages," he said. "America has...

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Wine has long been connected to religious practices and communities. The act of drinking wine is at the heart of many rituals and celebrations. But what about the spiritual lives of those who grow the grapes, tend the vines and create the wine that is enjoyed by many? The reverence that goes into making wine may be key to the elixirs magic. 

The Mask Map is a website where people can post their opinions and experiences on whether a store or other business is following pandemic-related mask mandates. But some business owners caution the website may not accurately reflect a businesses' position or enforcement of social distancing rules and mask wearing. 

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King tides and large breaking waves on the Central Coast have prompted several water rescues over the past week, but Cal Fire officials said it’s not just current beach conditions contributing to an increase in water rescues.

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The record $89.5 billion education budget Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled Friday includes $2 billion in grants aimed at nudging schools to reopen classrooms for its youngest students by mid-February and $4.6 billion for summer school to address students’ learning.

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The KCBX News Director (ND) leads the planning, production and presentation—both broadcast and digital—of all local news coverage of the Central Coast. The ND supervises news staff, freelancers and volunteer contributors, and manages the station’s news internship program as established, primarily with Cal Poly’s Journalism Department, while actively mentoring interns.

The ND also serves a community engagement function to connect with and inform the KCBX audience.

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San Luis Obispo County officials have voted in favor of exploring a lawsuit against the state to challenge the governor’s stay-at-home order.

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Intensive care unit bed capacity is reaching a limit in Santa Barbara County, and health officials warn it may get worse.

For 11 years, the dream of The San Luis Obispo (SLO) Jewish Film Festival has been to share with the community a broad spectrum of movies that celebrate the diversity of the Jewish experience.  Join host Fred Munroe as he speaks with co-directors of the SLO Jewish Film Festival—Lauren Bandara, executive director of The Jewish Community Center (JCC)-Federation of and SLO, and Muara Johnston—as well as filmmaker Jody Belsher, director of Summer in the Country, as they talk about the upcoming SLO Jewish Film Festival, a unique cultural experience on California’s Central Coast celebrating Jewish life, community, and films.

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In a year when the coronavirus has racked up an immense death toll, health officials say there is an overlap with another staggering figure—Americans dying from overdose in record numbers throughout the country, and that trend is being seen in San Luis Obispo County.

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Position Summary:  Serves as a fill-in and holiday announcer and master control operator during on-air shifts. Works under the supervision of the Program Director. This is an on-call position with occasional hours, and might occur anytime between 4am and 6:30pm Monday through Friday or weekends between 7:30am-7:00pm. The starting pay is $15 per hour, and time-and-a-half on holidays. Training pay is $13 per hour.

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In a political media landscape dominated by white men, “Our Body Politic” is a source of news by and for Black women and women of color.

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