Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

 As the country is working on a plan to combat the Zika virus, a local blood provider is putting restrictions on who can donate.

San Luis Obispo Symphony

Saturday night, the San Luis Obispo Symphony is welcoming guest conductor, the Music Director of the Reno Philharmonic, Laura Jackson to lead the Classics in the Cohan concert. 

Draft Environmental Impact Report

The San Luis Obispo Planning Commission wrapping up public comment Friday after hearing from hundreds of people voicing opposition to an oil-by-rail plan over a two day period.

Not everyone has been heard though, so commissioners must carry those over to the next scheduled meeting on February 25, 2016. 

Sonia Fernandez, UCSB

New research out of UC Santa Barbara shows the Body Mass Index (BMI), which essentially scales a person's weight against their height, is bad at categorizing health. 

Dan Williams

The San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission is in the midst of a two-day hearing to consider the Phillips 66 rail spur project proposed near Nipomo. 

Hundreds of demonstrators protested the project Thursday outside the County Courthouse.

Phillips 66

A hearing is set for Thursday and Friday for the public to finally sound off on the Phillips 66 rail spur proposal.

Tom Wilmer

Public and political support is growing for the executive director of the California Coastal Commission, who is faced with an upcoming termination vote by its 12 voting members.


Oil giant ExxonMobil was given temporary approval Monday to truck nearly 18-million gallons of crude oil north along Highway 101 through Santa Barbara County.

Kirsten Macintyre, California Department of Fish and Wildlife

The State Health Department is continuing to test marine life along the California coast for a toxic chemical that's had many crab fishers out of work for months. 

Lauren Milbourne, Cuesta College

Back in November of 2014... San Luis Obispo County voters approved a 275-million dollar bond for improvements to Cuesta College... known as Measure L. 

Freedom Warming Centers of Santa Barbara CA Facebook Page

Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties are preparing to help the homeless stay dry ahead of more El Niño storms. 

How Las Vegas became the 9th Hawaiian Island

Jan 29, 2016
Tom Wilmer

Broadcast date: 1/27/2016

Come along and join Bill Boyd, chairman of Boyd Gaming Group in Las Vegas. 

Jordan Bell, KCBX News

The State of California is expected to add a few local buildings to the National Historic Registry Friday.

The State Historical Resources Commission will consider 18 California properties for the federal recognition. 

CDC - James Gathany

Concern over the Zika virus is growing in California as an outbreak of the disease continues to spread in Central and South American countries. 

City of San Luis Obispo

The City of San Luis Obispo begins the first stage this week of a highly-anticipated project to revitalize a local lake which went completely dry this past summer. 

Chris Meagher, Rep. Lois Capps

This year marks the 18th and final year Congresswoman Lois Capps will represent her Central Coast constituents in Washington D.C. And as we embark on this new year we’ve asked Representative Capps to talk about her final year in office and reflect on her time serving in the House of Representatives. 

Phillips 66

The public will get a chance to sound off next week on a controversial rail project proposed for the Phillips 66 refinery near Nipomo. 

The project would increase the amount of crude shipped by train through the Central Coast. 

Pioneer Valley High School

Increased security and grief counseling are being offered to students at a Santa Maria high school after a 15 year old student was killed Monday.

Police said this and two other killings later that day are all gang-related.

Santa Barbara County

A new bill that would require the state to study unused oil wells along the California Coast is being considered by Sacramento lawmakers. 

Helene Schneider for Congress

From the moment Central Coast Congresswoman Lois Capps announced her plans to retire at the end of this term, candidates looking to fill her spot began to announce their intentions to run. 

Justin Fareed for Congress

From the moment Central Coast Congresswoman Lois Capps announced her plans to retire at the end of this term, candidates looking to fill her spot began to announce their intentions to run.

Steve Isakson for Congress

From the moment Central Coast Congresswoman Lois Capps announced her plans to retire at the end of this term, candidates looking to fill her spot began to announce their intentions to run. 

Alan Smith, Research Director for Natural Plasterers Council

  A recent study out of Cal Poly shows pool-owners can prevent water evaporation almost entirely with the right type of cover. 

Monterey County Water Resources Agency

One of the biggest Central Coast water projects in decades is moving forward along the San Luis Obispo-Monterey County line.

One of the largest teachers associations on the Central Coast is calling an impasse over negotiations regarding salaries, working conditions and curriculum. 

The announcement moves the negotiation process into another stage. 

Google Maps

A Southern California law firm is continuing to investigate the source and scope of a cluster of contaminated residential drinking wells in San Luis Obispo County.  

Satellite to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base will measure world's rising sea levels

Jan 15, 2016

Several agencies at Vandenberg Air Force base are preparing to launch a satellite Sunday that will measure the effects of climate change on the world's oceans. 

Broadcast date: 01/13/2016

Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits Virginia to talk with retired Greyhound Bus driver Harry Messimer about the heyday of American bus transportation, his stint as a driver for Freedom Riders in 1961, and his collection of Greyhound memorabilia on display at the Roanoke Museum of Transportation.

Jay Thompson, Cal Poly

In light of the numerous mass shootings that have affected the nation over the past few years, Cal Poly is preparing its campus for such an incident.

University Police presented a safety forum to the campus community on Thursday.

flickr member Don McCullough

 A local lawmaker is hoping her legislation will determine how drones can operate in California.

Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson introduced a bill this week that would set comprehensive limits on where drones can fly.