California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    DJ Proof on His Search For the Perfect Beat

    As a Filipino kid growing up in the Bay Area during the '80s, Marky Enriquez, aka Proof, was intent on being part of the region's famed mobile DJ scene, where breakdancers and DJs competed for notoriety at every party. Upon discovering that he couldn't quite master the moves, he found his talents be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    Brett Olson Memorial Service Planned for Tuesday

    Sadly, the weeklong search for 20-year-old Brett Michael Olson has come to an end after his body was found yesterday morning along the Sacramento River. A Memorial Service is being planned for Tuesday, according to his family, who left the following message on Facebook:You all are our friends now. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Brett Olson: Family Continues Search for East Bay Student Missing Since Sunday

    A Lafayette family and community continue their search for Brett Olson after he disappeared while tubing down the Sacramento River over Labor Day Weekend.Brett Olson, 20, a rising Junior at Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo, was last seen around 1 p.m. Sunday when he arrived at Beer Can Beach along the Sacra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    For Sex Week, Yale University Has to Borrow Several San Franciscans

    How many of us fantasized about going to college in the Ivy League? To be thought of as among "the best and the brightest," and get a shot at opportunities most people don't have? When a few of my sex-positive colleagues said they were speaking this week at Yale University at something called "Sex W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    Belcampo Meats Wants to Bring Animals All the Way From Farm to (Your) Fork

    Royalty-Free Images/FlickrAngus cattle, like the kind currently chewing its cud at Belcampo Meat's farm.​For a cow to magically transform into the ribeye steak sitting in your fridge, the animal travels through numerous middlemen: From the farmer to the feedlot, the feedlot to the slaughterhouse, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2011

    San Francisco to Los Angeles on Public Transportation: Maps, Pictures, Insanity

    View "In Transit:" How to Get from S.F. to L.A. in a larger map Huh. We just realized we're crazy. How so? The Google map above traces the public transit odyssey your humble narrator undertook between San Francisco and Los Angeles. Fifteen transfers, seven local transit agencies -- ah, sorry, we' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Bay Links: Obama-rama, More Muni Fight & Michael Pollan

    ​Do ask, do tell: San Franciscans on Obama's promise to end "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." [Mission Loc@l]Crescent City man accused of threatening Obama via email. [SFist]Missed your stop? Blame Obama. [Richmond Blog]An interview with the woman who intervened in last week's Muni fight. [Muni Diaries]Pic ... More >>

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    December 25, 2007
  • News

    January 14, 2004

    Ultra Marathon Man

    Even among long-distance runners, S.F.'s Dean Karnazes is a phenom

  • News

    August 29, 2001

    Leading the Blind

    Engineer Bill Gerrey builds devices to help other sightless people navigate the world. He's not looking for miracles, just a few small victories.

  • Music

    July 25, 2001

    Change of Heart

    M. Ward's new album is damn fine folk -- from a guy who used to ignore folk music

  • Music

    April 25, 2001

    Star Gazing

    For Stars ditch the lo-fi ghetto for a big rock opus. But will their fans follow?

  • Music

    September 22, 1999

    Dark Stars

    For Stars' slow and steady trip up the coast to San Francisco inspired a life in somber, beatific pop

  • News

    July 17, 1996

    Country Rogue

    Mendocino publisher Bruce Anderson is smart, sophisticated, and savage

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