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Downtown San Luis Obispo hopping as Cal Poly grads celebrate

Posted at 11:34 AM, Jun 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-15 23:12:56-04

It is an usually busy morning in downtown San Luis Obispo as soon-to-be graduates celebrate with the families and friends.

SLO Police Department added extra officers on patrol on Saturday morning but as of 11 a.m. there were no issues reported.

Bars on Higuera opened at 6 a.m. in the annual graduation day tradition.

As many as 40,000 were expected to come to the Central Coast for Cal Poly commencement ceremonies which are taking place on campus on Saturday and Sunday evening.

5,100 students are eligible to walk across the stage to receive their diplomas.