Posts Tagged ‘Discrimination’


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Coast Unified’s Adams fleeing federal probe?

By DANIEL BLACKBURN Departing Coast Unified School District Superintendent Chris Adams is leaving his post under the cloud of a federal investigation into alleged civil rights violations. Earlier this week, Adams acknowledged his five-year stint as head of Cambrian schools... (Continue reading)

Scouts’ gay ban may be costly

A current ban of gay members of Boy Scouts of America will be addressed by the California Legislature by seeking to remove the organization’s tax-exempt status. A bill called the Youth Equality Act, sponsored by Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Long Beach,... (Continue reading)

Discrimination at Cal Poly? Say it isn’t so, part two

Discrimination at Cal Poly? Say it isn’t so, part two OPINION By NATE HONEYCUTT (Editor’s note: This is part two in a two-part opinion piece.) Does the study by the young researcher show that Cal Poly meets the “legal definition... (Continue reading)

Discrimination at Cal Poly? Say it isn’t so

OPINION By ROGER FREBERG (Editor’s note: This is part two in a two-part opinion piece.) “It’s not every day that left-leaning academics admit that they would discriminate against a minority.” – Washington Post College life today College has changed since... (Continue reading)

Coke sued for alleged unfair practices

By DANIEL BLACKBURN Two former employees have launched a legal challenge to policies and practices of one of America’s leading soft drink manufacturers, claiming they were terminated or forced from their jobs unfairly amid a “good old boy” network and... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande chief’s history of sexual harassment allegations

Complaints of sexual harassment against Arroyo Grande Police Chief Steve Annibali and his former commander John Hough appear to mirror allegations two women made against  them while they worked for the Breckenridge Colorado police department, according to the 1998 and... (Continue reading)

Cuesta College employees sue over alleged sexual harassment

Four women filed suit in December against a Cuesta College faculty chair, the college and several campus officials claiming ongoing sexual harassment and the college’s failure to respond to complaints. [Tribune] Three claimants contend Don Norton, Cuesta’s division chair of... (Continue reading)

Another Arroyo Grande sex harassment claim

Another Arroyo Grande police officer says she was sexually harassed and discriminated against, and that department and city officials ignored reports of illegal acts. Michelle Cota is suing the city, the police department, Chief Steven Annibali and former Commander John Hough... (Continue reading)

Countrywide Financial’s $335 million racial discrimination settlement

Countrywide Financial agreed to pay a $335 million settlement for allegedly engaging in a widespread practice of discrimination against qualified Hispanic and African-American  borrowers from 2004 through 2008. The Department of Justice Wednesday filed its largest residential fair lending settlement... (Continue reading)