Articles Tagged With ‘cross burning’

Arroyo Grande cross burning convict receives reduced sentence

A judge has shaved three years off the prison sentence of a San Simeon man currently in prison for his involvement in a 2011 cross-burning that occurred outside the home of an African American teen in Arroyo Grande. [Tribune] In... (Continue reading)

Hate crime defendant claims he burned cross to memorialize his father

The defendant in a March 18 Arroyo Grande cross burning who is being charged with a hate crime claims that he was attempting to memorialize the death of his father, not to express racial hatred. [The Tribune] The attorney for... (Continue reading)