Articles Tagged With ‘Freedom of Assembly’

Anti-Trump protests continue in SLO and in the nation

For the second time in several days, hundreds of protesters marched Saturday in San Luis Obispo to show their disapproval of Donald Trump. For the past four days, throughout the country people have protested the presidential election. At 3 p.m.,... (Continue reading)

Undocumented immigrants march for citizenship in Santa Maria

About 80 protesters marched in Santa Maria Wednesday, calling for a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. [KCOY] The protesters marched to the corner of Main St. and Broadway, where they held signs, many of which saying, “The time is... (Continue reading)

Gay marriage more acceptable to blacks

A majority of African Americans in this country now support gay marriage, a shift in attitude from just four years ago, according to the head of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Ben Jealous. (San Francisco... (Continue reading)

Is lying to lawmen illegal?

By DANIEL BLACKBURN Can a conversation with law enforcement be hazardous to your freedom? It all depends on an interpretation of your honesty. Police officials in Atascadero said field officers have been arresting people for lying to them. The admission... (Continue reading)

Atascadero police accused of illegal searches

By DANIEL BLACKBURN Atascadero police are routinely rooting through backpacks and belongings of youngsters in the city park, often without permission, in what officials describe as an attempt to staunch gang and criminal activity.            ... (Continue reading)

Supervisors reject anti-free speech ordinance

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors Tuesday rejected a proposed ordinance that would have limited free speech and a person’s right to assemble after more than an hour of public speakers objecting to what they called... (Continue reading)

Supervisors consider ordinance to jail their opponents

OPINION By STEW JENKINS Besides the obvious lack of wisdom inherent in criminalizing someone performing an emergency landing of their airplane or hot air balloon on county owned vacant land, if enacted the ordinance being considered by the Board of... (Continue reading)

Oceano attempting to muffle public comment

Oceano Community Services District Board members will vote Wednesday on whether to  limit public speaker comments to six minutes per meeting in what has been labeled an attempt to create orderly meetings. District attorney Molly Thurmond is also suggesting that... (Continue reading)

FBI spied on Muslim meetings

FBI agents infiltrated “community outreach’ programs conducted by Muslims in the San Francisco Bay area for four years starting in 2004, according to recently-released documents made public by the American Civil Liberties Union. [San Francisco Chronicle] Agents took names and... (Continue reading)

Clean up Paso Robles

OPINION By SALLY REYNOLDS Dear Residents of Paso Robles, My name is Sally Reynolds and I want to help to clean up the city of Paso Robles. I am tired of our town being made a laughing stock to other... (Continue reading)