Articles Tagged With ‘Protest’




California Women’s March canceled because of a lack of diversity

The participants at events put on by a Northern California Women’s March have been “overwhelmingly white,” prompting organizers of the group to cancel an upcoming rally planned for later this month. [Cal Coast Times] Despite Humboldt County being predominately white,... (Continue reading)

Hundreds protest Sessions firing in SLO

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered and marched in downtown San Luis Obispo Thursday evening as part of nationwide protests against President Donald Trump’s decision to fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as it relates to alleged efforts to squash the ongoing probe... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach staffers picket city hall, consider strike

By KAREN VELIE Multiple city workers marched around Grover Beach City Hall Monday during the city council meeting in protest of the city’s stalled negotiation with the employee union. [Cal Coast Times] For six months, the union and the city... (Continue reading)

Paid political consultant shutters SLO County Supervisor’s meeting

Nick Andre, the head of the SLO County Progressives and a paid campaign manager for several local candidates, led a group of 14 people into Tuesdays San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors meeting who then refused to sit down... (Continue reading)

Sheriff Parkinson blames health department for Andrew Holland’s death

In response to an outcry triggered by the release of the video showing a mentally ill man’s gruesome death in the San Luis Obispo County Jail, Sheriff Ian Parkinson issued a statement saying the sheriff’s office did not break any... (Continue reading)

Protesters rally over torture death at the SLO County Jail

Dozens of protesters gathered Saturday afternoon outside the San Luis Obispo courthouse seeking the resignation of Sheriff Ian Parkinson and District Attorney Dan Dow. The rally follows the release of a video that confirmed earlier CalCoastNews reports regarding the death... (Continue reading)

Shooting threat locks down Atascadero High School

On the morning that students were due to walk out of class to protest gun violence, Atascadero High School was placed on lockdown, or “shelter in place,” as a result of a student’s social media threat to carry out a... (Continue reading)

Conservative speaker to draw crowd and protest at Cal Poly

In what could make for a confrontation between conservatives and members of the group Antifa, the Cal Poly College Republicans are scheduled to host activist-journalist Lauren Southern on Thursday. Southern is a Canadian conservative with libertarian leanings who is a... (Continue reading)

Palm Theatre to screen 1984 as part of international Trump protest

The Palm Theatre in San Luis Obispo will screen the film version of George Orwell’s 1984 on Tuesday as part of an international protest against President Donald Trump. More than 190 art house theaters in 44 states, including about 28... (Continue reading)

Hundreds show up in SLO for “Day Without a Woman”

At least a couple hundred demonstrators gathered in downtown San Luis Obispo Wednesday to participate in “A Day Without a Woman.” Participants marched from Meadow Park to Mission Plaza, where they held a rally and a moment of silence. The... (Continue reading)