Articles Tagged With ‘Protest’

Who was arrested during latest protest at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo?

By KAREN VELIE For the second time this year, a pro-Palestinian protest at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo led to multiple arrests. Officers arrested eight people during Thursday’s protest including four students, one professor and three people unrelated to... (Continue reading)

Complaint filed against UC Santa Barbara over targeting of Jewish student

  By CCN STAFF A Jewish legal advocacy organization on Thursday filed a federal civil rights complaint against the University of California Santa Barbara on behalf of the student government president, whom pro-Palestinian protesters have targeted amid the ongoing war... (Continue reading)

Farmworkers protest in Santa Maria, demand better wages and working conditions

By JOSH FRIEDMAN More than 100 people demonstrated in Santa Maria on Sunday in support of Central Coast farmworkers and their efforts to obtain better wages and working conditions. [KSBY] Demonstrators marched and held signs with slogans that included “a... (Continue reading)

Israel supporter, 69, dies after being struck at Central Coast demonstration

  By JOSH FRIEDMAN A pro-Palestinian demonstrator allegedly attacked a 69-year-old Jewish pro-Israeli demonstrator at a Central Coast rally on Sunday, and a day later, the victim died of his injuries. The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim... (Continue reading)

Video shows altercation between driver and protesters in SLO

  By JOSH FRIEDMAN The attorney representing a Black Lives Matter activist facing misdemeanor false imprisonment charges has released previously withheld drone footage of a car colliding with a protester on Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo and another demonstrator... (Continue reading)

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)