Articles Tagged With ‘Race and Ethnicity’




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Sanitation district administrator accused of racism

Gerhardt Hubner

By KAREN VELIE Amid allegations of racism, the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District Board will discuss the discipline or termination of District Administrator Gerhardt Hubner at a Dec. 7 meeting, according to the agenda. Following a verbal complaint... (Continue reading)

Former Cal Poly student avoids more jail time over Facebook threat

Charles Raymond Bird

A former Cal Poly student who sent a death threat late last year to the leader of the pro-diversity group SLO Solidarity has accepted a plea deal that will allow him to avert spending anymore time behind bars. Charles Raymond... (Continue reading)

Professor sues Cal Poly over race, gender discrimination

Cal Poly Large

An African American woman who has worked as a professor at Cal Poly since 2007 has sued the university, alleging discrimination over race and gender. The lawsuit also accuses university officials of failing to accommodate for her physical disabilities. [New... (Continue reading)

Adopted son of Paso Robles pastor accused of racial stabbing

Daniel Brett Rowe

The adopted son of a Paso Robles pastor allegedly stabbed an interracial couple in Olympia, Washington while preparing to confront Black Lives Matters protesters. Daniel Brett Rowe, 32, left his Paso Robles family at the age of 18, moved to... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara officer stops racially-charged knife attack

Francisco Antonio Diego

A Hispanic man attacked an African American homeless man with a knife while yelling racial slurs Tuesday evening in Santa Barbara. After an off-duty officer broke up the incident, the attacker told police that he thought the homeless man had... (Continue reading)

Kokkonen calls out New Times for Ku Klux Klan comparison

Matt Kokkonen

OPINION by MATT KOKKONEN San Luis Obispo’s “New Times” weekly paper wrote in its opinion by “The Shredder” on May 5, “What’s white, has three K’s in its name, and hates ‘illegal’ immigrants? Well, yes, the Ku Klux Klan, but... (Continue reading)

California foster parents, Native Americans battle over child

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Social workers removed a 6-year-old girl from a Southern California home on Monday as the child’s foster parents and a crowd of supporters protested the move. A court order stated the girl’s Native American blood required social workers to place... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly student dodges hate crime charge

Poly Apartment

San Luis Obispo County prosecutors have charged a Cal Poly student with vandalism for allegedly drawing swastikas and racial and homophobic slurs on a Cal Poly apartment. Prosecutors opted not to charge the student with a hate crime. [KSBY] Matthew... (Continue reading)

Black Lives Matter banner stolen from SLO church

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A banner sporting the protest movement slogan “Black Lives Matter” has been stolen from a San Luis Obispo church. It is the second time a Black Lives Matter banner has been taken down from the San Luis Obispo church, and... (Continue reading)

Swastikas, racial slurs scribbled on Cal Poly apartment

Poly Apartment

A Cal Poly student found swastikas and racial and homophobic slurs on the door of his on-campus apartment last week. University police have investigated the case and forwarded it to the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office. [Mustang News]... (Continue reading)



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