Articles Tagged With ‘Race and Ethnicity’




College administrator repeated racial slur, on unpaid leave

The vice president of business services at Santa Barbara City College was placed on unpaid leave after she repeated a racial slur while talking about gender and racial issues on campus. [Cal Coast Times] During a gender equity work group... (Continue reading)

AG finds no laws broken in ‘racist’ incidents at Cal Poly

An investigation conducted by the California Attorney General’s Office found Cal Poly students involved in allegedly racist incidents earlier this year broke no laws, and their speech was protected by the First Amendment, university President Jeffrey Armstrong announced in a... (Continue reading)

Lawyer accuses Paso Robles of racial bias in voting

Faced with the threat of a lawsuit over the alleged suppression of Latino voting rights, the city of Paso Robles is considering shifting from an at-large electoral system to one consisting of voting districts. The Paso Robles City Council may... (Continue reading)

SLO man accused of death threat has disdain for Islam, polygamy

The San Luis Obispo man accused of posting a death threat targeting the organizers of the vigil held in SLO in the aftermath of the racially charged violence in Virginia is a vocal critic of Islam, polygamy and Black Lives... (Continue reading)

SLO man arrested for death threat against vigil organizers

Police arrested a San Luis Obispo man for posting a death threat on Facebook targeting the organizers of the vigil held in SLO in the aftermath of the racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Daniel Joshua Phares, 45, admitted to... (Continue reading)

California reportedly leads the nation in hate groups

California has 79 active hate groups, more than any other state in the country, according to the civil rights advocacy organization the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). The SPLC published a “hate map” showing there are 917 hate groups in... (Continue reading)

Atascadero police sued over racial profiling

A lawsuit filed this month in San Luis Obispo Superior Court alleges Atascadero police unlawfully detained, questioned and searched a black man after spotting him with a white woman who happens to be his wife. The lawsuit alleges the Atascadero... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly to offer entire class on Beyonce

Starting in the upcoming spring quarter, Cal Poly, through its ethnic studies department, will offer an entire course on the pop star Beyonce. [Mustang News] The class will be called Beyonce: Race, Feminism and Politics. The instructor planning the class... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district administrator accused of racism

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

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)