Another presidential order that upended immigrants’ lives in San Luis Obispo County

Seventy years ago on Feb. 19, 1942, the U.S. government issued Executive Order 9066 that forced more than 100,000 people of Japanese ancestry into internment camps. In San Luis Obispo, Japanese immigrants had become part of the community, participating in local Fourth of July and La Fiesta de las Flores celebrations, and joining the military as war arose in Europe and the Pacific.

Arroyo Grande: Scandaltown, U.S.A.?

Arroyo Grande Mayor Jim Hill rode into office on a wave of discontent over the conduct of a former city manager. Now, he’s been accused of Brown Act violations and faces investigation.

Despite high scores, NBA Dunk Contest falls flat for most fans

In Saturday’s NBA Dunk Contest, Indiana Pacers guard Glenn Robinson III topped relative unknown Derrick Jones Jr. of the Phoenix Suns with several highlight reel dunks that got the New Orleans crowd on its feet, also beating Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan and Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon.

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Wind topples big-rigs on Highway 46 East near Cholame

Strong wind gusts during rainstorms on Friday, February 17, 2017, near the Highway 46/41 interchange at Cholame in San Luis Obispo County caused at least three vehicles to overturn, including two semi-trailers, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Joe Johnston The Tribune
Wind topples big-rigs on Highway 46 East near Cholame 0:55

Wind topples big-rigs on Highway 46 East near Cholame

Students evacuate Fremont Hall at Cal Poly after storms 1:08

Students evacuate Fremont Hall at Cal Poly after storms

Heavy overnight rains add more water to an already raging San Luis Obispo Creek 0:51

Heavy overnight rains add more water to an already raging San Luis Obispo Creek

Flooding, storm damage in Morro Bay 1:56

Flooding, storm damage in Morro Bay

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