From the Editor

From the Editor

SLO County isn’t immune to hate speech

This year’s presidential election has spawned an increase nationwide in racist language, hateful intimidation and harassment — accelerating efforts by groups and clergy to combat hate and prompting Pope Francis to warn against what he called a “virus of polarization” and hostility targeting people of different nationalities, races or beliefs. Here in San Luis Obispo County, we are not immune to racism, anti-Semitism and other forms of hatred.

Charlie the husky is ready to be adopted in SLO County

Charlie the husky is ready to be adopted at the San Luis Obispo County Animal Services' shelter in California. The dog loves people, enjoys being with other pets, and adores exercise.
Ellen Perryess