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.

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Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood talk about how excited they are to play the Mid-State Fair

Country superstar Garth Brooks and singer Trisha Yearwood, his wife, talk about why they love playing county fairs. "This is what we were born to do," Garth Brooks says. They are to play two shows at the California Mid-State Fair on July 27, 2017.
Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood talk about how excited they are to play the Mid-State Fair 17:49

Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood talk about how excited they are to play the Mid-State Fair

Edible bugs. 'Kevin Bacon.' See some of the strangest things you can buy at the Mid-State Fair 1:20

Edible bugs. 'Kevin Bacon.' See some of the strangest things you can buy at the Mid-State Fair

Watch firefighters douse a grass fire off Highway 154 0:31

Watch firefighters douse a grass fire off Highway 154

Parents of Andrew Holland call for changes at SLO County Jail after son's death 2:48

Parents of Andrew Holland call for changes at SLO County Jail after son's death