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Refugees can help make America great again

San Luis Obispo, California, high school student Emile Naccasha is the son of Iraqi refugees, and is shocked by the anti immigrant rhetoric from President Donald Trump. He says most refugees are hardworking individuals and business owners.

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We are confusing racism and ignorance

If the blackface incident at Cal Poly, SLO, is one of the worst examples of racism today, we ought to celebrate, says Poly alum Chirag Asarvala. "We need to stop confusing excusable ignorance for malicious bigotry," he writes.

Catch the 'fleeting beauty' of the Carrizo Plain wildflowers

The wildflowers are in bloom in San Luis Obispo County - especially along Highway 58 near the Carrizo Plain National Monument. The especially wet winter has led to an explosion of wildflowers along the Central Coast. The 2017 season is expected to