hate crimes

KCBX 2-way: Hate crimes in San Luis Obispo

Jul 12, 2019
Tyler Pratt/KCBX News

At the end of June, a San Luis Obispo resident was arrested for threatening to shoot minorities in his neighborhood. As word of the arrest made its way through the community and across social media, local law enforcement officials say misinformation was also spread about the case. So this week, the San Luis Obispo Police Department held a community forum on hate crimes in the city. Listen above for a conversation between KCBX’s Greta Mart and KCBX’s Tyler Pratt, who was at the meeting. Transcript is below.

Central Coast Curious: Are there hate groups on the Central Coast?

Aug 27, 2018
Southern Poverty Law Center

The KCBX Central Coast Curious project provides you the opportunity to ask the KCBX News team questions about the Central Coast. We posted a Central Coast Curious voting round this summer that included some listener questions related to nationwide issues. The winning question from the voting round was: “Are there any active, known and 'out' members of white nationalist or violent racist organizations in San Luis Obispo County?”

No Place For Hate

Mar 7, 2014

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and its efforts are the focus of Central Coast Voices this week.  From working with parents and educators, addressing bullying in our schools; to hosting community forums on ethnic diversity in response to public acts of hate, the ADL keeps to its mission: “To secure justice and fair treatment for all people.”