SLOPD

With COVID-19 cases on the rise in SLO County, the city of San Luis Obispo says it’ll be stepping up enforcement to ensure people are complying with public health bans on gatherings and other pandemic-related restrictions.

Hundreds gather for Free Tiana rally in Downtown SLO

Aug 25, 2020
photo by Angel Russell

Hundreds gathered Tuesday at the San Luis Obispo County Courthouse for a Free Tiana Arrata rally. Across the street, a group of counter-protesters formed in support of District Attorney Dan Dow, and whatever charges he may decide to pursue against Arrata.

Christie OHara

Over the span of less than a month, the city of San Luis Obispo spent over a quarter million dollars to police recent demonstrations in response to the death of George Floyd and in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.