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Protest for local activists Tianna Arata and Elias Bautista in San Luis Obispo met with anti-protesters

Posted at 7:26 PM, Aug 15, 2020

Hundreds of community members gathered in San Luis Obispo to peacefully demand justice for two protesters who were arrested after a Black Lives Matter march last month.

Community members gathered at the San Luis Obispo County Courthouse and are continuing to demand the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney's Office to to not file charges against the two.

20-year-old Tianna Arata and 23-year-old Elias Bautista were arrested the night of July 21st and could face multiple charges.

Saturday's demonstration included guest speakers and a march down Monterey St.

There were dozens of counter-protesters outside of the Fremont Theater pushing for quote "law and order" and supporting District Attorney Dan Dow.