Articles Tagged With ‘Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo’




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Nipomo man sentenced for raping his adopted daughter

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A former foster parent has received a prison sentence of 20 years to life for raping a girl whom San Luis Obispo County officials placed in his Nipomo home. The man adopted the victim, as well as her two siblings,... (Continue reading)

Adam Hill shuns CAPSLO

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San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill quietly left the dais and disappeared from a board meeting Tuesday as his colleagues presented an award to the Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo (CAPSLO) for the agency’s 50th anniversary. Hill... (Continue reading)

CAPSLO settles Torres-Hill lawsuit quietly

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By CCN STAFF Dee Torres-Hill and Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo (CAPSLO) have agreed to a settlement in a lawsuit over alleged discrimination and retaliation. On Oct. 20, the parties agreed to settle after a nearly seven hour... (Continue reading)

Fake CAPSLO check fraud scheme

A car decal scheme using fake California Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo checks has made its way across the country. [Tribune] People responding to an online ad offering monthly checks of $300 to $400 for placing a CAPSLO logo... (Continue reading)

State-of-the-art homeless shelter on the way to SLO

The Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo (CAPSLO) is ready to seek regulatory approval for construction of its long-awaited homeless services center that is supposed to be a one-stop shop for San Luis Obispo County’s impoverished residents. On Wednesday,... (Continue reading)

Is Dee Torres-Hill a whistleblower?

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Claiming to be a whistleblower, the embattled former head of the Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo’s homeless services program has sued the nonprofit, alleging CAPSLO retaliated against her for expressing safety concerns. Earlier this year,... (Continue reading)

CAPSLO parking program becoming permanent

The Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo’s practice of allowing select homeless individuals to sleep in vehicles overnight at the Prado Day Center is becoming a permanent city-sanctioned program, despite fading interest among the homeless population. [Tribune] The San... (Continue reading)

SLO councilman rips city’s anti-panhandling campaign

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A San Luis Obispo city councilman is criticizing the city’s latest attempt to address its homeless problem, calling a recent campaign a fundraising effort for a local nonprofit, rather than a deterrent for aggressive behavior in the... (Continue reading)

SLO council gives CAPSLO $250,000 for homeless center

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The San Luis Obispo City Council awarded the Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo (CAPSLO) $250,000 Tuesday to use for the development and construction of a new homeless services center. The council had previously budgeted the... (Continue reading)

Is Dee Torres on leave from CAPSLO by her own choosing?

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The embattled former director of the Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo’s (CAPSLO) homeless services program is currently on leave from her job with the nonprofit, but it is unclear whether she is skipping work on... (Continue reading)



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