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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)

Hill goes to battle with CAPSLO

By KAREN VELIE and JOSH FRIEDMAN Editor’s note: Read a letter from Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo to the board of supervisors that includes a statement by Supervisor Adam Hill at the bottom of this article. San Luis... (Continue reading)

SLO councilman asks CAPSLO to drop homeless services

By JOSH FRIEDMAN One week after the Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo (CAPSLO) shuffled the alignment of its homeless services personnel, a San Luis Obispo city councilman has asked the nonprofit to consider eliminating entirely its homeless services... (Continue reading)

CAPSLO demotes Dee Torres

By CALCOASTNEWS staff The embattled director of San Luis Obispo County’s homeless services was demoted earlier this week by Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo’s CEO Biz Steinberg. In an email to county officials, Steinberg said she was dividing... (Continue reading)

Torres ordered to pay attorney’s fees

Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo’s homeless services director Dee Torres will pay $17,681 in attorney’s fees to attorney Stew Jenkins over a slander lawsuit she filed. San Luis Obispo Superior Court Judge Barry LaBarbera made the fees ruling... (Continue reading)

Torres’ price for attempting to silence public debate

By KAREN VELIE Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo’s homeless services director’s attempt to stifle free speech could end up costing her an additional $41,930 for her opponent’s legal fees. In September, San Luis Obispo Superior Court Judge Barry... (Continue reading)

Homeless man demands $115,000 from CAPSLO

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A homeless man demanded $80,000 last month from the Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo (CAPSLO) for turning him away from a homeless shelter because he had a service dog with him. In two Sept. 23... (Continue reading)

Torres defamation suit tossed

Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo (CAPSLO) director of homeless services Dee Torres has lost her slander case against Mike Brennler, a private investigator who had been working with CalCoastNews on news articles about abuses of the homeless. San... (Continue reading)

Torres unable to refute theft claims

By CALCOASTNEWS STAFF Attorneys argued Tuesday over allegations of malice and the theft of gift cards from homeless clients during a hearing regarding a slander lawsuit filed by a homeless services manager against an Atascadero private investigator. In depositions, Dee... (Continue reading)

CAPSLO in line to receive homeless parking monopoly

BY KAREN VELIE and JOSH FRIEDMAN The San Luis Obispo City Council is slated to vote Tuesday on an ordinance that will require private property owners who allow homeless individuals to sleep in their vehicles overnight to bring in Community... (Continue reading)



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