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Gibson, Neal cover for Hill on CAPSLO dustup

Following a feud between County Supervisor Adam Hill and the Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County (CAPSLO), board of supervisor chairman Bruce Gibson and county counsel Rita Neal came to Hill’s defense claiming the controversial supervisor had always... (Continue reading)

SLO transit forks $1.5 million to CAPSLO homeless center site

The San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority committed $1.5 million Wednesday to the purchase of a Prado Road property that the Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo will use to open a homeless services center. [Tribune] SLORTA and CAPSLO... (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)

Report shows homeless languishing in San Luis Obispo County

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County is ranked third in the nation for the highest percent of homeless who sleep unsheltered and is bucking the national trend of reducing homelessness, according to a 2013 U.S. Department of Housing and... (Continue reading)

Atascadero program supports homeless children

A new program is providing meals to 25 homeless children in Atascadero each week. Crossroads Church sponsors the program that provides a backpack full of food for the children to take with them as they leave the Santa Rosa Elementary... (Continue reading)

Homeless man sues CAPSLO over bed bug infestation

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A homeless man filed suit Tuesday against two San Luis Obispo nonprofits for illnesses he suffered following a bed bug infestation at a homeless shelter the organizations own and operate. Bed bugs bit Jeff Stone during his... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach votes against People’s Kitchen

The Grover Beach City Council voted 4-1 against providing the South County People’s Kitchen a permit to continue serving the homeless from the non-profit’s current temporary location on Monday night. The organization, which provides hot meals to 80 to 100... (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)

Vegetation fire comes close to KSBY studio

A vegetation fire at a San Luis Obispo homeless encampment threatened the KSBY television studio Sunday afternoon. The fire broke out around 4:30 p.m. at a camp between Calle Joaquin Road and southbound Highway 101. Gusting 10 to 15 miles... (Continue reading)

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