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Latino Outreach Council out of compliance

The Latino Outreach Council has failed to file require charity registration papers with the California Department of Justice for more than 10 years, even though the issue has been brought in front of the council multiple times. [NewTimes] In early... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly students’ legitimate excuse to dance until 4 a.m.

By LAUREN SHARABIANLOU Cal Poly students grooved in a dance marathon that ran from 9 p.m. Saturday to 4 a.m. on Sunday, raising money for the Hopeful Hearts Foundation. “I’m going to dance for 10 hours straight, obviously”, Cal Poly... (Continue reading)

Hill casts deciding vote for CAPSLO contract

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill cast the deciding vote last week to approve a contract of more than $360,000 for the organization that employs his fiancée. Hill often abstains or recuses himself when the Board... (Continue reading)

FBI searches lawmaker offices

Offices of a Democratic state senator and the Legislature’s Latino Caucus were raided Tuesday by agents of the FBI armed with search warrants. (Sacramento Bee) Federal officials declined to identify the purpose of the search, which centered on the Capitol... (Continue reading)

CAPSLO threatens whistleblowers in homeless inquiry

By CALCOASTNEWS STAFF Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo (CAPSLO) is threatening more than a dozen persons who have come forward with information about wrongdoing at the nonprofit which serves the homeless in San Luis Obispo County. These threats... (Continue reading)

Central Coast accountant sentenced for fraud involving sham non-profit organization

A Santa Barbara-based certified public accountant has been sentenced to 36 months in federal prison for failing to report more than $1 million on federal tax returns by pretending that money earned through his accounting business came from a charitable... (Continue reading)

Workers say CAPSLO charges needy for donated items, doesn’t track cash

Keeping them homeless By KAREN VELIE, JOSH FRIEDMAN and DANIEL BLACKBURN (Editor’s note: This is the sixth in a series about San Luis Obispo County Homeless Services and the nonprofits managing the program. See CAPSLO’s top salary makers at the... (Continue reading)

Family Ties director says she was never on board

Keeping them homeless By KAREN VELIE, JOSH FRIEDMAN and DANIEL BLACKBURN (Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series about San Luis Obispo County Homeless Services and the nonprofits managing the program.) Family Ties, the local nonprofit charged with... (Continue reading)