Articles Tagged With ‘Nonprofit’




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Fire burns storage at SLO Goodwill

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A fire broke out at the San Luis Obispo Goodwill on Tuesday morning and burned storage containers outside the building. [KSBY] The fire started around 5 a.m. at the Goodwill warehouse in the 800 block of Industrial Way. No employees... (Continue reading)

Homeless suffer during cold spells

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OPINION by BECKY JORGESON It’s 5 a.m. in the morning and it’s 26 degrees out. I wonder how many more homeless people will die this winter on the Central Coast from hypothermia. We have so many volunteers signed up, excited... (Continue reading)

Environmental group appeals new oil wells in Price Canyon

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The nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity has appealed a decision by the San Luis Obipso County Planning Commission to let an Arizona natural resources company drill 31 new wells in Price Canyon near Pismo Beach. The Center for Biological Diversity... (Continue reading)

Are owners of Ethnobotanica just blowing smoke?

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By KAREN VELIE The founder of a medical marijuana business attempting to open a dispensary in San Luis Obispo County has a lengthy criminal history, including a felony arrest and conviction for possession of a dangerous drug with intent to... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles grad joins Pittsburgh Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers added Paso Robles High School graduate Mitchell Van Dyk to its off-season roster on Thursday. In 2013, the Rams selected the 6-foot-7 inches tall, 318-pound Portland State offensive tackle in the seventh round. However, Van Dyk was... (Continue reading)

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)



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