Articles Tagged With ‘Charity’




Phyllis Madonna hands over her fashion show to Women’s Shelter

Following 30 years at the helm of her own fashion show, Phyllis Madonna is turning over control of the event to its beneficiary, the Women’s Shelter Program of San Luis Obispo County. Previously known as... (Continue reading)

Santa Barabara woman, world’s oldest Facebook user, dies

A Santa Barbara woman known for her devotion to charity work and her profile on Facebook has died at the age of 107. Edythe Kirchmaier gained fame late in life by becoming the world’s oldest... (Continue reading)

California companies offer free marijuana to fire victims

Medical marijuana product companies and dispensaries are teaming up to offer free cannabis to patients affected by a destructive Northern California wildfire. [LA Times] Through Oct. 7, companies Care By Design and AbsoluteXtracts are offering... (Continue reading)

3 fantastic wine events coming to Pismo Beach this spring

Pismo Beach is striving to exceed your expectations as a wine and waves destination with three wine and culinary events on the spring 2014 calendar. April 26 – 10th Annual Taste of Pismo Enjoy great... (Continue reading)

UPDATE: Additional allegations surface against local charity

By KAREN VELIE Amidst a flurry of questions about how local attorney Eric Parkinson disperses donations earmarked for the needy, his supporters have changed their stories repeatedly to dispute allegations of misappropriations while a reporter in... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles Police officer presides over fraudulent charity

By KAREN VELIE State Attorney General Edmond G. Brown filed a lawsuit against the California Organization of Police and Sheriffs (COPS) alleging they engage in “unlawful, unfair, and fraudulent business practices,” on May 29. Paso Robles Police... (Continue reading)