Articles Tagged With ‘Community’

AmpSurf hosts big events this weekend

By COLIN JONES Operation Restoration, AmpSurf’s signature event, kicks off on Friday, Sept. 5 and takes place over three days this weekend with several happenings on the Central Coast. Disabled veterans along with other adults and children with disabilities will... (Continue reading)

Doc Burnstein’s hosting Scholarship Day

For the ninth year in a row, Doc Burnstein’s Ice Cream Lab will be awarding scholarships to its hardworking college employees. On Aug. 12, all proceeds from the days sales will be divided among eligible employees. Participants must have a... (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)

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)

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)

I Madonnari at Mission Plaza, event photos

Each year in September, the plaza of the Old Mission in San Luis Obispo California is transformed with colorful, large-scale street paintings created by artists and young people. Find local events as at CalCoastNews’ Event Calendar. If you would like to... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo Tribune commenters required to use Facebook

The San Luis Obispo Tribune began requiring commenters to belong to Facebook in order to comment on stories on Sunday. This weekend, several McClatchy papers began requiring commenters to have a Facebook account in an attempt to improve the tone... (Continue reading)

People’s Kitchen striving to feed the poor

South County People’s Kitchen board members are scheduled to ask the Grover Beach Planning Commission on Tuesday if they can continue serving the homeless from the non-profit’s current temporary location. [SantaMariaTimes] On an average, the organization provides hot meals to... (Continue reading)

SLO County attorneys help the poor

San Luis Obispo County’s pro bono system of legal services to the poor is more robust than those services in Santa Barbara County. [PacificCoastBusinessTimes] The California State Bar Association recommends lawyers spend at least 50 hours a year providing legal... (Continue reading)

SLO United Way Special Event, photos

At the San Luis Obispo United Way annual reception, attendees honored several individuals and businesses who worked together to make the agency a success. Find local events as at CalCoastNews’ Event Calendar. If you would like to buy a high-resolution print... (Continue reading)