Articles Tagged With ‘Community’

Maltreatment of our homeless will be resolved, one way or another

LETTER FROM BECKY JORGESON TO COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERS I am disappointed every day of my life as I hear more stories of how, and more importantly why, homeless people are kicked out of the Prado Day Center. For not doing... (Continue reading)

This Weekend: Scarecrows, Follies and Greek food

Here it is, the first full weekend in October and there’s plenty to do. Head up to Cambria Saturday and Sunday for the Scarecrow and Harvest Festival, which has been getting some very nice statewide press. More than 200 handcrafted,... (Continue reading)

Woman’s Legacy Fund Luncheon, event photos

The San Luis Obispo 9th Annual Women’s Legacy Fund Luncheon at the Embassy Suites focused on this year’s health grant program. The group’s mission is to build a permanent endowment to support programs and projects of local organizations that address... (Continue reading)

Coastal Cleanup scheduled for Saturday

More than 80,000 people are expected to participate statewide in the annual California Coastal Cleanup Day Sept. 17, hoping to cleanse beaches, lakes and waterways of humanity’s blight. The event has proven popular with San Luis Obispo County volunteers in... (Continue reading)

Fundraiser for SLO Noor Clinic at MoTav, event photos

There are an untold number of uninsured who fall between the cracks in San Luis Obispo County. So Ahmad Nooristani and a group of medical professionalism have tackled the formidable task – and made huge inroads – with the SLO... (Continue reading)

Raising money for Baby Naya and Pastor Doug

Friends and community leaders are coming forward to help two different Central Coast families face the tough challenge of paying unexpected medical bills. Jamie Maraviglia-Manalo, director of marketing at the Clark Center in Arroyo Grande, gave birth to a baby... (Continue reading)

Weekend spotlight: Big Laugh comedy show

Lizette Mizelle’s Big Laugh will fill the Atascadero Lake Pavilion with laughter this weekend when it hosts four comedians who have more in common than just jokes— each one knows what it’s like to live with cancer. It is through... (Continue reading)

Sheryl Crow concert at Avila Beach Resort, event photos

Nestled next to the Pacific Ocean at the Avila Beach Resort, the OPTIONS Music Festival featured Sheryl Crow and benefited the OPTIONS Family of Services. Find local events at CalCoastNews’  Event Calendar. If you would like to buy a high... (Continue reading)

Night of A Million Meals, event photos

The fourth annual Night of a Million Meals raised funds for the Senior Nutrition program’s efforts to provide hot meals for home-bound and congregate seniors throughout San Luis Obispo County. This year’s event at Embassy Suites shaped up to be... (Continue reading)

Education call to arms

OPINION By WALTER REIL A growing number of news services are reporting on the dire and desperate conditions that our nation’s schools are facing in providing high-quality and continuously-advancing, state-of-the-art education. America’s schools and their students, our children, are losing... (Continue reading)