Articles Tagged With ‘Free Food’

SLO County’s great cake caper

By KAREN VELIE It turned out to be sort of a half-baked plan. On June 7, Susan Cameron, a nursing supervisor in charge of medical staff at the San Luis Obispo County Jail, brought a cake in for her co-workers... (Continue reading)

Caltrans employees hosting bike breakfast

The employees of Caltrans District 5 will host a complimentary “bike breakfast” on May 7 beginning at 7 a.m. for local residents who stop by on their way to work or school on a bike. This event will take place... (Continue reading)

Atascadero group providing free Thanksgiving dinners

ANNOUNCEMENT by HOMEWARD BOUND A fabulous complimentary Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixings is being brought to the city of Atascadero and surrounding communities on Thanksgiving Day. Seating will be from 11a.m. to 2 p.m. at the AARP building in... (Continue reading)

CSU chancellor’s office spending criticized

Amid a hunger strike by about a dozen California State University students over rising tuition costs,  chancellor’s office administrators are accused of recklessly spending public funds to purchase expensive meals and car service rides. [CBS2] As students face another tuition... (Continue reading)

Still no word from Pedro Garcia

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A laudatory letter from his bosses extolling the professional virtues of Coast Unified School District Superintendent Chris Adams was sent home with students last week, further fractioning a divided community and raising — once again — the... (Continue reading)

School chief’s wife defends contracts with district

By DANIEL BLACKBURN Rancorous relations among factions in the Coast Unified School District (CUSD) fester after the wife of district Superintendent Chris Adams angrily and publicly derided “lies and accusations about our family that pervade our district and community and... (Continue reading)

Kids’ lunch money being misspent

A Southern California school district is under fire from state regulators for allegedly misspending $1.5 million in government funds intended for impoverished students’ free and reduced price lunches. Baldwin Park School District will be required to repay the funds, according... (Continue reading)

Coast Unified lunch policy rationalized

A lawyer for Coast Unified School District’s board of trustees repeated his interpretation Thursday of how the children of district superintendent Chris Adams came to be included on the free lunch list. Adams and his wife, Julie, an education consultant, report... (Continue reading)

School lunches open Pandora’s Box

Clarification: The state’s report on Cayucos Elementary’s percentage of students on the free or reduced lunch program appears to be incorrect as the report misstates the number of students in the school and the 100 percent is based on that... (Continue reading)

No such thing as a free lunch?

Children of a San Luis Obispo County school district superintendent were signed up for a federal free lunch program, causing some to wonder if school officials increase federal funding by routinely inflating estimates of poverty-level student numbers on program applications. Chris... (Continue reading)