Articles Tagged With ‘homeless’




Santa Barbara man sentenced for raping homeless women

A 35-year-old Santa Barbara man received a 32-year prison sentence Wednesday for raping two homeless women. Daniel Rico Fabian, 35, previously pleaded no contest to two counts of forcible rape, according to the Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office. Both... (Continue reading)

About 250 SLO County youth are homeless

There are 248 teens living on the streets of San Luis Obispo County, according to the county office of education. [KSBY] Officials say the amount of homeless youth in the county is not abnormal. There are about 1.5 million homeless... (Continue reading)

SLO fire burns homeless woman’s belongings

A homeless woman who was sleeping on the property of a San Luis Obispo Vons awoke late Tuesday night to find her belongings on fire. The blaze destroyed her possessions, San Luis Obispo Battalion Chief Bob Bisson said. At about... (Continue reading)

SLO County declares homeless crisis

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to declare a homeless shelter crisis. The declaration allows officials to open up county buildings at night so the homeless can stay warm. The board also authorized spending a... (Continue reading)

Hill promotes wife during homeless debate

As community leaders decide how to best handle the recently displaced homeless population in Grover Beach, San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill is promoting his wife’s homeless nonprofit while denigrating other competing homeless services providers. The Board of Supervisors... (Continue reading)

Homeless to get the boot from Grover Beach camp

Grover Beach city officials plan to clear out a homeless camp next week and evict the individuals living there. A prominent member of the local homeless services industry says she is trying to find them housing. [Tribune] The camp is... (Continue reading)

Man stabbed at Grover Beach homeless camp

A 28-year-old man was stabbed at a Grover Beach homeless encampment Tuesday evening. The man suffered serious injuries but survived. Police have not made an arrest, and the suspected attacker remains at large. Around 6:55 p.m., Grover police officers and... (Continue reading)

Yes, we are criminalizing homelessness

OPINION by TIM WAAG Where can the homeless go without getting ticketed? Cities are judged by how they treat the less fortunate. On that basis, the “happiest place on earth” is doing poorly. SLO County has about 150 shelter beds... (Continue reading)

Homeless suffer during cold spells

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)

Atascadero planner mocks the public on Twitter

By KAREN VELIE Over the past four years, an Atascadero planner has made a series of negative comments on Twitter about people who speak during public meetings, the homeless, old people, churches and several public officials he calls teabaggers. These... (Continue reading)