Articles Tagged With ‘Hunger’

California prison hunger strike: Authorities say it’s over but some inmates still refuse to eat

Inmates in 13 prisons throughout California Wednesday appear to have ended a three-week hunger strike, according to prison authorities, that began as a protest against conditions at the high-security, “super max,” Pelican Bay State Prison in Del Norte County. [SF... (Continue reading)

Give a buck on Hunger Awareness Day

Volunteers across the county are busy mobilizing at the last minute for Thursday’s 4th annual Hunger Awareness Day, organized by the Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County. The concept is both amazingly simple and surprisingly effective. People are... (Continue reading)

Desperately seeking food in California

More and more Californians are going hungry, a situation that is likely to worsen in a state rocked by recession and high unemployment. [California Watch] A six-month study by California Watch and USC found record numbers of people overwhelming food... (Continue reading)

Free Christmas dinner offered by Brad’s

Brad’s Restaurant in Pismo Beach is opening its doors on Christmas Day from 1 to 6 p.m. to provide a holiday dinner for those in need. A traditional Christmas meal including turkey, ham and all the trimmings, will be served.... (Continue reading)