Candlelight vigils are being held Monday night in Santa Barbara County, including one at Santa Maria City Hall, as part of "National Coming Out Day."
The vigils are being held to honor the lives of gay youth who took their own lives after being bullied or harassed because of... more »
Democratic Congresswoman Lois Capps is meeting with seniors today at the Judson Terrace in San Luis Obispo to talk about health care reform.
The Department of Health and Human services has sent nearly four-and-a-half million brochures to seniors in California informing them about changes to Medicare benefits as a... more »
Congresswoman Lois Capps will take a tour of a home in Oceano Tuesday, to see how the Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding is being put to use.
The home is undergoing upgrades funded by the Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County's Weatherization Assistance Program.
The program... more »
Congresswoman Lois Capps will be in San Luis Obispo Monday to host a roundtable discussion on job creation.
Congresswoman Capps will join Supervisor Adam Hill and members of the county's Workforce Investment Board. The focus of the discussion will be on job creation, job training programs and economic growth.... more »
Congresswoman Lois Capps will pay a visit to some senior residents on the Central Coast.
Capps will visit the Union Plaza Apartments in Santa Maria Monday morning to see how its new lunch program is going. Union Plaza works with the Community Action Commission to provide healthy lunches to... more »
Local Congresswoman Lois Capps continues to meet with community and business leaders on the Central Coast to talk about surviving the tough economy. Today the 23rd District representative was in Santa Maria for part of her Economic Recovery tour. She's trying to figure out how to get the local economy... more »
Surviving the tough economic times. Congresswoman Lois Capps met with community and business leaders in San Luis Obispo today to discuss just that. The 23rd District Representative included a stop in San Luis Obispo as part of her, Economic Recovery Tour. The main topic of the day was the effort... more »
Premature babies and high-risk newborns are a step closer to getting the care they need in Santa Maria. Congresswoman Lois Capps announced yesterday she helped to secure $500,000 for the creation of a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Marian Medical Center. The NICU will allow mothers and their babies to... more »
A local hospital rings in a special anniversary.
Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center turned 50 on Sunday.
It held a birthday celebration, complete with a cake, former doctors and local leaders, like Congresswoman Lois Capps. In fact, seven of the original 21 founding physicians were at the event.... more »