About 300 students in the Santa Maria-Bonita School District are now receiving free dinners, through a government-funded program. The "Supper Program" gives needy students free and healthy dinners.
According to school administrators, about 80% of the students in Santa Maria come from low-income families.
Right now, only three... more »
More than two dozen kids from Oceano Elementary School are learning how to swim for free. The 5 Cities Swim School in Arroyo Grande is giving free lessons to 25 children whose parents cannot afford them. The goal is to make sure the kids are water safe.
Instructors say... more »
Homeless and disadvantaged teenagers can now shop 'til they drop at a store stocked with clothes just for them.
Saturday marked the grand opening of The Teens Closet on Farrell Avenue in Arroyo Grande.
Inside a small building donated by Compass Health, there's clothes to outfit teenagers in... more »
Over 20 local non profit healthcare agencies helped put on Day of the Child at the Oceano Community Center on Sunday.
Nearly 500 local kids and adults attended the free event, which offered health screenings and activities.
Participating agencies included: Arroyo Grande Community Hospital, Community Health Centers of... more »
Local trade unions bought ice cream today for anyone stopping by Doc Burstein's Ice Cream Lab in Arroyo Grande from 1-6 p.m.
Arroyo Grande Mayor Tony Ferrara joined Steven Weiner of the Tri-Counties Construction Trades Council in front of Doc Burnstein's Ice Cream Lab. Both spoke against the unwarranted... more »
Young Central Coast residents can reel in some fun at the Kids Free Fishing Clinic at Lopez Lake. The clinic will be held tomorrow, December 19, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Nature Center near the Marina. It's open to all kids under 16 years old.
Organizers... more »
Folks in Morro Bay are preparing for the 12th annual Thanksgiving Dinner.
Each year, the Morro Bay Peace Officer's Association and Rotary Club of Morro Bay team up for their Thanksgiving dinner. Community members are always invited for the free feast.
Local boy scouts plan to serve up... more »