Two physical therapists in Santa Maria are headed to Haiti.
John Hollinshead and his colleague, Tom Meenzhuber both work for the Santa Maria Physical Therapy Group. They're making the trip to help earthquake victims with rehabilitation and recovery. Many are amputees, but Hollinshead says the injuries run the gammut... more »
Local businesses in San Luis Obispo County are teaming up to help raise money for Haitian earthquake victims. Mission Community Bank and Barnett Cox & Associates are working together with the United Way of San Luis Obispo to gather funds for distribution through the United Way Worldwide DisasteLocr Fund.
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A Los Osos teenager going to school and working as an intern for the U.S. Embassy in Haiti is back on the Central Coast.
Morgan Groth arrived at the San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport safely late Thursday night, with his mother waiting to give him a hug that... more »
A Cal Poly student with close ties to Haiti talks to KSBY News about his family, his hometown and his hope for his country. Alcenat Honorat has been in this country for about five years. He has two sisters who live in Haiti. He hasn't heard from them since the... more »
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - The Haitian capital has largely been destroyed in the most powerful earthquake to hit the country in more than 200 years. Journalists from The Associated Press describe severe and widespread casualties after a tour of streets where blood and bodies can be seen.
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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - A strong earthquake has hit the impoverished country of Haiti, where a hospital has collapsed and people are screaming for help.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 7.3. It occurred Tuesday afternoon and was centered about 14 miles (22 kilometers)... more »