Twelve apartments were evacuated after an entire complex caught fire Wednesday morning in Santa Maria. The fire started just before 10 a.m. at an apartment building at 929 East Jones Street. Fire crews say the flames started on the first floor and spread to the second floor. The fire ignited... more »
A possible electrical fire caused nearly $150,000 in damages at an apartment building in Santa Maria. Firefighters responded to the apartments at 915 West Morrison just before 7:00 Sunday night. Fire crews say the fire started in a downstairs apartment behind the stove. It then spread to three other apartments... more »
Families staying at the Red Cross shelter in Guadalupe will have a home for Christmas, just not their own. The Red Cross says it found alternate housing in Guadalupe for everyone still at the shelter. The shelter was set up at city hall earlier this week after families had to... more »
Families in Guadalupe are waiting to find out when they can return home and begin cleaning up after last night's flooding on the 800 block of Pioneer Street. City leaders say it's highly unlikely affected families will be spending Christmas at home.
Pastor Raymond Leon returned to his flooded... more »
The San Luis Obispo Red Cross recently received a donation from the Robert H. Janessen Foundation for $2,500. The foundation works to meet the needs of youth in San Luis Obispo County.
The donation will be used to support the needs of the six local Red Cross Youth clubs... more »
The devastating earthquake that took place in Haiti has many on the Central Coast thinking about the possibility of a big quake here. The Red Cross says it's important to be prepared and they have a number of recommendations. There are easy steps to take to make sure you're ready... more »
You don't have to be a major corporation to support relief efforts in Haiti. There are many ways you can help right here along the Central Coast... online, by cell phone, or in volunteering.
The list goes on. From the Red Cross to the Salvation Army, several non-profit organizations... more »
On the homefront, the disaster in Haiti has prompted locals to provide aid however they can.
The devastation in Haiti is being met with a sense of urgency here along the Central Coast.
Both the American Red Cross and the Salvation Army are accepting financial aid and one... more »
Central Coast residents are heading to Haiti to assist in earthquake relief efforts. Oak Park Christian Church in Grover Beach was already planning a trip to the country before the earthquake struck. They now plan to focus their efforts on aiding earthquake victims. Red Cross volunteers throughout Santa Barbara county... more »