Coastal Clean-up Day: Saturday, Sept. 16

Sullie, an aging gull, is distressed and angry about the trash left by people on the beach. Sullie’s granddaughter was permanently crippled after her entanglement in plastic waste— or so goes the story, “Sullie Saves the Sea,” a children’s book by ocean activist...
For the children: SLO County CASA turns 25!

For the children: SLO County CASA turns 25!

The police found 4-year-old Sammy and her baby sister crying hysterically in a blood-spattered motel room; a disheveled stranger lay on the floor. The baby was filthy and hungry, with no food–just a bottle of spoiled, moldy formula. Mom was incoherent. That...