Food stamps slashed, local recipients struggling

A tri-tip sandwich and small soda from Firestone Grill costs $11 — and judging by the restaurant’s popularity among students, most people on campus have no problem spending that amount on a delicious meal. But many living in San Luis Obispo County cannot afford to part with that sum so casually.

Grand Jury critiques county’s care of homeless residents

The San Luis Obispo Grand Jury criticized the county’s homeless services in its report “Homelessness in San Luis Obispo County: Are We Solving the Problem?”