| Jan 11, 2012
| 6:03 PM
SAN DIEGO -- More homeless men and women than ever before showed up Wednesday for the sixth annual Project Homeless Connect in downtown San Diego, one of the organizers said.
Last year's total of 660 was surpassed by early afternoon. A total of 941...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 9:58 AM
William John Nauman Jr., a retired Verizon quality manager, died Nov. 17 of a brain tumor at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 78.
The son of a Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. lineman and a homemaker was born in Baltimore and raised on Beaumont Avenue...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 10:00 AM
The expansion of Beans and Bread shouldn't just worry "some neighbors," it should worry all neighbors ("Soup kitchen's plans worry some neighbors," Nov. 28). The motives of St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore may be genuine, yet the facts on the ground...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 7:59 PM
Ukulele player Bill Tapia, who was a regular participant in the OASIS Senior Center's ukulele club, died Friday in his Westminster home. He was 103 and died peacefully in his sleep, his website states.
"With a career that spanned over 90 years, he was...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 1:13 PM
Santa arrived from the North Pole to make a stop at St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store at 1314 South Division in Grand Rapids on Saturday. There, children of all ages and backgrounds got to sit on his lap and share their Christmas wishes.
Santa, who is...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 2:50 PM
Grant Sevdayan has a one-day opening for an anvil player with the Huntington Beach Symphony Orchestra. No experience is necessary, and no audition will be required.
Sevdayan, the musical director of the nonprofit orchestra that launched two years ago,...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 7:33 AM
St. Vincent de Paul Center invites families and neighbors to the 11th Annual Summer Safety Festival, sponsored by Alderman Michelle Smith and Children's Memorial Hospital, being held on the Center's campus at the corner of Halsted and Webster on Saturday,...
| Oct 29, 2011
| 8:05 PM
Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Jewel surprised the crowd at a dinner benefit Saturday night for the Journey Home, a partnership between Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and United Way of Central Maryland that aims to "make homelessness rare and brief in...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 7:43 PM
Calvert Hall College High School held its annual Thanksgiving food drive from Nov. 14 to Nov. 22. The theme of this year's drive was "A Place at the Table."
This year, students challenged each other in a friendly grade-level competition of who could...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 3:29 PM
Andre Scott sat at a wooden table fingering tattered documents — certificates from drug-treatment and job-training programs, a booklet from his girlfriend's funeral. With two dozen other very poor people, he was waiting to see a counselor at Beans...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 9:33 PM
SAN DIEGO - After 30 years of serving food to people in need, Father Joe and Saint Vincent de Paul Villages served their 20 millionth meal Wednesday.
Organizers said serving 20 million meals is an accomplishment, yet a troubling number. Thousands of...