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  • Finding support for low-income housing [Letter]

    In reading recent articles about the vote by Baltimore County Council to reject state funding for a planned affordable housing development in Rosedale, I felt troubled that certain unfounded attitudes toward voucher holders prevailed and am hopeful that...
  • Council ought to act in local residents' interests [Letter]

    I just want to comment on the decision made by Baltimore County Council ("Baltimore County Council rejects low-income housing project," Nov. 18). This council acted in the best interest of the residents of this community for a change. Baltimore County...
  • Coalition aims to end discrimination against housing voucher recipients

    Coalition aims to end discrimination against housing voucher recipients
    Tisha Guthrie applied for a housing voucher in 2004 when she became legally blind. After waiting five years for approval, she says, she still struggled for a long time to find quality housing. She had lived in one Mount Vernon apartment for a year before...
  • First AME's former pastor is troubled by church upheaval

    First AME's former pastor is troubled by church upheaval
    In his final days as pastor of First African Methodist Episcopal Church, the Rev. Cecil L. "Chip" Murray compiled, copied and buried piles of records amassed over the 27 years he led the congregation. The time capsule, he believed, would preserve his...
  • Guest Column: LCF residents should stand up to Sacramento

    I’d like to thank and applaud the news media and fellow resident William Lee for alerting the left-in-the dark public about pending plans for La Cañada Flintridge to accommodate 343 low-income units over the next eight years. After a mind-numbing...
  • Residents, activists oppose new vision for Lathrop Homes

    Residents, activists oppose new vision for Lathrop Homes
    Though it’s a just an aged, run-down and now mostly vacant public housing complex, the Lathrop Homes is where Talitha Jackson has for a decade felt most comfortable raising her four children, she said. “This is the safest place to raise my...
  • Letter: Section 8 housing would ruin city

    La Cañada is a precious jewel among the very ordinary and common cities that surround us. Why? For two reasons. Because of our school system and because of the uncongested “small town” atmosphere and our lovely single family neighborhoods....
  • The mind of DeRay Davis - unfiltered and never fake

    The mind of DeRay Davis - unfiltered and never fake
    The Game Show Network hopes to wring some laughs from the old standby: Men think like this; women think like that. "Mind of a Man" debuts January 8 and is hosted by stand-up comedian DeRay Davis, who told me he had to adapt his R-rated instincts for basic...
  • Time for Boehner to cut his losses and end the government shutdown

    Time for Boehner to cut his losses and end the government shutdown
    The current row over who's to blame for the latest government showdown brings to mind the story of the two men arguing on a street corner whether the world is round or flat. They agree to ask an amiable passer-by to settle the matter. He ponders the...
  • Open thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
  • Alleged bogus businesswoman arrested on suspicion of fraud

    Alleged bogus businesswoman arrested on suspicion of fraud
    A woman who ran an apparent bogus business in Glendale was arrested this week after she allegedly defrauded elderly victims who paid her to help them get Section 8 housing vouchers to avoid a long waiting list, police said. Naira Shakhmuradyan was taken...