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Homelessness

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  • Increase in L.A. County homeless population defies U.S. trend

    Increase in L.A. County homeless population defies U.S. trend
    A jump in the number of Los Angeles County residents who became homeless in the last two years defied the national trend of a modest decline in the overall homeless population, according to federal estimates released Thursday. Los Angeles County’s...
  • Bedbugs bugging care home residents

    Bedbugs have disrupted life at a personal care home in South Whitehall Township so badly that some residents are not getting their psychiatric care, state officials say. The Department of Public Welfare cited Trexler Park Manor about a week ago for...
  • Advocates 'sleep out' for housing justice

    Advocates 'sleep out' for housing justice
    Standing in the center of downtown Baltimore's economic hub, amid blocks of hotels that house tourists, about 100 advocates called Saturday for adequate and affordable housing that they say has been unjustly denied to the homeless. Chants of "housing...
  • Turkey Bash provides food, comfort

    Turkey Bash provides food, comfort
    Erin Earl is throwing Turkey Bash 2013, a Thanksgiving dinner for the homeless of Huntington Beach, but she is aiming to provide more than just a meal. With the help of the owner of the Huntington Beach Bagelmania Coffeehouse, Earl hopes to create a...
  • City Council members push to crack down on panhandling

    City Council members push to crack down on panhandling
    Asking for money near Baltimore restaurants, shops or parking meters would be outlawed under legislation some City Council members say is needed to make residents and visitors feel safer. The proposal, which heads to the full council for its...
  • Thoughts on homelessness

    Traversing the streets in Chicago, I notice the abundance of homeless men and women malingering about in the cold. They stand and shiver and shake their cups of change and I get struck with a sense of my own vulnerability. Seeing a homeless person...
  • Meade football players give back at Our Daily Bread in Baltimore

    Meade football players give back at Our Daily Bread in Baltimore
    Hands that were more accustomed to pushing practice sleds or catching footballs were used to help distribute food, clothing and aid to Baltimore's poor on Sunday. The Meade football team served about 200 homeless and poverty-stricken locals for Happy...
  • L.A. chef says serving the homeless helped him win 'Chopped'

    L.A. chef says serving the homeless helped him win 'Chopped'
    A Los Angeles chef who says he has the best job in the world -- feeding the homeless in Venice and teaching cooking classes for men and women trying to get back on their feet -- credits that work with helping him win $10,000 on "Chopped." D. Brandon...
  • Man throws homeless woman's cats into S.F. Bay, killing them

    Man throws homeless woman's cats into S.F. Bay, killing them
    San Francisco authorities Wednesday were searching for a man who tossed a carrier containing a homeless woman's two cats into San Francisco Bay, killing them. The incident occurred Monday along the Embarcadero at Pier 14 when a man approached the...
  • Helping the homeless in Glendale isn't easy

    Helping the homeless in Glendale isn't easy
    When homeless outreach workers David Broadway and Alfred Hernandez went to pick up a homeless client to give him a ride to his psychiatrist in Glendale last week, the man didn't show up at the meeting spot on Colorado Boulevard. The duo waited outside...
  • Orlando Magic spread Thanksgiving cheer at Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida

    Orlando Magic spread Thanksgiving cheer at Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida
    Tiffany Landow made a life-changing decision in mid-August. Addicted to drugs on-and-off for almost 30 years, she moved from her home in Cherry Hill, N.J., and temporarily left her family behind in order to get clean. Landow found help at the...