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Homelessness

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  • Texas Ebola patient on respirator 'fighting for his life'

    The first Ebola patient diagnosed on U.S. soil took a turn for the worse Sunday, with officials saying Thomas Eric Duncan was on a respirator fighting for his life. A senior federal health official familiar with his condition said Duncan “could...
  • Bat mitzvah money creates playground for homeless

    Bat mitzvah money creates playground for homeless
    Guests at Isabella Malaga's bat mitzvah arrived bearing gifts: Decorated cardboard houses with money inside to be donated to build a playground for homeless children. Isabella had sent her guests little housebuilding kits, called Houses for Change,...
  • DP Buzz: The homeless

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz" is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is...
  • Artists find inspiration among homeless in L.A.'s skid row

    Artists find inspiration among homeless in L.A.'s skid row
    Some European tourists spend their vacations at Yosemite or Big Sur. Desiree van Hoek takes hers on skid row. For the last five years, the Dutch photographer has dedicated much of the summer to shooting what she describes as the beauty and humor beneath...
  • Get out: Things to do on Sunday

    Get out: Things to do on Sunday
    Amazing architecture Learn about the area's well-known architectural history at the Winnetka Historical Society program "Well Connected: Chicago and North Shore Architects." The event is hosted by Laurie Petersen, editor of the third edition of the...
  • Mailbag: Surveillance at Carolyn Wood Knoll is working

    This morning, I was very pleased to see that the surveillance camera is now in place on the Carolyn Wood Knoll. The camera, plus the Laguna Beach police cruiser parked at the end of Alta Laguna, appear to have had an impact on after-hour visitation to the...
  • City to open Section 8 wait list for first time since 2003

    City to open Section 8 wait list for first time since 2003
    The city expects a flood of applications when it opens the wait list for Section 8 housing vouchers this month for the first time in more than a decade. Housing advocates say 50,000 families or more might sign up for a lottery to fill 25,000 places on...
  • Study of police calls about homeless shows nothing striking: officials

    Study of police calls about homeless shows nothing striking: officials
    A recent review of homeless-related calls for police service in La Grange raised no red flags, officials said, despite some residents' concerns that the location of a program that provides daytime services to homeless people poses safety risks in their...
  • Deaths of 'most vulnerable' homeless bring call for change

    Deaths of 'most vulnerable' homeless bring call for change
    One man had a heart attack walking from his camp. A woman bled to death from cirrhosis. Two people died of cancer. And a 31-year-old man with schizophrenia was found drowned in a downtown Orlando lake — the result of an apparent suicide. In all,...
  • A results-oriented approach to chronic homelessness

    Her name was Anne. I found her in the lobby of our church crying hysterically, unable to be comforted by our staff. When I finally got her in a room by herself, I innocently asked, "What can I do to help you?" She then yelled, "Look at me! Look at me....
  • Three Broward art houses share $90K grant for 'new work'

    The Coral Springs Museum of Art, The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood and Nova Southeastern University's Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale recently received the Funding Arts Broward (FAB!) / Knight New Work Projects Awards totaling $90,000. The Coral...