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Homelessness

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Top Homelessness Articles

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  • Orange County buys land in Santa Ana for year-round homeless shelter

    Orange County supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to buy a site in Santa Ana for a year-round emergency shelter — filling what homeless advocates have long called a gaping hole in services but also drawing ire from neighbors of the site....
  • Members thank God for lightning strike that reinvented church

    Philadelphia's Trinity Memorial Church was failing in the summer of 1994, and the few dozen remaining congregants knew it. They talked about selling off the oak pews, or even the chocolate-brown Victorian building itself, but the conversation kept...
  • L.A. leaders are crafting new plan to help homeless on skid row

    L.A. leaders are crafting new plan to help homeless on skid row
    Los Angeles officials are developing a new strategy for taming pervasive homelessness on skid row, easing up on arrests for petty offenses while concentrating mental health, medical, housing and sanitation services in the long-troubled swath of downtown....
  • Home...is where I want to be: MoAFL's new residency series

    Five South Florida artists are participating in the NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale's (MOAFL) new Residency Series focusing on homelessness and belonging. For the program's first installment "Research and Development: Concerning Belonging," the museum...
  • Michelle Obama scheduled to speak at L.A. summit on homeless veterans

    Michelle Obama scheduled to speak at L.A. summit on homeless veterans
    Facing a 2016 deadline to make good on pledges to end veteran homelessness, First Lady Michelle Obama and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti are scheduled to speak at a conference Wednesday in Century City, where they are expected to reveal new initiatives...
  • Garcetti accepts homelessness challenge during Michelle Obama's visit

    Garcetti accepts homelessness challenge during Michelle Obama's visit
    Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday took up the Obama administration's challenge to end homelessness among veterans in Los Angeles in the next 17 months, saying he will not accept that "veterans live in our city without a place of their own." Garcetti made...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti pledges to end veteran homelessness in 2015

    Mayor Eric Garcetti pledges to end veteran homelessness in 2015
    Mayor Eric Garcetti committed Wednesday to accept the Obama administration's challenge to end veteran homelessness in Los Angeles in the next 17 months, saying he will not accept that "veterans live in our city without a place of their own." Garcetti'...
  • County approves site for year-round shelter

    The Orange County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously voted to buy a site in Santa Ana for a year-round emergency shelter — filling what homeless advocates have long called a gaping hole in services, but also drawing ire from neighbors of...
  • Commentary: Ending homelessness requires a multipronged approach

    I have been a Costa Mesa resident for eight years. My wife and I purchased a home here because we fell in love with Costa Mesa's character. Maintaining and building this character are central to the message of my campaign for City Council, and it is...
  • City set to clear homeless encampments along Fallsway, under I-83

    City set to clear homeless encampments along Fallsway, under I-83
    Standing outside his tent pitched on the sidewalk by a defunct downtown diner, Jimmy Stewart III wondered aloud where he'll sleep after city officials force him to leave Friday morning. The city is set to remove Stewart, 54, and a couple dozen other...
  • Should attacks on the homeless be classified as hate crimes?

    In 2006, I wrote a column for The Times questioning the wisdom of hate-crime laws that provide additional punishment for acts of violence if they are motivated by racial animus or some other kind of bigotry. One of my arguments was that as the idea became...