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  • Baker: I'll reduce number of Massachusetts homeless families

    Efforts to catch families before they fall into homelessness would get a boost under a plan being pushed by Gov. Charlie Baker. Baker wants to put $20 million into an "End Family Homelessness Reserve Fund." The goal would be to get the 5,000 homeless...
  • Ventura faith community condemns recent attacks on homeless

    Ventura faith community condemns recent attacks on homeless
    After Rabbi Lisa Hochberg-Miller learned a homeless man had been set on fire while sleeping on a Ventura beach, she used her daughter's poster paint to make two signs. They read, "Where is our humanity?" and "Shame on us." She took these expressions...
  • On skid row, grief and anger after fatal LAPD shooting of homeless man

    On skid row, grief and anger after fatal LAPD shooting of homeless man
    Los Angeles police officials say a homeless man was shot dead on skid row Sunday during a struggle for an officer’s gun. But on the streets of the city’s largest community for the homeless, many of the people who knew the man who went by the...
  • Mexican's killing by police exposes wounds in a changing town

    PASCO, Wash. Some call downtown Pasco, Wash., "Little Mexico." It's not hard to see why. Step off the corner of Fourth and Lewis streets, once the hub of this old rail town, and the unsuspecting may be confused by all the Spanish signs and storefronts...
  • VA details plan to eliminate veterans' homelessness

    VA details plan to eliminate veterans' homelessness
    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs detailed its plan Friday to end veterans' homelessness in Los Angeles by 2016, pledging to open its West Los Angeles campus to permanent and temporary housing, and to place returning service members and their...
  • After homelessness, a single mother works to build a secure future

     After homelessness, a single mother works to build a secure future
    Six months ago, Sandra Martinez was homeless. Now, she lives in an apartment, works two jobs and wants to map out a solid financial future for herself and her three young sons. "I don't want my children to make the same mistakes I made," Martinez said....
  • Activists count homeless before seeking to end homelessness

    In the woods behind a large business on Hartford Turnpike in Waterford, six volunteers found signs of camp: a trail of packed-down snow from footprints, a small bridge built over a brook, a baby stroller and a shopping cart. No one was there. But with...
  • Feb. 28 Letters: Bike paths and City Farm, homless shelter, aircraft tax rates

    I never thought that in my lifetime (and I'm "ole" as dirt) that an animal shelter would be built before a homeless shelter in the city of Newport News. Four localities (Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson and Yorktown) collaborated to invest and build a...
  • WKMG presents 'Let's Rethink Homelessness'

    WKMG-Channel 6's Erik von Ancken says he is thrilled to be co-hosting the special "Let's Rethink Homelessness." "It's exciting for Central Florida that for the first time we really, really have a plan that can work," von Ancken said Friday. "Business...
  • Florida Legislature, homelessness: weekend topics

    Florida Legislature, homelessness: weekend topics
    In local public-affairs programming this weekend: Brent Trotter, CEO and president of the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, talks to Greg Warmoth on "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Saturday on WFTV-Channel 9. Trotter discusses the...
  • Margaret Cho is a good-natured provocateur

    Margaret Cho is a good-natured provocateur
    Margaret Cho is getting real. The veteran comic will vent about dealing with anger, heartbreak and world issues when she performs Sunday through Wednesday at Helium Comedy Club in Philadelphia. "It's a deep show," Cho says. "I think that's good. But you...