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Homelessness

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  • Marines serve up meals to homeless veterans in San Diego

    Herschel Fagan served his country for four years in the Army and then four more as a Marine. On Sunday, he and other at-risk veterans were the ones being served. A group of Marines from the base at Twentynine Palms — in town for a Memorial Day...
  • In Brazil, group scores victory in land protest before World Cup

    With the start of soccer's World Cup tournament just days away, officials agreed Monday to demands that a piece of land occupied by poor families be used for low-income housing, but much of the rest of Sao Paulo remained paralyzed by a subway strike. Of...
  • American Legion Supports Homeless Veterans' Program

    American Legion Supports Homeless Veterans' Program
    When you think of war veterans, the thought of homelessness is not usually the first thing that comes to mind. Yet, many veterans fall into that sometimes invisible category of people - the kind of people that live under bridges, in alleyways, and in...
  • U.S. appeals court overturns L.A. ban on homeless living in vehicles

    U.S. appeals court overturns L.A. ban on homeless living in vehicles
    A federal appeals court Thursday struck down Los Angeles’ ban on homeless people living in vehicles, declaring that the law “opens the door to discriminatory enforcement” against the poor. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9thCircuit...
  • L.A. won't appeal ruling striking down ban on living in vehicles

    L.A. won't appeal ruling striking down ban on living in vehicles
    City Atty. Mike Feuer said Thursday he would not appeal a federal appeals court ruling that strikes down L.A.'s ban on living in vehicles, a key enforcement tool in the city's efforts to deal with homelessness. But Feuer said he would work with other...
  • Mailbag: Learn the truth about housing for the homeless

      Everything I know from my 40 years as a Laguna resident and as a Friendship Shelter board member for more than 15 years was confirmed Sunday night by an episode of "60 Minutes." Anderson Cooper's piece shows dozens of communities in this country...
  • Vagrancy at War Memorial prompts $450K fence

    Vagrancy at War Memorial prompts $450K fence
    The city and state are putting up a $450,000 black steel fence around the downtown War Memorial to stop homeless men and women — some of whom are veterans — from sleeping on the steps under the Greek-inspired columns of the landmark building...
  • Homeless shelter sites reduced after Glen Ellyn residents complain

     Homeless shelter sites reduced after Glen Ellyn residents complain
    Fewer overnight shelter sites for the homeless are now being held in Glen Ellyn after a number of complaints from community members, officials said. Village staff began talks with DuPage PADS (Public Action to Deliver Shelter) and affiliated churches...
  • Appeals court panel ends L.A. ban on homeless living in vehicles

    Appeals court panel ends L.A. ban on homeless living in vehicles
    For the second time in two years, a federal appeals court has struck down a key enforcement tool in Los Angeles' efforts to deal with burgeoning homelessness, declaring a ban on living in vehicles an invitation to discriminate against the poor. A three-...
  • Balto. Co. launches plan to reduce homelessness

    Balto. Co. launches plan to reduce homelessness
    Baltimore County plans to shorten shelter stays, increase outreach to people on the streets and expand job-seeking help under a 10-year plan to reduce homelessness. Helping people find a path to self-sufficiency was the focus as county officials and...
  • On L.A.'s skid row, homeless woman stands her ground to stay put

    On L.A.'s skid row, homeless woman stands her ground  to stay put
    Steve Harvey's DJ patter floated out of the orange tent, followed by a clear contralto singing along to KJLH's classic rhythm and blues. Patrol cars slid by, and police officers called out, "Good morning" and "Time to get up." It was reveille, skid row-...