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Homelessness

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  • Calif. GOP gubernatorial hopeful spends week on Fresno streets

    FRESNO, Calif. On July 21, Republican gubernatorial hopeful Neel Kashkari stepped off a bus in downtown Fresno with $40 in his pocket and planned to spend the next week job hunting while living on the streets. His campaign project went public Thursday,...
  • Mailbag: Housing homeless in the canyon is too risky

    Our family has had our home in Laguna Beach since 1956 and been in the canyon area for the past 44 years. On June 5, we were awakened at 3:30 in the morning by thunderous pounding and knocking. We first thought it was an earthquake until we heard vulgar...
  • Teacher nears end of month of homelessness

    Teacher nears end of month of homelessness
    During the past month, Thomas Rebman has gotten in four fights, sold his plasma for bus fare and spent most nights sleeping on concrete or dirt in and around downtown Orlando. He has sifted through garbage, bathed in public bathrooms and lost 22 pounds &#...
  • Albuquerque police: 3 teens held in attacks on homeless, 2 deaths

    Albuquerque police: 3 teens held in attacks on homeless, 2 deaths
    Three teenagers are being held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, suspected by local police in as many as 50 attacks on homeless people, including beating two men to death over the weekend in what experts say is a growing type of assault against an especially...
  • Shelter celebrates three decades helping the homeless

    Looking back on decades of personal tragedies was an odd cause of celebration in Allentown, admitted Sixth Street Shelter director Dawn Godshall. But Saturday's block party by the Lehigh Valley's largest family homeless shelter was not so much about...
  • Md. should clear arrest records [Letter]

    Md. should clear arrest records [Letter]
    Kudos to David L. Warnock and William H. Murphy Jr. for their commentary, "No conviction? Erase the record" (Aug. 13), which presented the issue of the barriers facing people who are trying to remove records of non-convictions from public view for the...
  • Clean skid row's streets, but then house the homeless

    Clean skid row's streets, but then house the homeless
    The organizers of Operation Healthy Streets, a newly revamped version of an existing Los Angeles city program, vow that filthy skid row streets will be scoured every other month (and spot-cleaned in between) and that city and county outreach workers...
  • Homeless people migrating from downtown to County-USC, study finds

    Homeless people migrating from downtown to County-USC, study finds
    Homeless people squeezed out of downtown Los Angeles are migrating to nearby Lincoln Heights and Boyle Heights, where they are seeking refuge in the emergency room and on the grounds of Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, according to a six-month study...
  • Homelessness is not a crime [Letter]

    Homelessness is not a crime [Letter]
    Regarding your recent report on vacant housing in Baltimore, yes, vacant houses are a problem, but don't confuse them with the problem of homelessness ("Baltimore vacants are linked to crime, as are other indicators," Aug. 7). Broken windows, boarded up...
  • Physician joins skid row cleanup to get homeless off the streets

    Physician joins skid row cleanup to get homeless off the streets
    Armed with a stethoscope, Dr. Susan Partovi walked some of skid row's meanest streets Wednesday, stopping to help a man dazed and stumbling down the sidewalk with blood caked on his head. Luis Trejas, 40, said he'd been beaten up and asked for a...
  • Frank J. Russell, artist and volunteer

    Frank J. Russell, artist and volunteer
    Frank J. Russell, the former owner of a carpet company who was a longtime Salvation Army volunteer and an accomplished portrait artist, died of pneumonia Aug. 28 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 79. "He was a very gifted artist, and there is...