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Homelessness

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Top Homelessness Articles

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  • Homeless person's belongings spur Lake Shore Drive closure

    Homeless person's belongings spur Lake Shore Drive closure
    A suspicious object that temporarily closed parts of Lake Shore Drive for hours this afternoon turned out to be items belonging to a homeless person, including a blue sleeping bag, police said. The northbound and southbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive...
  • Officials: All hands needed to alleviate homelessness

    Officials: All hands needed to alleviate homelessness
    Huntington Beach and Orange County officials agree that it will take a lengthy, concerted effort from private- and public-sector groups to properly address the city and county's chronic homeless problem. Cooperation among faith groups, nonprofits,...
  • The keys to success

    The keys to success
    Carol Robinson had just put the necklaces on display when two customers walked in. Their friend — the mother of a bride-to-be who'd been jilted a day before she was to walk down the altar — needed a pick-me-up. Drawn to the words...
  • Waiter for the homeless: Prankster dresses as a waiter and feeds the homeless

    Waiter for the homeless: Prankster dresses as a waiter and feeds the homeless
    DJ Sennett likes to prank people. His channel on YouTube, called the Public Prankster includes video of him pretending to drink Windex at a store to shock people, staging pot deals where actors trade actual cooking pots in place of drugs, and pulling a...
  • Local TB cases up 7% in 2013; increase is mostly among the homeless

    Local TB cases up 7% in 2013; increase is mostly among the homeless
    Tuberculosis cases in Los Angeles County rose 7% last year, public health officials reported Thursday. The increase, from 625 in 2012 to 666 in 2013, occurred "mainly among the homeless," Department of Public Health Director Dr. Jonathan Fielding...
  • Antelope Valley homeless population takes unexplained jump

    Antelope Valley homeless population takes unexplained jump
    The city of Lancaster is the end of the line for Metrolink commuter trains northbound from Los Angeles and Glendale. So when the homeless count in the Antelope Valley quadrupled, officials suspected that someone in Los Angeles was engaging in a...
  • Police shoot robbery suspect outside Baltimore homeless shelter

    Police shoot robbery suspect outside Baltimore homeless shelter
    Baltimore police said officers shot a man they encountered while responding to a robbery call near the city's Code Blue homeless shelter. Meanwhile, detectives were investigating a homicide in East Baltimore — the first in more than a week. The...
  • City homeless to get help paying utility bills for new houses

    City homeless to get help paying utility bills for new houses
    As part of a strategy to reduce homelessness in Baltimore, the city is teaming up with BGE to eliminate some families' past due utility debt, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday. The new initiative, the Power of Home, is available to...
  • Support (and empathy) for the kids

    Support (and empathy) for the kids
    Even now, Jennifer Friend wonders if her former classmates from sixth and seventh grades bought the stories she would spin. Growing up, she masked her family's financial instability and episodic homelessness by claiming that her phone wasn't working...
  • Speaker: Reducing homelessness will take the efforts of many

    Speaker: Reducing homelessness will take the efforts of many
    Retired Costa Mesa City Manager Allan Roeder briefed the Huntington Beach City Council this week on efforts to address homelessness countywide. Roeder is a member of the Orange County Commission to End Homelessness, which is working with city and county...
  • In Sonoma County, a heartwarming safe-parking program for the homeless

    In Sonoma County, a heartwarming safe-parking program for the homeless
    SANTA ROSA, Calif. — As a cold rain pelted the parking lot, the gates opened and the cars began to roll through. In an aging Nissan was a 74-year-old longtime farmworker whose landlady had booted him to raise the rent. A 65-year-old disabled woman...