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Homelessness

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  • Homelessness up 12% in Los Angeles

    Homelessness up 12% in Los Angeles
    The homeless population jumped 12% in the last two years in both the city and county of Los Angeles, according to figures released Monday, demonstrating the continuing difficulty of taming the problem amid soaring rents, low wages and stubbornly high...
  • Teens aim to help region's homeless and hungry

    Teens aim to help region's homeless and hungry
    Not only are some of Deerfield's youth learning some members of the community are struggling financially — they are doing something about it. The village's youthful compassion was on display as scores of young people built cardboard houses to...
  • Mayor Garcetti and LAPD Chief Beck missed a chance to listen in Venice

    Mayor Garcetti and LAPD Chief Beck missed a chance to listen in Venice
    I wouldn't have wanted to be LAPD Deputy Chief Bea Girmala on Thursday night in Venice, where an angry crowd packed Westminster Elementary School to blast police over the fatal shooting of an unarmed homeless man. "Murder!" protesters shouted when...
  • A homeless man was dead: Where were Chief Beck and Mayor Garcetti?

    A homeless man was dead: Where were Chief Beck and Mayor Garcetti?
    I wouldn't have wanted to be LAPD Deputy Chief Bea Girmala on Thursday night in Venice, where an angry crowd packed Westminster Elementary School to blast police over the fatal shooting of an unarmed homeless man. "Murder," protesters shouted when...
  • Homeless youth population seeks hope, understanding

    Homeless youth population seeks hope, understanding
    According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, about 50,000 young people in the U.S. sleep on the street for six months or more. “They are not really seen as homeless when they’re (younger than) 17,” said Mary Coy, chief...
  • Khalik Allah's 'Field Niggas' gleans wisdom from the kind of people Bloomberg, SRB, and others don't think have any

    Khalik Allah's 'Field Niggas' gleans wisdom from the kind of people Bloomberg, SRB, and others don't think have any
    I have a soft spot in my heart for parts of New York City that remind me of Baltimore. These areas are usually predominantly black, and seem a far cry from the high-fashion, finance-district money orgy that even Brooklyn is becoming. In “Field...
  • For women veterans, a housing community to call their own

    For women veterans, a housing community to call their own
    Maria Alcazar beamed as she clutched the keys. The Navy veteran surveyed the two-bedroom town house in San Pedro that she could now, finally, call home. “You fight for freedom but you carry so much with you after you leave the military,”...
  • Manchester Directors Support MACC's Decision To Close Homeless Shelter

    Manchester Directors Support MACC's Decision To Close Homeless Shelter
    MANCHESTER — Calling the Manchester Area Conference of Churches Charities a valuable community asset, the board of directors on Tuesday unanimously supported the organization's decision to close the local homeless shelter. The vote allows MACC...
  • John E. Felch Jr.: Homeless programs to build on progress made during winter

    Our 2013-14 winter season had exceptional snowfall. The 2014-15 winter season had bitter cold temperatures. It will not be the weather I most remember. My memories, however, are of the exceptional, professional efforts by the staff of the Lehigh...
  • Man stabbed to death outside Health Care for the Homeless

    Man stabbed to death outside Health Care for the Homeless
    A man was stabbed to death, and a suspect was arrested, in a fight outside a homeless services center in Baltimore Monday afternoon, police said. The stabbing happened after an argument outside Health Care for the Homeless in the 400 block of the...
  • Locked out of Mayor Garcetti's reelection wingding

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti launched his reelection campaign Thursday night with a Hollywood bash headlined by Stevie Wonder. But Little Stevie Lopez was not invited, nor was anyone who didn’t pony up $1,400 for a ticket to the fundraiser....