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Homelessness

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Top Homelessness Articles

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  • Hansen: Homeless hide in plain sight

     Hansen: Homeless hide in plain sight
    You can stare at it all day long and still not see it: a darkened hovel wedged between two restaurants. While patrons at Madison Square & Garden Cafe dine on $17 seared ahi salad, two feet away over a bamboo-covered wall is a cramped, squalid homeless...
  • Commentary: Article mischaracterized foundation-city relationship

    While we live in a tranquil county surrounded by world-renowned beaches, mountains and first-class shopping and dining, it's time for Orange County residents and city officials to face the facts: We share this idyllic region with tens of thousands of...
  • Allentown suffering from administrative neglect

    There was a discernible pattern in courtesy of the floor at Wednesday night's Allentown City Council meeting. Julie Thomases of the Allentown Environmental Advisory Council complained that the city is dragging its feet about acting on applicants to...
  • Searching for an answer for Costa Mesa's homeless

    The sentiment during a community workshop Thursday evening at Costa Mesa City Hall was nearly unanimous: Helping the homeless is vital, humane and complicated. What wasn't so clear was how to help that troubled segment of the city's population, a...
  • No excuse for 'patient dumping' in L.A.'s skid row

     No excuse for 'patient dumping' in L.A.'s skid row
    It's hardly news that some hospitals have engaged in "patient dumping," the egregious practice of discharging homeless patients and simply dropping them off on the streets of skid row. Patient dumping made headlines in Los Angeles nearly a decade ago when...
  • Mailbag: 'Reagan' could use stable housing

    Re "Homeless Hide in Plain Sight," Hansen, Jan. 17. I wish to commend columnist David Hansen on the enterprise and skill with which he wrote about "Reagan," the homeless man who has been living in an outdoor space between two Laguna restaurants. Bo...
  • Palm Beach County Mayor's Ball fundraiser set for March 8

    Palm Beach County Mayor's Ball fundraiser set for March 8
    The date is set and invites are circulating for the Palm Beach County Mayor’s Ball – a black tie event intended to raise money for the homeless. New Palm Beach County Mayor Priscilla Taylor pushed for holding the gala, scheduled for March 8,...
  • Safe Haven shelter deserves praise, not criticism

    Allentown Managing Director Fran Dougherty put out an ill-advised memo this week as the city's response to concerns about the homeless in this bitter cold, and it didn't take CSI Allentown to deduce that it had Mayor Ed Pawlowski's fingerprints all over...
  • Living on the street

    Living on the street
    The "Out Here" editorial Wednesday by Carla Hall on Farhad Alexander-Alizadeh — the 57-year-old man parked in an RV in front of her Brentwood condo building — and residents' efforts to have his vehicle removed from their street spurred some...
  • Homeless shelter accommodations are decidedly imperfect

    Homeless shelter accommodations are decidedly imperfect
    The Rev. Richard Baumann, pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Allentown, is under no illusions about the desirability of stuffing 40-plus homeless people into the church basement every night. "The reality is, there should be a better place for those...
  • Glendale faces changes in homeless funding

    Glendale organizations that provide homeless services can move forward with a request for $2.5 million in funding from the federal government after getting the OK from the City Council this week. But the council may draft a letter of concern to pass...