| Apr 23, 2014
| 6:37 PM
Trexler Park Manor personal care home, which has been cited several times and fined by the state, is closing.
The South Whitehall Township home informed the state Department of Public Welfare in a letter early this month that it would be closing by June...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Faced with a crush of homeless people as gritty downtown gives way to luxury lofts, a coalition of social service agencies on Thursday launched a push to help down-and-outers sleeping in MacArthur Park get back on their feet.
The coalition, led by...
| May 30, 2014
When she unveils her project later this summer at the NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Antonia Wright will have given voices to the homeless. She means that literally: Over the next two months, the Miami performance artist will have visited Broward...
| May 29, 2014
| 4:05 PM
The American Civil Liberties Union and some advocacy groups urged the City Council on Thursday to scrap a tough youth curfew bill and instead implement a plan that calls for more social programs for young people.
But Councilman Brandon Scott, lead...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:56 PM
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.
| May 4, 2014
| 10:45 AM
After weeks of emotional debate, Winfield trustees recently voted 5 to 1 to allow a temporary homeless shelter to open Tuesday nights during the summer at Sebahar Hall at St. John the Baptist Church, S233 Church St.
Trustee Philip Mustes, who has been a...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:46 AM
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...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 10:58 AM
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...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:09 PM
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...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:59 PM
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...
| May 16, 2014
| 1:02 PM
The Los Angeles City Council voted Friday to let a downtown developer install a pedestrian bridge over Temple Street, which had been sought as a way to protect tenants from homeless people who live nearby.
On an 11-0 vote, the council allowed...