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Homelessness

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  • Arrest made in pipe attack on homeless San Francisco man

    Arrest made in pipe attack on homeless San Francisco man
    A man has been arrested in connection with what San Francisco police say was a senseless attack on a well-known homeless man, who was hit on the head with a metal pipe. Arthur Lee Jones, 35, of Fairfield, was taken into custody at 12:45 a.m. Friday on...
  • Sold: Hollywood homeless shelter now owned by City Hall

    Sold: Hollywood homeless shelter now owned by City Hall
    The door has been shut for good on Hollywood's haven for the homeless. Sean Cononie's homeless shelter at 1203 Federal Highway — closed for the past week — now belongs to City Hall. The $4.8 million purchase, which included the...
  • It's time to bring relief to the homeless in L.A.

    It's time to bring relief to the homeless in L.A.
    It's too soon to know exactly what happened on the skid row street where a homeless man was shot to death Sunday by officers from the LAPD. It will take months for police officials to, as they say, "get to the bottom of this." And that bottom is...
  • On skid row, grief and anger after fatal LAPD shooting of homeless man

    On skid row, grief and anger after fatal LAPD shooting of homeless man
    Los Angeles police officials say a homeless man was shot dead on skid row Sunday during a struggle for an officer’s gun. But on the streets of the city’s largest community for the homeless, many of the people who knew the man who went by the...
  • Our say: Last month the arts were in full bloom

    Our say: Last month the arts were in full bloom
    Annapolis was front and center for the arts in March — and we loved it. At the risk of leaving some things out, a brief rundown: The Annapolis Opera wowed crowds with Mozart's "Cosi fan tutte." The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra featured Vadim...
  • Five Things To Know At The Capitol Today

    Five Things To Know At The Capitol Today
    1. Should those who abuse animals have access to the state’s accelerated rehabilitation program? Legislation in the judiciary committee that would limit such access will be reviewed during the committee’s public hearing (full agenda here),...
  • Hollywood's homeless find new home near Disney

    Hollywood's homeless find new home near Disney
    After being bought out and banished from Hollywood, homeless kingpin Sean Cononie and his band of followers have landed at a new haven: Just outside Haines City, 24 miles from Disney World. They plan to stay year-round in a 125-room hotel that Cononie...
  • Panel hears sobering testimony on region's lack of affordable housing

    Panel hears sobering testimony on region's lack of affordable housing
    The region's booming population and rising housing prices are leaving tens of thousands of Central Florida families at risk for homelessness and giving those already homeless little hope of getting help. That was the overriding message of a Central...
  • Activist: Driving 'Housing First' home: Front & Center

    Activist: Driving 'Housing First' home: Front & Center
    Last year, the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness persuaded the region to rethink homelessness. It convinced power brokers such as Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs that the cure to life on the streets is "Housing...
  • Young advocate reveals the rewards of helping L.A.'s homeless

    Young advocate reveals the rewards of helping L.A.'s homeless
    1. Find yourself in front of Full House Restaurant.... 2. Locate the alley on the left-hand side of Full House. 3. Walk about 20 feet down the alley (away from the street). 4. Stop. 5. Notice dumpster on your right-hand side. So begin the...
  • A 'one-stop shop': Homeless Resource Day serves as a place for everything

    A 'one-stop shop': Homeless Resource Day serves as a place for everything
    Jeffrey Wyatt sat down in the barber chair in the hallway of Annapolis High School and asked for a close cut, as his 10-year-old son Josh got in the chair next to him. The two were getting identical haircuts, a quick buzz from Crystal Ohl, a volunteer...