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A quarrel at the Los Angeles City Council over strategies for helping homeless residents on Friday sparked a campaign debate over Councilman Eric Garcetti's frequent absences from meetings as he runs for mayor. The council's 10 a.m. meeting came to a...
Brittany Jackson, a junior at C. Milton Wright High School, earned the Girl Scout Gold Award on April 14. An awards banquet was held at Martin's East to celebrate her success. Brittany's Gold Award project, entitled "Confidence for Kids," involved...
Tags: Family, Social Issues
The Orange County Rescue Mission Chili Van Mobile Ministry has been in operation for almost five years, helping the homeless communities in Dana Point and Santa Ana. But Michael Murphy, a volunteer with the Tustin-based organization had a hard time...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsThe latest count of homeless people in Wichita shows a slight drop between 2012 and 2013. The 2013 Sedgwick County "Point-In-Time" County found there are an estimated 538 people who meet the HUD definition of being homeless. (see below for HUD definition)...
Tags: Social Issues
Orlando Opinionators - Orlando SentinelThe Central Florida Commission on Homelessness announced this week the hiring of Andrae Bailey as their new CEO. Andrae Bailey is a great choice. I know him to be a collaborative leader who moves beyond institutional loyalties to reach higher goals....
L.A. NOWCiting an immediate public health threat, the city of Los Angeles will ask the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday to overturn a lower court ruling preventing the random seizure and destruction of belongings that homeless people leave temporarily unattended on...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefWhile they may be hard to find in Lynchburg, homeless people do exist in the city. "You really don't see our homeless out and about in the community, but I can assure you that they are there," said Tracey Dixon. Dixon is Executive Director of The...
Our Town CorrespondentThis year marked the third year in a row that 11-year-old Lexi Rogers delivered Easter baskets to local children in hospitals. With the help of her guardian Missy Spaugy, as well as 9-year-old brother Jordan and 4-year-old sister Kylee, Rogers delivered...
Tags: Easter, Social Issues
The death of Dana Bolden, 46, from a stab wound to the chest inflicted by another resident at Baltimore's 24-hour homeless shelter, was an entirely preventable tragedy ("Vigil for homeless man killed inside city shelter," March 31). Mayor Stephanie...
The time has come to consider solving the homeless problem in Talbert Regional Park. I recently received a call from my wife, informing me that my family was forced to evacuate our house on Seabird Court in Newport Beach because there was another fire in...
Tags: Social Issues
Sitting alone at the edge of the parking lot outside Baltimore's 24-hour homeless shelter, Robin Bolden watched the dozens gathered nearby Saturday to remember her husband, Dana, who was stabbed to death at the facility earlier this month. Tears...
Akua Zenzele, a community supervision agent in Southeast Baltimore who works with parolees, knows the first few days after being released from incarceration are crucial for former inmates. Many are paroled with few resources and nowhere to go. Some...
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