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“Nobody knows But Me”, Homeless on the Streets of Oxnard- Part 5- Working in Plaza Park

“Nobody knows But Me”, Homeless on the Streets of Oxnard- Part 5- Working in Plaza Park

By Lang Martinez with Bonnie Rouda . This article is dedicated to those protecting our community with exceptional service. Oxnard Police Department, City of Oxnard Housing Director Emilio Ramirez and Homelessness Coordinator Mark Alvarado, (my friend, who I upset on a daily basis- I apologize Mark). . Luke 15 verse 4, 5 and 6; ‘suppose […]

L.A. to Waste $6.5 MILLION to Clean Up After the Homeless

L.A. to Waste $6.5 MILLION to Clean Up After the Homeless

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views Los Angeles knows how to make people rich from the homeless crisis.  It also knows how to create more money for the extortionist unions that buys council members like you buy a hot dog—on the cheap.  Now the City is going to spend $6.5 million cleaning […]

Tom Dunn: Interview of a Formerly Homeless Recovering Addict

Tom Dunn: Interview of a Formerly Homeless Recovering Addict

By Tom Dunn: Editor’s note: Tom Dunn of Port Hueneme News did these two video interviews of formerly homeless, now recovering addict, Lang Martinez. Lang has now become an advocate for the homeless. In Part I, Tom persuades Lang to tell us about the life of the addicted homeless, whom Lang estimates are 80% of […]

My Experience with the Homeless in Oxnard’s Plaza Park

My Experience with the Homeless in Oxnard’s Plaza Park

    By Rafael Stoneman I set up a folding table at Plaza Park in Oxnard on July 4th, 2019 and handed out bottled water and bananas to about 25 homeless people. These people regularly can be found congregating at the park. Mr. Lang Martinez, who was formerly homeless in Oxnard, joined me in this […]

CJ Columnist’s Story in Addiction Recovery Magazine

CJ Columnist’s Story in Addiction Recovery Magazine

By George Miller Citizens Journal columnist Lang Martinez mentioned us in his “Nobody Knows But Me” article appearing in this month’s 5th anniversary special edition of “Keys to Recovery” magazine, which is printed and distributed in California and 30 additional states. It is chock full of stories about addiction, treatment, testimonials and ads for treatment […]

Nobody Knows But Me: Part 4: My Daily Reprieve- My story about being homeless on the streets of Oxnard-

Nobody Knows But Me: Part 4: My Daily Reprieve- My story about being homeless on the streets of Oxnard-

By Lang Martinez, with Bonnie Rouda Romans 5, verse 3 through 5 Peace and Hope …. 3 Not only so, but we[c] also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; 4 perseverance, character; and character, hope. 5 And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, […]

Homeless Crisis Boils Over In Los Angeles, Residents Call For Mayor To Step Down

Homeless Crisis Boils Over In Los Angeles, Residents Call For Mayor To Step Down

Audrey Conklin | Reporter   The homeless crisis in Los Angeles is getting worse, and residents are calling for Democratic Mayor Eric Garcetti to resign for his “failed leadership.” Skid Row, an area in downtown LA, now hosts the largest unsheltered population in the country. Homelessness numbers in LA county have risen by 12% from 2018 to 2019 with […]

“Nobody knows but me”, “God did”- Part 3- My story about being homeless on the streets of Oxnard

“Nobody knows but me”, “God did”- Part 3- My story about being homeless on the streets of Oxnard

By Lang Martinez, with Bonnie Rouda     Like a clown, I put on a show. The pain is real and nobody knows and I’m dying inside, Nobody knows but me.  My name is Lang Martinez and I am an alcoholic and addict, but most definitely a contender for anything else in regards to addiction. […]

Oxnard Alano Club | Sock Drive for the Homeless

Oxnard Alano Club | Sock Drive for the Homeless

 The Oxnard Alano Club is a door step sobriety check point for community members and the area homeless and veterans that find themselves behind the eightball.  We have been in service since 1971 helping anyone that wants to start their road to recovery.   We have assisted many with great success thru meetings and social activities. […]

Nobody Knows But Me: My story about being homeless on the streets of Oxnard- Part 1

Nobody Knows But Me: My story about being homeless on the streets of Oxnard- Part 1

By Lang Martinez   What caused me personally to become homeless living on the streets in Oxnard? Methamphetamine use. Being homeless definitely taught me a whole new learning experience of self-perseverance and survival. Bottom line, trust no one but yourself! My number one priority in life while on the streets was to get my poison, my […]

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