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Santa Paula Homeless Encampment

Santa Paula Homeless Encampment

by Sheryl Hamlin At the July 15, 2020 Santa Paula City Council meeting, Chief Monday spoke about the increase in fires in the creek with a council discussion about the homeless population in the area and the involvement of The Nature Company. Please read that article here. A CJ reader forwarded dozens of pictures taken […]

Homeless Veteran Finds Salvation in Orange County Mission

Homeless Veteran Finds Salvation in Orange County Mission

BY JAMIE JOSEPH IRVINE, Calif.—Samuel Johnson was devastated. His mother had recently committed suicide. He was homeless, hooked on heroin, and supporting his habit by stealing. He spent his days wandering around Santa Monica, California, in a dazed search for meaning and drugs. Johnson was 18 years old when he landed in Santa Monica, and found it […]

The Government Made Us Jobless, Now They’re Going to Make Us Homeless Too!

The Government Made Us Jobless, Now They’re Going to Make Us Homeless Too!

      by Raven West NEVER before in the history of our country, no matter diseases or wars has our government forced businesses to close and put so many people out of work. Never has it EVER been a choice between earning a pay check, paying for rent and food, or taking a chance […]

Scumbags Treated Like Royalty in San Francisco

Scumbags Treated Like Royalty in San Francisco

    By Richard Eber The tourist trade generated by conventions and vacationers to the City by the Bay has come to a grinding halt with the Covid-19 Pandemic.  To spur business the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce has recruited Politically Correct (PC Tours) to lure more Homeless visitors to their little piece of paradise. […]

LA County, City see increase in homeless numbers again — Despite Billions $$ Spent

LA County, City see increase in homeless numbers again — Despite Billions $$ Spent

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views Great new for the homeless industry of government officials, pundits, lobbyists and special interest.  The more government spends to “solve” the homeless problem, the more homeless you have.  Could it be the government programs have failed? “The homeless numbers also increased in all-but-one of the […]

Trump administration yanks approval for homeless shelters in Sacramento, across California

Trump administration yanks approval for homeless shelters in Sacramento, across California

BY THERESA CLIFT The Trump administration has yanked approval for major homeless shelter projects it previously approved in Sacramento and San Francisco. The move undermines a critical component of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s plan to shelter the homeless on state land and throws nearly two dozen potential shelter projects across the state into question, according to […]

How the Homeless Industrial Complex Will Destroy Venice Beach

How the Homeless Industrial Complex Will Destroy Venice Beach

    By Edward Ring “I intend on putting in another proposal in the next week or two that asks the city to look at the federal bailout or stimulus funds we’ll be getting as a result of this crisis…and using some of that to either buy hotels that go belly up or to buy the […]

Some cities are blocking California efforts to protect homeless people from coronavirus, Newsom says

Some cities are blocking California efforts to protect homeless people from coronavirus, Newsom says

By PATRICK MCGREEVY STAFF WRITER    California’s effort to move homeless people into hotel and motel rooms to protect them from the coronavirus has gotten thousands off the streets, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Saturday, but advocates say the program has been slow and uneven in some areas, hampered by red tape and local opposition. Appearing […]

COVID-19: Oxnard’s Ormond Beach Remains Open and the Homeless Garthers

COVID-19: Oxnard’s Ormond Beach Remains Open and the Homeless Garthers

By Christina Zubko This week, in response to an expected surge of COVID-19 cases in the state,Ventura County CEO Mike Powers closed parks, trails, and county beaches to stop crowds from gathering. Silver Strand and Hollywood Beach, located in Ventura’s unincorporated areas are also closed. The cities of Ventura and Port Hueneme followed suit and […]

The homeless, a community’s failure

The homeless, a community’s failure

    By Seth Bonilla Port Hueneme, a place my wife and I called home 5 years ago. Prior to us moving here we lived in Bakersfield California and served on a team providing meals to over 5000 per month and  also provided resources for the homeless population to utilize.   We learned very quickly that when you […]

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