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What can we do about Homelessness in Port Hueneme

What can we do about Homelessness in Port Hueneme

By  Tom Dunn Last week the Oxnard  and Port Hueneme Police Departments went to Ormond Beach to issue eviction citations to the 100+ homeless/vagrants encamped there.  This is the second time in the last year an attempt to clear out the squatters has been done.  After the first time the homeless left for various other […]

Ormond Beach Update on Homelessness

Ormond Beach Update on Homelessness

The City of Port Hueneme, Port Hueneme Police Department and the City Council have been actively taking steps to ensure the safety of all Port Hueneme residents in response to the transient issues directly associated with the Ormond Beach encampments and vagrancy issues that impact our city. The Port Hueneme Police Department, at the direction […]

A Conversation Regarding Homelessness

A Conversation Regarding Homelessness

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Los Angeles: Homelessness Meets Economics 101

Los Angeles: Homelessness Meets Economics 101

  By Thomas L. Knapp “We can’t arrest our way out of this. We can’t shelter our way out of this. We have to house our way out of this,” Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said last year while campaigning for a measure to spend $1.2 billion in taxpayer money over ten years on housing […]

Nobody Knows But Me: My story about being homeless on the streets of Oxnard- Part 2

Nobody Knows But Me: My story about being homeless on the streets of Oxnard- Part 2

By Lang Martinez, with Bonnie Rouda . I’m writing this article in hopes that it will shed some light on the difficulties and obstacles with trying to get help for sobriety in Ventura County. What I hope to accomplish is raising awareness of these difficulties and obstacles, as well as the need for more resources. […]

Proposed Embarcadero Waterfront Homeless Shelter Not A Treat For San Francisco Residents

Proposed Embarcadero Waterfront Homeless Shelter Not A Treat For San Francisco Residents

Whitney Tipton | Contributor   The Port Commission of San Francisco is set to approve a prime Embarcadero waterfront location for what will be the largest homeless shelter in the city. The commissioners, appointed by the mayor, are scheduled to vote on the proposal April 23. It is expected to be approved. “The commission is […]

‘Medieval’ Diseases Flare As Unsanitary Living Conditions Proliferate

‘Medieval’ Diseases Flare As Unsanitary Living Conditions Proliferate

    Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News Jennifer Millar keeps trash bags and hand sanitizer near her tent, and she regularly pours water mixed with hydrogen peroxide on the sidewalk nearby. Keeping herself and the patch of concrete she calls home clean is a top priority. But this homeless encampment off a Hollywood freeway ramp […]

Santa Paula: Homeless Shelter Approved Via Temporary Use Permit (TUP)

Santa Paula:  Homeless Shelter Approved Via Temporary Use Permit (TUP)

By Sheryl Hamlin The city of Santa Paula granted a Temporary Use Permit (TUP) to the Spirit of Santa Paula to operate a homeless shelter. There was no public hearing for the Temporary Use Permit because it was declared an “emergency”. To download and read the entire TUP, click here: 19-TUP-01 FINAL W SIGNATURES Highlights […]

Volunteers Needed for Annual Homeless Count in Ventura County

Volunteers Needed for Annual Homeless Count in Ventura County

VENTURA, Calif. – Community volunteers are needed for the annual count and survey of homeless persons in Ventura County. The 2019 Ventura County Homeless Count and Subpopulation Survey has been scheduled for Tuesday, January 22, 2019. The annual Homeless Count is coordinated by the Ventura County Continuum of Care and County of Ventura, in partnership […]

Reno’s Approach to Homelessness Isn’t Helping

Reno’s Approach to Homelessness Isn’t Helping

. .. , By Paul White . Reno City Hall’s newest homeless plan is a guaranteed failure before it begins. For years, comparable plans have failed in every city that’s tried them. Every city … including San Francisco and Los Angeles. Does Reno want their results?  Reno’s homeless problem is getting worse for one reason: […]

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