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Camarillo, CA | City Recognizes A Stellar Employee….

Camarillo, CA | City Recognizes A Stellar Employee….

by Chris Bailey 15 July 2021, Camarillo David Howells, Senior Equipment Mechanic, officially retired and was honored by the City Council with a Retirement Tile. He and his wife Denise came to accept his Tile. David has worked for the city since 1988 when, as Mayor Craven said, ”The City had no money, and the […]

Los Angeles Is Squandering $1.2 Billion While Homeless Face a ‘Spiral of Death’

Los Angeles Is Squandering $1.2 Billion While Homeless Face a ‘Spiral of Death’

By Zach Weissmueller Five years after Los Angeles voters approved a $1.2 billion bond measure and a countywide sales tax hike to raise another estimated $355 million annually to solve its homelessness problem, there are more people living and dying on the streets than ever before. Many of these men and women are both frequent […]

Open Letter to Port Hueneme City Council | If cannabis is so destructive why would a city promote its sale?

Open Letter to Port Hueneme City Council | If cannabis is so destructive why would a city promote its sale?

Guest Editorial     By Mark Savalla Just asking for a friend. If cannabis is so destructive why is a city promoting its sales? If the homeless are such a problem that half of the calls for service are created by homeless how can the addition of one officer who is going to be splitting […]

Newsom proposes $12B in spending to fight homelessness

Newsom proposes $12B in spending to fight homelessness

By Cole Lauterbach  | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants a “massive expansion” to a safe shelter program started amid the COVID-19 pandemic to tackle the state’s homelessness issue. In the second part of what he’s promoting as his “$100 billion California Comeback Plan,” Newsom is proposing a $12 billion expenditure […]

The City Center Helps 253 People Transition Out Of Homelessness

The City Center Helps 253 People Transition Out Of Homelessness

The City Center Difference: Promoting Growth and Success Among Residents Since 2014, local Ventura organization The City Center has developed a residential program working with the homeless population – achieving 100% success rate.  Finding a way to ensure homeless families in need are given a chance to have success in life is a challenging task. The City Center however, has a 100 percent success […]

Things I Don’t Understand

Things I Don’t Understand

    By Richard Eber At the risk of sounding like Andy Rooney or perhaps Howard Biel in Network, I am perplexed at the number of things I don’t understand these days. It goes beyond how come it is easy for characters in movies to hot wire cars when they don’t have a key while […]

The progressive narrative on homelessness has always been wrong—and new data undermine it further.

The progressive narrative on homelessness has always been wrong—and new data undermine it further.

    By Christopher F. Rufo , City Journal   In recent years, discussion about homelessness has been circumscribed around a set of premises acceptable to progressive opinion. The homeless were thrown onto the streets, we’re told, because of rising rents, heartless landlords, and a lack of economic opportunity. Activists, journalists, and political leaders have […]

Frank: There is a solution to the Homeless problem

Frank: There is a solution to the Homeless problem

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views We have a homeless problem due to government creating an “industry” of publicists, lobbyists, non profits and donors that love to save folks—by building bureaucracies, agencies and crying rather than solving.  If the courts allowed the police to take the drug addicts, alcoholics and mentally ill […]

The Least the Lost and the Hopeless: Who is Accountable for America’s Homeless? Who is Doing Enough?

The Least the Lost and the Hopeless: Who is Accountable for America’s Homeless? Who is Doing Enough?

    by Catherine Townsend-Lyon, Author/Advocate According to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Annual Homeless Assessment Report, as of 2018, there were around 553,000 homeless people in the United States on a given night or 0.17% of America’s population. They come from all walks of life and from many different circumstances as to why they became homeless. You […]

HUD Program Combats Homelessness Among Former Foster Youth

HUD Program Combats Homelessness Among Former Foster Youth

BY IRENE LUO AND JAN JEKIELEK Every year, over 20,000 foster youth age out of the foster care system. Around 25 percent of them become homeless within four years of exiting foster care, according to the National Center for Housing and Child Welfare (NCHCW). Others, although not homeless, might nonetheless be living day-to-day in a motel, vehicle, or […]

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