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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...
L.A. NOWThe city of Los Angeles is scheduled Thursday to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a lower-court ruling preventing the random seizure and destruction of belongings that homeless people leave temporarily unattended on public sidewalks. If the court...
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: Social Issues, Easter
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...
Richard Bell hardly had time to look up during the first hour of ladling rich cream of crab soup into bowl after bowl at a fundraiser to benefit Baltimore residents struggling with homelessness, hunger and poverty. In that time, the general manager of...
"Excuse me, do you have spare change?" The question is all too commonplace. The answer is a little more complicated. As South Florida cities and counties post anti-panhandling signs, beautify popular homeless hangouts to discourage loitering, and...
The Central Florida Commission on Homelessness, saved from the threat of extinction last summer, has made its first major move as a reinvented nonprofit agency by hiring a CEO. Andrae Bailey, the 36-year-old executive director of the charitable...
A city ordinance aimed at curtailing items being left outside by the homeless won preliminary approval Tuesday night. Officials voted 5-0 in favor of a law that would allow the city to collect and store items on behalf of the homeless in a central...
As a resident of downtown Baltimore, I'm struck by the amenities offered to the homeless ("Aid for street people failing," March 18). There are long lines in front of Health Care for the Homeless on the Fallsway, and it appears My Sister's Place across...
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