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Homelessness

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Top Homelessness Articles

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  • Man accused of hate crime at homeless shelter

    A 36-year-old man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly beat and yelled racial slurs at a worker from the temporary winter homeless shelter in Glendale, police said. Even as officers hauled the man, Jorge Tanchez, into their patrol car, he allegedly...
  • Teens take aim at homelessness

    GLENDALE — While some local high school students will be hitting the beaches this summer, others are looking to make a difference for homeless men and women living on Skid Row. Teens from the student-run LOOK International group, who attend four...
  • Homeless shelter is full of questions

    Here we are again — the annual winter homeless shelter season. It seems that every year, a bit of NIMBYism and hoarding tendencies emerge on the political stage: keep the homeless out; why should we have to pay for someone else's problem, and so...
  • Tutors help homeless children succeed

    Working at a table crowded with binders and textbooks, Glendale resident Nancy Stein is leading two children through their homework exercises. "Is that how you spell 'remember?'" she asks. "Sound it out. You are missing some letters." It is a scene...
  • Expo connects homeless with services

    Representatives from more than 50 nonprofit organizations and public agencies on Tuesday assembled at the Glendale National Guard Armory to provide a one-stop shop of resources for the homeless. Homeless Connect Day, organized by the homeless shelter...
  • Homeless shelter to stay open all hours

    GLENDALE — The homeless shelter at the Glendale National Guard Armory will be open around the clock through Thursday after state officials on Monday approved 24-hour access as heavy rainfall continued to batter the region. They left open the...
  • Officials hope to help Glendale's homeless veterans

    Officials hope to help Glendale's homeless veterans
    Public officials and advocates for homeless people said Friday that they believe they can eliminate homelessness among military veterans in Glendale in the next 12 months. The comments came at a public forum during which officials released data...
  • Mailbag: One homeless shelter shows a need for more

    One homeless shelter shows a need for more In your coverage of the winter shelter, it is clear that many people who are homeless look forward to the Glendale National Guard Armory because operators provide food, shower facilities, social services, and...
  • Homelessness needs prevention

    The number of homeless people is huge and disturbing. Millions of people are homeless in the most progressive and powerful country in the world. Unaffordable housing, poverty, and unemployment are the top three causes of homelessness. Natural disasters,...
  • Glendale's homeless count down by about a quarter

    Glendale's homeless count down by about a quarter
    The number of homeless people on Glendale streets dropped to 299 on a one-night count, a 27% decrease compared with last year's count, according to a city report. Officials attributed the reduction to a smaller local winter shelter that cut the number of...
  • Glendale shelter short on help

    Glendale shelter short on help
    On the eve of Glendale’s new winter homeless shelter opening its doors, organizers are scrambling to secure donations and volunteers for its food program. Of the 90 days the shelter is scheduled to operate, organizers say just nine days have been...
  • City may cut ties with county homeless authority

    City may cut ties with county homeless authority
    Glendale is moving to end a long-standing relationship with Los Angeles County in effort to reduce the number of transients it’s forced to take in for the annual winter homeless shelter program. The City Council in its dual role as the Housing...