Homelessness

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Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe’s Struggle Post Military Life

When Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.

10/23/2014

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Community Activists Raise Alarm Over Proposed OC Homeless Shelter

A coalition of community groups in Santa Ana Tuesday were set to voice their opposition to a planned homeless center in their neighborhood.

08/19/2014

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Homeless Parolees Weigh On Calif. Counties

Stable housing is critical to the success of low-level felons being released under California Gov. Jerry Brown’s prison reform law.

07/04/2014

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Kobe Bryant Leads Record Crowd On Walk To Fight Homelessness

Los Angeles County has been described as the “homeless capital” of the nation with close to 60,000 people living without homes, according to the United Way.

11/23/2013

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Food Truck That Feeds Homeless Could Be Forced To Move From Streets Of Hollywood

The Los Angeles City Council is considering new regulations that could potentially shut down a food truck that has been feeding the hungry on the streets of Hollywood for more than 25 years.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/16/2013

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Kobe Bryant Joins 5,000 In Walk To Fight Homelessness

Los Angeles Lakers star guard Kobe Bryant served as the honorary chair of the United Way Homewalk Saturday, joining more than 5,000 people in a fight to end homelessness.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/19/2011

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Social Workers To Assist Growing Homeless Population At Occupy LA

Social workers are gearing up to provide services for the homeless individuals at the Ocuppy L.A. protest, according to a news report.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/15/2011

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Kobe Bryant Set To Introduce Foundation To Fight Homelessness

Laker star Kobe Bryant and his wife Vanessa will announce plans Tuesday to form a foundation dedicated to improving the lives of youths and families in need.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/07/2011

Proposed Job Cuts Could Mean Homelessness For Seniors

Proposed cuts to a program that places impoverished senior citizens into part-time jobs could mean more homelessness and struggle for that vulnerable population.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/17/2011

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