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  • Letter: Money will help stem homelessness

    Homelessness is not a choice. The majority of the homeless population are faced with life-altering events or a series of events that were unexpected or planned. Not only are they faced with homelessness, but also struggle with mental illness, substance abuse and physical disability.
  • Letter: Inaction is part of homeless problem

    Re: “Some homeless people are a hazard,” Mailbag, April 8. In Linda L. Simeone’s letter regarding homelessness in Burbank, she asked if a homeless woman has no family and “who she belongs to?” I’m reminded of Dickens&...

    Hand-sewing on the streets

    Hand-sewing on the streets
    When the sun sets in Burbank, Darlene O’Connell searches for an empty parking lot, lays down cardboard and covers herself with several blankets to protect against the cold night air. When morning comes, she brings all her belongings to George...

    Olive Avenue Confidential: Team up with L.A. on homeless census

    Olive Avenue Confidential: Team up with L.A. on homeless census
    Burbank officials last year missed a game-changing opportunity to improve the lives of the city's most vulnerable residents, but fortunately opportunity sometimes knocks twice. In order to better understand our homeless population and how to address...

    A breath of fresh hair

    Burbank business owner Stephanie Singleton says "hair is hair," but her salon day at the PATH homeless shelter in Los Angeles brightened clients' day. The scheduled "Glamour Day" was intended to expose clients to hair, makeup, photography and other...