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  • In Theory: Is a city responsible for the homeless?

    In Theory: Is a city responsible for the homeless?
    In a July 15 Q&A article with Patt Morrison for the Los Angeles Times, Alice Callaghan, a longtime advocate for the homeless, was critical of the city of Los Angeles’ policies and efforts to address homelessness on Skid Row.
  • 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...

    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...

    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...