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Faulkner’s Homeless Days Draw to a Close

Faulkner survived an advanced case of skin cancer with help from volunteer medical group. Read story.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Common Ground S.B. Readying Second Volunteer Army

The subcommittee is planning a training course for volunteers wanting to support newly housed homeless. Read story.

Friday, September 2, 2011

SCHAC Focuses on Homeless Peoples' Possessions

The advisory panel’s report will suggest changes to SBPD and Sheriff’s Department procedures. Read story.

Friday, August 26, 2011

Aldana: An Advocate Not Opposed to Weeding and Picking-Up Litter

City Council candidate says his candidacy will attract disaffected voters back to the polls. Read story.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Memorial Highlighted Lopez’s Genial Nature

Faulding residents said farewell to a man who had many physical and mental challenges. Read story.

Friday, August 19, 2011

RV Group Suing City

Attorney Joe Allen says Santa Barbara's 2009 RV Parking Ordinance is unconstitutional. Read story.

Friday, August 12, 2011

Subcommittee Considers Merger of Homeless Organizations

Subcommittee members think the city should be involved in forming the new organization. Read story.

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

ADMHS Responds to the Grand Jury

The department agrees with the report’s finding that there aren’t enough treatment beds in the county. Read story.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Plan Afoot to Merge Three Homeless Organizations

BOCH's Board approved overall concept and is seeking for community input. Read story.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Burleigh Joins Restorative Policing Team

Burleigh Came to SBPD from the Harbor Patrol. Read story.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Coroner: Andrew Died of Heart Disease

Seventy-year-old grandmother was homeless intermittently for ten years. Read story.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Falcone: Public Safety Number 1 Job for City

Falcone says city especially obligated to aid emancipated foster-care kids. Read story.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Perils of Street Living Realized by Boyd

Boyd assaulted after objecting to a stranger’s attempt to “roll out” next to him. Read story.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Common Ground SB Rallies the Troops

Common Ground SB could operate as part of Bringing Our Community Home (BOCH) Read story.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Advocates to Battle Budget Cuts

Loss of Pro Pay program and cuts to Human Services Commission will be fought. Read story.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011