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Gen Z in California says Homelessness is their #1 Concern

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
Gen Z in California says Homelessness is their #1 Concern

California’s share of Generation Z believes homelessness is the biggest issue facing their community, according to new data from a survey commissioned by the Boy Scouts of America. The survey asked young Americans, ages six to 17, to prioritize the top five issues in their community from a list of about twenty. Twenty-nine percent of […]

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It’s All About Location

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
It’s All About Location

Role and Responsibility of the Mission Hills Business Improvement District By J. Daniel Geddis, President Mission Hills Business Improvement District                             Team D&B, One Mission Realty I’m writing this column in an unseasonable downpour of rain. Surely it will stop in time for the community-wide banner art contest Colors on Canvas Awards Reception taking place […]

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San Diego’s First-Ever Transportable Health Program for People Living on the Streets

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
San Diego’s First-Ever Transportable Health Program for People Living on the Streets

Father Joe’s Villages recently announced its new Street Health Program, a part of the Village Health Center at Father Joe’s Villages. This pilot program provides healthcare services directly to people on the streets of San Diego, reaching individuals experiencing homelessness who have not yet sought out help themselves. Thirty percent of individuals experiencing homelessness have […]

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San Diego’s Homeless Scenario Brings Tension to Neighborhoods

| October 3, 2018 | 1 Comment
San Diego’s Homeless Scenario Brings Tension to Neighborhoods

Over the past several months I have been participating in meetings and efforts to address the homeless situation in various parts of urban San Diego. What is obvious is that all of us who live and work in these areas of the county are being impacted by an increasing experience with homeless people and encampments. […]

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New Program Provides Jobs for Homeless

| March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

For all of us who live in San Diego, it’s very obvious that the homeless situation has gotten increasingly worse. The number of homeless encampments has grown substantially and the locations around the city and county have become more obvious. Hillcrest business owners and residents recently shared with me that they are very concerned about […]

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New Neighbors Who Live on the Streets

| February 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Don’t touch the walk button with your bare hand,” I admonished my granddaughter as we crossed the street to visit Balboa Park. “Either use your elbow or pull your sleeve over your fingers when you push the button.” When she visits me her favorite thing to do is to go to Balboa Park right across […]

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Uptown Planners Address City Issues

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Uptown Planners Address City Issues

DecoBike Station and Homeless One of Many Concerns At the November meeting of Uptown Planners, representatives from the city said they were listening to the comments and feedback from the Uptown community regarding the placement of the proposed DecoBike stations. Yet, according to representatives from the Uptown Planners, even after strong community opposition to the […]

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