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Homeless Czar Outlines Action Plan to Get People off Streets

Philip Mangano talks about problems in Santa Barbara and beyond. Read story.

Friday, February 21, 2014

Shelter from the Cold

City and nonprofits give refuge to homeless, but see the need increase Read story.

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Homeless Shelter Numbers Up

Increase at Casa Esperanza defies expectations around new sobriety rules. Read story.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Housing Help for I.V.'s Homeless

County votes to move forward with Pescadero Lofts Affordable Housing Project. Read story.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Half Empty or Half Full?

New survey shows drop in South Coast homeless population. Read story.

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Final Homeless Count Numbers Released

Although there were more people beating the bushes three weeks ago during a countywide homeless count than during a similar effort two years ago, slightly fewer homeless individuals were found. Read story.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Counting the Least Among Us

For the second time, the nonprofit Common Ground Santa Barbara orchestrates its ambitious undertaking — counting the homeless. Read story.

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Volunteers Sought for Homeless Count

500 people needed for official tally and health risk assessments. Read story.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Carrot and Stick for Street People

Police pick up too many transients for the justice system to handle. Read story.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Homeless Support Groups Uniting

They hope to streamline services and save money. Read story.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Trinity Spills Over Capacity

Episcopal church closes grounds to homeless at night. Read story.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Longtime Homeless Advocate Retires

Ken Williams abruptly leaves his post. Read story.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Homeless Coalition of ’80s Reforming

The famous coalition of the late 80s got city to modify its ban on sleeping in public. Read story.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Homeless Death Debrief

County hears report on the 79 people who died in 2009 and 2010. Read story.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

New Homeless Organization Nearly Formed

Some activists say the new structure lacks homeless representatives. Read story.

Monday, March 12, 2012

The Dirty Knobs

The Dirty Knobs and The Coffis Brothers & The Mountain ... Read More