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Year in Pictures 2016: Housing Woes

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Bill Murphy has a smoke outside on December 1 (when winter capacity doubles from 100 to 200 beds) in front of the facility formerly known as Casa Esperanza, which reopened as PATH (People Assisting the Homeless) in April with stricter sobriety and locals-only rules.

Published on December 27, 2016

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Ed St. George

Published on August 17, 2016

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A DEAL’S A DEAL: During a moratorium on new connections, the Goleta Water District confirmed service for UCSB’s 165-unit San Joaquin Apartments project, now under construction. UCSB can lay legal claim to half of the area’s unused “stealth demand,” based on a 1973 permit with the district and a later water agreement with the Bishop Ranch. Goleta also signed off on water service for more than 600 new private homes and apartments.

Published on April 20, 2016

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"Denver" (left) and "Michigan" say they would be grateful for a day center if for nothing else to have a place to stash their belongings during the day. It's an "eyesore" to have our stuff on the streets but in the absence of having a locker, like the old Greyhound station used to have, you run the risk of theft if you don't keep it close by and insight.

Published on February 3, 2016

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NOW WHAT? With news that the Flamingo Mobile Home Park was up for sale, resident JoAnn Garrett worried she’d lose her home of 54 years.

Published on July 6, 2016

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