Homelessness

West Anaheim Resident To City Council On RV Dweller Street Camping: “Enough is Enough”

West Anaheim resident Sal Ortiz simply, directly and powerfully articulated the frustration and anger of his fellow residents at the July 17 Anaheim City Council, tell the council “enough is enough” regarding the degradation of their neighborhoods due to the proliferation of RV dwellers street camping in their neighborhoods: Ortiz forcefully channeled the frustration felt by residents who obey the ...

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Moreno Faces Ire of Residents Over Homeless Recuperative Care Facility

District 3 resident frustration with a planned recuperative care facility for the homeless at 280 N. Wilshire Avenue, in the Westmont neighborhood boiled over at a June 28 community forum hosted by Councilman Jose F. Moreno found himself in the soup with his constituents at a June 28 community forum he had organized. After public hearings on April 30 and ...

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Jose F. Moreno Praises Advocates Who Sued County, Anaheim To Stop Clearing of Riverbed Homeless Camp

An Anaheim resident recently e-mailed District 3 Councilman Jose F. Moreno regarding the number of vouchers for West Anaheim-based motels that have been given to the homeless cleared from the Santa Ana River Trail. Moreno replied by praising the radical homeless advocates and criticizing Councilwoman Kris Murray for her efforts – Operation Home SAFE – to spur the clearing of ...

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Clearing of Santa Ana River Homeless Camp Nearly Complete

The herculean task of clearing of the sprawling homeless encampment along the Santa Ana River Trail is expected to be by this evening. A multi-jurisdictional effort led by the County of Orange began clearing the encampment on Tuesday, February 20 – beginning at Ball Road/Taft Avenue and moving south. By Friday evening, the encampments running along the west bank of the ...

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Judge Allows Riverbed Homeless Camp Eviction To Proceed, Requires County to Provide Motel Vouchers, More Shelter Beds

The County of Orange has received the OK from a federal district judge to proceed with removing the sprawling homeless encampment on the Santa Ana River Trail. The judicial go-ahead came with the requirement that transitional housing – such as 30-day motel vouchers and Tuff Shed-type tiny houses on municipal property – be provided as an option to the homeless people ...

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Needle Count: 4,065 Needles, 115 Tons of Debris Cleaned From SART Homeless Camp

The County of Orange has released the latest statistics from its ongoing effort to clean-up and clear-out the sprawling homeless encampment along the Santa Ana River Trail. Between January 22 and February 9: Over 115 tons of debris have been removed from the project area, Approximately 4,065 needles have been collected, and 27 individuals have been transitioned to a shelter (14 to the Courtyard, 2 to Bridges at Kraemer Place, 1 to ...

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Homeless Advocates File Another Lawsuit, Claiming Clearing of Riverbed Encampment Discriminates Against The Disabled

The progressive Left’s litigation counter-attack on the effort to clear the sprawling Santa Ana River Trail homeless encampment continues: today a small-but-vocal group of homeless advocates filed a federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) lawsuit claiming the multi-jurisdictional enforcement-and-relocation program discriminates against SART homeless camp denizens who have disabilities – which the lawsuit claims is most of them. The People’s ...

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Judge Carter Halts Clearing of SART Homeless Camp At Request of Left-Wing Attorney From Santa Monica

Last night, federal district Judge David O. Carter granted a request for a temporary injunction halting the velvet-gloved clearing of the Santa Ana River Trail encampment being conducted by the County of Orange, in coordination with Anaheim and Orange. The injunction was requested by Carol Sobel, a leftist trial attorney from Santa Monica who makes a handsome living suing public agencies. ...

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Homeless Advocates Cancel Plan For Up-River Migration of SART Tent City

The homeless advocates trying to organize denizens of the Santa Ana River Trail encampment to re-locate their tents up-river have abandoned their efforts, with one of them admitting in a Facebook post the plan “didn’t solve this very serious homeless problem.” “UPDATE: THE HOMELESS DO NOT HAVE A SAFE HAVEN BY BRIDGES OF KRAEMER PLACE. The shelter is FULL, and ...

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