Tag Archives: 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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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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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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Homeless Advocates Urging Encampment Residents To Re-Locate Upriver Near Kraemer/Glassell Bridge

Several homeless advocates are trying to organize a mass migration of SART homeless encampment residents upriver to the section of the river trail north of Lincoln Avenue and extending past the Kraemer/Glassell bridge – a stretch directly adjacent to hundreds of homes. Advocates Matthew Skags and Curtis Gamble have been posting their plans on Facebook. Gamble even posted a video ...

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Operation Home S.A.F.E: Report – Community Triage Day Set For December 19th

At last night’s Anaheim City Council, Kristine Ridge, Assistant City Manager, gave the second performance report for Operation Home S.A.F.E., which provided an action plan to address the city’s growing homeless epidemic. Every performance metric is being met and exceeded to implement Operation Home S.A.F.E. and restore the health and public safety of those living in or near homeless encampments ...

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Radical Homeless Advocates Try To Silence Kris Murray With Bogus Allegations

If you thought Anaheim City Council politics couldn’t become even more dysfunctional, District 3 Councilman Jose F. Moreno has proven them wrong. Jeanine Robbins and Wes Jones are part of a cadre of progressive political activists whose lives seem to revolve around using public comments at Anaheim council meetings to flog their cause-du-jour and denigrate those with whom they disagree. ...

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Kris Murray: Progress Report On Operation Home S.A.F.E.

Last month, Operation Home S.A.F.E. was unanimously approved by the Anaheim City Council. This program declared a state of emergency in our city and put in place an action plan to address health and safety impacts of homeless encampments along the Flood Control Channel in Anaheim and surrounding areas. The focus is to collaborate with the County of Orange and ...

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