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Tiny Pop-Up Shelters Assembled in 30 Minutes Could Help LA's Homeless

NBCBayArea 03 Mar 2021
The LA Conservation Corps and Seattle-based company Pallet are partnering to build 425 shelters across the City of Los Angeles for unhoused people ... Hope of the Valley is a non-profit working off donations to make places like a Bridge Home shelter on Chandler Boulevard work ... The Pallet shelter is a self-contained unit.

Seattle’s homeless ‘shelter surge’ unveiled with fewer shelter beds, more questions

The Seattle Times 01 Mar 2021
Two months behind schedule, the Seattle Mayor's Office announced a plan to open 221 new hotel shelter and 60 new traditional shelter spaces. However, the proposal has raised concerns from many sectors over funding and who will be housed ... .

Rethinking ‘man’s best friend’: WSU research shows the importance of dogs in women’s lives

The Spokesman-Review 28 Feb 2021
So, it turns out the saying about dogs being a man’s best friend needs revising. It should be “woman’s best friend.” ... The statistic ... Says Seattle Humane. “The desire to adopt pets increased dramatically, and has remained steady.” The Seattle Animal Shelter says that with fewer staff and volunteers, there are no walk-ins but only appointments ... .

The LA Conservation Corps assembling pallet dwellings for homeless around Los Angeles

LA Daily News 24 Feb 2021
The LA Conservation Corps and Seattle-based shelter builder Pallet this week began working together to assemble 425 prefabricated individual shelters around Los Angeles for homeless people ... Employees at Pallet’s headquarters in Seattle — many of whom have experienced ...

The Morning Briefing: Let's Stop Pretending That Union Teachers Are Saints

Hot Air 23 Feb 2021
By Stephen Kruiser Feb 23, 2021 7.31 AM ET. Share. Tweet. Share. Tweet. AP Photo/Paul Sancya. Teachers’ Unions Only Care About Teachers’ Unions. Happy Tuesday, dear Kruiser Morning Briefing friends ... The NEA ... ‘Give It a Try!’ Seattle-Backed Homeless Shelter Provides Pipes to Smoke Heroin and Advice on ‘Booty Bumping’. Rep ... .

Looking to Get Around Court Rulings on Homelessness, Washington Cities May Offer Shelter, Then Crack Down

The Centralia Chronicle 20 Feb 2021
Camps have multiplied in the Seattle area as fears of coronavirus transmission make many homeless people wary of shelters, and COVID-19 safety precautions limit the number of people social service agencies and shelters can take ... This is also true in Seattle, where in 2019, 14% of ...

WATCH NOW: 'He's just a caring guy': Joslin overcomes rough past, gives back through Rescue Mission

The Columbus Telegram 20 Feb 2021
Columbus resident Nathan Joslin is a changed man, but he has ended up right where he started. In a rescue mission ... But it all changed when he walked into a church in Kent, Washington - a city of over 100,000 just south of Seattle ... Upbringings ... The shelter had people announce lunch by ringing a triangle. At age 9, his family moved up to Seattle ... .

Seattle suburb OKs camping ban it may not be able to enforce

The Spokesman-Review 18 Feb 2021
SEATTLE – An affluent Seattle-area community has approved an ordinance prohibiting camping on public property, a measure the city says will connect homeless people to shelters but that might prove hard to enforce because of a federal court ruling ... Shelters have lost hundreds of ...

Seattle pays $10,000 to settle lawsuit over homeless sweep

The Dispatch 18 Feb 2021
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle is paying $10,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by a woman who challenged a homeless encampment sweep at a city park last December ... The city agreed to the settlement to avoid further litigation, The Seattle Times reported ... They also noted that shelter beds were available.

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