Nevada County Local News: Homelessness


All Local Homelessness News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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12/03/2023
San Diego-area nonprofits and faith organizations struggle to provide for tens of thousands of migrants border agents have released on San Diego streets.

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11/09/2023
Berkeley public works staff and police officers began closing the longstanding encampment along Seventh and Eighth streets in an ‚Äúimminent health hazard and emergency abatement,‚ÄĚ which was ordered to tackle safety concerns.

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11/05/2023
California’s population of homeless veterans has plateaued despite billions of dollars in state spending to create housing for former service members. Now, Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to shift resources to focus on veterans with serious mental health conditions.

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10/18/2023
Tiny homes are increasingly California cities‚Äô shelter option of choice ‚ÄĒ but how far they go in solving homelessness is a contentious question.

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09/26/2023
More than 350 people participated in the 17th annual Empty Bowl benefit for Hospitality House. The fundraiser raised more than $23,000, and funds will directly support residents experiencing homelessness to receive emergency shelter, food, case management, housing aid, medical respite and more.

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08/16/2023
Gov. Gavin Newsom wants counties to spend some revenue from California‚Äôs so-called ‚Äúmillionaire‚Äôs tax‚ÄĚ on the state‚Äôs homeless crisis. That alarms advocates for programs that are getting that money today.

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07/26/2023
Despite efforts by Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass to shelter more than 14,000 people this year, the city's homeless population keeps growing. That does not necessarily mean her signature program is failing. The larger question: How does California measure success?

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07/20/2023
The lack of enough places for everyone to live has sent coastal rent prices inland, removing large swaths of previously cheaper rental units.

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05/05/2023
Nevada County Continuum of Care in connection with Bright Futures for Youth’s SAFE program will conduct a survey May 9-11 to determine how many children and young adults are experiencing housing instability. The results could pave the way for more funding and services.

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05/02/2023
Fast food is the largest employer of homeless workers in California, with one of 17 unhoused individuals in the state working in the industry. That is according to a new report released by the Economic Roundtable.

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05/01/2023
Two local community members are offering a ‚ÄúMay Match Challenge‚ÄĚ to Hospitality House. Through May 31, all monetary donations made to Nevada County‚Äôs leading emergency shelter services provider will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $30,000.

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04/12/2023
Democratic voters in California cities are pushing mayors and city councils to clear homeless camps. Leaders are responding with new ordinances, from Sacramento to San Diego.

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04/03/2023
The annual Point-in-Time survey of people experiencing homelessness in Placer and Nevada County was conducted Jan. 25=Feb. 3 by 150 volunteers, nonprofit, and city and county staff.

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12/05/2022
With temperatures dropping, Nevada County and Nevada City activate the Cold Weather Shelter Protocol. Shelter at the Nevada City public library opens at 4:30 p.m.

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11/02/2022
Gov. Gavin Newsom is not pleased with local leaders' plans to reduce homelessness, and will hold back state funding until they take more aggressive action: ‚ÄúEveryone has to do better.‚ÄĚ

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09/27/2022
Bright Futures for Youth is opening the SAFE Youth Drop-in Navigation Center in Grass Valley, giving children and young adults experiencing homelessness access to services in a safe and supervised environment.

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09/25/2022
It’s a common misconception that a physical address is required to cast a ballot. For individuals living in shelters or encampments, California offers several options for participating in local elections.

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05/03/2022
The housing crisis in North Lake Tahoe has hit new levels, with multiple organizations coming together to battle the increasing need to support the area’s homeless population.

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03/30/2022
Tenants still waiting on rent relief will now likely have more time before facing eviction. The Legislature voted to extend eviction protections through June 30. The bill now heads to the governor’s desk for his signature.

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03/16/2022
California Republicans are advocating for a package of bills to tackle homelessness and mental health issues‚ÄĒbut they claim their approach is more fiscally responsible.