Some OC residents: We want to help the homeless — just don’t put them in our neighborhoods

By Anh Do Mar 21, 2018 | 4:00 AM One day after Orange County supervisors voted to spend more than $70 million to house the homeless, residents in three prosperous cities expressed alarm about a proposal to set up “camp” shelters in their communities. Besides creating permanent housing, the officials’ …

Orange County to spend $70.5 million on permanent homeless housing, may add camps in 3 cities

Supervisors voted Monday for Orange County to spend $70.5 million on permanent housing for the homeless, and to create temporary homeless camps in Irvine, and possibly in Huntington Beach and Laguna Niguel. The vote comes a week after supervisors committed $20 million toward permanent housing for the homeless. The combined …

VA secretary, other federal officials participate in national homeless count

By NIKKI WENTLING | STARS AND STRIPES Published: January 25, 2018 WASHINGTON — For Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, practicing medicine gives him a better understanding about the health care needs of the veterans he serves. On Wednesday, he tried that same hands-on approach for another daunting problem …