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    By Dianne Anderson Homelessness is up 4.6% from last year in Long Beach, at 3,447 last count, but the good news is that it represents the smallest increase since 2019. Mayor Rex Richardson drilled down the 2023 Homeless Point in Time Count results at the last city update, showing homelessness increased by 7% from 2019 ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Duke Givens is talking trash again. So far, he’s collected close to 800,000 pounds of trash in the past two years, and the homeless have all done it by hand. It’s how he goes about his daily rounds at local parks, enticing the unhoused to help keep their areas clean by giving ...
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    By Dianne Anderson In the great economic divide, it seems that those with a lot of money in Orange County would prefer not to see those who have not – it’s called NIMBYISM, Not in My Back Yard, that keeps the homeless invisible. Through their newest project, Saving Our Sisters, the Orange County Section NCNW ...