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Pomona community reduces homelessness 54%

Amanda Larsh Assistant News Editor The recently released report, “The State of Homelessness in Pomona” for 2013, found that through community support, the homelessness rate in Pomona has decreased 54 percent from 1,389 reported homeless in 2002, to 633 in 2013. According to the report, the large homeless population Pomona faced between the late 1980s and early 2000s caused the city council to come... 

Proposed ban affects L.A.’s hungriest

Proposed ban affects L.A.’s hungriest
Editorial cartoon by Jacob Bogdanoff ‘Tis the season to be jolly unless you’re a homeless person living in Los Angeles, as two City Council members have proposed a ban on feeding homeless people in public spaces. If enacted, the law would join a list of more than 30 other cities in the United States, including Philadelphia and Orlando, Fla. The proposal comes after resident complaints argued... 

University hosts cardboard city

University hosts cardboard city
Robert Guzman, a Damien High School student, sleeps outside in a cardboard box for Pomona Valley Habitat for Humanity to raise awareness of the homeless. The event was hosted by the University of La Verne and held in the South Quad from Saturday night to Sunday morning. Volunteers from the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority began setting up their communities at 6 p.m. and helped monitor the students participating... 
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