In Midst Of Orange County’s Crisis, Irvine Residents Protest Opening Up City To Displaced Homeless Population
"It's very troubling to have the county shove their housing responsibilities to the cities," Councilwoman Christina Shea said.
Los Angeles Times:
Protesters Fight Against Homeless Moving To Irvine: 'We Will Decide Who Comes Into The City'
They wanted to make an impact by filling up the City Council chambers Tuesday to fight against the homeless moving to Irvine, but officials turned most of the crowd away at an unexpectedly short meeting. No matter, organizers had planned a protest in the plaza outside City Hall, and with about 100 people gathered, they kept chanting: "All our kids deserve better! All our kids deserve better!" (Do, 4/10)
San Francisco Chronicle:
SF Mayor Farrell Blames Delay Of Homeless Psychiatric Beds On State Agency
The 54 psychiatric beds intended to help homeless people that Mayor Mark Farrell announced last month at St. Mary’s Medical Center still haven’t opened. On Tuesday, Farrell blamed a state agency for the delay. (Swan, 4/10)