Together over the last few months, we’ve been exploring the scope of homelessness in San Diego in a series we call “Quest.” When we launched this series, we knew it’d be a tricky one to end. A reporter could spend every day finding new stories about the 9,000 people counted in shelters and on the streets this year, and the multitude of agencies trying, and sometimes failing, to help.
We’ve sparked in-depth conversations, unearthed problems and their causes, and filled in gaps in understanding about homelessness in San Diego.
It’s time for us to switch gears. But first, here are some highlights of what we learned: