Homeless veterans are spending weeks and even months seeking homes despite an influx of city and county incentives meant to encourage landlords to welcome them. The slow pace of progress could complicate San Diego’s ability to deliver on its goal to end veteran homelessness by the end of 2017.
Lewis Keller, a Navy veteran who for a time lived in his van even when he was employed full-time, joined hosts Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts on the podcast this week to offer his take on the city’s growing homeless problem.
It’s a day that ends in Y, so the Chargers and the La Jolla poop smell are in the news.
Recently, major metros have declared victory over a seemingly intractable problem. Here are three reasons San Diego continues to lag behind.
Awkward: on Tuesday the San Diego Unified board will vote on hiring an investigator to look into embattled board president Marne Foster’s questionable activities. Then they’ll somehow segue into honoring her with a proclamation. The board will also be discussing changing some rules – the same ones Foster may have violated. Mario Koran’s following the strange story as […]
San Diego has the second-highest number of homeless veterans in the state, yet it barely secured any money from a new state program that doles out funds for new veteran housing projects.
The county’s annual report is accessible and engaging, but the accomplishments it touts gloss over important stories.
CBS’s 60 Minutes visits Stand Down, the annual event to help San
Diego’s homeless vets.