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January 22, 1990 | BILL BILLITER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Three years ago, Carol Kanode, then a school nurse at Ocean View High School, met a student who was homeless. The encounter, she said, changed her life--and opened her eyes to a need for more shelters for teen-agers in Orange County. Kanode said the homeless teen-ager at Ocean View was "only 14--a freshman and a very nice girl." She had been "kicked out" of the house by her mother after the two had quarreled.
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November 30, 1997 | JOHN CANALIS and ROBERT OURLIAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The first wisps of chill arrive on the late-night breeze as two teenage girls, sitting on a sidewalk bench, watch the downtown slowly come alive. One of them amateurishly holds a cigarette, her fingers straight and stiff. Up and down Main Street, groups of teens, some perhaps from a nearby "squat" where they live with other runaways, begin to roam the area. A stranger, an older man, approaches the girls on the sidewalk bench and hands them a piece of paper. "Need help?" it asks. "Call us.
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November 30, 1997 | JOHN CANALIS and ROBERT OURLIAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The first wisps of chill arrive on the late-night breeze as two teenage girls, sitting on a sidewalk bench, watch the downtown slowly come alive. One of them amateurishly holds a cigarette, her fingers straight and stiff. Up and down Main Street, groups of teens, some perhaps from a nearby "squat" where they live with other runaways, begin to roam the area. A stranger, an older man, approaches the girls on the sidewalk bench and hands them a piece of paper. "Need help?" it asks. "Call us.
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October 17, 1994
County officials have presented a Huntington Beach youth shelter with a $10,000 grant that will be used to help troubled teen-agers gain their independence. The Huntington Youth Shelter is an 18-bed residential care facility that has provided assistance to 92 runaways, as well as neglected and abused children, since it opened in January. County Supervisor Harriett M. Wieder presented the shelter with a $10,000 check Saturday during a reception.
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October 17, 1994
County officials have presented a Huntington Beach youth shelter with a $10,000 grant that will be used to help troubled teen-agers gain their independence. The Huntington Youth Shelter is an 18-bed residential care facility that has provided assistance to 92 runaways, as well as neglected and abused children, since it opened in January. County Supervisor Harriett M. Wieder presented the shelter with a $10,000 check Saturday during a reception.
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January 5, 1993 | ROBERT BARKER
A counseling service for youths began Saturday, representing the first element in a new program that will continue with the opening of the Huntington Youth Shelter in June. Three counselors are available to provide assistance from the organization's outreach offices. Young people who need help can reach the volunteers by telephoning (714) 847-KIDS. Or they can contact counselors in person in the office on the second story of the downtown police station at 5th Street and Walnut Avenue.
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October 6, 1990 | JOHN PENNER
Former state Assembly candidate Peter Von Elten, who is campaigning in support of a City Council-sponsored ballot measure that rivals a citizens' initiative, announced his resignation from the Huntington Youth Shelter's board of directors Friday in a dispute over how the citizens' measure may affect the shelter's planned facility for runaway teens.
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June 21, 1991 | JOHN PENNER
Renovations began Thursday on an 80-year-old house that will become the home of the Huntington Youth Shelter, planned to be the county's largest temporary housing facility for homeless teens. The 18-bed shelter, expected to open early next year, will offer drug and alcohol rehabilitation, agency referrals, counseling and other services to runaway youths 11 to 17.
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August 6, 1993 | ROBERT BARKER
The Huntington Youth Shelter for homeless and runaway young people, the largest such facility in Orange County, was dedicated Thursday by County Supervisor Harriett M. Wieder and other officials. About 1,000 volunteers and advocates for the homeless have put finishing touches on the renovation of an historic house in a corner of Central Park that will serve as a haven for up to 18 youngsters, ages 11 to 17.
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November 27, 1993 | ROBERT BARKER
The Huntington Youth Shelter, six years in the making, is preparing to open either next month or in January. Shelter officials are seeking volunteers to help put the finishing touches on the refurbished 4,000-square-foot building, originally a residence in the early 1900s. Painters, cleaners, weeders, electricians and plumbers in particular are needed to complete work to allow the shelter to get a certificate of occupancy from the city. A work "party" is scheduled for today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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November 27, 1993 | ROBERT BARKER
The Huntington Youth Shelter, six years in the making, is preparing to open either next month or in January. Shelter officials are seeking volunteers to help put the finishing touches on the refurbished 4,000-square-foot building, originally a residence in the early 1900s. Painters, cleaners, weeders, electricians and plumbers in particular are needed to complete work to allow the shelter to get a certificate of occupancy from the city. A work "party" is scheduled for today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 6, 1993 | ROBERT BARKER
The Huntington Youth Shelter for homeless and runaway young people, the largest such facility in Orange County, was dedicated Thursday by County Supervisor Harriett M. Wieder and other officials. About 1,000 volunteers and advocates for the homeless have put finishing touches on the renovation of an historic house in a corner of Central Park that will serve as a haven for up to 18 youngsters, ages 11 to 17.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 5, 1993 | ROBERT BARKER
A counseling service for youths began Saturday, representing the first element in a new program that will continue with the opening of the Huntington Youth Shelter in June. Three counselors are available to provide assistance from the organization's outreach offices. Young people who need help can reach the volunteers by telephoning (714) 847-KIDS. Or they can contact counselors in person in the office on the second story of the downtown police station at 5th Street and Walnut Avenue.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 21, 1991 | JOHN PENNER
Renovations began Thursday on an 80-year-old house that will become the home of the Huntington Youth Shelter, planned to be the county's largest temporary housing facility for homeless teens. The 18-bed shelter, expected to open early next year, will offer drug and alcohol rehabilitation, agency referrals, counseling and other services to runaway youths 11 to 17.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 6, 1990 | JOHN PENNER
Former state Assembly candidate Peter Von Elten, who is campaigning in support of a City Council-sponsored ballot measure that rivals a citizens' initiative, announced his resignation from the Huntington Youth Shelter's board of directors Friday in a dispute over how the citizens' measure may affect the shelter's planned facility for runaway teens.
NEWS
January 22, 1990 | BILL BILLITER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Three years ago, Carol Kanode, then a school nurse at Ocean View High School, met a student who was homeless. The encounter, she said, changed her life--and opened her eyes to a need for more shelters for teen-agers in Orange County. Kanode said the homeless teen-ager at Ocean View was "only 14--a freshman and a very nice girl." She had been "kicked out" of the house by her mother after the two had quarreled.
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