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January 10, 1990 | FAYE FIORE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A San Francisco housewife who fell into poverty and an unemployed boiler mechanic with no place to live are shaping a group of homeless people into a political force in Long Beach, a city long criticized for largely ignoring as many as 5,000 people living on its streets. Martha Bryson, 34, and Donald Sims, 39--one formerly homeless and the other homeless still--have formed the Long Beach Homeless Union, a coalition of people lost in poverty and sleeping in parks in that city.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 10, 1990 | FAYE FIORE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A San Francisco housewife who fell into poverty and an unemployed boiler mechanic with no place to live are shaping a group of homeless people into a political force in Long Beach, a city long criticized for largely ignoring as many as 5,000 people living on its streets. Martha Bryson, 34, and Donald Sims, 39--one formerly homeless and the other homeless still--have formed the Long Beach Homeless Union, a coalition of people lost in poverty and sleeping in parks in that city.
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January 6, 1990 | FAYE FIORE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Long Beach prosecutor struggling to hold together a rape trial that revolves around five homeless witnesses went so far as to have two of them locked up for the night rather than watch her case sail away on an Alaskan fishing boat. For Deputy Dist. Atty. Carol Rose, merely keeping all concerned parties in Calvin Farrell's trial in town is a lot like holding water in a sieve. Farrell, 35, stands accused of raping a 33-year-old homeless woman Sept.
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