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January 31, 2001 | From a Times Staff Writer
Valerie Stallings, who resigned Monday from the San Diego City Council and pleaded guilty to accepting unreported gifts, could go to work for a program for the homeless run by a Catholic priest who specializes in the redemption of fallen political figures. Msgr. Joseph Carroll, who runs the nationally acclaimed St. Vincent de Paul Village in downtown San Diego, said he is eager to talk to Stallings about a possible job.
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August 28, 2006 | Tony Perry, Times Staff Writer
Marie Everhart, 75, sitting beneath a tree outside City Hall, worries about what will happen to people like her, people who are homeless in the place that calls itself America's Finest City. "It's going to be bad, awful bad. There are bad things that happen on the streets, especially to women," said Everhart, a widow who said she has been harassed and robbed repeatedly while living on the streets.
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November 21, 1989
The homeless service center operated by the St. Vincent de Paul Society on Skid Row is about to undergo $1.5 million in renovations, officials said Monday. Archbishop Roger Mahony said plans call for a new second floor addition at the center at 231 Winston St., with expanded dining, counseling and meeting areas. That will allow 70 additional homeless people to be sheltered at night, according to Yolanda Garrett, the center's resource developer. Right now the center shelters 35 people nightly.
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January 31, 2001 | From a Times Staff Writer
Valerie Stallings, who resigned Monday from the San Diego City Council and pleaded guilty to accepting unreported gifts, could go to work for a program for the homeless run by a Catholic priest who specializes in the redemption of fallen political figures. Msgr. Joseph Carroll, who runs the nationally acclaimed St. Vincent de Paul Village in downtown San Diego, said he is eager to talk to Stallings about a possible job.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 28, 2006 | Tony Perry, Times Staff Writer
Marie Everhart, 75, sitting beneath a tree outside City Hall, worries about what will happen to people like her, people who are homeless in the place that calls itself America's Finest City. "It's going to be bad, awful bad. There are bad things that happen on the streets, especially to women," said Everhart, a widow who said she has been harassed and robbed repeatedly while living on the streets.
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December 17, 1995 | From Associated Press
Nine days before Christmas, fire destroyed a warehouse jammed with donated clothes, household goods and furniture that were to be distributed by one of the city's largest charities. More than 100 firefighters and 30 trucks were sent to the four-building Society of St. Vincent de Paul complex after the blaze was reported Friday night. Crews finally extinguished the fire Saturday afternoon, more than 17 hours after it broke out.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 25, 1993 | MIMI KO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
For people in trouble with the law, there is hope. That was the message at a conference sponsored Saturday by the St. Vincent de Paul Center for Community Reconciliation. "We need to work more with prisoners who have social problems," Judge Jorge Duarte, warden of La Meza Mexican Prison, told the gathering of 50 people at Chapman University. Speaking in English and Spanish, he said that "in our prisons, we only have a portion of (the criminals) in our society. . . .
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June 2, 1992 | JOHN HURST, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On a pleasant spring morning, Steve McDaugale and Glenn Fox lie back on their bedrolls next to Dry Creek and muse about survival on the road. Keep your camp clean and if you go to town, maintain a low profile, says McDaugale, a big, strong-looking bearded man of 40, wearing boots that are patched with strips of plastic. "And stay away from what we call 'the citizens,' " says Fox, who is 43, small, slender and also wearing a beard.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 24, 1992 | GEORGE FRANK
A program designed to resolve consumer, landlord and neighborhood disputes before they ever get to Orange County's already crowded court system was officially begun Wednesday. "It certainly holds the promise of reducing court congestion," Supervisor Roger R. Stanton said. "It is certainly a cost-effective option . . . and a user-friendly system." The Dispute Resolution Program, which receives $410,000 in county funds, involves volunteers from five agencies to work as mediators.
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October 20, 1992 | KATHRYN BOLD
More than 1,000 people poured into Crystal Court in Costa Mesa on Thursday--not to shop but to eat till they dropped. "Passport to End Hunger" was the theme of the eighth annual Food Fair & Wine Tasting to benefit the Food Distribution Center of Orange County. The $30-per-person food fest and silent auction raised about $47,000 for the center, a food bank in Orange that helps county agencies feed the hungry.
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December 17, 1995 | From Associated Press
Nine days before Christmas, fire destroyed a warehouse jammed with donated clothes, household goods and furniture that were to be distributed by one of the city's largest charities. More than 100 firefighters and 30 trucks were sent to the four-building Society of St. Vincent de Paul complex after the blaze was reported Friday night. Crews finally extinguished the fire Saturday afternoon, more than 17 hours after it broke out.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 25, 1993 | MIMI KO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
For people in trouble with the law, there is hope. That was the message at a conference sponsored Saturday by the St. Vincent de Paul Center for Community Reconciliation. "We need to work more with prisoners who have social problems," Judge Jorge Duarte, warden of La Meza Mexican Prison, told the gathering of 50 people at Chapman University. Speaking in English and Spanish, he said that "in our prisons, we only have a portion of (the criminals) in our society. . . .
NEWS
June 2, 1992 | JOHN HURST, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On a pleasant spring morning, Steve McDaugale and Glenn Fox lie back on their bedrolls next to Dry Creek and muse about survival on the road. Keep your camp clean and if you go to town, maintain a low profile, says McDaugale, a big, strong-looking bearded man of 40, wearing boots that are patched with strips of plastic. "And stay away from what we call 'the citizens,' " says Fox, who is 43, small, slender and also wearing a beard.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 21, 1989
The homeless service center operated by the St. Vincent de Paul Society on Skid Row is about to undergo $1.5 million in renovations, officials said Monday. Archbishop Roger Mahony said plans call for a new second floor addition at the center at 231 Winston St., with expanded dining, counseling and meeting areas. That will allow 70 additional homeless people to be sheltered at night, according to Yolanda Garrett, the center's resource developer. Right now the center shelters 35 people nightly.
NEWS
May 25, 1986
Today marks the beginning of the annual fund-raising campaign for the Los Angeles Times Summer Camp Fund. Now in its 33rd year, the fund has enabled more than 227,000 needy youngsters to attend a week of camp. For many, it is their first experience with rural surroundings. The 10,000 children nominated annually for the Camp Fund have contended with a variety of difficult situations--broken homes, physical or sexual abuse, poverty, disabilities, gang violence or drugs.
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