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Canyon Residents Reject Homeless Neighbors

Tempers flared during the second of three community forums hosted by the Friendship Shelter last week to discuss their permanent supportive housing proposal. Thursday’s meeting targeted the project’s impact on Laguna Canyon, but at the outset many of the 45 or so...

Answering Homeless Housing Skeptics

A plan for permanent housing for chronically homeless people who are mentally ill is generating much discussion around town and some pointed letters to the editor. Even so, only about 35 residents showed up at a meeting held last Friday at the Neighborhood Congregational Church,...

Laguna Should Set the Example

Editor,   J.T. Price’s letter (June 8) raises questions worth addressing about supportive housing in Laguna Beach.  It’s a complex issue, and knowing the facts is key to developing an informed opinion. Price objects, “permanent housing would make our town more of a magnet...