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  • LAHSA volunteers report low homelessness rate in San Fernando Valley

    6 days ago

    Tally sheets in hand and layered up against the weather — though they were instructed not to leave their vehicles — volunteers took to their cars and spread out into the night to seek out the homeless around Encino as part of the 2016 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count on Jan. 27. ...

  • Census of homeless will ensure proper funding for programs

    By Ryan Torok

    6 days ago

    The carload of concerned locals, including an Orthodox rabbi, a pizzeria owner and a construction project site manager, peered into an alley in search of signs of life.

    “This alley’s actually too thin to live in,” Pico Shul’s Rabbi Yonah Bookstein said as the sedan carrying the...

  • Is cutting Big Bird kosher?

    October 29, 2012 | 1:53 pm

    When Governor Mitt Romney talked about ending funding for PBS – and Big Bird – during his first debate with President Obama, he was describing only one of the deep cuts in Romney-Ryan budget.

    But it’s not just Big Bird. And it hits us hard, at home, in the Jewish community.