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Old 07-03-2009, 02:33 PM
 
Location: NYC
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The ACLU recently settled its lawsuit with the city and the city repealed its anti sleeping ordinance. The ACLU is urging Laguna Beach to provide extremely low income housing. The homeless population in Laguna Beach is around 70 people and growing. Without housing how can you solve homelessness?
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Old 08-24-2009, 01:43 PM
 
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I was walking on Laguna canyon road yesterday past the old run down tow yards and school bus station and saw a perfect place near the big bend for a small dome village like in downtown LA but smaller! There are a few abondoned cottages there that were low income housing at one time on third street and moved out there to make room for a senior center. I hope the city council likes the idea.
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Old 11-28-2009, 06:18 AM
 
Location: Las Flores, Orange County, CA
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Laguna's homeless solution? | city, homeless, people - News - The Orange County Register
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Old 11-28-2009, 08:25 PM
 
Location: Everywhere and Nowhere
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Just keep in mind the better you make it for the existing ones the more you'll draw from elsewhere. Word travels fast. The city needs to coordinate with the county and state on a regional solution.
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Old 11-28-2009, 08:44 PM
 
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I can't afford to live in Laguna Beach and I work. Why should they get to live there on the taxpayer? Should we buy them luxury cars too?
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Old 11-28-2009, 11:40 PM
 
Location: LB/OC for now...
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Laguna Beach can have the homeless for all I care. Should go well with all the transplants that move there because they saw it on a TV show.
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Old 11-28-2009, 11:46 PM
 
Location: southern california
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our economy is not working, they want us to live in 1000 dollar a month dwellings but work min wage pte no benefits.
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Old 11-29-2009, 06:19 PM
 
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Just keep in mind the better you make it for the existing ones the more you'll draw from elsewhere. Word travels fast. The city needs to coordinate with the county and state on a regional solution.
Exactly. Watch that 70 turn into 700 in no time.
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Old 01-02-2010, 07:49 PM
 
Location: NYC
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I can't afford to live in Laguna Beach and I work. Why should they get to live there on the taxpayer? Should we buy them luxury cars too?
Well, In this economy i think a lot of people CAN afford to live in Laguna. Deep discounts on rents and houses!
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Old 01-03-2010, 12:06 AM
 
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Good. I am glad at least one city in this county actually provides shelter for the homeless. Better than Irvine which actually drops homeless people off outside of their city limits! Disgusting.
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