Homelessness

July 2019

Local Approach of Criminalizing the Homeless is Counterproductive, Grand Jury Report Finds

June 2019

Local Nonprofit Gets Grant to Build Portable Shower Facility for Homeless Folks; Trailer Should Hit Streets Later in the Summer

April 2019

City of Arcata Receives $400K Grant to Build Housing Units for the Homeless in Mobile Home Park

March 2019

Albuquerque Reporter Looks at Eureka’s Homelessness Strategy, Finds Lessons That Could Apply in His Hometown

February 2019

The ‘Homeless Challenge’: Eureka City Councilmember Kim Bergel’s Experience of Living on the Streets For A Day

Nearly 1,500 Homeless People Tallied Countywide, More Than Doubling the Previous Count

Ed’s Sanctuary: How an Ornate Hidden Garden Grew Into Eureka’s Largest Homeless Camp and Then Got Bulldozed by the City

January 2019

(PHOTOS) Volunteers Were Deployed Across the County Today to Conduct the 2019 Point-in-Time Homeless Count

Remember Those Trailers PG&E Donated to Eureka for Transitional Housing? After a False Start, the City’s Gearing Up Again to Get Them Occupied

Volunteers Needed For Point-In-Time Count of Homeless People In Humboldt County

December 2018

Cold in Arcata? Arcata House is Opening Its Emergency Shelter Today

November 2018

Hungry on Thanksgiving? Here’s Where You Can Get a Free Meal.

May 2018

New Betty Chinn Transitional Housing on the Eureka City Council Agenda Tomorrow; Trailer Village Could Open Near Hikshari Trail

February 2018

Supervisors Move to Create a Standing Committee to Address Homelessness; Will Consider Declaring a Shelter Crisis Later This Month

January 2018

Eureka Increases Amount Being Given to Squires Evictees as They Scramble to Find New Housing

HOMELESSNESS: After Years of Public Pleas to Declare a Shelter Crisis, Supes Form Committee to Consider It

September 2017

City Puts Brakes on Homeless Day Center at Runeberg Hall, Solicits Other Locations for Project

Betty Chinn Proposes New Homeless Day Use Center on Wabash; Community Meeting on Project to Be Held Next Week

County and Betty Chinn Looking to Use PG&E Trailers as Modular Housing Units for Local Homeless

August 2017

Local Agencies Collaborating to Launch New Detox and Residential Treatment Facility

July 2017

Eureka Erects Giant Fence to Shut Down Homeless Sidewalk Scene Across From Free Meal Dining Facility

Another Transient Arrested in Connection With Break-In at Betty Chinn’s Warehouse

June 2017

Break-In at Betty Chinn’s Eureka Warehouse; Two Arrests Made After Items Found Among Nearby Group of Homeless

May 2017

Humboldt’s Homeless Numbers Down More Than 40 Percent From Two Years Ago, According to Preliminary Count

April 2017

A Home for the Homeless in Manila? Local Advocacy Group to Petition Community Services District for Campground, ‘Tiny House Villlage’

Eureka Police Chief Andy Mills to Redding: Contrary to What You May Have Seen on Craigslist, Humboldt is Not Asking All Your Homeless People to Move Here

DHHS Hires New Social Worker to Focus on Eureka’s Homeless, Liaise With Old Town Beat Cops

February 2017

63-Year-Old Man Found Dead Underneath a Myrtle Avenue Bridge, Where He Lived

December 2016

Volunteers Needed to Count Humboldt’s Homeless

City of Eureka Hires Part Time Homeless Services Manager

November 2016

Eureka’s Homeless Container Village Has Moved to Its New Location

OP-ED: A Cautionary Tale: My Experiences With the Homeless

Local Homeless Advocacy Group AHHA Holds Meeting to Address the Ongoing Homeless Crisis in Humboldt County

Eureka Abruptly Ends Overnight Homeless Sleeping Program, Threatens Illegal Campers With Arrest

September 2016

County Officials Look at SoHum Trespass Homeless Encampments

(AUDIO INTERVIEW) Betty Chinn Speaks on the Blue Angel Container Village’s Upcoming Move Out of Old Town

New Spot for the Container Village? Eureka City Council to Hold Special Meeting Tuesday to Pick One

Eureka-County Housing Campaign Hits Goal Early, Helps 30 Homeless Find Homes

St. Joseph’s and Betty Chinn’s New Shelter Opens Next Week

August 2016

Community Leaders Look Toward Big-Picture Solutions for Homelessness at Housing First Summit

Eureka, County Aim to House 30 Homeless in 60 Days

July 2016

Betty Chinn Gives Us an Update on the Blue Angel Container Village, a (Temporary) Home for the Homeless

Eureka Designates Three Homeless Sleeping Areas to be Used on Rotating Basis

June 2016

McKinleyville Area Homeless Camps Visited by Sheriff’s Office, DHHS (PHOTOS)

Container Village Status Report: 36 Occupants, 22 Dogs; 18 Find Full-Time Employment

May 2016

Connecting with SoHum’s Homeless: A LoCO Walk-a-Long

City of Eureka Publishes New Post-Palco Marsh Stats, Gets Chesty With People Seeking Public Documents

EPD’s Palco Marsh Retrospective By the Numbers: 114 Tons of Trash, Eight Arrests, Zero Dogs Seized

WIPED AWAY: Palco Marsh, Before and After GIFs

(UPDATE) Palco Marsh, Day Two: Evicting the Last Camper and Hauling Out the Last of the Trash


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