Golden Girls need a tiny home

  Golden Girls would love to live in a pet friendly tiny home / tiny home village / community asap. Baby boomer and dog living on a fixed income.  We are house trained, non-smokers, non-drinkers, non-druggies. would love to find a quiet home of our own, a home with privacy, a yard, garden and perhaps…

Sit/Lies

The City Council in Monterey recently banned people from sitting or lying down in public (“Monterey City Council approves sit/lie ordinance 4-1; Haffa dissents,” posted July 2). Criminalizing homeless people is a twofer: provides the private prison system with new inmates and it’s profitable. So, it costs taxpayers more money, you wreck what’s left of…

Choices

Choosing to be kind vs choosing to be cruel it makes economic sense (as well as moral and ethical sense) to provide homeless people with homes, saving millions of dollars per year according to several studies in Florida and NC… People have a myriad of BASIC needs, sleep, breathe clean air and drink clean water,…

Your tax dollars at work

Millions of Taxpayers Dollars have been thrown away (along with people) Did you know: Leaving people sleep on the streets costs $31,065 per person per year (for frequent emergency room visits, hospital admissions and repeated arrests for homeless-related crimes) while giving people permanent housing, job training, health care and a case manager only costs $10,051…