Monthly Archives: December 2010

>End of the year update from Andy Bales of Union Rescue Mission

> Andy Bales; CEO of Union Rescue Mission.  I love this shot of Andy from Don Garza.  This was the hottest day in Los Angeles recorded history.  It was 113 degrees in downtown Los Angeles and Andy Bales was pushing … Continue reading

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>On the last day of 2010 things are as confusing as ever

> Today there is a story in the National Examiner.  I would have posted a link to this story but there were so many pop-ups and spam when trying to read the article that I just copied and pasted the … Continue reading

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>The Winter Shelters of Los Angeles

> Below:  A video from my friends at http://www.urm.org/ – Andy Bales

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>Christmas evening. What has changed in a year?

> I spent most of Christmas Eve Day downtown in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles.  I wrote a blog post about the day with some photos of the activities at Union Rescue Mission.  All of the missions were having celebrations and … Continue reading

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>Why is the homeless situation not improving. I know!

>Today was my second Christmas Eve on Skid Row in Los Angeles. There were more people on the street and more people in line for food than last year. The Los Angeles Mission was putting on a large street event.  … Continue reading

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>How far does our government think people can be pushed?

>A little earlier today I came across a story in the Los Angeles Times Tax deduction for mortgage interest could be on the chopping block I posted the link to the story on facebook. The story was by By Don … Continue reading

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>Talking about the President and our nation

> Over on Facebook there is a bit of dialogue in progress about our country.  Below was one of my own responses. My own basic view point is that this country is in a lot of trouble and I do … Continue reading

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