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  • The Fresno City Council on Thursday passed an ordinance requiring stores to keep track of their shopping carts.
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homeless, theft, fresno city council, fresno, local, gene haagenson
  • Homeless Fresno man beaten and his dog killed
  • Fresno police arrested two teenagers accused of beating up a 45-year-old homeless man and killing his small dog.
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crimetracker, homeless, fresno, fresno county, local, anthony pura
  • City cleans up homeless encampments in Central Fresno
  • Fresno city crews went to work demolishing what used to be shelters for the homeless.
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fresno county, fresno, fresno central, fresno downtown, homeless, local, amanda venegas
  • City leaders in Visalia are trying to make shopping carts in parks a thing of the past.
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homeless, tulare county, visalia, tulare, local, jessica peres
  • Teens accused of attacking elderly and homeless in Fulton Mall
  • Police are searching for several teens accused of attacking homeless and elderly victims in Downtown Fresno.
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fresno, fresno county, fresno downtown, homeless, local, anthony pura
  • Fresno homeless
  • One example is an $11 million apartment complex called the Renaissance. It's now home for about 100 people.
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homeless, fresno, fresno county, politics, gene haagenson
  • FresnoHomeless
  • If you assume homeless people don't have anything, you might be surprised.
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homeless, crimetracker, drug bust, fresno downtown, fresno, fresno county, local, gene haagenson
  • Debate over homeless continues at Fresno City Hall
  • The City of Fresno won praise for tearing down the homeless camps around Downtown Fresno.
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fresno, fresno downtown, homeless, local, gene haagenson
  • The City of Fresno began clearing its final homeless encampment along H Street in Downtown Fresno Monday morning.
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fresno, fresno county, fresno downtown, homeless, local, amanda venegas
  • Summit in Fresno aims to help homeless veterans
  • In Central California, homelessness is a serious issue, impacting thousands of people, including many military veterans.
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fresno, fresno county, homeless, local, amanda venegas
  • City of Fresno cleans up homeless encampments
  • The City of Fresno is cleaning up large homeless camps in Downtown Fresno.
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fresno, fresno county, fresno downtown, homeless, local, amanda venegas
  • City of Fresno clears out Downtown Fresno homeless camp
  • Hundreds of homeless residents in Downtown Fresno will have to find a new place to sleep. Monday morning, city crews began cleaning out a large homeless encampment near the Poverello House in Fresno.
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fresno, fresno county, homeless, poverello house, local, amanda venegas
  • City of Fresno begins cleaning out homeless encampments
  • City of Fresno crews are cleaning out a large homeless encampment in Downtown Fresno near the Poverello House.
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fresno, fresno county, fresno downtown, homeless, local
  • Fresno Unified to receive funding for homeless students and foster youth
  • Valley school districts stand to benefit more than originally thought from a new state funding system.
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fresno unified school district, homeless, education, linda mumma
  • Large fire burns homeless encampment in Downtown Fresno
  • A huge fire at a homeless encampment in downtown Fresno burned several tents and injured some pets.
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fresno, fresno county, fresno downtown, fire, homeless, local, carlos saucedo
  • Man in custody after a large fire at Fresno homeless camp
  • An arrest has been made after a fire at a homeless encampment.
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fresno, fresno county, homeless, fire, local, rick montanez
  • The city of Fresno is launching a new operation to remove camps in three locations around downtown.
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homeless, fresno, fresno county, fresno downtown, local, gene haagenson
  • The push to house the homeless comes in the wake of an increase in crimes in the Valley's sprawling homeless camps.
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fresno, fresno downtown, homeless, housing, local, gene haagenson
  • Today hundreds of homeless people were offered free services.
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merced, homeless, local
  • A judge issued a restraining order against a homeless man accused of threatening Madera County employees.
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homeless, madera county, madera, local, sara sandrik
  • A homeless man is out of the hospital after being mauled by a pack of dogs in Downtown Fresno.
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fresno, fresno county, fresno downtown, animal, homeless, local, amanda venegas
  • A Downtown Fresno bridge is scheduled to be demolished. Today, city crews began clearing the area.
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fresno, fresno county, fresno downtown, homeless, local, mariana jacob
  • As city officials clean up homeless encampments on public property, many of them are moving to private land.
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homeless, fresno, fresno county, local, carlos saucedo
  • Homeless advocates are suing the city of Fresno and the state of California, claiming they didn't learn from a $2 million mistake.
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facebook, homeless, fresno, fresno county, local, corin hoggard
  • A small group of third graders from Fresno is trying to prove that girls can change the world.
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charity, homeless, fresno northeast, fresno, fresno county, education
  • Demolition could begin in March, and is expected to be finish by the end of May.
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homeless, fresno, fresno downtown, fresno county, local
  • Just two months ago city crews removed homeless encampments from this area, and provided assistance, and housing for many.
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homeless, fresno, fresno county, fresno downtown, local, gene haagenson
  • Organizers say about 1,400 homeless kids and families attended this year's party.
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homeless, holiday, fresno, fresno county, local, mariana jacob
  • The city of Fresno's efforts to eliminate homeless encampments in the downtown area took another step forward.
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fresno, fresno county, fresno downtown, homeless, local, tommy tran
  • The homeless encampment being cleared is on Monterey and H Street, where a fire also broke out early Tuesday morning.
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homeless, occupy wall street, protest, fresno, fresno county, local, carlos saucedo
  • Fire crews put out a fire Tuesday morning at a homeless camp that's scheduled for a city cleanup.
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fire, homeless, fresno downtown, fresno, fresno county, local
  • Occupy Fresno protesters and the homeless work together for a common cause.
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homeless, occupy wall street, protest, fresno, fresno county, local
  • Protestors attempted to block city crews from cleaning up a homeless encampment on Santa Fe near Ventura in Downtown Fresno Thursday morning. The City of Fresno issued an eviction notice to the residents of the homeless encampment saying they had to vacate the premises by 7 a.m. Thursday morning.
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protest, homeless, fresno downtown, fresno, fresno county, local, tommy tran
  • Thursday morning the City of Fresno will start breaking up a handful of homeless camps in the downtown area.
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fresno, fresno county, fresno downtown, homeless, local, tommy tran
  • Fresno is launching another step to try to end homelessness in the downtown area.
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fresno, fresno county, fresno downtown, homeless, local
  • The city plans to replace the standard outlets with a different and less common type. A special adapter will be required to plug in.
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fresno, fresno county, fresno downtown, homeless, local, gene haagenson
  • A pancake breakfast at a Northeast Fresno church will benefit homeless children all in memory of a former principal who spent his life helping others.
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fresno county, fresno northeast, homeless, local
  • Valley Muslims joined together to help the less fortunate Saturday. They gave away clothing, food, and other necessities to homeless individuals and struggling families.
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fresno county, fresno downtown, homeless, local
  • Dozens of people showed up at Fresno's Roeding Park Saturday, remembering the homeless people and homeless advocates who have died in the past year.
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fresno, fresno county, roeding park, homeless, local
  • If you drive on major Fresno streets, you've probably encountered panhandlers with cardboard signs asking for money. But if you live in the vicinity of Cary Park in Northeast Fresno, you're likely to see where some of those people bed down for the night.
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fresno, fresno county, homeless, local, nancy osborne
  • Fresno First Steps Home is a nonprofit dedicated to ending the cycle of homelessness.
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fresno, charity, homeless, housing, ashley swearengin, resources
  • Some special 10-year-olds in Sanger are making Valentine's Day a little sweeter by giving instead of receiving.
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sanger, fresno county, homeless, education, deshaunta bullock
  • Several hundred volunteers from Madera and Fresno spent the day counting the area's homeless.
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fresno, fresno county, madera, madera county, homeless, local, liz harrison
  • It's now easier to make your pledge at breaking the cycle of homelessness in Fresno.
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fresno, fresno county, homeless, ashley swearengin, local
  • Dozens of individuals and families in Fresno have reason to be thankful this year. They have permanent housing, some for the very first time.
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fresno, fresno county, homeless, holiday, local, liz harrison
  • The city of Merced began enforcing an ordinance that prevents homeless people from camping on city property.
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merced, merced county, homeless, local
  • Fresno's ten year plan to end chronic homelessness has grabbed the attention of the Obama administration. The president's homeless czar took a tour of the city Tuesday.
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homeless, fresno county, fresno, arnold schwarzenegger, jim costa, local, liz harrison
  • The Fresno Housing Authority is embarking on three huge building projects over the next year to create homes for the area's homeless. Two of the projects involve renovating existing buildings. One project will be built from the ground up. The buildings will provide much needed housing for not only the homeless, but the severely mentally ill.
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homeless, fresno county, fresno, ashley swearengin, local, liz harrison
  • Fresno took another giant step Monday in helping the homeless move beyond the street. Mayor Ashley Swearengin announced a million dollar campaign bringing corporate sponsors together with city residents to break the cycle of homelessness. Some Fresno residents have already seen the benefit of what's called "Fresno First Steps Home."
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homeless, fresno county, fresno, ashley swearengin, local, liz harrison
  • One Fresno man has discovered one of the keys to his sobriety is a dog, a hot dog that is. Once a month Scott Bellefouille takes his "dog ministry" to the streets to deliver a message of hope to the homeless.
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fresno, homeless, local, liz harrison