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Kalamazoo city commissioners vote to crack down on panhandling downtown

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — City commissioners unanimously voted Monday night to approve an amendment to the city’s existing panhandling ordinance to include language specifically targeting the downtown area. 489 more words

News

The Beggar's Courage

It has become a recent trend in Canadian urban centres to combat panhandling by installing so-called “charity metres.” These metres are on-street receptacles for small change donations styled after parking metres. 576 more words

Society

Marysville cracks down on panhandlers, nuisance properties

MARYSVILLE — The city now has more tools to reduce chronic criminal and nuisance behavior.

Two ordinances passed by the City Council on Monday enable officials to crack down on nuisance properties and on aggressive solicitation and panhandling. 157 more words

Government

Au Contraire, Au NewsCafe

Today, Doni Chamberlain of aNewsCafe.com wrote an editorial about compassion, her Wednesday Word of the Day in which she refers to Crumbling Town as a blog, “…that shows photos of area transients, and mocks them.” 424 more words

Homeless

Public Art in Redding

Have you seen Redding’s beautiful bronze fish sculptures in the medians of Cypress Ave and Market Street? No? I wonder why.

Downtown Redding

Cut and Paste

Redding’s Hungriest Man has been doing some editing. It looks as if he’s taken an Exacto knife and cut the word “Help” off the end of his sign. 73 more words

Downtown Redding