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Gastown Steve

This is from a couple of years ago. I talked to Steve today about old times. Then he asked me for a dollar.

Homeless or not, it's not the real issue

Re: Councillor’s call for ‘no panhandling’ zones worries Homeless Coalition, by Dalson Chen, April 8.

Whether the panhandlers are homeless or not is not the real issue. 103 more words

Letters

ACLU Unimpressed By Colorado City Anti-Begging Law

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — The ACLU says Grand Junction’s city council has taken a step in the right direction with changes to its anti-begging law, but could go further. 120 more words

News

Sign Flying

From Liz Seymour at Triad City Beat:

The sequence of events that leads someone to panhandling is much too complex to fit on a cardboard sign.

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Employment Disasters

Panhandling Inside The Grocery Store

I’m wondering if I was scammed today in the grocery store. I was almost finished shopping in the produce and a youngish man came up to me with a young girl around 4 years old and asked if I would buy him a chicken. 458 more words

Life

A little compassion goes a long way

Re: Councillor’s call for ‘no panhandling’ zones worries Homeless Coalition, by Dalson Chen, April 8.

We should all count ourselves lucky not to be in the same position as those who are panhandling. 123 more words

Letters