finances

People with bed bugs featured in “Grant a Wish” columns

December 16, 2008

Both the San Jose Mercury News and the Stamford Advocate have a feature where they identify people in the community needing donors to “grant a wish” this holiday season. The San Jose Mercury article I mentioned yesterday (about the San Jose Family Shelter) also describes a “Wish Book” request from the shelter: Some of the […]

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Ventura County motel closure makes many families homeless at Christmas

December 24, 2007

Catholic Charities is one group trying to help those displaced when the Traveler’s Beach Inn was shut down due to bed bugs and electrical problems, the Ventura County Star reported Saturday. The week before Christmas and raining, to boot, some 14 families were tipped out of a Ventura inn because of electrical hazards and an […]

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