March, 2009 Articles of Interest

Tarp Nation – New American Media 3.29.09

California’s Own Hooverville, Circa 2009 – Mother Jones 3.26.09

Hidden homeless emerge as U.S. economy worsens – Reuters 3.26.09

Fighting Her Way Out Of Homelessness – CBS The Early Show 3.26.09

Cities Deal With a Surge in Shantytowns – New York Times 3.26.09

Schwarzenegger Opens California Fairgrounds to Homeless Camp – Bloomberg 3.25.09

Governor Praises Teamwork On ‘Tent City’ Plan – 3.25.09

Conditions deteriorating in west Valley towns – Fresno Bee 3.23.09

Crisis a challenge for census – Sydney Morning Herald 3.23.09

Blacks lose ground in job slump – Los Angeles Times 3.21.09

In Sacramento’s tent city, a torn economic fabric – Los Angeles Times 3.20.09

Sacramento may try to copy Ontario – Contra Costa Times 3.20.09

California “tent city” for homeless to be closed – Reuters 3.20.09

Some US Families, Victims of Financial Crisis, Move Into Low-Cost Motels – Voice of the America 3.19.09

Some feel burned as media spotlight falls on capital’s homeless camp – Sacramento Bee 3.19.09

Governor Tours Sacramento Homeless Camp – MSNBC 3.18.09

Sacramento and Its Riverside Tent City – New York Times 3.11.09

As Jobs Vanish, Motel Rooms Become Home – New York Times 3.10.09

Loaves & Fishes: Don’t Bring Food To Tent City – MSNBC 3.07.09

Pictured: The credit crunch tent city which has returned to haunt America – Daily Mail 3.06.09

Sarcramento struggles with spiralling homelessness problem – 3.06.09