Mothers with a Message is an organization of bereaved parents who have lost children to homicide. Members visit prisons to tell their stories of grief to inmates, with the goal of breaking down the walls between victim and offender. Maya…
By Maya Trabulsi, KPBS
The U.S. government kept a database on journalists, activists, organizers and "instigators" during an investigation into last year's migrant caravan from Mexico, infuriating civil liberties and media groups.
By Associated Press
Cities in California, Oregon and Washington have driven an overall spike in the number of homeless people nationwide in recent years.
By Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press
U.S. immigration lawyers are telling Central Americans in a caravan of asylum-seekers that traveled through Mexico to the border with San Diego that they face possible separation from their children and detention for many months.
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
Pulitzer-prize winning editorial cartoonist Steve Breen is using his drawings to highlight the growing problem of homelessness and the housing crisis in Southern California. Jeffrey Brown gets a first-hand look at the cartoonist and newspaper’s efforts to humanize and complicate…
By PBS NewsHour
President Donald Trump signed an executive order last year calling for the construction of a new border wall spanning the length of the U.S.-Mexico border. While prototypes have been built in California, there is still no funding from Congress to…
Campsites in San Diego are providing shelter to hundreds of people and their families in a difficult spot. The Alpha Project manages campsites that currently house 200 of San Diego’s homeless, and nearly a quarter of their residents are children.
By Usha Lee McFarling, STAT
A hepatitis A outbreak that has stricken 481 people in San Diego could get worse because of the challenges of dealing with the homeless population.
By Susan Murphy, KPBS
At a meeting of Voices of our City Choir in San Diego, aspiring choir members from all walks of life come together to sing songs of love and hope.
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