Category Archives: Homelessness

Mendo County’s homelessness rate is nearly double Humboldt’s, and five times the state average

Aired: June 22, 2017 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/mendo-countys-homelessness-rate-is-nearly-double-humboldts-and-five-times-the-state-average New data suggests Mendocino County’s housing and homelessness crisis is so severe that Mendocino has nearly double the rate of homelessness of Humboldt County, and almost five times the average rate in … Continue reading

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Mendocino Supervisors discuss county worker pay, offshore oil drilling and more

Aired: May 18, 2017 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/mendo-supes-talk-county-worker On May 16 the Mendocino Supervisors heard concerns about a range of issues including county worker pay, Native American casino expansion, renter protections, and offshore oil drilling. Dan Young reports.

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Mendocino Supervisors discuss county’s homelessness and affordable housing crisis

Aired: April 7, 2017 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/mendo-supes-discuss-countys-homelessness-and-affordable-housing-crisis On April 4 the Mendocino Supervisors discussed a range of topics related to the county’s homelessness and affordable housing crisis. One issue discussed was how low and stagnant wages in Mendocino County … Continue reading

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Fort Bragg loosens utility hook-up requirements to incentivize affordable housing construction

Aired: March 29, 2017 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/ft-bragg-loosens-utility-hook-up-requirements-to-incentivize-affordable-housing-construction The city of Fort Bragg is trying to incentivize the construction of affordable housing by loosening utility requirements and reducing hookup fees for accessory dwelling units. But one Fort Bragg Councilmember has … Continue reading

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Fort Bragg City Council to oppose social services ban

Aired: November 24, 2015 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/ft-bragg-council-to-oppose-social-services-ban Next June residents of the city of Fort Bragg will vote on Measure U, a ban on social service organizations moving into or expanding their operations in the town’s Central … Continue reading

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Ft. Bragg mayor threatened with recall over support for homeless, mental health services

Aired: May 12, 2015 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/ft-bragg-mayor-threatened-with-recall-over-support-for-homeless-services Two weeks ago KMUD reported that a group calling themselves the Concerned Citizens of Fort Bragg have sued the Mendocino coast city. The group’s goal is to stop the use … Continue reading

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Fort Bragg Council approves funds for controversial homeless, mental health facility

  Aired: April 29, 2015 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/ft-bragg-approves-funds-for-homeless-mental-health-facility If the Fort Bragg City Council has their way, the city’s downtown will soon feature a transitional housing and mental health facility. After months of controversy, this Monday night the Council … Continue reading

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