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Op-Ed | Tom Durkin: Desperation Housing

Tens of thousands of us in Northern California, and maybe even  more, live in insecure housing limbo. Nobody knows how many of us there really are because it’s not in our best interest to self-report. We live in illegal, “desperation housing” – trailers, yurts, RVs, tiny homes, shipping containers, sheds, chicken coops, abandoned cabins, basements, […]

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No Place to Go Video Project event – Thankful Thursday at Wild Eye Pub to benefit Sierra Roots

Wild Eye Pub hosts a monthly benefit series to support the efforts of area nonprofits. As part of this “Thankful Thursdays” series, local writer and homeless advocate Tom Durkin has developed a multimedia event – with live music, presentations, videos, an interactive game, and Q&A – to bring attention to the needs of houseless people […]

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OSEC needs a few good men and women

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. April 4, 2017 – One Source-Empowering Caregivers (OSEC) is recruiting 20 good-hearted people to volunteer to train as Volunteer Care Specialists. OSEC is a nonprofit organization in Nevada County dedicated to providing free respite care to full-time, in-home caregivers. Volunteer Care Specialists donate just four hours a week to provide non-medical, companionship […]

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