Glampervan employee Sam Ausden, who lives in his van has a stove, fireplace, and shower.
"It's been really easy and just allowed me to now establish myself in the Bay Area here without the exorbitant rent prices, but still having my own space to call my own," Ausden said.
He also said he'd cut his commute time from several hours to a matter of seconds.
"I used to commute two hours a day to work, now I'm five feet to the front door of my office here," he said.
“At first, he was trying to tell me that he was trying to save my life,” Kosarianfard told Kron4 News.
Kosarian said the man told her that everyone he sees are robots and he’s the only human remaining on earth.
“He asked me to open the door so he could go and kill our concierge or front desk lady and earn my trust,” she said.
Kosarian was able to squeeze into the lobby with the help of the woman at the front desk, but the two struggle to close the door on the assailant.
The two women were able to secure the door as the attacker is seen staring into the building before walking away.
“There’s so much human feces on the ground it’s unbelievable,” said Jacelyn Blank, a board member of the East Kensington Neighbors Association and the co-founder of the group Philly Tree People, which plans and cares for trees in the city’s many leaf-deprived neighborhoods.
Blank recently contracted Hepatitis A.
Anything is possible when you have faith wrote:
Sometimes you must make sacrifices to have your dream job. This reminds me of when I had to make the choice to give up my $91,700 salary to move to florida and hand out orange juice at the visitor center for minimum wage.
Most in California are homeless not because they're not earning enough to afford a mortgage or rent, but rather because they have a drug or mental health issue making them unable to be a standard, rational human being. A great majority of these people have traditionally been managed through mental health or drug treatment centers. National funding for government-run instances of these facilities was cut during Reagan's presidency, and has not been restored.
The reason California has such a great number of homeless is a function of the temperate weather, safety nets keeping the homeless' heads above water, and a general attitude that helping people is a basic human requirement.
All this said, I think it's a better use of funds to have mental health and drug treatment facilities, and to address crapping, etc., in public, with maybe travelling bathroom facilities on the back of a truck which might be irradiated every so often. Housing for these people could be addressed by FEMA or FEMA-type trailers in the desert areas, which could again be irradiated or whatever periodically.
All this would be no more expensive than the non-stop homeless camp cleanup process we see in California.
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