At a city council meeting yesterday afternoon, Police Chief Robert White outlined what he called a "passive" plan for the Denver Police Department to enforce the urban camping ban if it is passed. As drafted, the strategy calls for law enforcement to partner with outreach workers, and White promises ... More >>
Although Denver's proposed urban camping ordinance is not scheduled for final consideration until May 7, the sides for and against it are already preparing for battle. Last week, the ACLU of Colorado organized an online petition against the ban, with Occupy Denver taking a stance this weekend. In a ... More >>
"Everyone take a deep breath." So began today's first public meeting about the proposed urban camping ban, organized by City Council's Land Use, Transportation & Infrastructure Committee in front of a group so large it breached fire code. While organizers stressed its purpose as an informational mee ... More >>
John Parvensky doesn't like killing the mobile-clinic any more than his clients do.Reegan Mair knows how much good has been done by the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless's mobile medical clinic, aka the Stout Street van. She's a volunteer for Denver's Harm Reduction Action Center, which edu ... More >>
The $180,000 man: CCFH president John Parvensky.Grappling with a shortfall in government funding and a rising tide of people displaced by a wretched economy, officers and senior staff of the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless will make some tough decisions this evening about what they and th ... More >>
The lightning rod named Nancy Pelosi.The U.S. House of Representatives is on recess -- but that doesn't necessarily mean its members are having fun. They'll likely spend much of their time off pimping healthcare reform -- and to that end, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi -- the woman with giant eye ... More >>
Age before duty
A camp for the homeless works in Portland. Can it work here, too?
A battle over another vacant lot is building near East Village.
A new panhandling restriction has its roots in the now-ended newspaper war.
To save East Village, is it necessary to destroy it?
City Hall's plan for dealing with the homeless is very short term.
KMGH's general manager gives viewers a piece of her mind.
WHILE TELEMARKETERS RAISE MONEY FOR A NEW FOOD BANK--AND THEMSELVES--ONE POLITICALLY POWERFUL NEIGHBOR WANTS THE PROJECT SHELVED.