Feature | Homelessness is on the rise in San Diego as a ministry that helps the homeless struggles to keep its property from developers
by Tom Pfingsten
Posted 3/15/17, 05:42 pm
SAN DIEGO—When the San Diego Padres open their home baseball season on April 7 at Petco Park, many fans will drive through a homeless encampment in East Village a few blocks from the ballyard and near Interstate 5. Hundreds of homeless men and women who sprawl in that desirable location are in the crosshairs of city planners and developers. While neighbors worry about drugs and crime, Christian ministries try to help their homeless neighbors.