Sophia Lee

Shelter for the soul

Homelessness | Solutions to homelessness fall short when they ignore spiritual brokenness
by Sophia Lee
Posted 7/08/19, 12:50 pm

As she tells it, Detroit was practically dead for two days, passed out on the sidewalk of Skid Row. She remembers ingesting some kind of drug—it could have been crack, powder cocaine, or meth. She wasn’t picky when it came to getting high. 

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Associated Press/Photo by Marcio Jose Sanchez

Aftershocks rattle Southern California

by Kent Covington
Posted 7/08/19, 09:33 am

Aftershocks continued on Sunday in Southern California after the strongest earthquake in two decades hit the area on Friday. Gov. Gavin Newsom called the magnitude 7.1 quake a “wake-up call.” He said local governments must take a hard look at alert systems and building codes, and residents need to have an emergency plan for themselves and their families. Officials voiced concerns about the possibility of major aftershocks in the days and even months to come. Seismologists said there could be up to 30,000 aftershocks over the next six months.

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Associated Press/Photo by Matt Hartman

Large earthquake strikes Southern California

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 7/05/19, 11:44 am

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake centered in the Mojave Desert hit Southern California and parts of Nevada Thursday morning. No deaths were reported, but Kern County Fire Chief David Witt said the town of Ridgecrest, Calif., reported some structural damage and multiple injuries. He added that authorities evacuated 15 hospital patients from a regional facility as a precaution and emergency crews battled two house fires and responded to small vegetation fires, gas leaks, and cracked roads.

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