City council to vote Tuesday on buying hotels for homeless housing

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Mayor Kevin Faulconer and other civic leaders gathered Monday to urge the City Council to vote Tuesday to purchase two hotels for housing hundreds of homeless San Diegans.

Faulconer, who was joined by City Council President Georgette Gomez, Councilmember Chris Ward and San Diego Housing Commission President and CEO Richard C. Gentry, asked that the council purchase the Residence Inn Hotel Circle and Residence Inn Kearny

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San Diego’s homeless to transition out of convention center, into hotels by December with council approval

With the San Diego City Council’s approval, the city will convert two Residence Inn locations into fully furnished, move-in ready, apartment-style homes.

SAN DIEGO — The City of San Diego is expected to vote Tuesday on a major plan to turn two local hotels into housing for the homeless. With the San Diego City Council’s approval, the city will convert two Residence Inn locations  – one on Kearny Mesa Road

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City Council committee advances proposal to buy hotels for homeless people

A city proposal to buy two hotels to house up to 400 homeless people cleared a hurdle Wednesday with unanimous approval from the San Diego Public Safety and Livable Neighborhoods Committee.

Not everybody is on board with the idea, however. Public comments during the meeting, held remotely with people calling in, found a few Mission Valley residents had concerns about the city’s plan to convert a Marriot Residence Inn near

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Locked down Welsh council calls on First Minister to lift travel restrictions

The leader of a Welsh council in lockdown has called on the First Minister to lift the travel restrictions because of the “catastrophic effect” it will have on the local economy.

Sam Rowlands is the Conservative council leader of Conwy Council, an area highly reliant on the tourist trade.

Conwy is one of the 15 counties and one town (Llanelli) which are currently in lockdown. This means no one is

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The Latest: EU council head wishes Trump speedy recovery

BRUSSELS — Speaking in the name of all 27 EU leaders, European Council president Charles Michel wished Donald Trump a prompt recovery after the U.S. president and his wife tested positive for coronavirus.

Speaking after a two-day meeting of heads of states and governments from the bloc in Brussels, Michel was asked by a reporter what lessons could be drawn from Trump’s positive test.

“Of course, we all wish him

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