News Roundup - March 10
By Ned Resnikoff on March 10, 2022
- A couple recent pieces add some important context to the deliberations over the governor's proposed CARE Court model for getting psychiatric treatment to people with severe mental health or substance use disorders.
- First up, this piece from Heather Knight on the current state of treatment in San Francisco for people with severe mental illnesses. As Knight writes, San Francisco faces "a dire bed shortage."
- And then there's this piece from Sarah Ravani and Dustin Gardiner about what counties think of the CARE Court proposal.
- Speaking of, here is the Legislative Analyst's Office overview of the governor's behavioral health proposals for the 2022-23 budget.
- The Terner Center surveys some of the housing bills the legislature will consider this session.
- The state's new housing goal: 2.5 million new homes by 2030.
- The Los Angeles Times editorializes on Measure HHH.
- San Francisco has opened its first tiny home village for people who are homeless.
- UC Berkeley has struck a deal with the city to relocate everyone currently living in People's Park into transitional housing.
- A renewed push to repeal Article 34 of the California constitution.
- Lastly, CalFresh is being overwhelmed by demand for low-income food assistance.