EDITORIAL: Communities must take action to solve homelessness

One of the most vexing issues facing any community is the homeless population. Ontario is no different from Los Angeles or Portland in confronting a mix of people who can’t afford a home, or who have mental health issues or who just don’t like restrictions. Fortunately, some good-hearted souls aren’t content to shrug and look the other way.

This week, New Hope Day Shelter opens in Ontario, the result of hard work by leaders of Origins Faith Community. With modifications to its building, Origins Faith is giving people a dignified place to catch a meal, shower up, and connect with those who can help. The work was funded in part by grants, in part by donations, and advanced by donated labor and love.

The folks at Origins Faith deserve the appreciation of everyone in the community. In a . . .