Diana Lachiondo, director of Boise Community Partnerships, said a collaboration called "Your Front Door" is close to forming, although the last thing City Hall wanted was for potential partners to first read about the effort in the newspaper.
"They still want to fulfill the purposes of Community House, which was to provide for the critical need of housing for women, children and families."
By George Prentice
The city of Boise's insurance carrier will soon be cutting a check for more than $1.6 million to Community House, Inc., settling a near-decade-long lawsuit and ending a controversy over how the city chooses to serve its homeless.
Boise Weekly learned that an independent review by the nonpartisan, nonprofit City Hall Fellows found the majority of key merchants polled said an identical ordinance in San Francisco had "not been effective "
The Dec. 7 demonstration, part of PETA's anti-wool campaign, was aimed at holiday shoppers who might be considering purchasing wool products for themselves or loved ones for the holiday season, but might not know about animal abuse PETA says is endemic to the wool industry.