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Seattle suburb OKs camping ban it may not be able to enforce | SiouxlandProud | Sioux City, IA

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FILE – In this Dec. 18, 2020 file photo a sign that reads “This is what community looks like,” sits on top of a pile of debris and belongings at an encampment that was occupied by people lacking housing at Cal Anderson Park in Seattle. An affluent Seattle-area community has approved an ordinance prohibiting camping on public property. The city of Mercer Island says the measure will connect homeless people to shelters, but it might prove hard to enforce because of a federal

Austin’s repeal of homeless camping ban ‘is not working’

Facing the possibility Austin voters could reinstate the city’s homeless camping ban in May, Mayor Steve Adler said the city’s existing plan of action has failed.

Austin’s homeless: “Where should we go?”



In a conversation with the American-Statesman, Adler acknowledged that the 2019 repeal of the city’s camping ban “is not working.” He suggested City Council members should get together with Austin residents to propose alternative solutions for addressing the city’s growing homelessness crisis.

“Going back to where we were we know doesn’t work – and what we’re doing now we also know doesn’t

Hawaii’s short-term vacation rental business is still showing signs of struggle since the recent lifting of the COVID ban

COVID-19 restrictions banning short-term vacation rentals just lifted on Oahu, which moved into Tier 2 of its economic reopening Thursday.

That means roughly 800 short-term vacation rental properties on Oahu, which had been sidelined by Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s pandemic restrictions since April 7, are now allowed to resume business like their neighbor island counterparts.

Short-term rentals, which rented for 30 days or less and weren’t being used to quarantine guests, have been allowed to operate on Hawaii island and Kauai and in Maui County since the middle of June, when the state’s first pandemic-inspired interisland quarantine was lifted. That

Wisconsin Tourist Spot Shares Concerns for Chicago Ban

KENOSHA, Wis. (SPECTRUM NEWS) —  One Kenosha business shared concerns for the travel advisory within the city of Chicago.

With Wisconsin now on the list of states under a travel warning for Chicago due to rising coronavirus cases, state business owners said they may have some concerns.

Right off I-94 is the iconic sign no one could miss, the Mars Cheese Castle. It is a stop for many making their way in and out of Wisconsin. Whether it’s getting their fix of cheese curds, beer, or just a slice of Wisconsin, the Cheese Castle brings in many from across the