Houseless in Ojai

“It’s gone on longer than I thought it would. When I came out here I didn’t think it was going to last this long” Anne Berg has been homeless off and on for three years. Suffering from several mental health issues and coming out of an eight-year addiction to meth, Berg moved to Ojai to start a new life for herself. Instead, she is homeless.

God Bless: A Story of Panhandling

Unemployment and poverty go hand in hand, and is a common issue across the globe. More than 300,000 residents are unemployed in Ventura County, according to state statistics. This multimedia piece explores how three individuals try to make ends meet by regularly panhandling on street corners all over town.