No Fixed Abode Part 2 An Inherent Vice

In the summer of 2018 then Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer declared that the Bridges at Kraemer Place mass homeless shelter would be “the model” for all future shelters in the county. He called it the “shining example.” In the months that followed, hundreds of homeless culled from the streets and coerced into Kraemer from all corners of the county would find other words for the place…and the other shelters that would follow in its likeness.

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John Underwood

John Underwood is a highly acclaimed community television producer and seasoned professional journalist. With a remarkable career spanning over 13 years, John honed his reporting skills at National Public Radio in Los Angeles. Locally, he made significant contributions as a reporter for OC Weekly and the Orange County Register.

When he's not diligently documenting the struggles of the homeless population throughout Orange County, John serves as the Production Coordinator for Los Alamitos Community Television. There, he passionately produces "Backstory," an investigative talk show that fearlessly addresses the most contentious issues of the day. His current documentary series, "No Fixed Abode," is a powerful exploration that amplifies the voices of Orange County's homeless community. John's dedication to storytelling and advocacy has earned him recognition as an award-winning professional in the field.

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