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Ken Ralph is the manager of Showers of Blessing Santa Barbara.

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Photo by Kathryn Barnes/KCRW 
 This is shaping up to be tough winter for Santa Barbara's homeless. One local shelter cut 50 of its 66 beds, and another has decided to no longer offer…

A mobile shower trailer keeps Santa Barbara's homeless clean

Photo by Kathryn Barnes/KCRW This is shaping up to be tough winter for Santa Barbara's homeless. One local shelter cut 50 of its 66 beds, and another has decided to no longer offer…

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