Mestizo Coffeehouse is more than "just four walls and coffee" to the west side neighborhood it serves, its owners contend. It's been home to a community survey effort to document Salt Lake City's west-side areas of importance.
When Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall withdrew her support from a proposed homeless shelter in the Ballpark neighborhood last October, she initiated a petition to ban new permanent homeless shelters in the city for six months.
The Huntsman Mental Health Institute and nearly 200 other organizations are gathering this week to establish a mental health network and discuss disparities. The three-day Stop the Stigma Summit is the first event of its kind.