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Northridge homeless shelter honors legacy of Alex Trebek

A new homeless shelter in Northridge opened its doors this week with a mission to help give those experiencing homelessness the resources and services they need to obtain permanent housing. The Trebek Center held its ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday on the site of a former Northridge roller rink. The 107-bedroom homeless shelter is named for Alex […]
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Homeless shelter named after late ‘Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek opens

Alex Trebek’s name and legacy live on through a new homeless shelter, The Trebek Center, serving the Los Angeles area. The facility opened in the area of the former Northridge roller rink, Skateland, on May 12 and his widow, Jean Trebek, was there for the ribbon-cutting ceremony, according to the Los Angeles Daily News. The beloved “Jeopardy!” host died in November 2020 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. The shelter contains 107 beds and will provide help for people to find permanent housing, supplying services and outreach. The Trebek Center also includes the Trebek library, Los Angeles Daily News reported. “We all know that homelessness...
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Homeless shelter named after Alex Trebek opens

The Trebek Center, funded in part by a $500,000 donation from the Trebek family and featuring a mural of the late Jeopardy! host on the outside, opened at a former ice skating rink in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley on Thursday. The shelter contains 107 beds and will provide help for people to find permanent housing, supplying services, a library and outreach.
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Homeless shelter named for the late Alex Trebek opens in Northridge

A homeless shelter named for the late "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek opened Thursday at the former Skateland rollerskating rink in Northridge.The old roller rink was converted into a 107-bed housing facility, largely thanks to a $500,000 donation from the beloved game show host and his wife, which was given just before he died in 2020.During his life, Trebek had worked to end homelessness.Somehow, someway I know Alex is aware of this center," Jean Trebek said. "I know he had a strong conviction and determination in his own way to make it work."The 23,000-square-foot Trebek Center will offer unsheltered Angelenos services to help them get back on their feet and into more permanent housing.
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Northridge homeless shelter named after Alex Trebek opens

NORTHRIDGE, Calif. - A homeless shelter named after the late "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek opened in Northridge Thursday. In 2020, Hope of the Valley purchased a 23,000 square foot Northridge Roller Rink (Skateland) to convert it into the 107-bed housing facility to offer further shelter and services for the homeless.
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‘Jeopardy!’ Host Mayim Bialik Reveals Criticism She Faces That Alex Trebek Did Not

“Jeopardy!” host Mayim Bialik has learned a lot during her time hosting the beloved game show, including what it means to be in the crosshairs of dedicated fans. The “Jeopardy!” community, overall, is a loving one. But they’re also very protective of the franchise, especially Alex Trebek, who died in November 2020. The fans want to maintain his legacy on the show, which falls on the host as they step into Trebek’s very big shoes.
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Mayim Bialik Discusses The Piece Of Feedback She Gets From Jeopardy Fans That Alex Trebek Didn’t

Mayim Bialik has shared Jeopardy! hosting duties with Ken Jennings for some time now, and while it still remains to be seen whether the game show will stick with either for its permanent host, viewers have gotten plenty of time to decide what they do and don’t like about them. Bialik recently talked about some of the feedback she’s gotten since taking the role, and surprisingly, one of the critiques is not something that the late Alex Trebek heard during his tenure.
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