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Glendale Adventist To Pay $700K To Settle Patient Dumping Allegation

Glendale Adventist Medical Center will pay $700,000 to settle allegations that the hospital improperly discharged a homeless patient on Skid Row, Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer said Wednesday.

08/27/2014

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Community Activists Raise Alarm Over Proposed OC Homeless Shelter

A coalition of community groups in Santa Ana Tuesday were set to voice their opposition to a planned homeless center in their neighborhood.

08/19/2014

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Giving Change For Change: Pasadena Parking Meter Proceeds Benefit Homeless

The next time you park your car in Pasadena the change you put in the meter could go on to change someone’s life.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/13/2014

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Volunteer Crews Scrub Down Skid Row In ‘Operation Healthy Streets’

Social workers, mental health professionals and several Southland officials Wednesday took the streets of downtown Los Angeles to take part in an street- and sidewalk-cleaning initiative.

08/13/2014

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City Councilman Says L.A. Needs To Hire A Homeless Czar

The czar would also be able to better connect the homeless or formerly homeless to resources offered by the city, including city-run housing units and vouchers, the motion said.

08/08/2014

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2 Hikers Find Homeless Man Dead On Trail In Laguna Coast Wilderness Park

Two hikers found the body of a deceased male Thursday morning on the Willow Canyon Trail located inside Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, authorities said.

06/26/2014

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Exclusive: New Building Marks Anniversary For Group That Provides Homes To Those Without

SRO Housing Corp. is transforming the Rosslyn, once considered one of LA’s most luxurious hotels, from a Skid Row flophouse into a refuge for those looking for affordable housing.

06/19/2014

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Appeals Court Strikes Down LA Ban On Living In Parked Vehicles

A federal appeals court ruled Thursday a decades-old Los Angeles law that prohibits anyone from living in a parked vehicle is unconstitutional.

06/19/2014

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Sun Valley Hospital To Pay $500K For Dumping Mentally-Disabled Homeless Person On Skid Row

A Sun Valley hospital accused of improperly discharging and transporting a homeless patient to Skid Row has agreed to pay $500,000 and adopt new patient discharge policies, city prosecutors announced Thursday.

05/29/2014

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Firefighters Find Badly-Burned Body While Battling Blaze Near Carlsbad

The victim is likely a transient, officials said.

05/15/2014

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LA City Council Doubles Budget To Clean Up Skid Row

The L.A. City Council Tuesday added another $2.2 million to a program aimed at cleaning up homeless areas.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/13/2014

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Anaheim Police Release Chilling Interrogation Tapes, Confession Of Serial Killer

He admits knowing that murdering people was wrong. But Ocampo adds, “It had to be done.”

04/30/2014

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3.5K Expected To Attended Annual Easter Dinner At LA Mission

Food preparations began early Friday morning for the Los Angeles Mission’s annual Easter Event.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/18/2014

People wait in line for a free lunch during the Los Angeles Mission's Good Friday event on Skid Row on March 29, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Celebrities and volunteers joined together in giving something back to this community of the homeless, among the largest in the US, who were fed a fully-prepared meal and had the opportunity to be given foot washing and hygiene kits. Foot washing, a symbolic ritual of humbleness and respect derived from Jesus Christ's washing of his disciples feet at the Last Supper, was offered by the Los Angeles Health Center and volunteers. (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

City Proposal Aims To Clean Up LA’s Skid Row Area

A series of proposals were made by the city’s chief administrative officer Monday that will aim to clean up Skid Row.

04/07/2014

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Rabbi Believes He Was Targeted By Authorities For Helping Homeless

Rabbi Shlomo Cunin, of the Chabad West Coast Headquarters, believes he was targeted by authorities for feeding the homeless in Santa Monica.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/25/2014

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