When Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.
A coalition of community groups in Santa Ana Tuesday were set to voice their opposition to a planned homeless center in their neighborhood.
Stable housing is critical to the success of low-level felons being released under California Gov. Jerry Brown’s prison reform law.
Los Angeles County has been described as the “homeless capital” of the nation with close to 60,000 people living without homes, according to the United Way.
The Los Angeles City Council is considering new regulations that could potentially shut down a food truck that has been feeding the hungry on the streets of Hollywood for more than 25 years.
Los Angeles Lakers star guard Kobe Bryant served as the honorary chair of the United Way Homewalk Saturday, joining more than 5,000 people in a fight to end homelessness.
Social workers are gearing up to provide services for the homeless individuals at the Ocuppy L.A. protest, according to a news report.
Laker star Kobe Bryant and his wife Vanessa will announce plans Tuesday to form a foundation dedicated to improving the lives of youths and families in need.
Proposed cuts to a program that places impoverished senior citizens into part-time jobs could mean more homelessness and struggle for that vulnerable population.