Homelessness

Thousands Volunteer To Help Count Homeless In LA CountyThousands of volunteers took to the streets Tuesday night to kick off a three-night effort to count homeless people in the Greater Los Angeles area.
Lakers' Metta World Peace Shoots Hoops With Local Homeless Kids It was a special visit for some special kids.
Mayor Eric Garcetti Joins 2-Day Summit On Homelessness, Housing, Climate ChangeMayor Eric Garcetti and four other West Coast mayors will join White House officials at a two-day summit in Portland starting Thursday to discuss homelessness, housing and climate change.
13-Year Army Veteran Gets New Start After Living Homeless For YearsA local veteran who spent 13 years in the U.S. Army is getting a new start after she spent years on the street upon leaving the service.
City Council Declares Local Emergency On Homelessness In LACity Council President Herb Wesson and members of the city's Homelessness and Poverty Committee submitted a motion that approves up to $100 million to be spent on services for the homeless.
Hundreds Turn Up At San Pedro Forum To Discuss HomelessnessHundreds of local residents turned out in San Pedro to participate in a forum on homelessness in the port community.
Study: LA County Residents On Public Assistance Increasingly Falling Into HomelessnessThere are more than 10,000 people in Los Angeles County getting financial help from the government who still seem to fall through the cracks every month and end up homeless, according to a new study.
Low-Income Residents Evicted From LA Mission Hollywood BuildingDozens of low-income residents are being evicted from the Los Angeles Mission's apartment building, as the Christian Ministry is following through on an agreement to sell its Hollywood site in March.
Residents, LAPD Concerned As Homeless Continue To Move Into Local ParksResidents across the Southland are becoming frustrated as the number of homeless people camping out at local parks continues to grow.
Study: LA Spends $100M A Year On Dealing With HomelessnessLos Angeles spends $100 million a year to deal with homelessness — much of it on arrests and other police services — but its departments have no coordinated approach for dealing with the problem, according to a new study.
Homeless Children Succeed Using Innovative Mentoring In Southern CaliforniaNon-profit organization School on Wheels works with homeless children throughout Southern California, filling in the educational gaps at places like McDonalds and Starbucks.
Family's Scare Highlights Unresolved Homeless Issues In VeniceJacqui Battaglia will likely never forget the night she says a stranger charged head first into her glass door in Venice.

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