Is Sleeping On The Sidewalk A Constitutional Right? Homeless Crisis Reaches Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court of the United States met Friday to discuss whether the Constitution gives homeless people the right to sleep on the sidewalk.
More Emergency Shelters In LA, Orange Counties Open As Cold Winter Storm Arrives In SoCalEmergency shelters in Los Angeles and Orange counties will open their emergency winter shelters early as a cold winter storm out of Alaska bears down on Southern California.
Fullerton Police To Begin Enforcing Anti-Camping Ordinance Next WeekSome Fullerton residents might finally get what they have been pushing for as the city begins enforcing an anti-camping ordinance next week aimed at keeping homeless people off the sidewalk outside of a church.
Winter Shelters Open As Major Storm Forecast To Hit Southern CaliforniaThe Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority will open six emergency shelter locations on Nov. 26, 27 and 29, providing 271 beds so homeless people can escape the heavy rain that is expected this week.
Bezos Fund Awards Whittier Nonprofit $5 Million To Help HomelessThe Bezos Day One Families Fund awarded $98.5 million in grants to nonprofits nationwide tackling homelessness Thursday, with a Whittier-based organization receiving $5 million to assist its efforts on behalf of families experiencing homelessness.
‘The Course We Are On Is Unsustainable’; Apple Announces $2.5 Billion Investment In New HousingThe company laid out a five-point plan, including $1 billion for an affordable housing investment fund and $1 billion in mortgage assistance for first-time home buyers.
Cleanup Crews Find Propane Tanks While Clearing Sepulveda Basin Homeless EncampmentsCrews were forced to pause their cleanup efforts in the Sepulveda Basin Monday after several propane tanks were found in a homeless encampment.
Garcetti Announces $1.5M Program To Help Homeless Women Living On Skid RowLos Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a new $1.5 million trauma-assistance pilot program Wednesday to help 100 homeless women living on Skid Row.
Homeless Encampments, Overflowing Trash Keeping Customers From Coming To Van NuysBusiness owners say they are fed up with the growing number of homeless encampments and the trash that they are bringing with them.
Video: LAPD Officers Use Taser, Beanbag Shotgun, Service Weapons To Subdue Homeless Man In VeniceThe video released Monday shows the fraught and dangerous interactions between LAPD officers and just one member of the city’s growing homeless population.
Chatsworth Homeless Housing Development Draws ProtestResidents are concerned that the proposed 64-unit apartment building is too close to Chatsworth Park Elementary School.
Man Charged With Attempted Murder For Allegedly Setting Fire To Glendale Homeless EncampmentSurveillance video from a nearby business showed a man had intentionally lit the cardboard on fire, then took photos, police said. The man was identified as Smallets, who was found at Central Park and arrested.
Homeless Encampments In Sepulveda Basin's Haskell Creek Targeted For Clean-UpMonday’s clean-up will take place in the Haskell Creek area and is expected to last two to three days. Much of the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve has become a popular place for homeless to set up camp, leading to some dangerous conditions.
Officers Arrange New Clothes, Makeover, Free Flight So Homeless Woman Can Reunite With MotherJane had been homeless since 2017, but even though she was tired, hungry and desperate for a shower, she resisted the officers’ suggestion she take advantage of resources available to her.
OC Requests Help To Curb Growing Homeless Encampment At Newport Transit HubThe Orange County Transportation Authority is now asking for help from the city of Newport Beach and Newport Beach police to help curb a growing homeless encampment at its Newport Transportation Center.