Commission Approves Report On LAPD's Handling Of Echo Park ProtestsOn the night of March 25, about 180 people were arrested during a massive protest against the removal of a large-scale homeless encampment at Echo Park Lake and the park's indefinite closure to clean up an estimated $500,000 in damage.
LA City Council Approves Ordinance To Restrict Homeless EncampmentsThe ordinance bans encampments on sidewalks and driveways, freeway overpasses and on-ramps, and near libraries, parks, schools and homeless shelters.
Skeletal Remains Found While Searching For Missing Woman Kolby Story Amid Homeless Encampment Cleanup On Venice BoardwalkKolby Story has been missing since December of last year. Her checkbook and driver’s license were found in a tunnel in Venice Friday morning.
Chance Encounter Leads To Life-Changing Moment For Homeless Skid Row Painter Richard HutchinsJust weeks ago, painter Richard Hutchins was homeless, living in shelters on Skid Row, but a chance encounter and a viral video changed his fortune and brought the likes of Hollywood and Oprah Winfrey calling.
Cleanup Of Venice Homeless Camps Continues, Deadline ExtendedAccording to L.A. City Councilman Mike Bonin, so far 104 of the approximately 200 homeless people who live on the boardwalk have been moved into shelters with the promise of a pathway to more permanent housing.
LA City Council Gives Tentative Approval To Sweeping Homeless Encampment BanThe ordinance bans encampments on sidewalks and driveways, freeway overpasses and on-ramps, and near libraries, parks, schools and homeless shelters.
LA Political Leaders Spend Night In New Tarzana Homeless CommunityThe community has 76 tiny homes, 10 bathrooms and 10 showers.
One Person Found Dead In South LA Homeless Encampment FireFirefighters arrived to find flames billowing from a curbside homeless camp with a parked RV.
Embattled LA Councilman Mike Bonin Steps Up Efforts To Clear Venice Homeless CampsBeginning June 28, teams will go up and down Ocean Front Walk offering housing and services to the dozens of homeless people living there.
LA Councilman Joe Buscaino Seeks To Resume Ban On Sidewalk Encampments During DaytimeLos Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino Wednesday requested the city resume its ban on sidewalk encampments.
Knife-Wielding Woman Arrested On Venice Boardwalk During LA City Councilman’s EventLos Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino was holding a news conference to announce a new plan to address homelessness.