LA Mayor Eric Garcetti Taking 'Full Responsibility' For Response To Homelessness CrisisMayor Eric Garcetti is taking "full responsibility" for the response to the city's homelessness crisis.
LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn Calls For 'Urgency,' Prevention As Homeless Numbers SurgeThe number of homeless people in Los Angeles County surged by 12 percent over the last year to nearly 59,000 living on the streets, according to data released Tuesday.
Homeless Population In LA County Jumps By 12 Percent; Nearly 59,000 Living On The StreetsOf that number, almost three-fourths of those people are sleeping in cars, tents and other makeshift shelters, official say.
Mayor Eric Garcetti Blames LA Trash Problem On Illegal Dumping, Not Homeless CommunityCity work crews clean up between 20 and 50 tons of garbage every day from the streets of Los Angeles.
San Clemente To Set Up Emergency Shelter To Address Frustration Over North Beach Homeless Population"With summer coming, it’s a bit like the movie 'Jaws,' we're little Amityville here, but instead of a great white shark, we've got drugs, prostitution, alcoholism."
LA County Approves $460 Million In Homeless InitiativesThe five elected officials who govern Los Angeles County Tuesday approved $460 million in Measure H spending on homelessness, increasing their commitment to the problem in the face of a widely anticipated rise in the numbers of people without a permanent home.
High Demand For Temporary Housing Leaves Homeless In The Cold: 'It's Still A Problem'L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti declared an emergency shelter crisis last year.
Cher Draws Praise From President Trump For LA Immigration CommentsThe legendary singer expressed concern over the city of Los Angeles potentially focusing more attention on immigration at the expense of its own homeless population.
LA's Spiking Rents Creating New Class Of Hidden HomelessFrom 2010 to 2018, median rental prices for a one-bedroom apartment in Los Angeles increased 84 percent, while median wages during the same period only rose 11 percent.
Orange County Putting Greater Emphasis, Effort On Annual Homeless CountVolunteers are using smart phones to count the homeless, give them questionnaires, and then report their results to a command center in Santa Ana in real-time.
LAPD Warns Homeless To Leave Street For Downtown New Year's Eve CelebrationsPatrol officers have told homeless people living on First St. between Spring St. and Broadway that they must pack up their tents and other belongings and leave the area by about 6 a.m. Monday.
Venice Residents Outraged Over Mounting Trash, Blame Growing Homeless CommunityHeaping piles of trash, which include syringes and mattresses, have taken over parts of Venice and neighbors are pointing the finger at the growing homeless population in the area.
Cancer-Stricken Vet Gives Back To LA's Homeless On ChristmasThis could be a terminally ill veteran's last Christmas, and she spent it giving back to others.
Street Artist Skid Robot Paints Graffiti Christmas Trees Around LA, Leaves Gift Bags For HomelessA Los Angeles-based street artist is spreading Christmas cheer while drawing attention to the homelessness, and providing gift bags for those living on the streets.
2 Arrested In Killing Of Homeless ManTwo arrests have been made in connection with a homeless man who was fatally stabbed Nov. 6 in downtown Los Angeles, according to LAPD.