Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia Gives Support For Calif. Measure That Would Use Online Sports Gambling To Fund Homeless ServicesThe measure would use tax revenue from online sports betting to fund shelter and housing options for the homeless. It would also be used to expand mental health and addiction services.
Section Of MacArthur Park To Close To Begin Repairs, Maintenance WorkThe closure is expected to last 10 weeks.
MacArthur Park To Temporarily Close On Oct. 15Los Angeles City Councilman Gil Cedillo confirmed Monday that the lakeside portion of MacArthur Park, where about 200 homeless people have taken up residence, will temporarily close on Oct. 15 for "much- needed deferred maintenance."
Project Roomkey Fell Short Of Expectations In LA County, Experts SayMore than 1,200 L.A. County residents who took part in Project Roomkey are still waiting for permanent housing.
Groundbreaking Ceremony Held For Tiny Homes Village In Eagle RockLos Angeles city officials and community leaders broke ground today on a new project to help the homeless in Eagle Rock. The site will become the district's second tiny homes village. The Eagle Rock location will make nearly 100 beds available to people experiencing homelessness in the community.
Local Unhoused Man Creates Wall Of Bicycles In KoreatownA large wall of bicycles created by a local unhoused man is lending a window into the increasing number of people living on the 4th Street sidewalk in Koreatown since the pandemic began.
No Injuries After Gunman Opens Fire At Shake Shack In Canoga ParkThe suspect, a homeless man, had been asked to leave the restaurant just prior to the shooting.
New Tiny Home Village To Soon Open In North HollywoodThe Whitsett West community on Saticoy Street will have 77 homes and 150 beds.
Several Hurt After Car Slams Into Homeless Encampment In KoreatownFirefighters responded to find one person trapped underneath the car.
LA Councilman Proposes Ban On Homeless Encampments Near SchoolsThe proposal would be included as a resolution as part of the no-camping ordinance which takes effect on Sept. 3. That ordinance bans homeless encampments from certain areas of the city, including sidewalks.
Homeless Encampment Cleanup Underway In Azusa RiverbedResidents were given a deadline of Tuesday morning to move out. Wildfire risk was a major reason for the cleanup, officials said.
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.