Some Ask If City Is Doing Enough To Keep Angelenos Experiencing Homelessness Safe In Wake Of PandemicIn response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, city and state officials have announced increased efforts to safely house people, but encampments remain across the region, prompting some to ask: how effective are those efforts?
Coronavirus: Organization Donates Toilet Paper To Homeless PopulationOrganizations in Southern California are stepping up to help people experiencing homelessness and financial strain that prevents them from getting essentials to stay safe and clean during the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus: Skid Row Angel Gives Food, Hand Sanitizer To HomelessShirley Raines, who operates the non-profit Beauty2theStreetz, says she sees the needs that this community has during the coronavirus pandemic and is willing and able to lend a helping hand.
9 Local YMCA Centers Open To Provide Restrooms For Homeless PopulationNine YMCA centers opened today across Los Angeles to provide access to restrooms, showers and locker rooms for homeless people.
City Crews Attempt Another Echo Park Lake Cleanup Following Protests From Homeless CampersA similar effort last month sparked protests from homeless campers who accused officials of conducting a sweep.
LA Councilman David Ryu Proposes Overnight Parking Lot For Homeless PopulationL.A. City Councilman David Ryu is looking to create a safe overnight parking lot for Angelenos experiencing homelessness.
Newsom Visits SoCal Shelters To Hear From Those Affected By HomelessnessGov. Gavin Newsom toured Southern California homeless shelters Tuesday as he continues to fight to add $750 million to tackle the homelessness crisis.
Local Leaders Praise Newsom's Executive Order Calling For $1.4B To Address Homelessness CrisisLocal leaders Wednesday praised Gov. Gavin Newsom's executive order that calls for $1.4 billion in funding to address the state's growing homeless population.
Study: Supervised Release Of Thousands Currently Incarcerated Could Make Community SaferA new study by the Rand Corporation has found that letting thousands of people of out of jail, and relocating them to group homes for treatment, could make the community safer.
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.
Tents Return To Sidewalks Following Morning Clean-UpA Monday morning clean-up in downtown Los Angeles didn't have quite the effect some residents wanted.
Group Demands Recall Of Mayor Garcetti Over 'Failed Leadership' On LA Homeless CrisisAn effort to recall Mayor Eric Garcetti by a group of residents upset over the dramatic increase in homelessness in Los Angeles was officially launched Wednesday.