Councilmen Allege Neighboring Cities Push Homeless Population Into LA by Illegally Barring Them From Public CampingTwo Los Angeles councilmen asked Wednesday for a report on whether neighboring communities are illegally barring homeless people from camping in public areas and potentially causing an influx into the city.
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.
Councilman: Racism One Of 'Root Causes' Of Homelessness For Black Angelenos A new Los Angeles County report has determined that racism and discrimination are key factors in the elevated levels of homelessness among black Angelenos.
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.
Anaheim Clears Out Homeless Encampment At Popular ParkThey are being bussed to a new 200-bed shelter near Angel Stadium.
LA City Council Seeks To Designate Attacks On Homeless As Hate CrimesThe move follows the arrest of a man in connection with a series of brutal attacks on homeless people in downtown L.A. and Santa Monica. Four of those victims died.
Concern Grows Over Homelessness, Incident Of Sex In Public At Popular Santa Monica ParkParents who live near Christine Emerson Reed Park in Santa Monica said they've been extra watchful of their children when they go to the park, given reports of lewd acts on park grounds.
Fourth Man Dies In LA Homeless Attack SpreeThe man was violently beaten while sleeping on a Santa Monica street. The suspect has been linked to at least seven attacks over a two-week period.
Man Deported 6 Times Charged With Murder, Attempted Murder In Homeless AttacksRamon Escobar was charged Wednesday with three counts of murder, five counts of attempted murder and four counts of second-degree robbery.
Homeless Man Critical After Brutal Attack In PalmsIt's the fifth such attack in the past week. Three men have been killed and two are in critical condition.
2 Homeless Men Die After Being Viciously Beaten In Downtown LAPolice are investigating whether the murder of a homeless man in Santa Monica is linked to those attacks.
Supervisors Vote To 'Freeze' Rent In Unincorporated Areas Of LA CountySupervisor Sheila Kuehl, who co-authored the ordinance with Hilda Solis, said it was a good short-term solution as leaders consider more lasting changes to ease the region's housing and homeless crises.
First In Series Of Temporary LA Homeless Shelters Rolls Out Next WeekLocated near the El Pueblo Historical Monument, the shelter is part of the mayor’s “A Bridge Home” initiative.
LA Extends ‘Successful’ Portable Restroom Program For Homeless; Adds New LocationsThe Mobile Pit Stop Program has portable restrooms and handwashing stations throughout the city to serve the growing homeless population.