LAPD Cracking Down On Homeless Population Setting Up Tents At BeachesAn LAPD officer told KCAL9/CBS2 on Saturday that there were about 30 tents at Venice Beach, but shortly after, all the occupants were told to relocate.
'I'm Strong, I'm Steeled And I'm Scared': Garcetti Announces New Programs To Help Homeless, Says Crisis Is Most Intense Of His CareerAfter announcing new funding to improve the city's crisis response for the most vulnerable, Mayor Eric Garcetti said the coronavirus pandemic is the most intense situation he has experienced in his career.
Thousands Of Hotel, Motel Rooms Across California Used For Homeless RelocationDays after announcing $150 million in emergency funding to protect homeless people, California Gov. Gavin Newsom says there are now roughly 7,000 rooms available for those without a home.
Coronavirus: $150M Emergency Fund To Lease Trailers, Motel Rooms For HomelessGov. Newsom's order will fund $100 million for shelters and emergency housing and the remaining $50 million to purchase more than 1,300 trailers.
New California Bill Calls For $2 Billion To Fight HomelessnessState and local leaders are requesting $2 billion in funding to combat homelessness.
Nearly Half Of LA County's Homeless Population Recently Worked, Study FindsThe report found that 74 percent of people experiencing homelessness previously worked in California. Nearly 47 percent were found to have worked within four years of becoming homeless. 19 percent said they had worked in the calendar quarter they became homeless.
Newsom Proposes Conservatorships For Mentally Ill In 'State Of The State' Homeless PlanThe governor took the unusual step of devoting most of his second State of the State address to the intertwined issues of homelessness and housing.
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.
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.
LAPD: Man Fatally Stabbed By Apparent Homeless Man In Random AttackPolice are investigating after a man was fatally stabbed by an apparent homeless man Wednesday morning at a restaurant in downtown Los Angeles.
Los Angeles Renters Feeling The Sting As Prices Continue To ClimbA new study by listing service Rent-Cafe found the average rent in the city of Los Angeles has ballooned to more then $2,500 per month — a 65% spike since 2010.