LA Metro Pursues Alternatives To Law Enforcement In Handling Issues With Unhoused PeopleLA Metro will stop relying on police as the primary means of responding to unhoused people on the transportation system, the authority's new CEO said Wednesday.
LA City Council Approves $5 Million For Program To House Boardwalk ResidentsThe Los Angeles City Council Thursday allocated $5 million to pay for interim housing for about 200 people who live in encampments along Ocean Front Walk in Venice and are being offered a pathway to permanent housing through Councilman Mike Bonin's "Encampment to Home" program.
One Person Found Dead In South LA Homeless Encampment FireFirefighters arrived to find flames billowing from a curbside homeless camp with a parked RV.
Effort To House Venice Homeless To Start Monday Despite Delayed Funding VoteThe Los Angeles City Council Wednesday delayed a vote on funding Councilman Mike Bonin's initiative to offer all people living in encampments along Ocean Front Walk in Venice a pathway to permanent housing, but it won't delay the program's start on Monday.
Homeless Man Shot And Killed Outside Ralphs On Miracle Mile, Homeless Woman ArrestedA homeless man was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon after an argument with a homeless woman outside a Ralphs grocery store on the Miracle Mile.
Residents of Mobile Home Park On Edge After Dangerous Fire Lit In Fire Pit, Allegedly By Homeless CoupleResidents of the Pacific Palisades Bowl Mobile Home Park woke up Tuesday night to a fire burning in the middle of their complex.
LA Councilman Bonin Proposes $5 Million Encampment To Home Program To Help With Venice HomelessnessCouncilman Mike Bonin proposed a $5 million Encampment to Home program to help provide immediate funding for moving unhoused people off the Venice Boardwalk.
Knife-Wielding Woman Arrested On Venice Boardwalk During LA City Councilman’s EventLos Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino was holding a news conference to announce a new plan to address homelessness.
Westside Residents Unhappy With Proposed Temporary Homeless Housing In City Parks and Beach Parking LotsA controversial plan to set up temporary homeless villages in government-owned parks and beach parking lots is moving forward, though some westside residents are worried about the potential consequences.
Protest Held Against Reseda Tiny Home Community Being Built For HomelessA group of protesters gathered Wednesday upset that a community of tiny homes, about eight feet by eight feet each, is being built in Reseda to house the homeless.
Master's Degree Holder Who Lives In Westchester Park Tent Brings Awareness To LA Homeless CrisisA local woman with a graduate degree in engineering who once had a career in data analytics is shining light on the homeless crisis in Los Angeles County.
Proposal Would Make LA Homeless Camp Cleanups VoluntaryThe Los Angeles City Council Tuesday will consider a motion to replace mandatory cleanup of homeless encampments with a more voluntary, service-based approach.
Garcetti Proposes Nearly $1B To Battle LA's Homelessness CrisisThe urgency of addressing the Southland's homeless crisis has been heightened by the struggles brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
Venice Handball Courts Cleared Of Homeless Encampment After Major ComplaintsHandball players presented a petition to the city with more than 2,000 signatures demanding that the courts be cleared.
Federal Lawsuit Seeks To Force City Officials To Manage The Homelessness Crisis During The PandemicThe city of Los Angeles is on track to make nearly 6,200 new beds available for unhoused residents by Friday