City Measure Proposes New Real Estate Tax To Combat Homeless CrisisHousing advocates are looking to tap into Los Angeles luxury real estate market to help solve the homelessness crisis.
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.
Caught On Camera: Venice Family Threatened With Violence By Man Allegedly Living In Encampment Across From Their HomeSome Venice residents are complaining that the boardwalk cleanup, showcased by city leaders as a response to the sometimes dangerous homeless encampments, has simply lead to the camps and the people who live in them moving just a few blocks inland.
Ordinance Restricting Homeless Encampments In Parts Of Los Angeles Goes Into Effect FridayFor the time being, though, only accessibility obstructions will be enforced, while the city approves an accompanying Street Engagement Strategy.
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.
Recent Law School Graduate Shares Struggles With Childhood HomelessnessDespite a childhood struggle with homelessness and the odds being stacked against him, a recent Chapman University, Dale E. Fowler Law School graduate is now celebrating.
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.