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
Councilman Cedillo Celebrates U.S. House Passing Immigration BillLos Angeles City Councilman Gil Cedillo Thursday celebrated the U.S. House of Representatives' passage of a bill that would give a pathway to citizenship to millions of "Dreamers," people who emigrated as children and are living in the U.S. without official authorization.
Hollywood Groups To Hold Their Own Homeless CountThe Central Hollywood Neighborhood Council and several local organizations are conducting a volunteer homeless count in Hollywood Thursday evening.
LA Councilman Proposes Construction Of 25,000 Housing Units To Ease HomelessnessA Los Angeles City Councilman introduced a plan Tuesday to create 25,000 housing units by 2025 for people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles.
Homeless Woman Dies After Being Accidentally Struck By LA Deputies In WattsAfter the patrol vehicle ran over the woman, a second vehicle also struck her and then sped away.
West Valley Group Spreads Hope While Helping HomelessSince 2016, The Sunshine Club has been tackling homelessness and doing what it can to support the unhoused community in the West Valley area.
Calif. Has Over A Quarter-Million Homeless Students, Report FindsIn L.A. County there were over 66,000 homeless students during the 2018-19 school year.
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.