Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs Legislation To Tackle HomelessnessCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom signed seven bills Wednesday aimed at at tackling homelessness.
LASD Blasted By Advocates For Response To Homelessness Crisis In Venice AreaDays after the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department spoke publicly about addressing homelessness in Venice, community leaders are too speaking out, blasting the LASD for its actions.
Sheriff's Deputies Step In To Help Address Homelessness Crisis In Venice AreaResidents and Los Angeles city leaders and officials are growing fed up with what they're calling a lack of action toward the homelessness crisis in the Venice area.
Residents Unhappy With Response To Address Homelessness Crisis In VeniceThere have been reports of fires being intentionally set in the Venice area, and so officials are rolling out a vehicle to patrol the area and take action if necessary. So far, this response has not been well-received.
LA County Votes To Reassess Response To Homelessness CrisisOn Tuesday, the county's Board of Supervisors decided in a 4-1 vote, that they'll reconsider the 47 strategies that drive the county's response to the unhoused population.
'He Was Someone's Son': Homeless Man Found Dead Outside LA City HallA 54-year-old homeless man was found dead Wednesday just outside City Hall in downtown Los Angeles.
SCOTUS Won't Clarify Law On Homeless Sleeping On Streets, Declines To Review 9th Circuit DecisionThe Supreme Court leaves a 9th Circuit decision in place, which L.A. City Attorney Mike Feuer called "internally inconsistent and unclear".
LA Mayor Eric Garcetti Taking 'Full Responsibility' For Response To Homelessness CrisisMayor Eric Garcetti is taking "full responsibility" for the response to the city's homelessness crisis.
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.
7,400 LA Homeless Now In Permanent Housing Through Measure H, Officials SayMeasure H raised the sales tax by a quarter-cent. It generates an estimated $355 million annually.
UN Poverty Expert To Tour SoCal, 'Investigate' Efforts To Fight HomelessnessA United Nations human rights expert was in the Southland Monday as part of a nationwide tour to "investigate" efforts to combat homelessness and "how they relate to US obligations under international human rights law", according to a civil liberties group.
LA County Lays Out Plan To Fight HomelessnessThe plan includes spending $266 million, which will come from a quarter-cent sales tax increase approved by voters in March.