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.