Los Angeles is considering a plan to reduce the risk of potentially devastating brush fires at homeless encampments. The proposal, if approved, would go into effect in certain designated zones and on days when the fire danger is high.
It's one of the stories we're featuring Wednesday.
About LA's Plan to Clear Homeless Encampments Near Fire Zones
Local news from across Southern California
A proposed ordinance that would give law enforcement the authority to order homeless people out of encampments located in brush areas on high-risk fire days is being considered Wednesday by the Los Angeles City Council. Here are the details, including when and where the plan would be deployed.
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A complex investigation into a Labor Day weekend dive boat trip that ended in tragedy off Southern California will likely include a detailed timeline of events and attempt to answer why no one below deck was able to escape the fast-moving fire that left 34 people dead. We'll have updates and live coverage of an afternoon news conference here.
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