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Southern California's Homelessness Epidemic

Monday, Aug 5, 2019 at 05:21 PM PDT

Grenade Found as Crews Clean Out Homeless Encampment

Grenade Found as Crews Clean Out Homeless Encampment

As crews began clearing out a homeless encampment Monday morning where a fire spread to brush last week in the San Fernando Valley, the discovery of a grenade sparked a brief scare.

Friday, Aug 2, 2019 at 08:00 PM PDT

Fire Damange Forces Homeless Encampment Cleanup

Fire Damange Forces Homeless Encampment Cleanup

A fire in the Sepulveda Basin on Tuesday prompted a homeless encampment cleanup scheduled for next Monday. John Cádiz Klemack reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019.

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019 at 01:48 PM PDT

Los Angeles Once Again Extends Ban on Sleeping in Cars

Los Angeles Once Again Extends Ban on Sleeping in Cars

The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to reinstate a law that prohibits people from sleeping in their vehicles between the hours of 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. along residential neighborhood streets or within 500...

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019 at 10:13 AM PDT

'Dying California' Drone Footage Highlights Homeless Crisis

'Dying California' Drone Footage Highlights Homeless Crisis

A Los Angeles man is giving the world a bird’s-eye view over some of the region’s homelessness encampments by deploying a drone in the hopes that it will light a fire under residents and council members and...

Friday, Jul 26, 2019 at 07:36 PM PDT

Kiana's Closet Helps Families in Need

Kiana's Closet Helps Families in Need

After going through her own struggles, Kiana created Kiana's closet to be able to help families in need by providing them with donated clothes, shoes and more. John Cádiz Klemack reports for the NBC4 News...

Monday, Jul 22, 2019 at 09:14 PM PDT

Family Sleeps in Car to Fend Off Looters From Burned Home

Family Sleeps in Car to Fend Off Looters From Burned Home

Residents said Los Angeles City officials ignored their repeated complaints about the homeless encampment in a South LA alley, until there was a fire last Thursday that spread to several nearby houses.

Friday, Jul 19, 2019 at 07:31 PM PDT

School on Wheels Helps Homeless Students

School on Wheels Helps Homeless Students

In the heart of Skid Row School on Wheels helps homeless children by supplying them with school supplies in addition to one on one tutoring provided by hundreds of volunteers. Kim Baldonado reports for the NBC4...

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 10:44 AM PDT
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Streets of Shame: Images of the Homelessness Crisis in SoCal

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Friday, Jul 19, 2019 at 06:38 PM PDT

Family Believes Fire That Destroyed Home Started in Homeless Encampment

Family Believes Fire That Destroyed Home Started in Homeless Encampment

A family believes a fire that ripped through a South Los Angeles home around 5 a.m. Thursday started in a growing homeless encampment in the alley, and now the father is left without his construction gear for...

Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 at 08:26 PM PDT

Homeless Sue City of LA Over Confiscated Property

Homeless Sue City of LA Over Confiscated Property

A group of homeless people and advocates filed a federal lawsuit Thursday saying the city of Los Angeles' practice of removing the belongings of people living on the streets hampers their ability to improve...

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