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Southern California's Homelessness Epidemic

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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By Heather Navarro

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...

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019 at 07:29 PM PDT

New City Water Fountains Concern Some Residents

New City Water Fountains Concern Some Residents

Twenty-one drinking fountains have been installed in Los Angeles near homeless encampments to provide water during the hottest part of the summer. Angie Crouch reports for the NBC4 News at 4 p.m. Wednesday...

Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 at 08:08 AM PDT

City of LA Installs 21 Drinking Fountains for Homeless

City of LA Installs 21 Drinking Fountains for Homeless

The city of Los Angeles has installed 21 new drinking fountains near homeless encampments to provide just a little bit of relief in this summer heat, with some in areas like Skid Row. But one of those fountains...

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 06:54 PM PDT

OC Supervisors Vote to Settle Homeless Suits

OC Supervisors Vote to Settle Homeless Suits

The Orange County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a settlement of two federal lawsuits stemming from attempts to clear the Santa Ana riverbed of a homeless encampment.

Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 at 08:01 PM PDT

Cancer Diagnosis Forces Homeless Man Into Recovery

Cancer Diagnosis Forces Homeless Man Into Recovery

After missing his rent, a man ends up homeless and is diagnosed with cancer. The one thing he asks for is for people to be more compassionate for the multitude of homeless that occupy the Los Angeles streets....

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 06:58 PM PDT

Balboa Park Residents Complain About Trash Piling Up

Balboa Park Residents Complain About Trash Piling Up

Residents living near Lake Balboa Park are urging the city to clean up the piled trash that is spread through out the street.

Friday, Jul 12, 2019 at 02:19 AM PDT

LA Police Chief Aims to Wipe Out Minor Warrants for Homeless

LA Police Chief Aims to Wipe Out Minor Warrants for Homeless

Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore said he is working to eliminate thousands of homeless people's old warrants for minor offenses in the coming weeks as part of a solution to help get people off the streets.

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