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Southern California's Homelessness Epidemic

Monday, Sep 23, 2019 at 12:48 PM PDT

Multi-Day Cleanup Begins at Sepulveda Basin Homeless Encampment

Multi-Day Cleanup Begins at Sepulveda Basin Homeless Encampment

A cleanup that might continue for three days was underway Monday at a homeless encampment in the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve, where a brush fire broke out over the summer and more than 140 tons of trash...

Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 at 09:06 PM PDT

Volunteers Help Clean Homeless Encampment in Van Nuys

Volunteers Help Clean Homeless Encampment in Van Nuys

A massive cleanup effort takes place at homeless encampment in Van Nuys. Jane Yamamoto reports for NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 05:59 PM PDT

Activist Leads Homeless Encampment Cleanup

Activist Leads Homeless Encampment Cleanup

An activist traveled to Van Nuys to lead a homeless encampment cleanup. John Cádiz Klemack reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019.

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 06:44 PM PDT

City Agency Helps Homeless With Legal Troubles

City Agency Helps Homeless With Legal Troubles

Homeless people still have legal issues, like those living in their cars dealing with parking tickets. A city agency works to help. Gordon Tokumatsu reports for NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019.

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 06:06 PM PDT

Downtown LA Homeless Encampment Cleared Ahead of Trump Visit

Downtown LA Homeless Encampment Cleared Ahead of Trump Visit

A homeless encampment that has been on a street in Downtown Los Angeles for years was cleared just in time for President Donald Trump's visit to the city, causing some to complain that their belongings were...

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 at 07:52 PM PDT

HUD Secretary Ben Carson Visits LA's Skid Row

HUD Secretary Ben Carson Visits LA's Skid Row

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson visits LA's Skid Row and speaks about the homeless crisis in the city. John Cádiz Klemack reports for NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019.

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 at 06:41 PM PDT

Homeless Near Elementary School Cleared Out by LA Sanitation Crews

Homeless Near Elementary School Cleared Out by LA Sanitation Crews

It took Los Angeles sanitation crews 45 minutes to clean up a homeless encampment after parents from West Vernon Elementary School complained about the growing homeless population near the school. Jonathan...

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 at 04:02 PM PDT

City Council Report Will Seek Out Landlords Who Keep Homes Vacant

City Council Report Will Seek Out Landlords Who Keep Homes Vacant

In an attempt to penalize landlords who keep units empty in the face of a growing housing crisis, the Los Angeles City Council Wednesday ordered the preparation of a report on the number of vacant residences in...

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019 at 02:51 PM PDT

LA County Board Backs Appeal of Ruling Against Enforcement of Camping Rules

LA County Board Backs Appeal of Ruling Against Enforcement of Camping Rules

A divided Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to support an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court of a ruling that prevents local governments from enforcing laws against camping on sidewalks or...

Monday, Sep 16, 2019 at 07:12 PM PDT

Suspected Bike Chop Shop in Playa del Rey

Suspected Bike Chop Shop in Playa del Rey

A homeless encampment in Playa del Rey may be the site of a bike chop shop where stolen bikes are sold in parts. Angie Crouch reports for the NBC4 News at 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, 2019.

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