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Southern California's Homelessness Epidemic

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019 at 04:51 PM PDT

Mayor and Homeless Services Respond to Scathing Report

Mayor and Homeless Services Respond to Scathing Report

An audit of Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority by the City Controller sharply criticized the City for its tackling of the homeless crisis, in particular, its outreach to the growing number of homeless on...

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019 at 08:41 PM PDT

Thieves Target Copper in Street Lamp Wiring

Thieves Target Copper in Street Lamp Wiring

The wiring for city street lamps increasingly is being targeted for the valuable copper it contains, presumably to be sold for scrap. This year it will cost Los Angeles an estimated one million dollars. The...

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019 at 10:58 PM PDT

Orange County Approves $13.4 Million for Homeless Shelters

Orange County Approves $13.4 Million for Homeless Shelters

The Orange County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved spending $13.4 million for homeless shelters over the next five years.

Monday, Aug 26, 2019 at 06:42 PM PDT

Mayor of LA Promises More Help to Solve Homelessness Problem

Mayor of LA Promises More Help to Solve Homelessness Problem

More outreach personnel will soon be deployed and additional services will be offered in an effort to assist the city's homeless population, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Monday.

Friday, Aug 23, 2019 at 06:49 PM PDT

Orange County Homeless Get Game-Changing Help Via GoFundMe Patrons

Orange County Homeless Get Game-Changing Help Via GoFundMe Patrons

Some in Orange County are using GoFundMe to try to make a dent in the homeless population.

Friday, Aug 23, 2019 at 06:30 PM PDT

Councilman Vows to Clean Up LA River Path

Councilman Vows to Clean Up LA River Path

After weeks of finger-pointing, a Los Angeles City Council Councilman is taking steps to make sure the river walk is not a liability for the city. John Cádiz Klemack reports for the NBC4 News on...

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 05:38 PM PDT

City Council Committee Looking Into Hiring Homeless for City Cleanups

City Council Committee Looking Into Hiring Homeless for City Cleanups

A Los Angeles City Council committee Tuesday requested a report on what resources would be needed to create a pilot program that would hire homeless people for cleanup efforts around the city.

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 06:27 PM PDT

'Downtown is a Hellscape.' Business Grapples With Homeless

'Downtown is a Hellscape.' Business Grapples With Homeless

One downtown Los Angeles business employee said a homeless encampment is taking over the area, and despite his pleas for help from the city, he isn't getting through to anyone.

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 08:01 AM PDT

Questions Remain About Encampments in Sepulveda Basin

Questions Remain About Encampments in Sepulveda Basin

It's been a week and a half since a cleanup in the Sepulveda Basin after a fire started by a homeless encampment. But did the city really clear it out or have some encampments remained or just moved right back....

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 at 08:26 PM PDT

Typhus Outbreak Penalties Could Leave Taxpayers on the Hook

Typhus Outbreak Penalties Could Leave Taxpayers on the Hook

NBC4 has obtained two citations that could put taxpayers on the hook for thousands of dollars related to the typhus outbreak. John Cádiz Klemack reports for the NBC4 News on Wednesday, Aug. 14,...

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