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Streets of Shame

Southern California's Homelessness Epidemic

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 at 08:36 PM PDT

Homeless Crisis Hearing Held

Homeless Crisis Hearing Held

Mayor Eric Garcetti was questioned at a homeless crisis hearing held by Congresswoman Maxine Waters. Ted Chen reports for the NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 07:18 PM PDT

New Facility Set to House Women on Skid Row

New Facility Set to House Women on Skid Row

The Downtown Women's Center is opening its First Bridge Housing for women on Skid Row. Kim Baldonado reports for the NBC4 News on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019.

Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 09:17 PM PDT

Homeless Advocates Celebrate Removal of Venice Planters

Homeless Advocates Celebrate Removal of Venice Planters

Planters that were installed in Venice were put in place to discourage homeless from sleeping on the sidewalk, and now homeless advocates are applauding their removal. Ted Chen reports for the NBC4 News at 6...

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...

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