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Southern California's Homelessness Epidemic

Thursday, Dec 6, 2018 at 12:12 AM PST

Council Members Extend Temporary Policy on Living in Vehicles

Council Members Extend Temporary Policy on Living in Vehicles

A law that regulates where people are allowed to live in their vehicles in Los Angeles is set to expire, but a City Council committee voted Wednesday to extend it by six months as officials work to improve...

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018 at 06:37 PM PST

Pacoima Politician Trying to Help Homeless Families

Pacoima Politician Trying to Help Homeless Families

A newly elected politician in Pacoima is trying to change how to help homeless families. John Cádiz Klemack reports for NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Nov. 27, 2018.

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018 at 04:58 AM PST

Homeless Should Be Protected by Hate Crimes Laws, LA Councilwoman Says

Homeless Should Be Protected by Hate Crimes Laws, LA Councilwoman Says

Following several serious or deadly attacks on homeless people this year, the Los Angeles City Council will consider a resolution Tuesday supporting any legislation that would add homeless people to the list of...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 08:11 PM PST

Taxpayers Could Pay if Fire Ignites in Homeless Encampment

Taxpayers Could Pay if Fire Ignites in Homeless Encampment

After last year's Skirball Fire in the Sepulveda Pass was ignited in a homeless encampment, some residents demanded the City do something to reduce the fire danger from the camp sites.

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 05:50 PM PST

Temporary Homeless Shelter for Women Coming to Hollywood

Temporary Homeless Shelter for Women Coming to Hollywood

Ground was broken today on a homeless bridge housing project for women in Hollywood, the latest in a large-scale effort by Los Angeles city leaders to install the temporary facilities in each City Council...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 09:25 AM PST

Fire Dangers and the Homeless: What Prevention is Being Done?

Fire Dangers and the Homeless: What Prevention is Being Done?

The red flag fire danger warning has now been lifted in the City of Los Angeles, but over the last few days while it was in effect, the City had promised to try to reduce the danger of new brush fires by sending...

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 at 06:47 PM PDT
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In LA, You Can Spend $800,000 on This Tear-Down

This house offers prime location, tons of junk, scorch marks on the walls and...View gallery

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Thursday, Nov 1, 2018 at 09:05 PM PDT

Los Angeles' Response to Typhus Epidemic 'Too Slow'

Los Angeles' Response to Typhus Epidemic 'Too Slow'

Los Angeles County's typhus epidemic continues to worsen, with 107 people now infected, while some are complaining the city is too slow to take action, including removing heaps of uncollected garbage that are...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 07:06 PM PDT

Homeless Shelter Overcrowding Raises Concerns

Homeless Shelter Overcrowding Raises Concerns

One homeless provider is raising concerns about a spike in homeless in downtown Los Angeles. Lolita Lopez reports for the NBC4 News on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018.

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 at 03:30 AM PST

LAPD Cops Face New Threat: Fleas, Rats, and Typhus Disease

LAPD Cops Face New Threat: Fleas, Rats, and Typhus Disease

LAPD cops stationed near downtown LA's Skid Row now work in fear of becoming the newest victims of the county's growing typhus epidemic, officers tell the NBC4 I-Team.

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