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Streets of Shame

Southern California's Homelessness Epidemic

Oct 15, 2019

City Approves $350 Million for Homeless Housing Via Measure HHH

City Approves $350 Million for Homeless Housing Via Measure HHH

The final round of loans for permanent supportive housing projects funded through the Proposition HHH housing bond measure was approved by the Los Angeles City Council Tuesday.

Oct 7, 2019

UCLA Study Finds Health Problems, Trauma Rates High for Unsheltered Homeless

UCLA Study Finds Health Problems, Trauma Rates High for Unsheltered Homeless

UCLA released a two-year study Monday that concludes mental and physical health care needs and traumatic experiences are "major factors" afflicting unsheltered homeless people, especially women.

Oct 4, 2019

Would You Rappel Down the Side of a Building to Fight Homelessness?

Would You Rappel Down the Side of a Building to Fight Homelessness?

High above the streets that reveal a homeless crisis across the city, the man many refer to as the "angel of Skid Row" says even the fear of rappelling down a building holds no candle to the fear of living on LA...

Oct 3, 2019

LA Mayor Praises New Law That Will Speed Up Homeless Housing

LA Mayor Praises New Law That Will Speed Up Homeless Housing

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Thursday praised the signing of a state bill aimed at speeding up the process for building homeless housing projects, and spotlighted a new supportive housing apartment complex...

Oct 1, 2019

Doctor Says Public Shouldn't Fear Health Risks on Skid Row

Doctor Says Public Shouldn't Fear Health Risks on Skid Row

Skid Row's street doctor says there should be shame around how California treats those living with homelessness.

Sep 27, 2019

LA Looks to Buy 3D Printers to Build Homeless Residences

LA Looks to Buy 3D Printers to Build Homeless Residences

The Los Angeles City Council agreed Friday to examine the purchase of 3D printers that can be used to produce materials to build homes for the homeless.

Sep 26, 2019

Unused Army Reserve Lot Could Become Homeless Shelter

Unused Army Reserve Lot Could Become Homeless Shelter

Los Angeles City Councilman David Ryu sent a letter to the White House Thursday asking to site a homeless shelter on an undeveloped lot adjacent to the Army Reserve Center in Sherman Oaks.

Sep 23, 2019

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...

Sep 17, 2019

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...

Sep 13, 2019

Burned Body of Slain Homeless Man Found in Shopping Cart at Lake Balboa Park

Burned Body of Slain Homeless Man Found in Shopping Cart at Lake Balboa Park

Detectives from the LAPD's Robbery Homicide Division are investigating the apparent murder of a homeless man, whose burned body was found Tuesday morning smoldering in a shopping cart along the bike path at Lake...

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