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Southern California's Homelessness Epidemic

Jun 11, 2019

Residents Decry Homeless Encampments Near 101 Freeway

Residents Decry Homeless Encampments Near 101 Freeway

The encampments near the 101 Freeway have gotten worse and have created problems for residents living near the freeway. John Cádiz Klemack has more on NBC4 News.

Jun 7, 2019

LA Mayor Blames Businesses, Not Homeless, For Rat-Infested Trash on Streets

LA Mayor Blames Businesses, Not Homeless, For Rat-Infested Trash on Streets

After facing international headlines about LA's out-of-control garbage and rodent problem, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti Thursday unveiled steps to clean up trash-filled streets.

May 15, 2019

Homeless Encampment Cleanups: Are Millions of Tax Dollars Being Wasted?

Homeless Encampment Cleanups: Are Millions of Tax Dollars Being Wasted?

There's a stretch of sidewalk tucked under the 405 Freeway in the shadow of the West Los Angeles skyline that about 40 people call home. At least once per week, police order them out of the area and block of the...

May 6, 2019

LA Father Says Even With Section 8, It's a Struggle to Find Housing

LA Father Says Even With Section 8, It's a Struggle to Find Housing

A father says that even though he's approved for subsidized rent available through the Section 8 program, he and his 15-year-old have been looking for a place to stay for seven months, and the motivation...

Apr 30, 2019

Celebs and Street Artists Band Together to Help Homeless

Celebs and Street Artists Band Together to Help Homeless

Famous musicians and street artists, like the illustrator behind the Obey giant, are donating art to Los Angeles show that will benefit young homeless people in Los Angeles.

Apr 29, 2019

Building Bridges: A New Housing Facility for the Homeless Opens in Westlake

Building Bridges: A New Housing Facility for the Homeless Opens in Westlake

A newly opened bridge housing site in the Westlake section of Los Angeles is nicknamed "Casa Azul," or "The Blue House," after the home, now turned museum, of late Mexican artist Frida Kahlo.

Mar 21, 2019

Garcetti, Other Mayors, Call for More State Money for Homelessness Program

Garcetti, Other Mayors, Call for More State Money for Homelessness Program

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and mayors from a dozen other major cities met with Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders in Sacramento Wednesday to call for more state resources in the 2019 budget...

Mar 13, 2019

LA Aims to Keep Homeless People and Their Pets Together

LA Aims to Keep Homeless People and Their Pets Together

Hoping to find homes for homeless people who have pets, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors took the first step Tuesday in drawing up an ordinance that would require all county-funded housing to...

Feb 25, 2019

A Report Finds One-Third of LA County's Homeless Are Black

A Report Finds One-Third of LA County's Homeless Are Black

Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas said Monday a new report highlighting the elevated levels of homelessness among black Angelenos is a "critical first step" in addressing the disparities affecting...

Feb 6, 2019
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Streets of Shame: Images of the Homelessness Crisis in SoCal

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