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Southern California's Homelessness Epidemic

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 10:34 PM PDT

Neighbors Says Vacant Hollywood Building Causing Crime

Neighbors Says Vacant Hollywood Building Causing Crime

Neighbors say a vacant building is attracting criminals. Gene Kang reports for NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on May 17, 2019.

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 12:56 PM PDT

Vacant Bus Yard to Become 154-Bed Homeless Shelter in Venice

Vacant Bus Yard to Become 154-Bed Homeless Shelter in Venice

The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority has selected People Assisting the Homeless to manage and operate a bridge housing facility set to open in Venice this summer, Councilman Mike Bonin announced...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 09:51 AM PDT

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...

Monday, May 6, 2019 at 06:39 PM PDT

Tainted Childhood Memories: Van Nuys Neighborhood Upset to See Old Toys R Us Vandalized

Tainted Childhood Memories: Van Nuys Neighborhood Upset to See Old Toys R Us Vandalized

Residents in Van Nuys are upset to see a Toys R Us that went out of business turn into an unsafe area for community members.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 10:26 AM PDT

How Did LA Become Ground Zero for the Homeless Emergency?

How Did LA Become Ground Zero for the Homeless Emergency?

The images of human suffering are all over Los Angeles County. Joel Grover reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Monday May 13, 2019.

Monday, May 6, 2019 at 05:41 PM PDT

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 for...

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019 at 06:43 PM PDT

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.

Monday, Apr 29, 2019 at 04:41 PM PDT

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. Los Angeles...

Friday, Apr 26, 2019 at 12:16 AM PDT

Homelessness Takes Center Stage in Los Angeles

Homelessness Takes Center Stage in Los Angeles

Homelessness is taking center stage in Los Angeles for the next days. Actors are volunteering to share the otherwise untold stories of people living on our streets. Beverly White reports for NBC4 News at 11 p.m....

Friday, Apr 26, 2019 at 02:44 AM PDT

HomewardLA Stages Production Dealing With Homelessness

HomewardLA Stages Production Dealing With Homelessness

For the next 10 days expect an explosion of live theater dealing with homelessness in Los Angeles. Every person without a home has a story and actors across Los Angeles are ready to share their personal...

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