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Southern California's Homelessness Epidemic

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 05:30 PM PDT

LA Mayor Responds to Homeless Fire Zone Patrols

LA Mayor Responds to Homeless Fire Zone Patrols

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti responded to whether LAPD officers used force to remove homeless from encampments from fire zones. John Cádiz Klemack reports for NBC4 News at 4 p.m. on

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 02:10 PM PDT

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.

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 08:10 PM PDT

Crews Clear Out Homeless Over Fire Fears

Crews Clear Out Homeless Over Fire Fears

Los Angeles city officials cleared out homeless encampments for fears they'd spark fires. John Cádiz Klemack reports for the NBC4 News on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 10:51 AM PDT

Homeless Encampments Spark Fire Concerns

Homeless Encampments Spark Fire Concerns

Officials feared brush fires that could be started due to homeless encampments. Gordon Tokumatsu reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019.

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 06:32 PM PDT

Supportive Housing Projects Stalled by High Costs

Supportive Housing Projects Stalled by High Costs

A report from the Los Angeles controller suggests the city is spending too much money and taking too much time to build homeless housing. Angie Crouch reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8,...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 03:09 PM PDT

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.

Friday, Oct 4, 2019 at 08:21 PM PDT

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...

Thursday, Oct 3, 2019 at 08:59 PM PDT

Helping the Homeless at The Second Annual Weekend to End Homelessness

Helping the Homeless at The Second Annual Weekend to End Homelessness

here.">As part of the Second Annual Weekend to End Homelessness, events are being held to help connect the homeless with essential services through non-profits. For more information on the weekend click here.

Thursday, Oct 3, 2019 at 12:52 PM PDT

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...

Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019 at 05:49 PM PDT

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.

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