Homeless

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Ameera Butt
June 18, 2020 - 1:54 pm
In a joint legal agreement between the city of Los Angeles and Los Angeles County, nearly 7,000 homeless people living in encampments near freeways, as well as homeless seniors and those vulnerable to COVID-19, will be brought inside over 18 months, both LA and LA County announced today.
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AP News
June 12, 2020 - 8:44 am
A California man has been charged with poisoning eight homeless people with an incredibly spicy resin derived from chili peppers so he could videotape their reactions, authorities said.
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Los Angeles Homeless (AP)
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June 12, 2020 - 6:18 am
The number of homeless people counted across Los Angeles County jumped 12.7% over the past year to more than 66,400 and authorities fear that figure will spike again once the full impact of the coronavirus pandemic is felt.
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CNS News
May 22, 2020 - 10:40 am
Attorneys for the city and county of Los Angeles asked Thursday that a federal judge vacate or delay an order set to take effect Friday to relocate thousands of homeless people living beneath and around the area's freeways.
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May 18, 2020 - 11:08 am
Anxiety mounted every time someone at the homeless shelter sneezed or residents got too close. For Matthew Padilla, a 34-year-old with a pacemaker and asthma, catching the novel coronavirus would likely mean death.
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Johnny Lopez
May 09, 2020 - 3:23 pm
Los Angeles County plans to temporary house 127 homeless individuals at a motel in Rosemead has city officials expressing concern.
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April 20, 2020 - 11:24 am
An Orange County Superior Court judge has rejected Laguna Hills' request for a temporary restraining order blocking the county from using a state and federal program to house transients infected with COVID-19.
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KNX 1070
April 13, 2020 - 11:18 am
A Compton mother of six, who normally helps homeless people on Los Angeles' Skid Row with things that make them feel better, has seen her role change during the current coronavirus pandemic.
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April 08, 2020 - 2:37 pm
To curb the coronavirus spread, Los Angeles has embarked on a massive effort to bring thousands of homeless people off the streets and into hotels to protect them and others from infection.
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April 07, 2020 - 9:37 am
Nine YMCA centers opened Monday across Los Angeles to provide access to restrooms, showers and locker rooms for homeless people who are unable to take shelter during the coronavirus pandemic.
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