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July 17, 2019 - 9:17 am
Officials in West Palm Beach have a new way to keep homeless people from laying around the city's Lake Pavilion: "Baby Shark." The extremely popular — and extremely repetitive — children's song can be heard playing on loop all night long around the pavilion, The Palm Beach Post reports . In...
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July 12, 2019 - 7:27 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore said he is working to eliminate thousands of homeless people's old warrants for minor offenses in the coming weeks as part of a solution to help get people off the streets. "This is a humanitarian crisis of our generation," Moore said...
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Craig Fiegener
July 01, 2019 - 12:38 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A major cleanup operation was carried out today in the downtown Civic Center area, with people living on the street directed to remove all their personal belongings to make way for crews removing trash. 11:39 a.m. #homeless people who live here in tents, near Grand Park, return...
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Ameera Butt
June 28, 2019 - 8:05 am
There was a 12-ton mountain of trash in downtown LA's Fashion District that was cleaned up after one phone call to Mayor Eric Garcetti. Business owners contacted NBC4 this week to show them a building on East Pico Boulevard that was a dumping ground for trash and included rats and flies. The news...
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June 19, 2019 - 5:05 pm
LOS ANGELES - On the day he was targeted with a recall drive sparked largely by the city's homeless crisis, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today an expansion of the city's street-cleanup efforts, enforcement of illegal dumping and hygiene services for people living on the streets. "There is no one-...
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June 18, 2019 - 3:41 pm
Criticized for pushing out poorer residents, Google on Tuesday announced a $1 billion investment to ease the housing crisis in the San Francisco Bay Area and to add about 20,000 homes to the region over the next decade. As part of that effort, the internet company plans to convert at least $750...
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June 06, 2019 - 8:52 am
LOS ANGELES - Councilman Jose Huizar introduced a motion today calling for additional resources to address illegal dumping in the city's downtown area, including hiring more crews to increase cleanups. The motion proposes that homeless and formerly homeless individuals be employed to provide trash...
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June 04, 2019 - 11:24 am
Homelessness in Los Angeles County increased by 12% over the past year to reach an estimated 58,936 people, based on the results of a point-in-time count released today. Nearly three-quarters of those people are living in cars, tents, makeshift shelters or on the streets without any apparent cover...
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May 29, 2019 - 4:30 pm
LOS ANGELES - The city of Los Angeles will not be allowed to remove property of homeless people in a designated area of Skid Row and will pay $645,000 under a lawsuit settlement finalized today in federal court. The City Council voted 12-2 last Friday to settle the case, Carl Mitchell v. Los...
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May 23, 2019 - 10:32 am
Attorneys who have sued on behalf of Orange County's homeless to block enforcement of anti-camping ordinances sent a letter to San Clemente officials Wednesday objecting to a plan to set up a fenced, outdoor camping area in the seaside city and threatening litigation if the plan goes forward. The...
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