Homeless

Margaret Carrero
October 29, 2018 - 4:10 pm
(KNX 1070) -- There's been a snag in finalizing a legal agreement between Orange County lawmakers and homeless advocates. A proposed settlement between homeless advocates & OC lawmakers has not yet been finalized. #OrangeCounty leaders want every city involved. Talks ongoing. @KNX1070 pic...
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Margaret Carrero
October 26, 2018 - 1:19 pm
(KNX 1070) - The ribbon has been cut on two new apartment complexes for Los Angeles County's chronically homeless in the Harbor Gateway area. KNX reporter Margaret Carrero: (1/2) Cutting the ribbon on two new apartment buildings for the formerly homeless, homeless veterans & low-income...
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Margaret Carrero
October 16, 2018 - 9:19 am
(KNX 1070) - Police in Santa Monica have made patrolling a local park a priority after reports of issues involving the homeless and lewd acts. Several police cars have been patrolling Reed Park as a number of homeless people either slept or just hung around. The city has said Reed Park is a...
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Associated Press
October 03, 2018 - 12:41 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP/KNX 1070) —The fourth victim in a series of attacks on mostly homeless men in Santa Monica and Los Angeles has died of his injuries. He was badly beaten on September 24th in Santa Monica. His assault was the final one which led to the arrest of Ramon Alberto Escobar. Escobar's...
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USA Today
September 13, 2018 - 11:25 am
SEATTLE (AP) - Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said Thursday that he is giving $2 billion to start a fund that will open preschools in low-income neighborhoods and give money to nonprofits that helps homeless families. Bezos, whose stake in Amazon is worth about $160 billion, says that he'll call...
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Jon Baird
September 10, 2018 - 12:43 pm
(KNX 1070) - The first "Bridge Home" shelter opens Monday near Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles. It'll provide temporary housing for the homeless. A candle-light vigil is planned for Monday night in support of the homeless. But there's opposition in some communities. There was a protest in San...
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Craig Fiegener
September 05, 2018 - 7:59 am
(KNX 1070) - A so-called funeral will be held Wednesday night for the Parker Center, the LAPD's former headquarters. Housing and homeless advocates will also hold a candlelight march. Advocates wanted to convert Parker Center into homeless housing. Their petition to stop the building's demolition...
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Jon Baird
August 30, 2018 - 12:45 pm
(KNX 1070) - Orange County leaders are going full speed ahead with their plan to install extra fencing to try to keep the homeless out of the flood control channels. Hundreds of people were moved out of the Santa Ana Riverbed months ago and authorities want to make sure they don’t get back in. Some...
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Pete Demetriou
August 24, 2018 - 1:31 pm
(KNX 1070) - More affordable housing units are coming to an area of Los Angeles where homelessness is at its peak - Skid Row. The Baltimore Hotel, on South Los Angeles Street in downtown Los Angeles, is now a part of the list of rehabbed properties. The 204 unit hotel is being refurbished and while...
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Craig Fiegener
August 15, 2018 - 9:11 am
(KNX 1070) - With its demolition set to start Monday, two Los Angeles based groups filed a lawsuit Wednesday morning seeking an injunction to halt demolition of the Parker Center in Downtown LA. The Mayor and City of LA are being sued over a building that was once home to the LAPD. Activists are...
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