The first A Bridge Home shelter in the San Fernando Valley, which opened today in North Hollywood with the support of "Jeopardy!'' host Alex Trebek, has 85 beds for homeless people to help them transition to permanent supportive housing.
Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday spoke in Pittsburg, Calif., saying that he has long wanted to remedy California's "failure" in addressing homelessness with a new initiative called "Project Home Key."
Almost 7,000 homeless people living in encampments near freeways, as well as homeless seniors over 65 and others vulnerable to COVID-19, will be brought indoors over the span of 18 months under a joint legal agreement signed by the county and city of Los Angeles and approved Thursday by a federal judge.
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.
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, the Associated Press reported.
Thousands of homeless encampments under bridges and freeway overpasses in the city and county of Los Angeles are supposed to be removed beginning Friday at noon under a federal court order.
An order issued by a federal judge to move thousands of homeless people away from freeways is set to take effect Friday.
A federal judge today issued a preliminary order requiring that thousands of homeless people living in encampments under Los Angeles freeway overpasses and underpasses, and near entrance and exit ramps, be relocated for health and safety reasons.
A federal judge Tuesday granted a request to stop Los Angeles police and sanitation workers from seizing and tossing out items belonging to homeless people based on an object's size.
A federal judge whose close attention to the lack of working sanitation facilities on Skid Row in response to the coronavirus threat resulted in the quick installation of dozens of new toilets and sinks is expected to focus Tuesday on the scarcity of safe parking for the homeless living downtown in campers.
A federal judge on Tuesday brought attorneys to Skid Row to observe for themselves that some sanitation facilities installed to help the homeless deal with the threat of the coronavirus are not operational.
Governor Gavin Newsom Friday addressed how the state will protect its homeless population amid the coronavirus crisis after pledging $150 million in homeless aid.
The North Hollywood Recreation center has been transformed into a temporary homeless shelter. It is one of more than 40 shelters across the city and one of four being operated in conjunction with the non-profit Hope of the Valley.
The homeless population faces a special risk from the coronavirus, with the lack of ability to self-quarantine, get medical attention or access to cleaning facilities. On Thursday their fight switched to the courtroom.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday the city is making an emergency effort to provide immediate temporary housing for thousands of homeless people in the face of the coronavirus outbreak.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will discuss efforts Wednesday to get homeless people sheltered so they too can adequately self-quarantine if they become infected with coronavirus.
The Republican congressional candidate hoping to unseat high profile Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff is accusing Schiff of neglecting his district’s homelessness problem to instead focus on Washington politics, and he walked the streets of the district with FOX 11 to learn about the underlying causes of homelessness.
Los Angeles County officials are taking a "war room" approach to tackling the region's homelessness problem in a way similar to how the federal government finds housing for people displaced by natural disasters.
The California Department of Transportation delivered 10 travel trailers to a site in South Los Angeles to provide temporary housing for families experiencing homelessness.
In 2019, 567,715 people in the US experienced homelessness on a single night. 151,278 of those individuals were in California.