Homeless numbers spike in Los Angeles County, City

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.

Coronavirus Crisis: Judge turns to safe RV parking for Skid Row homeless

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.

Lawsuit challenges lack of protection for LA's homeless

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.