Tag: Homelessness

Salon Owner Discusses Effects Of California’s Homeless

SACRAMENTO—Hair salon owner, Elizabeth 'Liz' Novak called out California Governor Gavin Newsom via a YouTube video about the impact of homelessness on her small...

City Working To Decrease Homeless Population

SANTA MONICA—The city of Santa Monica is working to improve efforts in decreasing homelessness by providing assistance to the homeless population.  “Through doubling down on...

Free Healthcare Offered To Undocumented Immigrants

UNITED STATES—The state of California is the first state in the country to offer free healthcare for undocumented and illegal immigrants. On July 9, Governor...

Community Leaders Push For Homeless Mobile Bathrooms

STUDIO CITY—Community leaders petitioned officials at City Hall to install a temporary public restroom at the Universal Metro Red Line station at the Studio...

Councilmember Ryu Proposes New Motion To Fight Homelessness

LOS FELIZ—Homelessness in Los Angeles increased to 16 percent and up to 53 percent in District 4 which includes Los Feliz, parts of Silverlake...

Homelessness On The Rise In Brentwood

BRENTWOOD—Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) recently released the outcome of Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count for 2019. The results revealed 36,300 people are...

Volunteers Needed For 2019 Homeless Count

SANTA MONICA—The city of Santa Monica has announced that registration for the 2019 Santa Monica Homeless Count is open online. Human Services are in...

Malibu Adopts Homelessness Strategic Plan

MALIBU—According to a press release from the city of Malibu website, the Malibu City Council voted unanimously to adopt Malibu’s Homelessness Strategic plan on...

Lava Mae Expands Showers For Homeless

CALIFORNIA—Lava Mae, a San Francisco based non-profit, has been expanding their services to Los Angeles County. They started in San Francisco by transforming old...

Toolkit To Educate On Homelessness

SANTA MONICA—On Thursday, May 31, the Los Angeles County Homelessness Services Agency (LAHSA) released countywide homeless count numbers for 2018 showing a decrease of...

Homeless Count Shows Four Percent Increase

SANTA MONICA—During the recent City Council meeting, the results of the January 24, 2018 Homeless Count were released showing a 4 percent increase in...

‘Real Change’ Donation Stations Unveiled

WEST HOLLYWOOD—The West Hollywood City Council revealed during their Study Session on Homelessness on February 5 that ‘Real Change’ Donation Stations will pop up...

Beverly Hills Completes Annual Homeless Count

BEVERLY HILLS—On January 24, the city of Beverly Hills with the assistance of over 60 local volunteers, city staff, officers from the Beverly Hills...

Online Survey To Develop Strategies Against Homelessness

MALIBU—The city of Malibu is developing a strategic plan on homelessness to strengthen the effective use of existing resources, mitigate public health and public...

City Council To Hold Study Session On Homelessness

WEST HOLLYWOOD—The West Hollywood City Council will conduct a Study Session on Homelessness on Monday, February 5 at the West Hollywood’s Council Chambers/Public Meeting...

Alisa Orduña Announced As Senior Advisor On Homelessness

SANTA MONICA—Santa Monica City Manager Rick Cole has chosen Alisa Orduña as Senior Advisor on Homelessness to coordinate the community’s comprehensive efforts to fight...

The Winter Can Be Brutal

UNITED STATES—The United States has been under a brutal winter vortex for the past 2 weeks. I mean the mid-west, northern plains and northeast...

Task Force On Homelessness Hosting Holiday Donation Drive

MALIBU—The Malibu Task Force on Homelessness announced that they are currently holding their second annual Holiday Donation Drive from now until January 15, 2018....

Malibu Partners With LA County To Alleviate Homelessness

MALIBU—The Malibu City Council voted unanimously 4-0, Monday, December 11 to approve a grant agreement with the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors aimed...

City Council Approves Homeless Strategic Goal Action Plan

SANTA MONICA—On November 28, the Santa Monica City Council unanimously voted to approve a Homeless Strategic Goal Action Plan and a series of new...
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