Tag: Homelessness

Organization Fighting To End Homelessness In Los Angeles

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SANTA MONICA—One of the organizations dealing with the issue of homelessness is focusing on the Los Angeles area, which accounts for more than 10%...

Mayor Garcetti Reverses Plan To Close Homeless Shelter

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BEVERLY HILLS—Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will allow the emergency shelter at Pan Pacific Park to remain open after it was set to close...

“A Bridge Home” Homelessness Shelter Opens In Sherman Oaks

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SHERMAN OAKS— On Monday, August 11, City Council President Nury Martinez and Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the completion of a homelessness shelter in Sherman...

Project Homekey Houses 14,200 People

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CALIFORNIA— On June 30, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced that the state’s Project Roomkey initiative to protect the homeless from the spread of coronavirus...

LA To Disrupt The Cycle Of Chronic Homelessness

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LOS ANGELES—The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has decided on Tuesday, June 23 to expand Homeless Outreach and Mobile Engagement (HOME) teams. The HOME...

LA Homeless Services Authority Unanimously Appoints Executive Director

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LOS ANGELES--On Friday, June 5, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) Commission unanimously appointed Heidi Marston as the LAHSA Exective Director. Marston has worked...

San Francisco Sued After Homelessness Increases By Almost 300 Percent

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SAN FRANCISCO— The city of San Francisco was sued on May 4 by multiple parties alleging a spike in homelessness has made the city...

Beverly Hills Participates In Homeless Count

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BEVERLY HILLS─Dana Beesen, Publicist for the city of Beverly Hills indicated in a press release to Canyon News, that on January 22, a group...

Councilmember Ryu Introduces Motion To End Homelessness

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CALIFORNIA—On Friday, November 15, Los Angeles Councilmember David Ryu introduced a motion to amend the city’s governing documents to aid in the development of...

Governor Newsom Addresses Homeless Issue In Letter To President

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CALIFORNIA—Governor Gavin Newsom composed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday, September 16, to make an additional 50,000 housing vouchers available through the...

‘A Bridge Home’ Project Closer To Becoming A Reality

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LOS FELIZ—Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu’s proposed homeless housing site in Los Feliz is closer to becoming a reality as it was approved...

Salon Owner Discusses Effects Of California’s Homeless

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...
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