Tag: Homelessness

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...

Toolkit To Educate On Homelessness

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...
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