Tag: Homelessness

Mary Reno (14)

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UNITED STATES—WE BUY GOLD...The sign, in gaudy yellow on a pawn shop window, focused Mary's fragmented thoughts. It took her mind off Quint. His...

City Council Working On Amending Nuisance Code

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MALIBU- On Tuesday, August 3, the Malibu City Council announced that they are taking steps to amend the City’s Nuisance Code in an attempt...

City Council To Appoint Members To Malibu Homelessness Task Force

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MALIBU—The Malibu City Council will each appoint two members to the new Homelessness Task Force during its virtual meeting on Wednesday, July 21 at...

Pacific Palisades Community Council To Discuss Homeless Shelters

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PACIFIC PALISADES—On Thursday, April 8 from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m., the Pacific Palisades Community Council (PCC) will hold a Zoom board meeting with...

Pilot Program To Respond To Mental Health Calls

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CALIFONIA— On October 26 Los Angeles County supervisor Janice Hahn Held a news conference to announce a year long pilot program to handle mental...

PPCC Urges LA Council To Continue LAPD Beach Detail Funding

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PACIFIC PALISADES — The Pacific Palisades Community Council (PPCC) urged the Los Angeles City Council to continue funding the Palisades’ LAPD Beach Detail patrol....

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...
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