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Judge allows bridge housing facility in Venice

LOS ANGELES — A judge May 10 denied a preliminary injunction that would have held up construction on a temporary bridge housing facility for the homeless in Venice that is strongly opposed by some community leaders. The Venice location is a vacant bus yard owned by the county Metropolitan Transportation Authority at 100 E. Sunset Read More…

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12th annual HomeWalk to raise funds for homeless

LOS ANGELES — Registration is underway for the United Way of Greater Los Angeles’ annual HomeWalk 5K.   The 12th annual HomeWalk 5K Family Run/Walk takes place May 18 at Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles. It has become the largest public event to end homelessness in the nation. This year, the United Way is Read More…

Community Opinion Street Beat West Edition

‘Is there progress being made in the homeless crisis?’

Quiara Wallace Los Angeles  “I’m homeless and going through it right now. There needs to be more funding, support and help.” Jeremiah Lyles Los Angeles  “No, more homeless are appearing. My church and I regularly service the homeless in Skid Row. Homeless are appearing more in Hollywood, too.”  Jabari Spencer Los Angeles  “Not that I’ve Read More…