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State, county slow to fill leased hotel rooms for homeless

LOS ANGELES — Only about half of the 15,000 hotel and motel rooms that California has leased for mostly homeless people to slow the spread of the coronavirus are now occupied, it was reported May 19. More than a month into Gov. Gavin Newsom’s program to get homeless people off the streets, the occupied rooms Read More…

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Homeless agency to treat crisis like a natural disaster

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, which oversees the region’s efforts to combat homelessness but has faced some questions over the speed and scope of its work, unveiled an operational strategy Feb. 18 that it says will mirror responses to natural disasters. Heidi Marston, interim executive director of the authority, said the Read More…

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School On Wheels provides tutoring to homeless children

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: It’s hard to concentrate on reading, writing and arithmetic when you don’t know where you are going to lay your head at night. Homelessness can be overwhelming and, reportedly, can interfere with a child’s education. That’s the plight of a number of school children, who, as a result of homelessness, are falling Read More…