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City to spend millions on homeless outreach, cleanup

LOS ANGELES — The City Council June 28 approved millions of dollars to be spent on an enhanced homeless-outreach and street-cleanup operation recently touted by the mayor as an overhaul of efforts to combat illegal dumping and providing hygiene services for the homeless. The council allocated more than $6.5 million to the Los Angeles Bureau Read More…

Lead Story Local News News West Edition

Abandoned building found with 40 people living inside

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — A commercial building where several dozen people reportedly were living illegally was evacuated June 21 and authorities were working to arrange for temporary housing for them. “Today, my office led a mass and orchestrated effort to come to the aid of dozens of people living in deplorable conditions inside a former Read More…

Community Lead Story Local News Mayor Eric Garcetti West Edition

Garcetti takes ‘responsibility’ for rise in homeless numbers

LOS ANGELES — Facing rising criticism for the sharp increase in homelessness, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti defended the work being done by the city to address the problem June 11 while saying he takes “full responsibility” for the city’s response to the issue. In a letter to Los Angeles residents, Garcetti insisted that more Read More…