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Rise in homeless numbers called ‘staggering’

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors reacted June 6 to the reported 23 percent increase in homeless individuals countywide since 2016, with some calling the numbers “abysmal” and “staggering” and others seeking to reassure residents that solutions are ready to be rolled out. The 2017 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count — released May Read More…

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County homeless population increases by 23 percent

LOS ANGELES — The homeless population in Los Angeles County has increased 23 percent in the last year, according to figures released last week by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA). The findings show that despite efforts such as rent subsidies and outreach, the homeless rate is growing at a faster pace. The city Read More…

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Garcetti calls city ‘undeniably strong’ in annual speech

LOS ANGELES — With a strong economy, high employment levels, a construction boom and returning industries, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said April 20 the state of the city is “undeniably strong” while also acknowledging the need to do more to help the city’s most vulnerable communities. Speaking from the City Hall council chamber, Garcetti Read More…