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Homeless youths find help at My Friend’s Place

MAKING A DIFFERENCE If you ask a young, homeless person where they’re going and they reply to My Friend’s Place, they are probably in good hands.  My Friend’s Place is a nonprofit that assists and inspires homeless youth ages 12-25 to build self-sufficient lives. Originally called the Lighthouse, My Friend’s Place was co-founded in 1988 Read More…

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Judge continues hearing on homeless suit to March 26

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles federal court hearing to discuss possible solutions to the Skid Row homeless crisis in light of the worsening coronavirus pandemic is expected to resume March 26. U.S. District Judge David Carter scheduled the hearing in a lawsuit brought by Skid Row business owners against the City and County of Read More…

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Judge orders hearing on homeless lawsuit

LOS ANGELES — A federal judge has scheduled an emergency status conference March 19 to address a lawsuit seeking to have the city and county of Los Angeles ordered to provide shelter space for the thousands of homeless at risk of contracting coronavirus. “The homeless population is one of the most vulnerable at this time, Read More…