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Cars May Have to Take a Backseat In Downtown Laguna

Officials in the beach city want to make two major streets pedestrian-only
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L.A. City Council Approves a Controversial Anti-Camping Ordinance

Lawmakers are attempting to get a handle on the city's encampments by allowing case-by-case enforcement in sensitive areas, and homeless advocates are concerned
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Dr. Drew Is No Longer Up for Homeless Commission Consideration

The celeb doctor and repentant COVID denier had been floated as a candidate for the ten-member Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority board

A 19-Story Tower Coming to Skid Row Will Be L.A.’s Biggest Homeless Housing Project of Its Kind

Weingart Tower, which breaks ground Tuesday, will add 278 new units to L.A.'s stock of permanent supportive housing for the homeless
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‘A Legacy of Racism’: Judge Issues Bold Order to House Skid Row’s Homeless

In an injunction filed Tuesday, Judge David O. Carter sets a timeline for housing the homeless on Skid Row—and restricts Mayor Garcetti’s nearly billion-dollar homeless plan
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Governor Newsom Wants ‘Massive’ Federal Aid for the Homeless Crisis

As a recall election looms, the governor is on the ground surveying the state of a fraught issue that's become a political weakness
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The Citizens of Skid Row: A View from Inside the Hub of L.A.’s Unhoused Community

Since the ’70s, this four-square-mile swath of downtown has been a symbol of the city’s urban blight. But for the people who live there, it’s a neighborhood with codes and customs all its own.
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The Viper Room May Be Getting a Radical New Look

The developer that owns the legendary music venue has proposed a massive, modern mixed-use project on the site
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An Appeals Court Has Halted a Judge’s Order on L.A. Homelessness—For Now

Judge David O. Carter's order calling for the housing of Skid Row's homeless has hit a small speed bump
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As COVID Explodes Among the Unvaccinated, the Unhoused Are Being Left Behind

With a vaccination rate that lags more than 20 percent behind the rest of the population, the county's homeless residents could be on a crash course with disaster as the Delta variant wreaks havoc