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Venus Williams On L.A.’s Healthcare and Homeless Crisis: We Must Keep Talking About It

”It's so important to talk about these topics because if we're not talking about them, then we can't address them,” tennis champ tells LAMag

San Fernando Valley’s First Homeless Shelter Honors the Late Alex Trebek

“Sadly, Alex passed away before I had the opportunity to tell him about this new site, but he did know his donation would go towards a homeless shelter,” HoTV Founder-CEO tells LAMag

The Number of Homeless Men Dying in L.A. Has Exploded

Men make up two-thirds of the unhoused population in LA County, and a staggering 83 percent of deaths among the county's homeless
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Homeless Encampments Banned in 54 Los Angeles Locations

Using a controversial law passed this summer which limits where people can sit, lie down or sleep in the city, the Los Angeles City Council banned those activities at...
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For Homeboy Industries, a Bakery, Tattoo Removal, and Now Housing?

The legendary Los Angeles gang intervention program is looking to build a 157-unit complex for ‘homies’ at risk of becoming homeless
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Is an Echo Park Lake-Style Situation Unfolding at MacArthur Park?

Since March, when police cleared a large homeless encampment to revitalize Echo Park Lake, the specter of similar projects has taken on an unusual emotional and political charge

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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Appeals Court Overturns Judge’s Order Demanding Housing of Skid Row’s Homeless

In a big victory for the city and county, Judge David O. Carter's landmark injunction on homelessness in L.A. was struck down today
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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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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