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Los Angeles, CA -- A shooting at a Los Angeles homeless encampment killed one person and injured another. The Los Angeles Times reported the shooting happened around 4:50 a.m. Sunday. "One person was pronounced dead at the scene, while another victim was transported to a hospital in stable ...
In too many places across America, the nation's homeless are criminalized for their misery - instead of federal, state and local authorities taking responsible ... In California on a single night in 2016, over 20% of the state's 39 million residents experienced homelessness - a shocking indictment of a major ...

Federal Grants Will Combat homelessness In SoCal ... The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said the $2 billion-plus in grants it was giving to in excess of 7,300 local homeless assistance ... California received the largest share of any state, with nearly $382.6 million for 900 programs.
The attack happened near a homeless encampment, Bertagna said. A cause of death has not been released, pending an autopsy. Officers arrived at the crime scene within a few minutes, and when they got there they saw Pec "hiding in the bushes," Bertagna said. the suspect ran from the officers "and he ...
Anaheim, CA -- A 28-year-old man charged Tuesday with exposing himself, threatening and chasing a woman in Anaheim last week is still behind bars. ... The woman recognized Turner because she had seen the homeless man near her work, said Senior Deputy District Attorney Lynda Fernandez.
... according to jail records. police received multiple 911 calls as Willis shouted for help as she was being attacked just before 4:15 a.m., Monday, in a parking lot at 1605 W. First St., according to Santa Ana police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna. The attack happened near a homeless encampment, Bertagna said.

Anaheim, Calif. (AP) -- Mohammed Aly does not see any reason why he shouldn't try to ease the lives of Orange County's homeless. But the authorities -- and many ... In California, the San Diego County community of El Cajon passed a measure that curtails feeding the homeless, citing health concerns.
Like so many others, they live on the edge in California, where high housing prices have pushed thousands of people to un-imagined extremes. Living in a vehicle is obviously better than living in a tent or a box -- it's a kind of middle-class homelessness. But in affluent Santa Barbara and elsewhere, the ...
Here's the sign-up.) It could hardly come as a surprise to anyone who travels around the state: the number of people who are homeless in California continues to rise at a steady clip. ... Dozens of city and county governments have declared homelessness an emergency in the last two years, something Gov.
With that effort, Costa Mesa became perhaps the only Southern California city to examine the rehab industry's impact on homelessness. About 5 percent of the 1,105 homeless people surveyed acknowledged being in a local rehab prior to living on the streets. City workers suspect the true number is higher ...
(Los Angeles) -- A cooking fire at a homeless encampment sparked a wildfire last week that destroyed six homes in the Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles, authorities said Tuesday, while the fifth-largest wildfire in California history burning northwest of the city kept expanding and kept thousands out ...
Like other cities throughout California, the homeless population in Los Angeles has grown significantly in recent years. Today, elaborate encampments with tents, mattresses and camping stoves can be seen tucked into freeway underpasses and on corners all over the city. Though cooking fires in the open ...
Two months ago raging wildfires in Northern California destroyed thousands of homes and businesses, intensifying an already chronic homelessness ... Before the fires, Santa Rosa only had a less than 1 percent vacancy rate, and the city was struggling to move nearly 3,000 homeless people out of tent ...
homelessness has shot up in California and elsewhere on the West Coast over the past two years, a federal report said Wednesday, as rising rents and other housing pressures forced more people from the margins onto the street. California's homeless population went up 14 percent, to 134,278 -- the ...
Los Angeles, CA -- A Los Angeles councilman proposed Tuesday that the city house about five dozen homeless people in trailers on a downtown lot as ... for homeless services through a sales tax increase, was an indication that L.A. voters want their leaders to take aggressive action on homelessness.
Deputies say the homeless in Cambria have been keeping them increasingly busy the last few months. The Fiscalini ranch Preserve ... California fish and Wildlife also helps maintain the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve because there are endangered steelhead trout in the Santa Rosa Creek. They've also issued ...

FILE - Los Angeles, CA - SEPTEMBER 23: Homeless camp out September 23, 2015, in the skid row section of Los Angeles, California. Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Council members declared public emergency, the first city in the nation to take drastic step in response to increase in homelessness and ...
(Want to get California Today by email? Here's the sign-up.) On a brisk morning nearly one year ago, grim-faced firefighters emerged from the smoldering remains of an Oakland warehouse called the Ghost ship. In the days that followed, they would recover the remains of 36 men and women, most of whom ...
REDONDO BEACH, CA - Brooke Owens spent Thanksgiving feeding the homeless at her flower shop on Pacific Coast Highway without ...
Los Angeles, CA -- As Los Angeles grapples with the nation's largest homeless population and a hepatitis A outbreak that prompted Gov.
Malibu Pressures Church To Stop Serving homeless Dinners ... MALIBU, CA - For the past 17 years, religious groups fed the homeless, and ...
Bakersfield, Calif. - Revive ... However, a majority of the people who attend are either homeless or struggle with addiction, or both. ... Revive is a campus of Canyon Hills, which has locations throughout Central California.
SACRAMENTO -- The rigorous training at the California Highway Patrol Academy includes a ceremony, polishing a memorial to officers killed on duty. "It puts in a little bit more perspective of what you're signing up for even before you even graduate," said Officer Edwin Lopez. He still can't quite believe he ...
Murrieta, CA -- Two homeless women in Murrieta were arrested recently for identity theft after previously being accused of the same crime.
City of Malibu, CA Tells Church to Stop Feeding Homeless ... A California city is facing criticism after the town reportedly decided to stop a church ... for the change was that the ministry was actually "increasing homelessness.".
A Santa Ana River trail homeless sweep Friday calls for ... Like other parts of California, Orange County has seen an uptick in its homeless ...
MALIBU, Calif. -- A Malibu church that has helped the homeless for years has been asked to stop feeding people who are down on their luck. ... When you're homeless, it's very easy to slip off and become jaded." The church ... "We can't pretend like (homelessness) doesn't exist in our backyard. We can't ...
MALIBU, CA - The City Council will receive a presentation during its Nov. 13 meeting on the City's efforts to address homelessness, including ...
In this Sept. 28, 2017 photo, a person sleeps under a blanket on a beach near the Ocean Beach Pier in San Diego. A homeless crisis of ...
Dozens of pets that were displaced by Hurricane Harvey are heading to new homes in California, thanks to a sizable donation by Astros pitcher ...
For Sonoma County's sizable homeless community, the wildfires ... Fernando Gomez and his one-year-old daughter, who are homeless in Santa Rosa, CA ... how to escape homelessness by getting into affordable housing.
A church in one of Southern California's wealthiest communities says it has stopped serving dinners to the homeless, under pressure from the city. Organizers of the weekly meal program say Malibu officials voiced concerns after receiving public safety complaints. The meals are served on the United ...
BANNING, CA -- A building caught on fire late Saturday morning in a homeless encampment in Banning. The fire, which happened at the ...
Letters: Mental health care + homelessness + Trump's tweets + Puerto Rico + farm-to-fork. September 30 ... Re "California lawmaker wants to ban gas car sales after 2040" (sacbee.com, Sept. 29): Oil .... I can see why the homeless population is growing in the Sacramento area. ... Sacramento, CA 95852.
In California, about 5.4 million residents, including 2.3 million children, ... L.A. County's homeless population, one of the largest in the nation, ...
"Today California begins a pivot from a housing-last policy to a ... to benefit the homeless and farmworkers with a small percentage of money ...
A pedestrian walks past a homeless encampment alongside a street in ... see their tax rate increase to 9.5 percent, according to the California ...
California's affordable housing crisis didn't just happen. ... for teachers, nurses, firefighters, seniors, low-income families and the homeless.
Oakland has seen a mushrooming of homeless encampments in the ... $185 million over the next two years on homelessness, though most of ...
In August, the California Department of public health issued a letter to ... is being transmitted person-to-person -- with the homeless population ...
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- Two gang members were found guilty Friday of killing five people at a homeless encampment near Los Angeles in ...
LONG BEACH, CA - A prosecutor told jurors Wednesday that there is ... five people at a homeless encampment near a freeway in Long Beach, ...
The Hepatitis A virus outbreak in San Diego has emerged as one of the largest public health threats California has seen since the Hepatitis A ...
California lawmakers advanced key housing legislation late Thursday, ... Maienschien cited growing homelessness concerns in his city and his ...
14, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. ... The California Assembly approved a package of bills to address the ... and the state's homelessness rate is disproportionately high. ... fee after citing a hepatitis outbreak among the homeless in his city. ... CA lawmakers running out of time to pass sanctuary state, housing ...
SANTEE, CA -- Authorities Friday publicly identified a lawman who shot a transient wielding a realistic-looking replica pistol alongside an East ...
SAN CARLOS, CA - From the County of San Mateo: The County of San Mateo's ... it a prestigious 2017 Merit Award from the California State Association of ... Two years earlier, the 2013 homeless One Day County revealed a ...
Los Angeles, CA - OCTOBER 12: A homeless man walks down the street ... 2007 in the downtown Skid Row area of Los Angeles, California.
... and vaccination to distributing flyers and possible temporary housing for the California city's homeless, who have been hard-hit by the virus.


 

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