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Garcetti Signs $11 Billion Budget, With Nearly $1 Billion for Homeless Crisis 
June 4, 2021
Mayor Eric Garcetti today signed the city's $11.2 billion budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year, which allocates historic spending of nearly $1 billion to combat Los Angeles' homelessness crisis.  ... read more »
Garcetti Speaks With HUD Secretary About Federal Funding For Homeless Crisis
April 23, 2021
Mayor Eric Garcetti today joined a news conference with Rep. Maxine Waters and U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia Fudge to discuss the $5 billion allocated through American Rescue Plan to states, tribal areas and local governments to address homelessness. ... read more »
Man Allegedly Jaywalking, Shot By Sheriff Deputies -Debated Whether to Stop Him
March 3, 2021
Orange County Sheriff's deputies debated whether to stop a homeless man with mental health issues for jaywalking last year before shooting and killing him during a struggle, according to newly released video footage. ... read more »
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Top Crenshaw & Around Stories of 2020
December 31, 2020
These are the top stories of what happened in Crenshaw & Around this year. ... read more / view gallery »
L.A. County Moves to Buy Up Eight Motels for Homeless Housing
October 29, 2020
The Board of Supervisors voted today to approve funding for a range of new housing projects, including the acquisition and conversion of eight motel properties to apartments for formerly homeless residents under the state's Project Homekey. ... read more »
Brown Bag Lady Battles Against the Homeless Crisis
October 15, 2020
Homelessness is one of the biggest problems in Los Angeles. While systemic solutions are hard to find, acts of kindness from individuals like Jacqueline Norvell brings relief to a marginalized community who is in dire need of assistance. ... read more »
Emotional Day for BHERC Volunteers Distributing Meals and Essential Hygiene Kits to Homeless Angelenos
May 21, 2020
Volunteers and supporters of BHERC Operation Love continue to provide outreach to homeless on LA streets and encampments amid impact of COVID-19 pandemic. ... read more »
Sharing Love With Others Helps Homeless During COVID-19 Pandemic
April 30, 2020
The organization continues its mission to help the homeless in spite of the coronavirus epidemic. ... read more »
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Congresswoman Maxine Waters Hosts Telephone Town Hall to Discuss COVID-19 with Over 19K Listeners
March 26, 2020
More than 19 thousand individuals joined in on a live telephone town hall hosted by Congresswoman Maxine Waters to discuss the Coronavirus pandemic. Thursday, March 19, the masses gathered to gain insightful information that is and will be affecting Los Angeles residents’ immediate surroundings and future.   ... read more »
An Unprecedented Challenge Before Us
March 26, 2020
But this is just the beginning of what will be a long fight on multiple fronts. ... read more »
L.A. Community comes together to construct “Safe Landing” housing project for homeless families
February 20, 2020
Angelenos answered the social call for action to combat homelessness with local support on Saturday, February 15. A well-orchestrated community event launched the Safe Landing project. ... read more »
Black America’s Housing Crisis: More Renters Than Homeowners, Homeless Population Jumps 12%
February 6, 2020
For many consumers, the combined costs of housing, transportation, food, and utilities leave room for little else from take-home pay. ... read more »
L.A. County Moves to Eliminate Red Tape In Providing Housing for Homeless
January 23, 2020
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved a handful of motions designed to more quickly respond to provide housing for people living on the streets. ... read more »
A Response to Critics of Blueface Making It Rain on Skid Row
January 3, 2020
When 22-year-old Los Angeles rapper Blueface posted a video of himself on Christmas Eve standing on a car parked on a street in the middle of the homeless capital of America throwing money with the caption “season of giving”--I thought good for him. ... read more »
Top Local Stories of 2019
December 26, 2019
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