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Homelessness

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  • Bridging over downtown's homeless

    An interesting concept: Try to make one developer create vibrant pedestrian life on a downtown L.A. street that has none, and where a collection of powerful local institutions have chosen not to. ("Downtown bridge that would let tenants bypass homeless...
  • Pedestrian bridge to keep upscale tenants from the homeless? Bad idea.

    Pedestrian bridge to keep upscale tenants from the homeless? Bad idea.
    In the wake of the decision by the Los Angeles City Council to allow a controversial private pedestrian bridge over Temple Street downtown between two sections of an apartment complex under construction, I've been thinking a lot about how people walk...
  • Tom Terry, Tom Sorrells talk hurricanes

    Tom Terry, Tom Sorrells talk hurricanes
    Hurricane season, which starts June 1, will be a major topic this weekend on local public-affairs programs. The lineup: WKMG-Channel 6 chief meteorologist Tom Sorrells hosts that station's "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m. Sunday. His guests will be Max Mayfield...
  • Coalition starts drive to help homeless people leave MacArthur Park

    Coalition starts drive to help homeless people leave MacArthur Park
    Faced with a crush of homeless people as gritty downtown gives way to luxury lofts, a coalition of social service agencies on Thursday launched a push to help down-and-outers sleeping in MacArthur Park get back on their feet. The coalition, led by...
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  • In Fort Lauderdale, art on the margins

    In Fort Lauderdale, art on the margins
    When she unveils her project later this summer at the NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Antonia Wright will have given voices to the homeless. She means that literally: Over the next two months, the Miami performance artist will have visited Broward...
  • Troubled personal care home in South Whitehall to close

    Trexler Park Manor personal care home, which has been cited several times and fined by the state, is closing. The South Whitehall Township home informed the state Department of Public Welfare in a letter early this month that it would be closing by June...
  • On L.A.'s skid row, homeless woman stands her ground to stay put

    On L.A.'s skid row, homeless woman stands her ground  to stay put
    Steve Harvey's DJ patter floated out of the orange tent, followed by a clear contralto singing along to KJLH's classic rhythm and blues. Patrol cars slid by, and police officers called out, "Good morning" and "Time to get up." It was reveille, skid row-...
  • Officials: All hands needed to alleviate homelessness

    Officials: All hands needed to alleviate homelessness
    Huntington Beach and Orange County officials agree that it will take a lengthy, concerted effort from private- and public-sector groups to properly address the city and county's chronic homeless problem. Cooperation among faith groups, nonprofits,...
  • The keys to success

    The keys to success
    Carol Robinson had just put the necklaces on display when two customers walked in. Their friend — the mother of a bride-to-be who'd been jilted a day before she was to walk down the altar — needed a pick-me-up. Drawn to the words...
  • Waiter for the homeless: Prankster dresses as a waiter and feeds the homeless

    Waiter for the homeless: Prankster dresses as a waiter and feeds the homeless
    DJ Sennett likes to prank people. His channel on YouTube, called the Public Prankster includes video of him pretending to drink Windex at a store to shock people, staging pot deals where actors trade actual cooking pots in place of drugs, and pulling a...