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Garcetti proposes new programs to assist homeless

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced new programs Feb. 6 intended to help homeless and low-income people start their own businesses, become self-sustaining and develop a strategy to try to keep people from ending up on the streets. The Solid Ground program will allow people to access the city’s Family Resource Centers Read More…

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Homeless women report they are victims of violence

LOS ANGELES — A majority of Los Angeles homeless women interviewed in a recent survey reported being victims of some type of violence over the past year, according to a report released Jan. 30. According to “The Los Angeles Women’s Needs Assessment” survey of 305 homeless women, released by the Downtown Women’s Center, 60.2% of Read More…