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State officials propose $2 billion in bonds for homeless

LOS ANGELES — State lawmakers joined local officials in downtown’s Skid Row district Jan. 4 to announce a proposal to issue $2 billion in bonds to help build housing for people who are chronically homeless due to mental illness. If approved, the funding would likely be distributed as competitive grants to permanent supportive housing projects Read More…

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O’Farrell lends district office to 2016 L.A. Homeless Count

LOS ANGELES — City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell has announced that his Echo Park District Office will participate as a volunteer deployment site for the 2016 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count being conducted by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. The homeless count is a three-day countywide census of the homeless population that provides data used Read More…

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Hollywood and Highland unveils new crosswalk

HOLLYWOOD — Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell, Los Angeles Department of Transportation General Manager Seleta Reynolds and local residents and business owners were on hand Nov. 15 to dedicate the new scrambled crosswalk that was recently installed at the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue. A scramble crosswalk provides a crossing system that Read More…