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Officials seek solutions to end homelessness

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and more than 300 neighborhood council members, homelessness liaisons, business leaders and city commissioners gathered at the Getty House Sept. 27 to help advance neighborhood-based efforts to end homelessness. The Engage L.A. event at the mayor’s official residence included representatives of organizations such as Lava Mae, Chrysalis,…

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L.A. may suspend new law on homeless encampments

By ELIZABETH HSING-HUEI CHOU City News Service LOS ANGELES — City Council members said they will consider suspending a recently adopted ordinance that makes it easier and faster for the city to seize transients’ belongings and dismantle homeless encampments. The council’s Homelessness and Poverty Committee, which met Aug. 12 to consider potential amendments to the…

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Homeless Encampments

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A set of rules allowing the city to more quickly dismantle homeless encampments won final approval today from the Los Angeles City Council over the objections of a vocal group of protesters. About a dozen protesters disrupted the council meeting, calling the rules “criminal” and jangling keys as they shouted “House…

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