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Hollywood’s first bridge housing shelter marks anniversary

HOLLYWOOD — When City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell identified a city parking lot on Schrader Boulevard as a potential site for a homeless shelter — or “bridge housing” — it was to help people like Hollywood’s own Alina Carmona.  A native of Miami, Carmona was a relatively new Angeleno before she fell into homelessness. After more Read More…

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Homeless population increases 12% in L.A. County

LOS ANGELES — Homelessness in Los Angeles County increased by 12% over the past year to reach an estimated 58,936 people, according to figures released June 4, with the region’s housing costs outpacing wages and forcing people onto the streets faster than authorities can find them shelter. According to data released by the Los Angeles Read More…

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Council committee approves Hollywood bridge housing site

LOS ANGELES — A City Council committee approved a motion Sept. 5 that would complete the city’s formal review of a proposed temporary bridge housing facility in Hollywood, and also moved to evaluate a site in Westlake that would serve as an alternative to a proposed Koreatown temporary shelter which sparked protests. The Hollywood site Read More…