A homeless encampment in Phoenix near the state’s largest shelter has more than doubled in just two years.
“It snuck up on us so quick — we went from 6 cases, and within 6-7 days we went to 26, to 43, to 56,” said the head of a Skid Row shelter.
Rodeo Drive and Skid Row are only about 12 miles apart.
Trump is now threatening San Francisco with an environmental citation.
Trump Reportedly Wants to Destroy Homeless Camps in California. Officials Say He Doesn’t Have a Clue.
"The president doesn’t seem to have any grasp of the homeless crisis, not only in California, but around the country."
My decision to open up my restaurant in the middle of Skid Row was one of the riskiest things that I have ever done in my life.
"Nobody just goes down to Skid Row and says, 'Hey we love you.' Nobody goes down there and just has a party for them."
Instead of creating a post-treatment plan, hospitals discard the chronically ill and homeless back to the street, according to a recent lawsuit.
After LA's DIY music venue The Smell was threatened with a demolition notice, we spoke to some of the bands who came up performing and hanging out there.
Fotos af hjemløse og deres tro følgesvende.
"I got her from a friend. I saw her, and I said, 'That doggie is going to be mine.'"
For the mentally ill individuals who make up nearly one-third of LA's homeless population, receiving and keeping prescription medication can be a desperate struggle.