Herb Wesson Makes Impassioned Plea For 'Humanity' During Fiery Meeting On Alternative Site For Koreatown Homeless Shelter"Oh my God, we are driving past homeless people, and we're not seeing them! When that happens, that is the end of our humanity," L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson told a packed house at Friday's meeting.
Town Hall Over Proposed Temporary Homeless Facility Heats Up Venice BeachThe shelter, which would be built on a former 3-acre Metro bus yard on Sunset and Main would provide housing for up to 100 homeless people at a time, with 24-hour access, showers and round-the-clock security on site.
Seattle Gives In To Amazon, Votes To Repeal 3-Week-Old 'Head Tax' To Fight HomelessnessThe so-called "head tax" was repealed on a 7-2 vote from the council Tuesday, reversing the unanimous vote to pass it on May 14.
'Homelessness Is Not A Crime,' Say Residents In Trendy LA Enclave Who Want Violence, Crime At Encampment AddressedIn a video posted to YouTube, a nighttime fight can be seen breaking out along an encampment next to Poinsettia Park in L.A.'s Fairfax District, just one more sign of what neighbors say has become a dangerous, violent situation in the area.
Oakland To House More Homeless With Tuff Shed Program ExpansionThe city of Oakland is expanding its Tuff Shed program for the homeless.
Tight Security Planned For San Francisco's New Transbay ParkSan Francisco's newest park, Transbay Park in the Financial District, is going to be a world-class attraction. And it is likely to attract the city's many homeless individuals as well.
Suspect In Gruesome Ventura Restaurant Stabbing Rants About Camera In Eye, FBI; Refuses Public DefenderJamal Jackson is accused of killing Anthony Mele at a Ventura restaurant while the father held his 5-year-old daughter in his lap.
RV Dwellers Near Berkeley Marina Face EvictionsDozens of people living in RVs along the Berkeley waterfront are being told to pack up and leave. But many say they have nowhere else to go.
OC Homeless: Costa Mesa Gets Their Turn To Say, 'Not In My Backyard'A fired up crowd in Costa Mesa let city leaders have it Wednesday, the latest town to sound off on plans that could involve their community taking in dozens of homeless people recently displaced from an Orange County riverbed.
Judge Holds Rare Saturday Hearing To Work Out Housing For OC Homeless Displaced From RiverbedThe daylong hearing concluded with a transition plan for transients temporarily staying in motels.
Homeless Man's Death Gives New Life For His Feral Cats"These cats meant everything to him. They ate before he ate."
San Francisco Hospital Opens Locked Ward For Mentally Ill And HomelessNew hospital beds for San Francisco's mentally ill and homeless are in a locked facility, renewing a debate on California's commitment laws.