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Opinion: What LAUSD can learn from the New York City Community Schools Initiative 28.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

A study shows that traditional schools can be transformed into "community schools" on a large scale, improving academic performance and serving the community.

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Editorial: Forcing homeless people into mental health treatment isn't the way to solve homelessness 28.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Mike Gatto's measure may be well-intentioned, but it won't solve the problems of mentally ill homeless people.

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Boise tweaked camping ban rather than removing it after legal challenge. Could that work in Denver? 27.1.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Many in Denver are debating whether to defend or repeal the city's urban camping ban, but another Western city found a third way -- overcoming a legal challenge to its ban by slightly modifying the law.
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Letters to the Editor: City Hall has problems to solve. The Dodgers being cheated isn't one of them 25.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Homelessness, traffic and any number of other problems in L.A. take precedence over the Dodgers being cheated in the World Series.

Opinion: Do homeless people live in this dilapidated blue bus? You decide 25.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

I'm heartened that so many people go on the homeless count, but how well are they counting?

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L.A. Mayor Garcetti foresees progress on homelessness via talks with HUD Secretary Ben Carson 24.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti hopes to reach a preliminary agreement with the Trump administration on a joint plan to help combat the city's swelling homeless crisis.

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Letters to the Editor: The soon-to-close St. Vincent hospital was once a research jewel 23.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

St. Vincent Medical Center deserves recognition for research on groundbreaking cancer immunotherapy drugs and excellent transplant programs.

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Homeless count may reveal yet more people living on the street 22.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The result likely will underestimate the actual number of people sleeping outside or on transit, but the survey provides at least a minimal point-in-time read on the problem.
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Use-of-force incidents against homeless people are up, LAPD reports 22.1.2020 LA Times: Science

An LAPD commander pointed to the city's growing homeless population and an uptick in crimes committed by and against homeless people.

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Editorial: Should California force cities to house homeless people? 21.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Gov. Gavin Newsom's homelessness task force wants to mandate that cities house or shelter homeless people. It might work.

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Op-Ed: A Walk of Fame star may seem silly, but it means a lot to us Iranians 20.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

We Iranians love the Armenian-Iranian singer Andy Madadian the way Americans love Paul Rudd.

Annual count of people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota takes place Wednesday 20.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
It can be a challenge to determine a precise number of the number of people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota and around the country. One way that officials approach that challenge is the annual Point-in-Time count.
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Editorial: NIMBYs beware: California could make it harder to block homeless and affordable housing 19.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Blocking frivolous lawsuits would be a smart way to ensure taxpayer dollars for housing aren't wasted or held up by chicanery.

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Demand for L.A. office space is healthy and expected to grow 18.1.2020 LA Times: Business

Small companies in the fourth quarter dominated the leasing market, a sign of a well-being in the local economy.

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Letters to the Editor: Will SB 50 result in more affordable housing in California, or just more housing? 17.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

There is plenty of new construction, but much of it is for high-priced condos and apartments. Simply allowing more of that will not fix homelessness.

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Letters to the Editor: Why a closing hospital might make perfect homeless housing 17.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

All the reasons why a building like St. Vincent's Medical Center would make a perfect place to serve homeless people.

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Letters to the Editor: California needs a new recycling program. It should copy Sweden's 16.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

In Sweden, consumers recycle nearly all glass containers they use and much more of their plastic than we do in California.

Rats close Denver’s Liberty Park after spike in homeless camping, city says 15.1.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver officials are closing Liberty Park downtown Wednesday morning, fearing diseases, bites and more from a rat infestation that grew worse as tents popped up in the area.
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Letters to the Editor: NIMBYs are worse for L.A. than the homelessness crisis 15.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The opponents of a Griffith Park shelter show that the only thing worse than the homelessness crisis are people who prevent any solution.

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Police Said They Wouldn’t Be “Confrontational.” Then They Came in Riot Gear to Arrest Homeless Moms. 15.1.2020 Mother Jones
Before dawn on Tuesday, the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office descended on a residential block in West Oakland with armored vehicles, guns drawn. The thirty-some officers—including a contingent in military-style fatigues and helmets—showed up not to respond to a riot or the apocalypse, but rather to enforce the eviction of a handful of mothers and their […]
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