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A New Lease on Life 150 150 admin

A New Lease on Life

Homelessness is a crisis in L.A. County, and helping homeless veterans is a top priority. Key players in the effort are landlords like Shirley Sessman, who is giving her tenants a new lease on life.

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L.A. Now Episode 315, Airing Week of 8/29/92 150 150 admin

L.A. Now Episode 315, Airing Week of 8/29/92

Segments include landlords extending a helping hand to homeless veterans; outreach on the new minimum wage; law enforcement and Metro honor the community; inmates restore bicycles for kids; and the “Help Wanted” sign is up for pollworkers for the Nov.…

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L.A. Now Episode 316, Airing Week of 9/5/16 150 150 admin

L.A. Now Episode 316, Airing Week of 9/5/16

Segments include lead tests for children in the Exide contamination zone; new approaches for first responders’ interaction with the homeless; public meetings on the future of L.A. County libraries; a library branch opens at Los Padrinos Juvenile Hall; a mobile…

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2016 in Review: Homelessness 150 150 admin

2016 in Review: Homelessness

This Year in Review episode, focusing on L.A. County’s fight against homelessness, is part of a special three-episode retrospective of top stories of 2016. This is L.A. Now episode 333.

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Home Sweet Home at Last 150 150 admin

Home Sweet Home at Last

Crystal Beacham and her two sons are home for the holidays–thanks to the Los Angeles County Public Housing Program, which makes public housing apartments available to formerly homeless families.

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L.A. Now Episode 336, Airing Week of 1/10/17 150 150 admin

L.A. Now Episode 336, Airing Week of 1/10/17

Multifaceted C3 homeless outreach teams expand to Venice; clown therapy at LAC+USC Medical Center; snow days in County parks; New Year’s Eve in Grand Park.

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Service Hits the Streets 150 150 admin

Service Hits the Streets

They’re called C3 teams (for “city, county,community”) and they’re already having an impact on downtown L.A.’s Skid Row. Now these multifaceted street outreach teams are expanding westward, to Venice. Come along as they share medical care, resources, and hope with…

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Homelessness in Los Angeles County 150 150 admin

Homelessness in Los Angeles County

A Place to Recover: Inside the New Sobering Center 150 150 admin

A Place to Recover: Inside the New Sobering Center

A new Sobering Center has opened its doors on Skid Row, providing short-term help and longer-term solutions for the those who need a safe place to recover from alcohol or drug inebriation. Meet a “sober coach” who’s helping others get…

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The Power of Help 150 150 admin

The Power of Help

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