Sunday, September 19

Eric Garcetti

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Los Angeles is pushing forward with a new law that could displace unhoused people, despite the CDC’s warning that it could lead to more COVID-19 outbreaks

A new LA law barring sitting or sleeping in the public right-of-way took effect on September 3. The law, which was ruled "unconstitutional," also goes against CDC guidance. The agency warns "Clearing encampments ... increases the potential for infectious disease spread." LoadingSomething is loading. Los Angeles is moving ahead with a new law that homelessness advocates say c...
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Larry Elder says he will implement Ben Carson and Eric Garcetti’s homelessness plan if elected California governor

If elected, Elder would declare a "homeless emergency" to suspend the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), which reduces the environmental impacts of proposed projects. Elder said homeless individuals with schizophrenia should be institutionalized for safety reasons. By removing rules and regulations, Elder said building cost-effective housing would only take months. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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LA Mayor Eric Garcetti signs ordinance criminalizing homelessness following City Council vote in favor of it

The mayor of Los Angeles signed an ordinance Thursday making it unlawful for people to "sit, lie, sleep" or otherwise situate their belongings in the "public right of way," according to CBS LA. The measure makes it illegal to sit, lie, sleep, or set up encampments near "sensitive use" properties, and other areas such as streets, overpasses, underpasses, freeway ramps, and more as mentioned in the document, and as reported by FOX 11. LoadingSomething is loading. ...