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west coast crisis leads to rise in us homeless population


the nation's homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010, driven by a surge in the number of people living on the streets in los angeles and other west coast cities.






new york provides 1 answer for west coast homeless crisis


new york (ap) — new york, the nation’s most populous city, also has the nation’s largest homeless population. but there is one key difference between new york and cities along the west coast that are struggling to address an exploding homeless population: the homeless are less visible thanks to a massive daily effort to get […]






us homeless count rises, pushed by crisis on the west coast


the nation's homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010, driven by a surge in the number of people living on the streets in los angeles and other west coast cities.






us homeless count rises, pushed by crisis on the west coast


the nation's homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010, driven by a surge in the number of people living on the streets in los angeles and other west coast cities.






report: west coast homeless crisis pushes us count higher


the nation's homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010, driven by a surge in the number of people living on the streets in los angeles and other west coast cities.






u.s. homeless population increases for first time since 2010, pushed by crisis o


the nation's homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010, driven by a surge in the number of people living on the streets in los angeles and other west coast cities. the u.s. department of housing and urban development released its annual point in time count wednesday,...






west coast sees biggest spikes as homeless population grows in u.s.


the nation's homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010, driven by a surge in the number of people living on the streets in several west coast cities.






us homeless count rises, pushed by crisis on the west coast


los angeles (ap) — the nation’s homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010, driven by a surge in the number of people living on the streets in los angeles and other west coast cities. the u.s. department of housing and urban development released its annual point in time count wednesday, a […]






new york provides 1 answer for west coast homeless crisis


new york, the nation's most populous city, also has the nation's largest homeless population.






america’s homeless population rises for first time in years


the nation's homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010, driven by a surge in the number of people living on the streets in los angeles and other west coast cities.






for the first time in 7 years, there are more homeless in us


the nation's homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010, driven by a surge in the number of people living on the streets in los angeles and other west coast cities.






what's behind the dramatic rise in l.a. county's homeless population


what's behind the startling jump in l.a.'s homeless population






behind their eyes: the homeless of the us west coast


the stories of the homeless on the west coast of the united states.






rise in rv homeless throughout south bay


in gilroy, morgan hill and mountain view, officials are seeing a spike in the homeless population, with many of them living in recreational vehicles parked on city streets.






california housing crunch linked to hepatitis a outbreak


"at the heart of this homeless crisis is a housing crisis," said jim vargas, a roman catholic deacon who runs father joe's villages, one of california's largest providers of services to the homeless. "low vacancy rates and high rents is a very toxic combination for our population. our clients don't stand a chance against that dynamic."






seattle typifies west coast homeless crisis


seattle – in a park in the middle of a leafy, bohemian neighborhood where homes list for close to $1 million, a tractor’s massive claw scooped up the refuse of the homeless — mattresses, tents, a wicker chair, an outdoor propane heater. workers in masks and steel-shanked boots plucked used hypodermic needles and waste from the underbrush.






how much do seattle and king county spend on homelessness?


homelessness is overwhelming west coast cities: a recent ap tally found that the number of people on the west coast sleeping outside, in a bus or train station, or in an abandoned building or vehicle, climbed 18 percent from two years ago, to 105,000. but what’s the price tag on this problem? in king county, […]






we're working on the homeless problem, but don't expect instant results


no one in los angeles was surprised to hear on wednesday that the homeless population had ballooned yet again. everywhere one looks one sees people sleeping on sidewalks, in tents and recreational vehicles. the homeless are now a part of our urban and suburban landscape. but there’s no reason to...






anti-homeless fences: ‘heartless’


i just read about the plan to put fences beneath the freeway to keep out homeless “campers.”  the city of seattle seems to think that by making life more difficult for the homeless, they will just go away. can the city think of any more heartless approaches? the population of the chronically homeless has dramatically […]






homeless man found dead in tent in portland


the man’s death caps an especially harsh winter for portland’s homeless population. four people died of exposure and a stillborn infant was found with his homeless mother at a bus stop.






homeless explosion on west coast pushing cities to the brink


in a park in the middle of a leafy, bohemian neighborhood where homes list for close to $1 million, a tractor's massive claw scooped up the refuse of the homeless — mattresses, tents, wooden frames, a wicker chair, an outdoor propane heater. workers in masks and steel-shanked boots plucked used needles and mounds of waste from the underbrush.






as government saunters, homeless crisis accelerates


san diego’s homeless crisis is rapidly getting worse. of course, regular visitors to downtown or practically any beach area knew this already. sections of america’s finest city are turning into calcutta, as officials leave severely disabled people to fend for themselves. meanwhile, well-housed...






want 24-hour access to public bathrooms in your neighborhood? neither do venice'


to the editor: los angeles faces two real crises: the largest homeless population in the nation and a hepatitis a outbreak. to deal with it, conor friedersdorf calls for opening up public restrooms in one community — venice. (“want l.a.’s hepatitis a crisis to get even worse? follow venice beach’s...






it’s been a wet (and cold) winter in seattle — but other west coast cities have


the west coast has had a very wet winter as a low-pressure system has stalled off the coast — and no one knows why.






west contra costa studying i-80 corridor gridlock solutions


the study projects west contra costa’s population will grow by 29 percent, jobs will rise by 36 percent and vehicle miles traveled will increase by 27 percent between now and 2040.






trump’s contraceptive cuts will make the world poorer as population continues to


world population keeps growing faster than expected. a decade ago, the un’s forecast for 2050 was 9.2 billion. the un‘s latest population report, just released, suggests that world population has reached 7.6 billion and will surge ahead to 9.8 billion by 2050. nearly all of that anticipated growth w...






the ai revolution may not only destroy jobs


the rise of artificial intelligence is sparking a hiring boom, at least in tech -- and overwhelmingly on the west coast






homeless man charged in 4 west islip church burglaries, cops say


a homeless heroin addict living out of his car has been charged with burglarizing a west islip church four times in the past three weeks, authorities said monday.






east coast panel: american eel population remains depleted


portland, maine (ap) — interstate fishing regulators on the east coast say the population of american eels remains depleted. the atlantic states marine fisheries commission made the statement on thursday based on a scientific update of the eel stock. eels are fished commercially on the east coast, with baby eels among the most valuable marine […]






west aurora transporting more homeless students


west aurora school district 129 needs to purchase another 10-passenger van to accommodate the number of homeless students requiring transportation under federal law, officials said. at a recent school board meeting, west aurora director of transportation lynn head said the number of students identified...






purdy: gonzaga makes west coast history by reaching final four (and rivets polan


by winning the west regional at sap center on saturday in an 83-59 romp , the talented and tenacious bulldogs became the first team from the west to reach the final four since 2008 when ucla did it. gonzaga is also the first team from the west coast conference to reach the final four since the university of san francisco in 1957. that's right. sixty years ago. you might also say the zags are spearheading a grand 2017 revival of left coast basketball, as was proved later saturday when oregon defeated kansas in the midwest regional title game. this marks the first time since 1998 (with stanford and utah) that the west has sent two teams to the final four in the same year.






u.s. cancels new protection for endangered west coast whales


san francisco (ap) — the trump administration has thrown out a new rule meant to keep endangered whales and sea turtles from getting tangled in mile-long west coast fishing nets. the national marine fisheries service announced monday it was canceling the pending limit on the west coast’s sword-fishing industry — even though the fishing industry […]






west coast swing whets appetite for augusta


what the west coast swing showed is that it's getting more crowded than ever at the top, and it's getting tougher to find a clear-cut favorite for the masters in april.






homelessness in l.a. county jumps 23% as need far outpaces available housing, ne


los angeles county’s homeless population has soared 23% over last year despite increasing success in the placement of people in housing, according to a report released wednesday. the sharp rise in the latest count, to nearly 58,000, suggested that the pathway into homelessness continues to outpace...






tevlin: assault leads to community dialogue on 'suicide hill' homeless camp


they call it “suicide hill” because the homeless and addicted people who gather there sometimes pass out and roll down the embankment into traffic.