The number of unsheltered homeless people in Pomona has decreased almost 38 percent since the 2015 count conducted by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, an agency that addresses homelessness in Los Angeles County.
The University of La Verne’s Enactus team gave students, faculty, and their family members a preview of their team presentation Wednesday in Morgan Auditorium before they compete in the Enactus National Exposition in Kansas City, Missouri.
Eric Garcetti, mayor of Los Angeles, plans to improve the homeless crisis plaguing the city by proposing that $20 million be divided up by 15 council districts and build 1,000 bed shelters in the next fiscal budget.
Orange County’s 2017 Point-In-Time count showed 57 percent growth in the homeless population since 2013. The number of homeless, or “unsheltered” people has greatly risen in recent years, and although the problem has been obvious, there is still no long-term solution for the issue in sight.
Point-In-Time is a calculation of people who are without permanent residence on a particular night, which is usually assessed near the end of January each year.
Currently, the coastal county is fighting to remove those encamped along the Santa Ana River and find proper housing for them in cities such as Laguna Niguel, Huntington Beach and Irvine.
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.
University President Devorah Lieberman and Provost Jonathan Reed presented a draft of a resolution on Oct. 26 to students and faculty listing the actions they plan to take in the coming weeks and months to improve the treatment of minority groups on campus.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.