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Orange County leaders move to open new homeless shelters

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| For months, county leaders insisted there were enough beds for 700 homeless who had been living in an encampment. Now, the officials seems to have made an about-face.

Some OC homeless could get extended motel stays

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County officials agreed Saturday to consider extending motel stays for some homeless people who were evicted from an encampment along the Santa Ana river last month.

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Orange County homeless relocated to motels are being moved again

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Some of the nearly 700 people moved into motels from a homeless encampment in February got letters saying they'll soon have to move. A legal hearing will be held Saturday.

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Deadline looms to find shelter for OC homeless in motels

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Orange County officials are running up against a deadline to find alternative shelter for nearly 700 homeless people staying in motels. Can they do it?

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Solving homelessness takes neighbors, not just money, LA leaders say

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L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and United Way's Elise Buik say fighting homelessness takes communities opening up their hearts to those near them.

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Is Orange County turning the corner on homelessness?

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A flurry of activity aimed at housing the chronically homeless in Orange County has advocates and local leaders optimistic about the future.

OC's homelessness problem is bigger than the Santa Ana riverbed

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While officials work furiously to find housing for those evicted from the riverbed, nearly 5,000 people go without permanent shelter in Orange County on any given night.

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Orange County struggles to find motels to house homeless

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Workers are frantically calling motel owners, seeking rooms for the homeless people being removed from the Santa Ana riverbed.

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