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LA's homeless crisis gives rise to unconventional shelters

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| The emergency shelter at a Highland Park church bumps up against a priority in the city to fund long-term housing. Meanwhile, thousands remain on the streets.

Homelessness rises in Los Angeles, study finds

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A new report finds homelessness on the rise in 23 cities, particularly in Los Angeles, where services haven't been able to keep up with the growing demand.

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There are more homeless living on Orange County streets

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Census results show a jump in homeless adults but decreases in the chronically homeless and families. Those who are unsheltered or living in cars and on sidewalks jumped 30 percent.

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Number of homeless living in cars grows

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A 2014 court decision put an end to L.A.'s ban on sleeping in a vehicle. So neighbors are getting creative about kicking the homeless out.

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Homeless population jumps 12 percent in LA County

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L.A.'s homeless census concluded with bad news Monday: There are more people sleeping on the streets and in their cars in the county than there were two years ago.

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What's it like living by the Arroyo Seco?

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If you’ve driven to Pasadena in the last year, you’ve probably seen them near the 110 Freeway: tents, tarps and camps along the banks of the Arroyo Seco.

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