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LA's Skid Row shelters overwhelmed with women and families

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| More women and families are showing up on their doorsteps of homeless shelters on Skid Row. Advocates say many are fleeing domestic violence.

Did the census forget to count 400,000 Latino kids?

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A new report says that 400,000 Latino infants and toddlers went uncounted in the 2010 Census, affecting money for programs like Head Start.

LA homelessness: City, county pass plans. Now what?

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City and county officials affirm their commitment to ending homelessness, but say they will need to find more revenues to fund their plans for the long-term.

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5 things to know about LA's big homelessness fix

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After months of studies, bold declarations and public hearings, city and county officials are moving on their homelessness strategies. Here's what you need to know.

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City, county of Los Angeles plan joint attacks on homelessness

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Los Angeles and L.A. County are each holding a meeting Wednesday, inviting the public to weigh in on their respective plans to end homelessness.

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