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LA's New Homeless Numbers, Michelin Guide LA, Hola Mexico Festival




Trash lies beside the Skid Row City Limit mural as the city begins its annual homeless count in Los Angeles, California on January 26, 2018.
Thousnads of volunteers will fan out across Los Angeles County during the three-night count of homeless people whose population is estimated to be nearly 60,000 strong.
 / AFP PHOTO / Mark RALSTON        (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
Trash lies beside the Skid Row City Limit mural as the city begins its annual homeless count in Los Angeles, California on January 26, 2018. Thousnads of volunteers will fan out across Los Angeles County during the three-night count of homeless people whose population is estimated to be nearly 60,000 strong. / AFP PHOTO / Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
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We look at the new numbers on L.A.'s homelessness epidemic. Plus, what L.A. restaurants are included in the new California edition of the Michelin Guide. And, the Hola Mexico Festival celebrates Mexican film.

Homeless numbers

The results of this year's homeless count in Los Angeles County are out today.

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Tiananmen Square: A Personal Story

Anna Wang was 23 when protests in Beijing's Tiananmen Square broke out thirty years ago. She now lives in a L.A. and just published a memoir, "Inconvenient Memories," which explores the connections she sees in today's China and those shots that rang out decades ago.

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Michelin Guide Los Angeles

The California Michelin Guide came out Monday afternoon, and LAist Food Editor Elina Shatkin was there. She joins Take Two to tells us which So Cal eateries made the cut.

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Hola Mexico Festival

Hola Mexico is the largest festival dedicated to Mexican film, outside of Mexico, and it will take place in L.A. from May 31 through June 8. As Take Two contributor Betto Arcos tells us the festival ,will have a new focus this year called "The Other Mexico," addressing experiences of Mexicans rarely portrayed on screen, following the work of Alfonso Cuarón's "Roma." This year, the focus is on films addressing inequality affecting indigenous people, the Afro-Mexican population and the country's working class.