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OC aims curfew at homeless along Santa Ana River trail

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| Orange County announced plans to start enforcing trespassing laws along a 10-mile stretch of the Santa Ana River trail where homeless people live.

Here's how the Measure H sales tax increase is helping the homeless

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The sales tax in L.A. County jumped 1/4 percent on Sunday. The money is for homeless services, but there are hurdles to building homes to go with them.

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Santa Ana considers emergency rules for homeless camp

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Santa Ana officials say trash, urine and needles around the Civic Center homeless encampment are creating a public health and safety hazard.

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OC sheriff begins patrolling homeless encampments

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The Orange County Sheriff’s Department began patrolling homeless encampments along the Santa Ana River. Homeless residents said deputies were mostly taking names.

LAPD officers 'overwhelmed' by homeless problem on Metro

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Months into starting patrols on the Metro system, the head of LAPD's transit officers says dealing with the homeless is a "significant challenge."

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Declaring a homelessness emergency falls on deaf ears

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Call for an emergency around any issue, and a city or county can officially ask for assistance from state lawmakers. But that isn't working when it comes to homelessness.

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Anaheim declares homelessness emergency

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Anaheim City Council voted Tuesday to declare a public health and safety emergency because of the hundreds of homeless people living along the Santa Ana River.

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No portable toilets for OC homeless camp

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Anaheim's city council decided not to grant advocates for the homeless a license to put three portable toilets on city-owned land near Angel Stadium.

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