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Jose Huizar
As homelessness climbs in L.A., a search for solutions
As homelessness climbs in L.A., a search for solutions

The findings released Monday that Los Angeles County's homeless population rose 12% since 2013 reflect a setback in the region's recently heightened efforts to stem homelessness.  But city and county officials had no shortage of ideas about how to fix the problem. L.A. City Councilman Mike Bonin, who represents Venice, said he thinks there needs to be more shared and transitional housing to help keep people off the streets. He said he's supportive of using city money to buy or build more housing for the homeless. “We need to find something,” he said, “we can’t just continue to allow people to be on the...

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