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Homeless could get minor citations cleared if they accept services

Homeless could get minor citations cleared if they accept services

Los Angeles City Atty. Mike Feuer has announced a $270,000 program to wipe homeless people’s records clean of minor citations if they accept job training, drug and alcohol treatment or other social services and perform community service. Feuer said the county-funded program is designed to get homeless people out from under mounting fines and legal impediments that block their access to jobs and housing. His office will conduct at least six clinics a year for three years, from the Antelope Valley to Long Beach, busing homeless people in from remote locations. The courts are cooperating, and the tickets will be removed administratively, without any need for homeless people to...

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