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L.A. tallies its homeless population amid concern about rising encampments

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A woman pushes her wheelchair at night near South Hoover Street and West Florence Avenue in South Los Angeles. She was counted by volunteers in homeless count in South L.A.

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
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Volunteer Yasmin Scott-Halcromb, left, a student at the USC School of Social Work and the Marshall School of Business, walks down a South L.A. alley Thursday night with Sarah Mahin of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority.

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
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Two people found sleeping under blankets in South Los Angeles are added to the homeless count Thursday night.

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
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Bobby Trawick, 66, lives in his car in South Los Angeles. 

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles)
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Volunteer Yasmin Scott-Halcromb and Sarah Mahin, right, check their map during the homeless count in South Los Angeles.

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
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Yasmin Scott-Halcromb, left, and Sarah Mahin look for homeless people in an alley Thursday night in South Los Angeles.

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
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A person sleeps under blankets near South Hoover Street and West Florence Avenue in South Los Angeles on Thursday night.

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
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Sarah Mahin, director of policy and planning at the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, takes part in the homeless count in South Los Angeles.

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
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