Tag: Homelessness

EXPLAINER: How California could recall its governor

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LOS ANGELES — California will hold a recall election Sept. 14 that could remove first-term Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office. The date was...

Election depicts two Californias: Rising star or catastrophe

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LOS ANGELES — Gov. Gavin Newsom and two leading Republican rivals in the California recall election painted disparate pictures of the nation’s most populous...

Oregon heat wave victims older, lived alone, had no AC

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Most people who perished in last month’s record-smashing heat wave in Oregon’s most populous county were white, male, older and socially...

Advocates decry homeless sweeps ahead of MLB’s All-Star game

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DENVER — Ahead of Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game in Denver next week, city officials are facing scrutiny from advocates who accuse them of...

Behind the numbers: Heat wave victim was WA Capitol regular

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OLYMPIA, Wash. — Among the hundreds of people who died from heat-related issues during the Pacific Northwest’s record-breaking heat wave last week, one man...

California governor kicks off $1B statewide cleanup plan

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SAN FRANCISCO — Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday kicked off California's $1.1 billion plan to clean trash and graffiti from California’s highways, roads and...

Collapse survivors escaped with their lives, but little else

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SURFSIDE, Fla. — Susana Alvarez fled her home on the 10th floor of Champlain Towers South, escaping with her life and almost nothing else. ...

EXPLAINER: How California could recall its governor

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LOS ANGELES — California will hold a recall election Sept. 14 that could remove first-term Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office. The date was...

Los Angeles considers stricter limits on homeless camping

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LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles city leaders are poised to pass sweeping restrictions Thursday on one of the nation’s largest homeless populations, making it...

Rio de Janeiro police evict tent city of pandemic ‘refugees’

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Police started evicting hundreds of homeless families from a recently established tent city near Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, an...