Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Latino Homelessness on the Rise in Los Angeles

Latino homelessness is on the rise in Los Angeles. Homeless and Poor Pregnant Teens Pose Shame-Free According to recent reports, the number of homeless Latinos has increased by 63 percent in the last year. In comparison, the overall homelessness rate in the county shot up by 23 percent.

Source: Latino Homelessness on the Rise in Los Angeles

 

Sonoma, Napa County Fires Expected to Have Devastating Economic Impact | Forum 

Ongoing fires in Northern California have destroyed at least 2,000 homes and businesses including one of Napa’s oldest wineries, White Rock Vineyards. The wine industry and tourism provide approximately 100,000 jobs to Sonoma and Napa counties and generate about $13 billion annually for each county, according to 2014 figures. In this segment, we’ll discuss the economic costs of the fires and hear from some of those affected.

Source: Sonoma, Napa County Fires Expected to Have Devastating Economic Impact | Forum | Forum | KQED

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San Diego is struggling with a huge hepatitis A outbreak. Is it coming to Los Angeles?

San Diego County is experiencing the second worst hepatitis A outbreak in the nation since a vaccine was introduced. L.A. officials fear the outbreak is headed north.

Read: San Diego is struggling with a huge hepatitis A outbreak. Is it coming to L.A.? – LA Times