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

 

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

 

L.A. Area Wildfire Spurs Hundreds Of Evacuations

Los Angeles County’s La Tuna Fire is one of 29 burning across the state, and “is the largest fire in the history of L.A. city,” Mayor Eric Garcetti said.

Source: L.A. Area Wildfire Spurs Hundreds Of Evacuations, Smoke Keeps Others Indoors : The Two-Way : NPR