The City Of Lost Angels: Homelessness In L.A.

Posted: March 26, 2015 by realjdobypr in News

I had to share this one…a fresh eye talking about one of the greatest ills of Los Angeles…homelessness…

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The City of Los Angeles, mostly known for its movie stars,  Hollywood, beaches and high class life, has a severe underlying issue of homelessness that most don’t know of unless you’re here. I’ve never seen so many people living on the street, under overpasses, on freeway exits and entrances, bus stops, in front of storefronts, lawns or wherever there is any type of space in my life and I’m from NY where we thought we saw it all.

Out here in L.A., when you see tents and tarps it’s not for happy campers enjoying the great outdoors, it’s people on the street with nowhere else to go. Reportedly there are over 40,000 documented homeless in Los Angeles, many of which have mental and/or drug addiction problems. The homeless problem out here is so bad that they even have a place in downtown L.A. designated on maps as “Skid Row” (Google…

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