Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

No Home, No Help, No Hope

No Home, No Help, No Hope

Noah Garcia, Associate Editor May 17, 2019
the residents of the Whittier Greenbelt have been cleared out by a combination of  law enforcement, social services and Caltrans , April 22, 2019. With the 38 tent community disassembled, many of the residents have been sent off, either on their own accord or to accept Whittier Area First Day two month hotel vouchers.It’s been weeks since the clean out and Whittier has already begun plans to make sure such an encampment would never form again.
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The events put on by the LA County Sheriffs Department and Operation Healthy Hearts give most of the homeless who attend their only chance to shower for the week.

LA County Sheriffs and Operation Healthy Hearts Provide Showers and More for Homeless

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor July 9, 2018

Homelessness has been a longstanding issue in Los Angeles. The homeless rate jumped 75% in the last six years, according to a LA Times report. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homeless Outreach Services Team (HOST) has plans to help those unfortunate this summer and beyond. HOST...

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