LA City Council further restricts homeless camps amid Omicron

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LA City Council voted this week to allow the removal of street encampments like this one at 70 new locations. Photo by Amy Ta.

LA City Council expanded restrictions on street camping this week, while advocates for the unhoused called for a pause on such bans during the Omicron surge.

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