Aaron Schrank

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It’s now a year after LA’s police-led homeless encampment eviction. Controversy –– and fencing –– still surround Echo Park Lake.

What happened to Echo Park Lake’s homeless residents?

It’s now a year after LA’s police-led homeless encampment eviction. Controversy –– and fencing –– still surround Echo Park Lake.

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Santa Monica bulldozed homes to build the I-10 freeway in the 1960s. Now it’s offering displaced families or their descendants affordable rent as reparations.

Santa Monica tries to repay historically displaced families

Santa Monica bulldozed homes to build the I-10 freeway in the 1960s. Now it’s offering displaced families or their descendants affordable rent as reparations.

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“Safe Sleep Village” in Rampart Village is LA’s first ever city-funded homeless encampment. It opened this year, providing shelter and services without the typical restrictions.

LA's first city-funded homeless camp gets mixed reviews

“Safe Sleep Village” in Rampart Village is LA’s first ever city-funded homeless encampment. It opened this year, providing shelter and services without the typical restrictions.

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