Benjamin Oreskes

LA Times reporter covering housing and homelessness

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Reporter for the Los Angeles Times.

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In March, hundreds of people protested the city’s decision to remove a homeless encampment along Echo Park Lake.

Homeless camp at Echo Park Lake was dismantled for park repairs. What happened to people living there?

In March, hundreds of people protested the city’s decision to remove a homeless encampment along Echo Park Lake.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A federal judge has ordered the city and county of Los Angeles to offer shelters for people on Skid Row by October 18.

LA must offer shelters to Skid Row residents by October, says federal judge. Can it be done?

A federal judge has ordered the city and county of Los Angeles to offer shelters for people on Skid Row by October 18.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

With nearly 60,000 people homeless across LA County, it continues to be a top issue for many people.

Nearly all Angelenos see homelessness as a serious problem, poll finds

With nearly 60,000 people homeless across LA County, it continues to be a top issue for many people.

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September 14 is the last day for Californians to vote in the gubernatorial recall election, and the latest polls show Governor Gavin Newsom is likely to keep his job.

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom now seems likely to survive the effort to recall him, but he should reflect on what got him into trouble.

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The recall election could end up with three very different results for the future of Gov. Gavin Newsom and of politics in California. Here’s how the scenarios could play out.

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