Peter Lynn

Executive Director of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority

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Executive director of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority

Peter Lynn on KCRW

LA’s homeless population grew by 16% in the city last year.

Homelessness up in LA, SF, and OC. What is the state doing about it?

LA’s homeless population grew by 16% in the city last year.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Los Angeles has more people living on the streets than any other city in the nation—more than 26,000.

The Homeless and Section 8 Housing in L.A.

Los Angeles has more people living on the streets than any other city in the nation—more than 26,000.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

For decades, local officials have promised to end homelessness, but the number — in shelters, on the streets and in alleys -- continues to rise.

A Shameful Problem that's Getting Worse

For decades, local officials have promised to end homelessness, but the number — in shelters, on the streets and in alleys -- continues to rise.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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from KCRW Features

A judge ruled that Orange County cannot arrest people for sleeping in public spaces if there are no alternatives.

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This Tuesday through Thursday, Los Angeles County will conduct its annual “point in time” count of people experiencing homelessness around the region. We get the basics.

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LA County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced that she’s moving to dismiss 66,000 marijuana convictions dating back to 1961.

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Parents are upset about new sex ed resources that the California legislature approved. Parents say they’re too graphic, too encouraging, and doesn’t focus on the consequences of sex.

from Greater LA

Getting a car has never been easier. Even if you have bad credit and can’t really afford it, no problem.

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We get updates on past stories. Gwendolyn Lang was facing foreclosure because of a program that aimed to make LA county more environmentally friendly. Where is Lang now?

from Greater LA