Category Archives: Homelessness

What to Do If a Homeless Person Parks on Your Street and Will Not Move

The increasing number of homeless people parking on residential streets in Pacific Palisades has led residents to ask what they can do about the situation. For example, one resident wrote in an email to CTN, “Some neighbors here want people … Continue reading

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Palisades High Club Seeks Donations for A Sense of Home and Foster Youth

BY MAX RODMAN PaliHi President, A Sense of Home When young people age out of the foster youth system, they often enter the adult world with little financial assistance. When they are able to find a home or apartment, it … Continue reading

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Task Force Meeting to Address, “What Happened to the Money Earmarked for Homeless Housing?”

Many people remember voting in 2016 for Proposition HHH, a $1.2- billion bond that supposedly would triple L.A.’s annual production of supportive housing by producing 10,000 units for the homeless. Many also voted for Measure H in 2017 (a sales tax measure … Continue reading

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UPDATES: Homeless-Related Issues – Camping in Fire Zones, Receiving Medical Aid and Tapping Electricity 

Illegal Activities in Fire Zones Transients in high fire severity zones started two homeless-related fires, one a “warming” and the second an act of revenge that threatened the hillsides and homes above Pacific Coast Highway. The Pacific Palisades Task Force … Continue reading

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Task Force Addresses the Enduring Challenge: Drug Use and the Homeless

The Pacific Palisades Task Force on Homelessness tackled drug use among the homeless with the topic “Street Drugs and Homelessness: A Devastating Combination,” at its January 25 community meeting on Zoom. The PPTFH provides a community service by holding periodic … Continue reading

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PPTFH Community Meeting on January 25: Street Drugs and Homelessness

“Street Drugs and Homelessness” will be the topic when the Pacific Palisades Task Force on Homelessness hosts a community meeting on Zoom next Monday, January 25. The meeting will address reports that there has been an increasing number of homeless individuals … Continue reading

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January Homeless Count Is Cancelled in Los Angeles County Because of the Pandemic

  Pacific Palisades Task Force on Homelessness (PPTFH) Board member Kim Clary attended a December 4 virtual meeting of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) Commission to discuss the January 2021 Point in Time Homeless Count. The count has … Continue reading

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Teenager Seeks Donations for Chase’s Care Club 

Palisades High School junior Chase Hill has started a donation drive for the homeless in this community by forming Chase’s Care Club. He knows there’s a great need right now, with the colder weather, and that winter shelters will not … Continue reading

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LAPD’s “Rusty” Redican Back on Beach Patrol; Offers Assistance to Transient

After reporting on an early morning fire in Temescal Gateway Park on November 1, which Station 69 Firefighters rapidly put out, LAFD Captain Robert Bates expressed concern about the homeless that are living here in the very high fire severity … Continue reading

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Mentally Ill Living on the Streets – What to Do

The Pacific Palisades Task Force on Homelessness will host an online Zoom community meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, November 16, with featured speaker LaTina Jackson. Jackson, deputy director at the L.A. County Department of Mental Health, will speak on … Continue reading

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