News for Homelessness

Monday, February 05, 2018
Recently, I have observed an upswing in the number of residents, businesses and tourists asking why the City and State allow obviously-mentally ill people to wander our streets, endangering both themselves and the public. It is a fair question, but there has been no acceptable answer to this question.Finally, we are beginning to see some of our public officials address what is a deplorable more
Categories: California, Chamber, Advocacy, Homelessness, City of Los Angeles, Community
Monday, October 23, 2017
The legislative season is over, and we finally have begun to see our California legislature act on the housing crisis in this state. The Governor signed 15 bills that were intended to smooth the way to more housing being built.Over the past year, you have heard me discuss the importance of addressing California’s housing crisis. So, I think it is appropriate to commend the legislature and the more
Categories: Advocacy, California, Hollywood, Homelessness, Housing, Chamber, City of Los Angeles, Community, Economic Development, Environment, Government
Thursday, July 20, 2017
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce hosted an exclusive Breakfast with L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti on Thursday, July 20th at Loews Hollywood. This was the second address by Mayor Garcetti to the Hollywood community since taking Mayor’s office in 2013. Attendees and sponsors heard Mayor Garcetti discuss extending the California film tax incentive bill AB-1839, homelessness, public safety, the proposed more
Categories: Business, City of Los Angeles, Government, Hollywood, Hollywood Community Plan, Homelessness, Housing, Mayor