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Federal law guarantees public school students experiencing homelessness a host of rights, to bring them educational stability. But a recent state audit found poor compliance and oversight across California.
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The public is paying mightily for homelessness, regardless of whether or not voters support more funding for homeless services and housing.
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Once known for their tolerance and to a degree an accepted and somewhat congenial but fragile coexistence with their unhoused brothers and sisters, Mar Vista, Venice and even Santa Monica have become increasingly less patient with homelessness.
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This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Gary Walker, a participant in the USC Center for Health Journalism's California Fellowship....
Picture of Gary Walker
This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Gary Walker, a participant in the USC Center for Health Journalism's California Fellowship....
Picture of Nuala Sawyer
For many unhoused people living on San Francisco streets, maintaining good physical health is fairly low on a long daily to-do list. Basic survival — finding water, food, and shelter — can occupy much of one’s day and energy.
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Ultimately, I had no data for my data project. So, under the advice of data guru Paul Overberg of The Wall Street Journal, I created my own.
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We tour South L.A.'s Homeless Outreach Program Integrated Care System with L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas. Plus, elder abuse is more common than you might think. And, the latest news out of Hollywood.
Picture of Nuala Sawyer
Serious mental and physical health issues are on the rise among S.F.’s homeless population, as the city recommits itself to seizing and disposing of their tents and belongings.
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Dr. Damon Francis doesn’t shy away from sparring with a room full of journalists when he thinks the media is getting the story wrong.

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