Oct 7

New California law streamlines HIV testing

  Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill Saturday that improves HIV testing efforts across the state. Assembly Bill 446 streamlines the consent process for HIV testing in non-clinical settings, such as on mobile testing vans. Read the full article at the link below.. ...
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Oct 3

7th Annual HIV/AIDS Action Summit 10/22/13

7th AnnualHIV/AIDS Action SummitPresented byAnthony J. Portantino and City of HopeTuesday, October 22, 2013: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.City of Hope, Cooper Auditorium, 1500 E. Duarte Road, Duarte CA 91010 ...
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Oct 1

Giving homeless veterans the permanent shelter they need

Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and other psychological diagnoses end up living in the streets because they're too disabled to seek help, advocates have long argued.   Read the full article at the link below... ...
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Sep 24

Affordable Care Act: Homeless, but not without care on Skid Row

Denise Scott shouts angrily over the way America has forgotten her.“We don’t need no more illegals comin’ over here!” she screams from a Skid Row sidewalk littered with chicken bones, paper plates and discarded clothes.“Fix the problems in this country! I need a place to live!” Read the full article at the link below... ...
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Sep 17

Senate OKs condom handout in California prisons to cut disease, despite ban on sex behind bars

The California Senate approved a plan Monday that would require the state to hand out condoms at adult prisons, despite a ban on having sex behind bars. Read the full article at the link below... ...
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Sep 10

Helping homeless veterans remains a challenge

During a mental health summit organized by the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System last week, groups met to discuss what can be done to help homeless veterans and their mental health needs.   Read the full article at the link below... ...
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Sep 9

Norwalk to approve affordable housing zone changes

The City Council is expected to meet in a special session Thursday for final action on a zone change for two sites, one on Studebaker Road and the other on Pioneer Boulevard, designated for possible affordable rental units. Read the full article at the link below.. ...
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Sep 3


Los Angeles area events are held every Thursday, Friday and Saturdays in September from 2pm-6pm. No appointment necessary. Please click on the link for more details.. or Call 1-855-287-7867 to learn more about the free health screening events. ...
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Aug 12

L.A County's Housing Goal is 179,881 New Units by 2021.

As part of a state required process, every eight years cities and counties must updates their Housing Element plans, which requires them to account for how they will build the enough housing to meet the estimated needs of California's growing populations. Read the full article at the link below..    ...
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Aug 9

Officials Pledge More Housing Vouchers, Outreach to Homeless Vets

The country's top veterans affairs official has committed to ramping up funding to help Los Angeles County's more than 6,000 homeless veterans, local elected officials announced Aug. 1. U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki made the commitment at a meeting with Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif, Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Los Angeles, and Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky last week ...
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