homelessness

Garcetti Fail: Coronavirus Hits Homeless Housed in Los Angeles Rec Center

In another setback for Democratic Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s effort to move homeless people into neighborhood recreation centers, a homeless individual who was sheltered at a rec center in Granada Hills has reportedly tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus, igniting fears that the virus could start to spread like wildfire among the city’s homeless population.

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks at a Los Angeles County Health Department press conference on the novel coronavirus, (COVID-19)on March 4, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. - Stressing that they were acting out of "an abundance of caution" Los Angeles County officials today declared a state of emergency for …