LA Pilot Program To Offer Mobile Bathrooms, Replete With Sinks And Showers, For Homeless
The initiative is scheduled to last six months and then could be expanded.
Mobile Restrooms For Homeless To Expand In LA
The L.A. City Council approved the move Tuesday along with shifts in funding that will allow the city to continue operating some existing restrooms for homeless. The pilot will place a mobile restroom —meaning toilets, sinks, and showers — in Wilmington, Venice, downtown Los Angeles, and South Park. (Palta, 12/12)
And in more news from across the state —
San Jose Mercury News:
As Bay Area Rent Skyrockets, More Families Go Hungry
The cost of living across Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties is so high that more than a quarter of people in the region struggle to pay for food each month, according to a new food insecurity study by Second Harvest Food Bank. Nearly 27 percent of those living in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties — an estimated 720,000 residents — are food insecure, which means they’re at risk for hunger, the study released Tuesday said. (Sanchez, 12/12)