As of 2020, 4,673 youth were homeless in Los Angeles, according to the LA Homeless Services Authority. Close to home, the effects of youth homelessness are right here, in Malibu.
LA County has one of the highest concentrations of unhoused people in the country. Alongside the growing rate of homelessness in cities like Malibu and Santa Monica, such concerns can be alleviated by adding safe and secure overnight parking lots for those living out of their vehicles.
Malibu City Council held a special virtual meeting Feb. 25, to address the concerns regarding homelessness in Malibu. The meeting concluded with five motions in hopes of more community outreach and deeper explorations of possible solutions.
Assistant news editor Lindsey Sullivan reports on the break-in and sexual assault of a Pepperdine student at her off-campus apartment at “the Stinkies,” and the arrest of the transient man accused of the crime.
With homelessness on the rise in California, the City of Malibu is taking action to address the issue.
Meal points will soon be available for donation to hungry students
Malibu’s newly-approved Homeless Strategic Plan marks the creation of the first fiscal budget in the city’s history designated toward solving the homeless crisis.
A hand up, not a hand out – Malibu volunteer organizations are doing their part in providing for the local homeless. NewsWaves 32 anchor Jennevieve Fong shares more about the weekly dinners offered to those in need.
Infograph by Ella Gonzalez Concern for Malibu’s homeless population has prompted the Malibu and Pepperdine communities to offer opportunities to residents and students to help provide adequate resources, like shelter and food, for the homeless. The homeless populations of LA County, especially in affluent communities like Malibu and Santa Monica, have increased from 8,371 in […]
Photos Courtesy of Lauren McRae The Rev. Paul Elder of St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church called upon the Malibu City Council at the Malibu Town Hall recently to address the compounding issues of Malibu’s increasing homeless population and the imminent El Niño storms. Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles City Council members declared a “state of […]