- Nov 2010
- San Diego...ish
Pictures from downtown LA capture the problem it faces with trash as it tries and rodents | Daily Mail Online
Absolutely inexcusable. With the amount of taxes that this state confiscates from its citizens, this is simply inexcusable. How does a city that was once a great place to go to turn into a third world shithole?A decision to not cap the total amount of property that homeless people can keep on Skid Row was announced last Wednesday and it sparked fury among some officials who say it will 'only perpetuate the public health crisis that already exists' there.
That, coupled with the news a Los Angeles police detective has been diagnosed with typhoid fever, has sparked concern among LA's residents.
The city has now said it will dispose of sofas, refrigerators and other large items in the 50-block area of downtown.
But councilmen Joe Buscaino slammed the decision, saying: 'The settlement will only perpetuate the public health crisis that already exists in Skid Row and will set a precedent for the rest of the city that will normalize encampments.