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Daily Archives: January 13, 2015

Forum explores Echo Park’s growing homeless problem

A homeless person living in the Alvarado underpass at the 101 Freeway.

ECHO PARK -- Barry was covered with feces and injured after a car ran over his leg while he slept near the Auto Zone on Alvarado. “We didn’t want him to die in the street. It was cold,” said Gabrielle Taylor with the City Attorney’s office. But after Barry was treated for his injury, he was soon back sleeping on the streets of Echo Park by New Year’s, looking thinner and worse than before. Read More »