Latino homelessness on the rise; Silver Lake car wash wants longer hours

Eastside Scene: Atwater Village | Dave Ptach

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  • Steep rents and low wages are being blamed for a sharp increase in homelessness among Latinos. Latinos made up 35% of L.A. County homeless, according to a recent survey, compared to 27% last year. L.A. Times
  • Apparently weekend nights are popular times to wash your car. The Silver Lake Neighborhood Council’s Urban Design committee will review a request by the LA Express Car Wash at 2580 Glendale Boulevard to extend its evening hours 10 pm on Friday – Sunday. The car wash is currently open from 7 am to 7 pm daily, according to its website. The meeting will be held Monday, June 19.

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