The city of Los Angeles impounded “approximately” 1,000 motor homes and trailers in 2016, but only about half were claimed, according to a city report.

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    I don’t think it’s people saying they don’t like the homeless,” Jones said. “It’s the secondary effects. It’s the garbage, needles, feces, urine. They’re often overwhelmed by the odor.”

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    Maldonado, the manager at Pepe’s, said they stuck with their contract because unlike the other two companies, they specialize in heavy-duty towing jobs. Since they began taking on more of the assignments, though, they have had to flea bomb their offices every Sunday. She pointed to a large flea bite mark on her shoulder, as an example of the problem.

The things you find when you have a Google News alert on your neighborhood.




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