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Transients Move Through Beverly Hills Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 7:27 pm

By Laura Coleman

Just four months ago, Beverly Hills’ Homeless Outreach team knew every single one of the transient individuals who used to spend nights in this City of 35,000. At the time, before the COVID-19 pandemic, there were generally just 17 individuals who spent nights “wherever they could” in the City according to Human Services Administrator Jim Latta. These days, he said, the faces are essentially all brand new.

“Before this, we knew everyone in the City, and now every day, there’s a new face,” he told the Courier.

For full story see the print edition of The Beverly Hills Courier, or download the e-edition.

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