|I've noticed a campsite - tent, stove, bicycles, boxes and belongings - below the Fletcher Street bridge along the west bank of the Los Angeles River. And I've seen a weathered woman crouching along a sliver of land below Atwater Village's pedestrian bridge. Little did I know they've nearly formed their own city council district. From the Los Angeles Times (via KTLA):|
They are among a dozen or so drifters and homeless people who live on the small islands that sprout from the undergrowth along the mostly concrete-lined riverbed near downtown...
[Photo from Los Angeles Times]
July 27, 2006
Down By the River, Minus the Van
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