Skid Row and the Homeless in Los Angeles洛杉矶贫民窟

洛杉矶市中心的Skid Row号称美国无家可归人士的首都,该区域绝大多数人都无家可归睡马路,6成居民为黑人。这一大片区域沿街全部都是游民帐篷,浩浩荡荡东南西北延续好多个街区,北接小东京,东临艺术区,洛杉矶市中心6成犯罪案件都发生于此。

19世纪末期这里就聚集了很多临时劳工,到了1930年代这里无家可归人口已经上万。经历多年的拆迁和警察扫荡,当地廉价住宅越来越少,人口也锐减到不足5000人,多数都搭帐篷睡在路边。虽然睡路边是非法的,但由于洛杉矶百年来都无法解决游民安置问题,所以警方也睁一只眼闭一只眼,一般都不予处置。

Coronavirus Prompts Surge In Panic-Buying at Grocery Stores

2019冠状病毒席卷全球,美国由于缺乏检测,病情蔓延十分严重,预计很快将成为全球最严重的疫区。美国全国进入紧急状态,加利福尼亚是美国受灾最严重的地区之一,洛杉矶老百姓人心惶惶,疯狂涌向超市抢购备灾物资。


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Flixbus Santa Barbara – Los Angeles Trip, Travel During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Santa Barbara is a popular tourist destination and is not far from Los Angeles. It’s cheap and easy to travel between the two cities by taking a bus. Flixbus makes 4 trips between the two cities daily and the fare is only $4.99 one way. A service fee will be added if you pay with USD.
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