The rise in tent encampments is a well-known byproduct of Los Angeles’ homeless crisis. But tents aren’t the only unorthodox abodes exploding on L.A. streets.
The gunman was a retired sergeant from the Ventura Police Department.
So much for “Defund the Police.”
The first incident occurred Thursday just after 10 p.m. when a robo taxi collided with a fire truck that was responding to an emergency.
There was one notable absence at Thursday’s announcement — Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón.
County health staff “observed blood, tissue and other bodily fluid samples and serums; and thousands of vials of unlabeled fluids and suspected biological material,” according to court documents.
The California Public Utilities Commission will vote on an expansion of driverless taxis this week. Local leaders are begging the Commission to slow down.
The disturbing incident was captured on video.
San Jose Mayor Matt Mahan met Tuesday with students from KIPP San Jose Collegiate to hear their concerns about a homeless encampment next to the school.
The quadrupled unmanned ground vehicle named “Spot” has set off a firestorm with civil rights advocates and some members of the dais.