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L.A. to open 14 winter homeless shelters

November 29, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
Los Angeles County is preparing for the start of its winter shelter program for the homeless.Tuesday, the county will open 14 shelters, and they'll remain open through March 15.

In all, the shelters will provide beds to more than 1,600 people.

In addition, people in need can get free rides to the shelters.

Pickup points are being set up throughout L.A.