Downtown Los Angeles

(credit: CBS)

The Agency’s Mauricio Umansky Offers Exclusive Look Inside Sky-High Penthouse

Downtown Los Angeles has become a destination all its own as it’s home to L.A. Live, Staples Center and five-star accommodations rivaling New York City.

07/28/2015

(photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

American Apparel Workers Gather In Downtown LA To Protest Planned Layoffs, Store Closures

Dozens of workers at a clothing retail giant took to the streets of Downtown L.A. Wednesday afternoon to wage a protest outside the American Apparel factory.

07/22/2015

(credit: CBS)

275-Square-Foot Rice Bar Opens In Downtown Los Angeles

Charles Olalia is getting lots of comments about his new restaurant, which has been open for just a week, in downtown Los Angeles.

07/15/2015

freeway

All Lanes Of 101 Freeway Reopen In Downtown LA

Police activity temporarily closed a portion of a busy thoroughfare in downtown Los Angeles during rush-hour traffic.

07/10/2015

The Special Olympics Flame of Hope for the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015, was lit during a formal torch lighting ceremony at the Sacred Site of Pnyx, opposite the Acropolis in Athens, Greece on May 14. (credit: LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Special Olympics Flame Of Hope To Arrive In Downtown LA

The Special Olympics Flame of Hope, which is being carried in a torch relay across the United States by thousands of runners on three routes, will arrive Friday in downtown Los Angeles to light a cauldron ahead of the Special Olympics World Games’ opening ceremony.

07/10/2015

Firefighters douse flames at the remains of the DaVinci apartment complex after a fire destroyed the 1 million square foot site, in Los Angeles, California, December 8, 2014. A pair of massive fires burst across the Los Angeles skyline early Monday, damaging four buildings and closing down freeways during the morning commute. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

LAPD Announces Arrest In Connection With Massive Fire At Da Vinci Apartment Complex

A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson in connection with a fire that destroyed a massive apartment complex in downtown Los Angeles.

05/27/2015

(credit: CBS)

Artist Known As Skid Robot Produces Piece On Canvas To Raise Funds For Homeless

An anonymous artist whose paintings are seen throughout Skid Row is producing a piece on canvas for the first time to raise funds for the homeless.

05/15/2015

(credit: CBS)

Downtown LA’s The Last Bookstore Is A Disneyland For Bibliophiles

Bookworms will delight in the whimsical, winding aisles of this literary treasure trove.

05/12/2015

(credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Saving Lost Souls On Skid Row With Karaoke And Coffee

Darkness is falling on another long, depressing night in one of America’s most marginal neighborhoods.

05/12/2015

(credit: CBS)

LAPD Working To Help Man Threatening To Jump From 50-Foot Tree In Downtown LA

Los Angeles Police Department officers Tuesday were trying to talk a man down from a 50-foot tree in downtown LA after he threatened to jump.

04/28/2015

(credit: CBS)

LAFD Responds To Water Main Break In Downtown LA

Los Angeles Fire Department crews responded Monday morning to a water main break in downtown LA.

04/27/2015

(credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Driver Hurt After Car Crashes Into LA Times Building

A 75-year-old driver is injured after his sedan collided with a car and crashed into the Los Angeles Times building.

04/11/2015

Hundreds marched downtown in Los Angeles Saturday to protest bias in the criminal justice system and income inequality. The day also marked the 47th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (credit: CBS)

200 Rally Against Criminal Justice Bias, Income Inequality Downtown Los Angeles

The rally coincided with the anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on this day in 1968.

04/04/2015

(credit: CBS)

Metropolitan Courthouse In Downtown LA Evacuated After Report Of Suspicious Device

The Metropolitan Courthouse was evacuated Monday morning after a report of a suspicious device.

03/09/2015

(credit: African American Firefighter Museum)

Museum In Downtown L.A. Honors Trailblazers In World Of Firefighting

A museum in downtown Los Angeles is honoring those who have broken barriers in the world of firefighting.

02/19/2015

more