A group of downtown clergy members has taken the unusual step of publicly urging other religious organizations to stop feeding homeless people on the streets of Skid Row, saying the effort is well meaning but misguided.
City cleanup crews descended on Skid Row Tuesday to clean up the human waste, hypodermic needles, condoms and rats that have built up in the area.
A new study shows that one in four Skid Row residents in downtown Los Angeles is infected with hepatitis C, more than 10 times the rate of the general population.
Authorities were investigating the circumstances surrounding a double shooting on the streets of Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday morning.
It took him 25 years and a lot of perseverance but on Sunday, 79-year-old Ray Castellani served up his 1 millionth meal to the needy on Skid Row.
Police officers will be working with volunteers to try and rescue dozens of cats who were being fed for years by a church on Skid Row.
Cell phone thefts are on the rise in downtown LA.
Food preparations began early Friday morning for the Los Angeles Mission’s annual Easter Event at the Los Angeles Mission.
The residents of a Reseda apartment complex say a new breed of apartment dweller placed in their community is changing the character of their once peaceful senior community.
A woman was listed in critical condition Sunday after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on Skid Row.
When does too much “stuff” pose a public threat? That’s the question facing city officials after another death on Skid Row.
A group of hip-hop legends are coming to the streets of downtown LA this weekend to highlight the plight of the homeless.
Kirk and Anne Douglas are among the celebrities celebrating the Los Angeles Mission’s 75th anniversary hosting a Thanksgiving dinner for the homeless on Skid Row.
Father Maurice Chase, better known as “Father Dollar Bill”, has died. He was 92 years old.
Everything from toasters to typewriters is piled high on a Skid Row sidewalk under the watchful eye of a woman who calls herself Mercedes Benz.
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