Social workers, mental health professionals and several Southland officials Wednesday took the streets of downtown Los Angeles to take part in an street- and sidewalk-cleaning initiative.
The czar would also be able to better connect the homeless or formerly homeless to resources offered by the city, including city-run housing units and vouchers, the motion said.
SRO Housing Corp. is transforming the Rosslyn, once considered one of LA’s most luxurious hotels, from a Skid Row flophouse into a refuge for those looking for affordable housing.
The L.A. City Council Tuesday added another $2.2 million to a program aimed at cleaning up homeless areas.
Nancy Lekon, 47, pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter.
A series of proposals were made by the city’s chief administrative officer Monday that will aim to clean up Skid Row.
Police said they were called to the area around 2:25 a.m.
City prosecutors are expected to halt efforts to appeal a court ruling that prevents the removal of shopping carts and other items left behind by transients on streets in downtown Los Angeles.
A video showing BMX riders bunny hopping over homeless people near Skid Row has sparked debate.
A Montebello hospital has agreed to pay $200,000 in civil penalties and adopt new protocols for discharging homeless patients, the City Attorney’s Office said.
The annual Christmas tradition of giving to the needy continued on Wednesday, bringing joy to hundreds of children.
Volunteers Thursday began deep-frying 580 turkeys that will be served Saturday at the Union Rescue Mission.
More than 4,000 underprivileged children Thursday were receiving, what will be for many, their first pair of athletic shoes during Foot Locker’s “Cares for Kids Back-To-School Giveaway”.
A Los Angeles man was ordered to pay close to $10 million in restitution and serve 18 months in federal prison for a healthcare scam that exploited thousands of homeless people.
The 12th Annual Skid Row Career Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the mission, located at 303 E. Fifth Street, in downtown Los Angeles.