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Hundreds March In Response To Deadly Officer-Involved Shooting On Skid Row

Hundreds of people marched Tuesday in a response to the recent deadly officer-involved shooting of a homeless man on Skid Row.

03/03/2015

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Fatal Skid Row Officer-Involved Shooting Raises Questions About Police Treatment Of Mentally Ill

New light is being shown on the plight of the homeless who live and die in the shadows of Skid Row in the wake of Sunday’s fatal officer-involved shooting.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/02/2015

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Deadly Officer-Involved Shooting On Skid Row Caught On Camera Under Investigation

An officer-involved shooting in downtown Los Angeles was under investigation Monday after a video of the incident has gone viral.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/02/2015

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Local Collector Renews Interest In Harpsichords, Filling Downtown LA Warehouse

In the basement of an early 1900’s factory, Curtis Berack created a warehouse for his passion: harpsichords.

CBS Los Angeles–12/30/2014

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Jordan Mission Hosts Annual Christmas Celebration, Toy Giveaway On Skid Row

The Jordan Mission held its 70th Annual Christmas Celebration and toy giveaway Saturday on Skid Row.

12/20/2014

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Glendale Adventist To Pay $700K To Settle Patient Dumping Allegation

Glendale Adventist Medical Center will pay $700,000 to settle allegations that the hospital improperly discharged a homeless patient on Skid Row, Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer said Wednesday.

08/27/2014

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Suit Alleges That Glendale Adventist Engaged In Patient-Dumping

Los Angeles is suing a hospital it claims dumped homeless patients on skid row.

08/23/2014

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Volunteer Crews Scrub Down Skid Row In ‘Operation Healthy Streets’

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.

08/13/2014

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City Councilman Says L.A. Needs To Hire A Homeless Czar

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.

08/08/2014

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Exclusive: New Building Marks Anniversary For Group That Provides Homes To Those Without

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.

06/19/2014

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LA City Council Doubles Budget To Clean Up Skid Row

The L.A. City Council Tuesday added another $2.2 million to a program aimed at cleaning up homeless areas.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/13/2014

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Woman Sentenced To 12 Years For Killing Woman On Skid Row With Her Limo

Nancy Lekon, 47, pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter.

04/30/2014

People wait in line for a free lunch during the Los Angeles Mission's Good Friday event on Skid Row on March 29, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Celebrities and volunteers joined together in giving something back to this community of the homeless, among the largest in the US, who were fed a fully-prepared meal and had the opportunity to be given foot washing and hygiene kits. Foot washing, a symbolic ritual of humbleness and respect derived from Jesus Christ's washing of his disciples feet at the Last Supper, was offered by the Los Angeles Health Center and volunteers. (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

City Proposal Aims To Clean Up LA’s Skid Row Area

A series of proposals were made by the city’s chief administrative officer Monday that will aim to clean up Skid Row.

04/07/2014

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Actor Zac Efron Reportedly Punched In Face By Homeless Man On Skid Row

Police said they were called to the area around 2:25 a.m.

03/27/2014

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