Chance Encounter Leads To Life-Changing Moment For Homeless Skid Row Painter Richard HutchinsJust weeks ago, painter Richard Hutchins was homeless, living in shelters on Skid Row, but a chance encounter and a viral video changed his fortune and brought the likes of Hollywood and Oprah Winfrey calling.
Appeals Court Hears Arguments In City's Bid To Vacate Ruling That All Skid Row Residents Be Offered Shelter By OctoberA federal appeals court heard arguments Wednesday in the city and county of Los Angeles' bid to vacate a judge's order forcing the city to offer shelter to every homeless person on Skid Row by the middle of October.
Judge Denies Request To Delay Shelter Offer To Skid Row’s HomelessLast week, the judge ordered the city and county of L.A. to offer housing to all homeless people in downtown L.A.’s Skid Row within six months.
Judge Orders LA To Offer Shelter To All Unhoused Skid Row Residents By OctoberA federal judge Tuesday ordered the city and county of Los Angeles to offer housing to the entire unhoused population of Skid Row by October.
Permanent Supportive Housing Building In Skid Row Celebrates Grand Opening With Virtual EventA new studio apartment building in the heart of Skid Row helping to get unhoused residents off the streets celebrated its grand opening Friday with a virtual event.
Protesters, Supporters Of Controversial Christian Leader Clash In LASean Feucht has New Year's Eve events planned in Echo Park and Valencia.
Homeless Advocates Organize Blockade On Skid Row Where Controversial Singer Planned Maskless PerformanceA local Christian singer was planning a performance on Skid Row on Wednesday night, defying Los Angeles County orders to avoid gatherings, but the event was met with resistance.
Men Admit To Skid Row Scheme Offering $1, Cigarettes For Fraudulent Voter RegistrationProsecutors say four men have admitted their role in a scheme where money, and cigarettes were offered to homeless people inexchange for signatures.
Coronavirus: Skid Row Angel Gives Food, Hand Sanitizer To HomelessShirley Raines, who operates the non-profit Beauty2theStreetz, says she sees the needs that this community has during the coronavirus pandemic and is willing and able to lend a helping hand.
Union Rescue Mission Employee Tests Positive For Coronavirus, First Reported Case On Skid RowAn employee at Union Rescue Mission has become the first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus on Skid Row.
LAPD Investigating Fatal Downtown Shooting In Skid Row, 1 Person DeadThe shooting happened around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night near the intersection of Fifth and San Julian streets and left one person dead.
Rapper Blueface Under Fire For Throwing Cash To Homeless On Skid Row“The season of giving,” the rapper tweeted Monday with a video of the free-for-all. In the video, the rapper is seen on top of a black Mercedes SUV, throwing large amounts of cash into the air from a bag.
LA City Councilman Requests $14M For Skid Row Homeless SheltersA Los Angeles City Councilman introduced two proposals Tuesday that would help provide additional shelter for homeless people living in Skid Row on downtown Los Angeles.
Fight Over Proposed Homeless Shelter Erupts In Newport BeachWhen protesters gathered outside Newport Beach City Hall, push came to shove.
Man Found Shot To Death In Downtown LA's Skid RowThe man, described only as being in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene. The body was covered by a white tent and remained in the street in front of a row of homeless tents on the sidewalk.