LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Cleaning crews descended on a main stretch of Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles today as part of a stepped-up effort to clear the streets of debris while simultaneously reaching out […]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A survey has found that a growing percentage of older women living on Skid Row in Los Angeles are more likely to be in poor health or disabled than their younger […]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council today more than doubled the budget for improving sanitary conditions on Skid Row. Expanding the funding from $1.5 million to $3.7 million will enable authorities to […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – A Los Angeles official is proposing a nearly $4 million cleanup for skid row that would give the homeless more access to bathrooms and places to store their belongings. The Los […]
TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Health Corporation officials say they’ll close their three remaining hospitals, in part because of legal costs associated with allegations they recruited homeless people to charge Medicare and Medi-Cal for care they didn’t need.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles police officers are being reminded to use face masks and wash their hands frequently when dealing with sick people following an outbreak of tuberculosis in downtown’s Skid Row.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Thousands of Skid Row residents and homeless people from downtown and beyond were served Thanksgiving dinners with all the trimmings today during the Los Angeles Mission’s annual holiday feast. Celebrities including […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Kirk Douglas has doubled his Los Angeles Skid Row pledge for homeless women to $10 million – surprising even his wife, for whom the effort is named. Kirk and Anne Douglas […]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A federal appeals court today upheld an order against the city of Los Angeles to stop the random seizure and destruction of the personal possessions of the homeless on Skid Row. […]
(AP) – Los Angeles officials plan weekly cleanings and monthly health inspections of downtown’s Skid Row after conducting an extensive sanitation of the area where more than 1,000 people sleep on the sidewalks nightly. Assistant […]