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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
October 12, 2018
For movies opening October 19, 2018. ... read more »
First ‘Bridge Home’ Temporary Homeless Shelter in L.A. Opens
September 13, 2018
The "Bridge Home'' program was first announced by Garcetti during his State of the City speech in April as a new front in the fight against homelessness, which has grown by about 75 percent over the last six years. The 2018 Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority found that more than 31,000 people are homeless in the city, including more than 23,000 living without shelter, which were both slight drops from the previous year. ... read more »
Faithful Central opens Downtown L.A. Campus
July 4, 2018
  Bishop Kenneth C. Ulmer and Faithful Central Bible Church, also known as the Family of Champions, has joined forces with Rev. Andy Bales and the Union Rescue Mission (URM) to help meet the spiritual needs of the residents in the Skid Row Community and beyond with the launch of its downtown L.A. ... read more »
Settlement reached in LA shooting of homeless black man 
May 17, 2018
 A settlement of $1.9 million was reached Thursday in a civil lawsuit stemming from the fatal police shooting of a homeless black man on Skid Row in Los Angeles three years ago, attorneys said.  ... read more »
Passion, Hard Work and Giving Back Guide Keith on Road to Success
March 15, 2018
Christine Keith of Elite Auto Network named GLAAACC Member of the Year ... read more »
Homeless Donation Meters Introduced in City
February 15, 2018
The meter, which looks similar to a parking meter, but is bright orange in color and located in Grand Park away from the street, allows people to give loose change or use their credit card for donations that go to an organization which helps homeless people in Skid Row. ... read more »
‘SOBER Unit’ is Officially in Operation
January 11, 2018
The unit has been working out of an LAFD ambulance since November and consists of an emergency medical technician, a nurse practitioner and a case worker ... read more »
Fashionista Elizabeth Laine Gives Back to Skid Row
August 17, 2017
Elizabeth Laine brings together fashion and humanitarianism.      ... read more »
L.A. Homelessness Up
June 8, 2017
Homelessness in Los Angeles increased by 23 percent over the last year, and city officials, activists and non-profit organizations are working to solve the crisis. ... read more »
Sobering Center Opens in Skid Row
December 22, 2016
The sobering center will be open 24 hours a day, with the capacity to house and stabilize about 50 people at any given time ... read more »
Los Angeles cops cleared in death of homeless black man
December 7, 2016
Three Los Angeles police officers who fatally shot a black homeless man on Skid Row last year will not face criminal charges, according to a report released Thursday by the district attorney. ... read more »
Proposition HHH: Not a cure, but it’s a start
November 3, 2016
It is impossible to end homelessness without supportive shelters and affordable housing ... read more »
Police Warn Skid Row Residents Against Synthetic Drug Spice
August 25, 2016
Police officers are passing out fliers informing drug users on Skid Row about the dangers of the synthetic drug Spice in the wake of two mass illness breakouts that prompted county health officials this week to warn all residents against using the illicit drug. ... read more »
Sobering Center to Open on Skid Row
March 30, 2016
Currently, police officers cite or arrest severely intoxicated homeless individuals who pose a danger to themselves or others ... read more »
City, State Lawmakers Formulate Plan to Address Los Angeles’ Homeless
January 6, 2016
State lawmakers joined local officials in Los Angeles' Skid Row district on Monday to announce a proposal to issue $2 billion in bonds to help build housing for people who are chronically homeless due to mental illness. ... read more »

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