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Skid Row trash can update for 7/6/14

Good news on the trash can front. “The Bottoms” as it is referred to- the area around San Julian St. & 5th- has seen a tremendous increase in… 293 more words


Parade Day & a jumper

Last Saturday morning was the 2nd Los Angeles Poverty Department “Walk the Talk Parade”. The LA Times covered it & wrote up a nice piece about it… 354 more words


new Gateway Apartments deliver the trees!

As I wrote about recently here, the southwest corner of 5th & San Pedro St. has recently transformed into something much better than what was there before. 128 more words


intrigue with APTs in Skid Row- broken toilets

Last night I went for a walk and also to check out “Movies on the Nickel” @ the James Woods Community Center- afterwards, I checked up on the toilet just outside San Julian Park on 5th. 537 more words


a few less Ficus trees on San Pedro Street

This corner, which is just down and across the street from my building, is rapidly shifting. A project called “The Gateway”, which is an SRO Housing Corp. 168 more words


Bus Benches come to Skid Row, in Haiku

The bus benches green

as palm trees in desert sand

folks rose up to sit

You may be wondering why I posted these pictures of people (including myself) sitting on bus benches and why this deserves a Haiku. 81 more words