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For most people the typical image of old-school Los Angeles includes the golden days of Hollywood or the midcentury luxury of Beverly Hills, but some of LA’s richest and oldest history happens to be mix…

Residents and business owners who choose to set their roots in Downtown Los Angeles can attest that experiencing DTLA daily spurs a transformation.  

When LA Downtown News was founded in 1972 as Civic Center News, Angelenos lived in a far different city to the one seen today, from the skyline above them to the very air they breathed. It was…

Fifty years ago this week, I stood behind an immense concrete column outside the Federal Building at 300 N. Los Angeles Street, peeking out to see if anyone would pick up a copy of a new publi…

The Downtown Los Angeles hospitality market continued its year-and-a-half-long surge during the year’s second quarter, according to the Los Angeles Downtown Center BID’s Q2 2022 DTLA Market Report. 

The Downtown Breakfast Club returned on Sept. 16 after a two-year hiatus to honor the best people and places in DTLA at its Roses & Lemon Awards breakfast. 

When Martha Demson moved to LA from the East Coast as a young actress studying under Sanford Meisner in the early ‘90s, her first steps through the doors of Open Fist Theatre Company changed h…

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As the second-largest school district in the country, the Los Angeles Unified School District has over 600,000 students between kindergarten and 12th grade and over 75,000 members of staff. At…

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Tucked within an open-air urban center along Downtown’s iconic Seventh Street corridor, a sanctuary is being built. The collection of curated shops, artisans, premier retailers, restaurants an…

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Linda Duncombe pauses when she speaks about her late colleague, Brooks Lambertson, one of the three victims of a lightning strike in Washington, D.C.’s Lafayette Park on Aug. 4. 

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On Aug. 11, the Assistance League of Los Angeles and its Operation School Bell program teamed up to provide the Hope Street Margolis Family Center at Dignity Health - California Hospital Medic…

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It has been a momentous year for Downtown Los Angeles. In the face of historic twists and turns, DTLA’s residents have shown a collective resilience. They have shown that there is strength in …

Locals who donate blood or platelets will receive a voucher for a free medium hot or iced coffee and a free classic doughnut redeemable at participating Dunkin’ restaurants in LA.

Just one month after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that gave women across the country the right to an abortion, Downtown Los Angeles saw an outpouring of support …