Homeless Not Toothless, a nonprofit that provides dental services to homeless veterans in Los Angeles, marked its 10,000th day of service October 10.

Sean Penn’s CORE Response, the Los Angeles Fire Department and the city of Los Angeles with Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office operated a free COVID-19 testing site at South Hill and West Fifth streets, Downtown.

Union Bank Plaza’s owner had reason to celebrate this month. The building was the first skyscraper to become a historical landmark and it wrapped the first phase of a $20 million renovation.

Every city has its quirks. The little oddities that dot every intersection give places character—from the kinds of trees that line neighborhood streets to the color of stickers carelessly amassed on lampposts. Those tiny details may never reach our conscious understanding of where we live, b…

The Los Angeles Mission, one of the nation’s largest service providers to the homeless, has named board member the Rev. Troy Vaughn as the organization’s new president and CEO. He will succeed Herb Smith, who is retiring after leading the mission for the past 14 years. 

The Downtown Center Business Improvement District (DCBID) recently released the results of its DTLA 2020 Survey, which has been conducted since 2005 to chronicle and quantify the characters, attitudes and behaviors of DTLA’s growing population.  

LAPD Deputy Chief Blake Chow and the office of Councilman Gil Cedillo announced on September 22 a $25,000 reward for information on a September 4 hit-and-run collision in Chinatown. 

On May 29, Black Lives Matter protests filled the streets of Downtown Los Angeles to show outrage for the death of George Floyd, a Black man killed by police in Minneapolis. Throughout the weekend, peaceful protests turned into riots and looting, leaving many local businesses affected.

The Los Angeles Department of Public Health’s Dr. Barbara Ferrer said there’s no way to safely trick or treat this year in light of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Leslie Ramirez was appointed Los Angeles Unified School District’s interim police chief. Despite the impact of the budget cuts and public scrutiny, Ramirez said she feels optimistic that she can create a positive outcome.