Tag Archives: CD14

2nd Annual LAPD Central Area CPAB Skid-Row Community Clean-Up and Outreach

(Brady Metcalfe sent out this email to many people today. Brady has organized a clean-up before in 2012- see HERE) Dear Friends, We are holding our 2nd annual Skid-Row Community Clean-Up Sunday October 5th from 10 am to 2 pm.  We … Continue reading

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*POSTPONED* CD14 & LAPD Community Clean-Up Project in Skid Row

POSTPONED, DATE TBD! CD14 & LAPD Sponsored Community Clean-Up Project in Skid Row 10:00 am to 12:00 pm around Central Police Station. If you have any questions please call (213) 486-1163. Thanks, Community officer Ashley Jimenez

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VISITING OPERATION HEALTHY STREETS by Tom Grode

Back in the Spring of 2012, the County Department of Health, after examining the streets of Skid Row, issued a report declaring the streets a public health crises. Part of the report recommended more public toilets. The City challenged that part … Continue reading

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JUSTICE DELAYED IS JUSTICE DENIED (in life and trash cans) by Tom Grode

Earl Warren, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, coined the phrase “justice delayed is justice denied” in 1958 to emphasize the importance of the nation providing people a speedy trial. In 1963 Martin Luther King Jr. adapted the phrase from … Continue reading

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One Man’s Trash….. by Tom Grode

For many years street trash in Skid Row has been part frustration, part confusion, part scandal, part embarrassment. But it has also been part positive challenge and part community mobilization. The month of April produced an avalanche of activity and … Continue reading

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Gladys Park’s hours of operation extended

José Huizar’s Downtown Community Newsletter March 15, 2013 Edition Enjoy The New Hours of Operation At Gladys Park (Below text excerpted from the Newsletter) The Gladys Park hours of operation have been extended to coincide with the change to Daylight Savings Time. The … Continue reading

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José Huizar saves the Skid Row parks!

As I have been blogging about here, the parks in Skid Row were in danger of closing. Mr. Huizar– who is the Council person for CD14,  just took over the majority of downtown Los Angeles, and with that, all of … Continue reading

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