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June 2013 Skid Row/LA County Health Dept. Report

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BigBelly Solar trash cans, Part 3 (Happy 4th)!

See my previous posts about BigBellies here and here. This go ’round, I thought I would just use some crafty creative visualization and put one of these green machines on the streets here myself (if only in my imagination… for … 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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Thanksgiving 2012, Skid Row- trash is everywhere! (UPDATED)

I just drove up San Pedro St. and up 5th St. in Skid Row. I have never in the 2 years since living here seen so much trash in our streets- never. Out streets are literally clogged with trash. I … Continue reading

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BigBelly Solar trash cans, Part 2

I have blogged about these BigBelly Solar trash cans before. Now, after having learned a bit more about them, I am going to be picking up where I left off. These cans have been popping up all over DTLA in … Continue reading

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trash update for 5th St. (the Nickel)

Last night I took a leisurely stroll down the Nickel with an Operation Face-Lift tour-guide.  The night air was warm and many Skidrowians were out socializing and enjoying the evening (course there are no benches available for them to sit on at night, … Continue reading

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it was a bad day on San Julian Street today, no help from the “Dream Center”

Today, another local loft resident, Hal McMath (he does the Skid Row street light and trash can updates) and myself walked San Julian Street to monitor what is going on sanitation-wise in the area, as well as pass out some fliers for our upcoming … Continue reading

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