In a city known for glitz, glamor and displays of excess wealth, Skid Row is the extreme opposite. It contains the largest concentration of homeless people in the world.
A fire broke out on Wednesday at a homeless encampment in Los Angeles beside the 101 Freeway at Virgil Avenue, threatening a nearby apartment building.
When we started Totally LA a few years back, it was to show people all the reasons to visit Los Angeles and show off just how beautiful our city is. I never dreamed I would be writing about the things I am now.