Should a federal health program pay to house L.A.’s homeless?

PBS Newshour: Los Angeles’ homeless residents often struggle with chronic physical and mental illnesses — health crises made worse by life on the streets. Hari Sreenivasan explores why L.A.’s health officials are pushing to provide thousands of the county’s sickest residents with permanent supportive housing through the federal Medicaid program.

In Skid Row, Multiple Milestones

LA Downtown News: Two local entities have reached significant milestones. The Midnight Mission, which feeds and shelters area denizens, is in the midst of celebrating its 100th birthday. Skid Row Housing Trust, which works to create affordable housing, just marked its first quarter century in business.