Many of LA's Skid Row residents live in makeshift tents. Kelly McEvers hide caption

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When It Comes To Policing LA's Skid Row, What Tactics Work?

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Many of LA's Skid Row residents live in makeshift tents. Kelly McEvers hide caption

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Understanding Skid Row's Tensions After A Fatal Police Shooting

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From Skid Row To Rome: The Story Of An Unusual Running Club

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Los Angeles' Skid Row contains one of the largest concentrations of homeless people in the United States. Robyn Beck /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Downtown LA Grows, So Does Urgency To Fix Skid Row

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LAPD Officer Deon Joseph has patrolled Skid Row for 17 years. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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For LAPD Cop Working Skid Row, 'There's Always Hope'

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Martha Castro lives on the streets in Los Angeles' Skid Row neighborhood. She's still resistant to the idea that she can now get health coverage because of California's expansion of Medicaid. Anna Gorman/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Obamacare Brings Medicaid To Skid Row's 'Ugly Reality'

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