A homeless man shows his health concerns while a UN Rapporteur Philip Olston visits Skid Row December 5th, 2017. The international human rights community speak about the views of skid row, homelessness and how Los Angeles responds to the homelessness issue.
Mary Macintyre, 25, holds an LGBTQ symbol made of flowers as more than 500,000 people participate in the Women's March of Los Angeles.
Donahue Farrow lays on his motel bed on March 9, 2018. Farrow was living on the Santa Ana Riverbed before being moved out with the other hundreds of homeless people. He says since sleeping on a bed, he has gotten back issues and wonders if the pain will ever get better.
Monica Gomez looks downward towards the courtyard September 8, 2018. Gomez, 49, was told in June 2017 to move out for 2 months while her unit was renovated. She's been staying with a neighbor ever since and still received an eviction notice.
Folks enjoy an evening at Huntington Beach, Calif., February 4, 2018. The heat that has characterized this Los Angeles winter is forecast to continue next week, with temperatures in the 70s and 80s for the next few days.
Sharon gets emotional as she starts cleaning and taking down the home she's lived in the past 16 years at the Santa Ana riverbed. Sharon says everything she owns is precious to her, but if the sheriffs were to take her out immediately, she would only take her the clothes on her back, dog food, and her dog, Diamond. "I would starve myself just so my dog could eat, she's everything to me. Without her, I'm nothing," Sharon says.
Brush fires off Ortega Highway are being controlled by firefighters as they try to contain the holy fire burning through Orange and Riverside county.
Peruvian and Ecuadorian ceviches and related salsas are set at the table for a Peruvian/ Ecuadorian party.
Janelle Tato from Miami, Fl., raps along with Cardi B who she calls her 'mom', Sunday during her performance at the Coachella stage.
On a warm Friday Lauchien Boujay blows bubbles on the corner of 101 street and Central avenue in the Watts community. Boujay says he blows bubbles to relax and enjoy his Friday afternoon.
Mandy Molesten, left, cheers with a shot of tequila after the finale of the Iranian v Morocco game of the World Cup.
As white balloons were released in honor of 2016 victims of Chicago’s police brutality, Margo Hunter was hit by a flush of emotions thinking of her own child that was killed by police.
From below, people take photos with the most iconic spot in Los Angeles, the Urban Lights display. February 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of Chris Burden's Urban Light display outside LACMA. It's often a spot in the city where people take selfies and photos that are iconic of L.A.
Karen, who chose not to giver her last name, cries because she cannot she her father who is detained at the Otay Mesa Detention Center in San Diego, Calif. Protesters told sheriffs they would leave if they allowed the family to visit their loved one; sheriffs denied the family entry.
Stephen Woodward looks towards the sky as the helicopters make rounds from Lake Elsinore to the hillside. The holy fire is burning through Orange and Riverside county and has increased to over 18,000 acres reaching communities by Lake Elsinore and sending mandatory evacuations through Riverside county.
Alex Simone, left, and Courtney Kerzner cry as they have a moment of silence for acclaimed Huntress vocalist, Jill Janus who took her own life ten days ago.
Owner Paul Conklin looks out at his grass-fed beef cattle at Northern Light Farm in Solway, Minn., on July 7, 2017. Besides cattle, Conklin grows fruit and vegetables that he sells to a local farmers market and community supported agriculture subscribers.
Phoebe Bridgers is an indie/folk musician based in Los Angeles, Calif., Bridgers poses in front of Silver Lake Reservoir on Friday, December 8, 2017.
Esther Lim, left, goes through the registration form for an inmate at the Men's Central Jail in Los Angeles, Calif. With the help of volunteers and ACLU workers, they hope to have every eligible inmate in the jails registered before elections.
Dichen Lachman, Australian actress of German and Tibetan descent shows her favorite room. This room is designed as a space for communal talks with family and enjoying rich conversations.
A man signaling friends sits in front of the open gated area where homeless use the restroom. A fence being erupted around a park is dividing the community in Leimert Park causing more loitering in the streets.
Los Angeles Police Department Officer Joe Cirrito runs in full duty uniform arriving to the downtown Los Angeles memorial for fallen officers. Officer Cirritos runs on First Street arriving to the downtown station. The run from Bakersfield, Calif. to Downtown Los Angeles was about 100-miles and took two and a half days.