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Daily Archives: July 28, 2010

A sleepless night on Ridge Way

Screams. Gunshots. Police armed with assault rifles. That was the scene early Tuesday morning as described by an Angeleno Heights resident who lives on the 1400 block of Ridge Way: “Heard gun shots after a guy was yelling “Fuck the police” and screaming his brains out for a bit around 3:30am.   Chopper was on the scene, along with a few ... Read More »

Councilman Huizar takes out the trash*

A common complaint in Echo Park is the sight of overflowing trash cans on Sunset Boulevard. City officials have over the years recommended against installing more trash cans because there was no money to pay workers to empty them out.  Well, at least in Boyle Heights and other Eastside neighborhoods, money seems to be available.  Today, the City Council will ... Read More »

Shots awaken residents near Echo Park Lake

A round of  early morning gunfire  today awakened numerous residents living near Echo Park  Lake but apparently left no one injured.  A man living on Laguna Avenue said he heard four shots at about 4 AM. “I went outside and didn’t hear any screaming,” he said via email. Three LAPD squad cars responded to reports of shots fired but officers ... Read More »