Daily Archives: May 10, 2011

Police release witness account of fatal Echo Park shooting

The comments section of The Eastsider are filled with pieces of information from persons who said they saw or heard the fatal shooting of Echo Park resident Michael David early Saturday morning. Today, the LAPD offered up its official account of what happened: According to witnesses, he was confronted by three suspects on the south side of Sunset Boulevard near ... Read More »

Million dollar slices of Atwater Village go on the market

Sleek and shiny is not what comes to mind when you think of your typical home in Atwater Village, where streets are lined mostly with one and two-story Spanish-Colonial and Tudor-style cottages.  But a new development of narrow, three-story residences  on Casitas Avenue is going to test the demand for contemporary-styled  and pricey new Atwater homes.  The first three-story home ... Read More »

Police looking for suspects in Cypress Park killing

19-year-old Jose Antonio Madera was spending Friday night at his parent’s Cypress Park home with friend Christopher Rodriguez when after midnight two men  walked into the home’s carport. The visitors asked where Madera and Rodriguez were from – a common gang challenge – and then opened fire, said homicide detective  P.J. Morris of the Northeast Division. Madera was left dead ... Read More »

News & Notes from East L.A., El Sereno, Glassell Park & Highland Park

Grassy hillside, Mt.Washington | Photo by Howard Fang/Flickr The state Senate approves bill requiring B.B. guns be painted bright colors following Glassell Park shooting.  PolitiCAL Cal State L.A. students take first place in pin ball machine making competition. Cal State L.A. An eyewitness account of the East L.A. murder-suicide that left four dead. ABC7 Highland Park dining scene to make ... Read More »