Daily Archives: August 2, 2011

Open Discussion: Medi-Cal cuts threaten patient care and community pharmacies

Joselito Pablo Marco is owner of Marco’s Farmacia in East Los Angeles. His opinion piece on the impact of Medi-Cal cuts on patients and independent pharmacies is part of a nationwide coalition organized by community pharmacies. Consultants with the coalition worked with Marco on the opinion piece. By Joselito Pablo Marco What do budget cuts mean for California?  Perhaps you ... Read More »

Lost: An Echo Park cat named Flash

William is asking for help to find Flash: He is a six year old orange tabby last seen around 7-27 on Preston Avenue. He is wearing a black and silver reflective collar with name tag. He is very friendly. Please help us bring him home. If you have any info, please call 818-749-0895 or 323-600-5539. Lost & Found is part ... Read More »

Eastside Crime Watch: Weekend Review

A homicide in Cypress Park and a deadly standoff with police in Boyle Heights were among the major crimes reported. Here’s a  rundown of incidents compiled by CrimeMapping for Friday, July 29 through Sunday, July 31: Atwater Village Burglary reported in the 3900 block of Seneca Avenue. Boyle Heights A man who barricaded himself in a church on Echandia Street ... Read More »

An Elysian Heights house without heat leaves some people cold

A newly listed $699,000 Craftsman home in the Elysian Heights section of Echo Park features historic charm, mountain views and updated kitchen and baths.  But  the readers of Curbed L.A. noticed that this century-old bungalow at the top of Echo Park Avenue comes without air conditioning or heat. That triggered a debate about the need for a/c and a heater ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Echo Park & Highland Park

House with canna lilies, Atwater Village | Photo by Trisha Sen/Flickr Highland Park man turns driveway into weekend vinyl record shop. Pop & Hiss City Council committee reviews 40%  sanitation rate hike. Daily News Man who was  shot and killed by police in Boyle Heights church identified as Christopher Moreno of Downey. Contra Costa Times Never leave a giant blue ... Read More »