News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, Echo Park, Highland Park & Mt. Washington

Motorcycle viewpoint of Alvarado & Glendale, Echo Park | Photo by Greg Keating/Flickr

  • Homeless man found stabbed to death in Highland Park. Patch
  • Eagle Rock Plaza offers a taste of home for Filipinos. KCET
  • What happens when upwardly mobile Latinos open a Boyle Heights wine bar? Answer: “Gente-fication.”  Multi-American
  • Suspected car thief arrested after found sleeping  in stolen car in Mt. Washington. NELA List
  • Highland Park high school senior and Tournament of Roses Princess Sarah Zuno is the first-ever L.A. Unified student to serve  in the Rose Parade Royal Court. LAUSD
  • El Centro del Pueblo, a gang-prevention and social services agency in Echo Park, is seeking year-end donations. El Centro
  • The photo of actress Rooney Mara on the cover of Entertainment Weekly was shot by Echo Park photographer Rick Morton.


  1. Darn it. I should have trademarked gentefication years ago…

  2. that’s gentrification too. new money, higher rents, etc…. glad to see the Latino’s getting in on the action too.

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