Daily Archives: April 11, 2012

Echo Park traffic accident victim dies

An elderly man who was struck by a car on Echo Park Avenue this morning has died from his injuries, police said this afternoon.  The man, described as  a male Latino in his 60s,  was transported to a hospital, where he died at about 11 a.m. following surgery, said Officer Karen Rayner with the LAPD. The pedestrian, who residents say ... Read More »

Pedestrian hit in Echo Park traffic accident*

A car struck a pedestrian on Echo Park Avenue this morning, prompting the closure of the street as officers conduct an investigation. Police declined to provide any details about the incident but a black sedan with a shattered windshield was in the middle of the northbound traffic lane on Echo Park Avenue north of Lucretia Avenue. One Eastsider reader said ... Read More »

Morning commute gets longer through Echo Park

The construction of a new sidewalk in Echo Park has a created a new – albeit temporary – challenge for morning commuters headed southbound on Glendale Boulevard. Slow moving traffic has been moving even slower after the right lane of Glendale Boulevard was closed last week approximately between Park Avenue and Montrose Avenue, where a new sidewalk is being built ... Read More »

News & Notes from Angeleno Heights, Atwater, East L.A. & Hermon

Metro Gold Line Art, Mount Washington | Photo by Martha Benedict Fatal shooting death of 21-year-old Angeleno Heights man leaves family and police searching for answers. L.A Weekly &  Patch Atwater Village coffeehouse plays a supporting role for Hollywood writers.  L.A. Times Nine-year-old boy builds a cardboard game arcade in an East L.A. auto parts store. The Informer Hermon residents ... Read More »