Daily Archives: May 22, 2012

One injured in Lincoln Heights shooting

An afternoon shooting in Lincoln Heights left a 17-year-old injured and prompted the lock down of nearby schools and the closure of streets as officers searched for a suspect. Police apprehended a 16-year-0ld male in connection with the shooting that took place at about 1:45 p.m. in the 2100 block of Keith Street.  The male victim was shot in the ... Read More »

Want to buy a shopping center? Commercial core of Hermon up for sale

When it comes to shopping in Hermon, the only real option is Monterey Plaza, a sleepy shopping center that anchors the “business district” for Hermon and the adjacent condo community of Monterey Hills. Now that entire 1960s-era  shopping center – where the new Fresco Community Market opened last year – is up for sale at an asking price of $12 ... Read More »

Bike rider asks “Speed Racers” to slow down on the L.A. River Path

Kevin is a bike rider from Echo Park who looks forward to taking early evening rides with his girlfriend along the Los Angeles River Path between Elysian Valley and Griffith Park. But some of his recent rides along the river have been marred by other cyclists he refers to as “Speed Racers,” the Lycra-clad bike riders who zoom past and ... Read More »

Developer to meet with Silver Lake residents over hilltop development

A developer planning to build one of Silver Lake’s largest residential developments in recent years is scheduled to discuss the project with residents during a Wednesday night public meeting. Taag Investment recently began clearing a large parcel at Waverly Terrace and Glendale Boulevard , where the firm plans to build Waverly Terrace, a 60+ unit housing development of three-level homes with ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock & Highland Park

Swapmeet piñatas, East Los Angeles | Photo by mugi/flickr City Council approved $7.2 billion budget that postpones layoffs and hikes parking fines. Daily News Shrimp taco truck – Mariscos Jalisco – draws food lovers to Boyle Heights. L.A. Weekly Occidental alum returns to Eagle Rock college to serve as head football coach.  Patch Teens head to college with the help ... Read More »