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Daily Archives: June 27, 2012

Man shot to death on Echo Park stairway*

A 35-year-old man was shot to death on an Echo Park stairway this morning in what police suspect may have been a gang-related shooting.  Police have detained one person following the shooting that took place at about 11:15 a.m. on a public stairway near Bellevue and Belmont avenues, said Lt. Wes Buhrmester with the Rampart Division. The victim was pronounced ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Cypress Park, Lincoln Heights & Monterey Hills

Agave, Gravel & Turquoise, Silver Lake / Photo by Scott Olson/Flickr Monterey Hills grass fire burns four acres near Debs Park. LAFD The elephants and lions that once guarded the entrance of Lincoln Heights’ former  zoo. Huffington Post A bike ride across the “graffiti bridge” linking Cypress Park and Lincoln Heights. YouTube UCLA study finds most Boyle Heights gang crime ... Read More »