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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 ... Read More »

Silver Lake resident learns locking the front door is not enough to keep burglars at bay

While many residents are careful about locking front doors, they should probably also take time to secure their windows. That’s the lesson from a Tuesday burglary in Silver Lake in which a woman locked her front door but left open a pair of windows only five ... Read More »

Mother of Echo Park stabbing victim asks for “tolerance and acceptance” as hate-crime investigation continues

Over the decades, Juanita Jenny Olivas has seen Echo Park become a safer place to live and raise a family.  “The neighborhood has improved,” said Olivas, who lives in a house that has been owned by her husband’s family for more than 60 years. But, one ... 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 ... Read More »