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Daily Archives: August 12, 2012

Four killed in Eagle Rock freeway crash*

* Update: Fourth victim dies in crash. Daily News Three persons, including a child, were killed and another three were injured tonight after their minivan plunged off the eastbound 134 Freeway near Figueroa Street in Eagle Rock, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.  The eastbound 134 has been closed as officials continue their investigation into the crash that took ... Read More »

The culture and colors of Oaxaca take center stage in Lincoln Heights

Photos by Artree Maharajh The Oaxacan community of Los Angeles is centered in the Pic0-Union neighborhood west of downtown. But, at least for today,  Lincoln Heights seemed the place to be for all things Oaxacan as the annual Guelaguetza Festival-which celebrates the culture of the Mexican state-was held in Lincoln Park.  Festival organizers decided to move the event from Pico-Union ... Read More »

An evening of storytelling in Montecito Heights

Photo by Martha Benedict A sell out crowd attended Saturday’s night outdoor performance by actor Troy Evans at the Audubon Center at Debs Park.  His storytelling performance –  “Troy Evans’ Montana Tales & Other Bad Ass Business” – served as a benefit for the Friends of the Southwest Museum Coalition. Read More »

East L.A. cools off

Photos by C.J. Salgado Spouts of water and shade provided relief from Saturday’s heat for kids and adults alike at the Atlantic Avenue Park splash pad and pool in East Los Angeles.  Expect more crowds today at the splash pad as above-normal heat and humidity are forecast. Read More »