Daily Archives: September 12, 2012

Arrest made in East L.A. bank robbery and kidnapping

A 33-year-old man has been in arrested in connection with last week’s robbery of an East Los Angeles Bank of America branch and the kidnapping of its manager from her Huntington Park home. Ray Vega of Bell was arrested on Sept. 6 and charged with with conspiracy and robbery, according to an announcement distributed today by the Huntington Park Police ... Read More »

Man involved in police chase is a suspect in Echo Park killing

Tuesday’s police chase as it headed west on Temple Street at Burlington Avenue past the Silver Lake Medical Center. The man who led police on a chase Tuesday night that ended in a shootout west of downtown is suspected of being responsible for the  fatal July 30  shooting of Ivan Pedroza in Echo Park.  Police said 24-year-old Ian Schlesinger of ... Read More »

Echo Park Lake fish to take shelter under “Honey Hole Trees”

When a cleaned up and remade Echo Park Lake reopens to the public next year, park visitors will be greeted with new wetlands, walking paths, replanted Lotus Bed and a renovated boathouse. Even the fish will be met with a new underwater sight: plastic, tree and shrub-shaped “fish attractors” with hundreds of flexible limbs. These artificial fish habitats known by ... Read More »

Lost: Silver Lake corgi named Wesley*

Submitted by M. Marracco We are trying to spread the word on a missing corgi – WESLEY! Wesley is a six-year old tri-color Pembroke corgi – no tail – who is a bit on the stout side. He went missing today, 9-11-2012, around Sunset and Coronado. He was not wearing a collar but is microchipped! He is friendly but can ... Read More »

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Echo Park, El Sereno & Silver Lake

Eternalum®. East Los Angeles | Photo by Mary-Austin Klein/Flickr Boxing and wrestling photographer Theo Ehret of Echo Park  dies at age 92.  Native Intelligence City may require cell phone companies to get a permit before installing transmitters on utility poles. L.A. Times Silver Lake water main break floods 101 freeway lane. Patch One victim shot in one of two separate ... Read More »