Daily Archives: September 13, 2012

Northeast police can expect more room and less toxins in new station

A report by city’s Bureau of Engineering contains the most recent and final renderings of the new and larger LAPD Northeast Division station in Glassell Park.  The report and environmental review also contains information about the current station’s past that many officers will be glad to leave behind: traces of contaminated soil.  The contamination came to light in 1996 after ... Read More »

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Graffiti artist turns Echo Park billboard into his canvas

By Lea Lion When residents of Echo Park woke up on Tuesday morning, there was a cryptic message looming over the neighborhood. The graffiti artist Retna had transformed a billboard on Sunset Boulevard where it crosses over Glendale Boulevard. into a massive mural. It featured his signature script in bright red and blue brushstrokes complete with paint drips. Marquis Lewis (or ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Eagle Rock & Mt. Washington

Reservoir View, Silver Lake | Photo by Michael Locke/Flickr Body found inside burned vehicle on Mt. Washington street. The Eastsider Atwater Village Neighborhood Council to review new cafe’s liquor license application. AV Now DWP board approves 11% power rate hike over two years.  Daily News Eagle Rock concert turns tragic as music goers witness aftermath of deadly freeway accident.  Boulevard ... Read More »

Body found inside burned vehicle on Mt. Washington street

Police this morning are investigating the discovery of a body found inside a burned vehicle on the 4800 block of Marmion Way in Mt. Washington. The county coroner was on the scene as part of the investigation into the incident, said Lt. Carlos Solano with the Northeast Division. Detectives were still trying to determine what happened, and it’s not clear ... Read More »