News & Notes
- Police are still trying to determine motive of the fire bombings at a Boyle Heights housing project that some say are racially motivated. African Americans live in three of the four firebombed apartments in the predominately Latino project, says CBS2.
- It’s going to be hot again today, and the city has extended the hours at “cooling facilities,” including recreation centers in Glassell Park and Silver Lake.
- The Boyle Heights Christian Center, which became known for ministering to gang members, seeks a new role as gang violence declines and the neighborhood changes.
- The slaying of Silver Lake resident Joseph Gatto, the father of Assemblyman Mike Gatto, remains unsolved six months after he was shot dead in his home.
On The Agenda
- Proposed development and the Figueroa Land Bridge are scheduled to be discussed at Thursday’s Elysian Valley Neighborhood Council meeting.
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It’s close to midnight and its 82 degrees in Boyle Heights
— East L.A. News (@EASTLA_NEWS) May 15, 2014