Daily Archives: February 16, 2015

How long does it take to repair a street light? Depends on where you live

It took the city significantly longer on average to repair broken street lights in Echo Park, Elysian Valley and Silver Lake than many other parts of the city, according to a Daily News story. It took an average of 8 days to repair a street light in the three communities while some areas had to wait only two or three days on average. One Elysian Valley resident waited 118 days to have a light fixed.

Motorcyclist killed in Boyle Heights freeway crash; El Sereno to celebrate new Veterans Monument

MORNING REPORT: A 31-year-old motorcyclist from Chatsworth was killed in a collision on the 5 Freeway in Boyle Heights ... A celebration is scheduled today for the new, $100,000 El Sereno Veterans Monument on Huntington Drive near Van Horne Avenue, according to Council District 14. The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. ... Sign up for The Eastsider Email Digest for a daily dose of scenes, sightings and stories.