Echo Park filmmaker Richard Glatzer dies; car fatally strikes man napping in East L.A. park; updated vote tally in Council District 4 race

MOrning Report

  • Richard Glatzer, who lived in Echo Park with husband and fellow filmmaker Wash Westmoreland, died earlier this week from ALS. Glatzer and Westmoreland directed Quinceañera,” the 2006 film set in Echo Park. L.A. Times
  • A man who was napping outside a senior center at Salazar Park in East Los Angeles was struck and killed by a car that had veered into the park following a collision on Whittier Boulevard. EGP News
  • Carolyn Ramsay and David Ryu remained the top two vote getters in the Council District 4 race as the City Clerk released an updated vote tally from the March 3 election.  A final count is scheduled to be released next week in preparation for a May runoff. L.A. Times

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