- A proposal to declare a 1920s Echo Park bungalow court a historic landmark is scheduled to be reviewed today, Thursday, Jan. 19 by the Cultural Heritage Commission. City staff has recommended that the commission should take the nomination, which has the support of Councilman Mitch O’Farrell, under consideration. The owner wants to demolish the rent-controlled complex to build new for-sale homes.
- A man was wounded in Boyle Heights on Tuesday afternoon in what police believe was a gang-related shooting on the 2700 block of Wabash Avenue. EGP News
- Cal State L.A. in El Sereno was among the nation’s 10 top colleges when it came to a “mobility rate” that measured the proportion of low-income students who moved up economically over the years. NY Times
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