Silver Lake area car wash sued over alleged wage theft; NY Times visits Highland Park hot spots; Los Feliz rollover crash

Car Wash: The City Attorney has filed a lawsuit against the Silver Lake Car Wash, located on Beverly Boulevard in Historic Filipinotown, over allegedly failing to pay workers the minimum wage and violating other worker rights. In some cases, workers went home without pay if the car wash shut down early for lack of customers. The owners were not available for comment. My News LA

Tour Guide: The New York Times’ Travel section features five new Figueroa Street restaurants and shops in the once “quiet and relatively unknown neighborhood” of Highland Park.

Crash: A fire hydrant was sheared off and a car ended up on a lawn after a rollover crash earlier this month near Los Feliz Boulevard and Edgemont Street. Loudlabs News had video of the scene.

Tagging: A look at Caltrans’ never-ending cleanup of freeway tagging and graffiti. Fox11

Schools: L.A. Unified has praised its dual-language immersion program  but only 6% of the district’s English learners are enrolled in the classes. KPCC

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  1. The video of overturned car and fire hydrant reveals some people laughing at the scene. There is no mention of what happened to the driver and/or passengers…I hope no one died in order to provide entertainment to the viewers.

  2. According to Loudlabs News site, this was a hit and run accident and no one was injured. Or apparently not injured enough to preclude leaving the scene.

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