More attention for the Arroyo Seco; protest held in killing of man by police in El Sereno; What’s closed for Presidents Day

Forgotten River: State Sen. Anthony Portantino has introduced legislation to focus more attention on restoring the 22-mile Arroyo Seco, a portion of which runs through Lincoln Heights and Montecito Heights next to the 110 Freeway. Pasadena Star News

Protest: A protest was held outside the LAPD Hollenbeck Division station over the fatal shooting of Christian Escobedo last month by police officers. Police said they were responding to reports of a man with a gun in the 3400 block of North Amethyst Street in El Sereno when the 22-year-old Escobedo was fatally shot. Family and friends dispute the police account, saying Escobedo had fallen asleep a few blocks from his home after walking from El Monte. ABC 7

What’s Closed Today: Most city, county, state and federal offices are closed as are schools and banks in honor of Presidents Day. The will be no mail delivery. Daily News

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