Traffic Deaths: Six bike riders have been killed so far this year in traffic-related crashes, according to the LAPD. That’s four more fatalities than reported last year during the same period. But serious and fatal traffic injuries overall were down nearly 10%. Daily News
Visit: Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson toured The Dream Center in Echo Park and praised the faith-based drug treatment center for relying only onprivate funds. It was part of Carson’s trip to Los Angeles to examine homelessness, job training and other social service programs operated by partnerships between public agencies and private groups. L.A. Times
Fire: Firefighters extinguished a small fire that started Tuesday night in one unit of a duplex in the 2500 block of Temple Street in Historic Filipinotown. No injuries were reported. LAFD
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Coyote at the Reservoir, Silver Lake | Dan Gershon
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