Monday, May 29, 2017


Man pleads in Dodger Stadium assault

A 28-year-old man pleaded no contest today to punching a fan in the Dodger Stadium parking lot after the man’s mother got into an argument following the Dodgers-Mets playoff game in October 2015. Michael Rae Papayans of Palos Verdes Estates entered his plea to one count ... Read More »

Rediscovering Echo Park’s ‘Avenue of the Athletes’

ECHO PARK — Los Angeles’ little-known Avenue of the Athletes — the sports version of Hollywood’s Walk of Fame — is given a fresh profile by author David Davis for Zocalo. He sheds more light on the man responsible for the endeavor. Residents of Echo Park may ... Read More »

Dodger Stadium has a new address: 1000 Vin Scully Avenue

ECHO PARK —  One day after the City Council finalized changing the name of Elysian Park Avenue to Vin Scully Avenue,  a new welcome sign outside Dodger Stadium reflects the name change and new address: 1000 Vin Scully Avenue. The other businesses and residents of Elysian ... Read More »

How dad and daughter pedaled their way to a Dodgers game

CYPRESS PARK -- For many people, riding a bike is considered a recreational pursuit better left to those who are young and don't have to haul around bags of groceries and kids. But bike shop owner and cycling advocate Josef Bray-Ali has long challenged that view. To make his point, he and his 7-year-old daughter recently rode a cargo bike to a Dodger game from his shop in Cypress Park in about 30 minutes.

Will Dodger fans play along with new parking rules?

Temporary No Parking and 2-Hour Parking signs have been installed around Dodger Stadium in time for Monday's season opener. The parking restrictions, which apply to residents as well as visiting Dodger fans, are the city's most recent effort to keep pre-game tailgating parties and public drinking from getting out of control