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Friday, January 30, 2015

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Power out in parts of Echo Park and Silver Lake

A section of Silver Lake and Echo Park lost power tonight, darkening a stretch of Sunset Boulevard. One Twitter user posted a photo of a darkened storefronts on Sunset Boulevard near Coronado Street. It's not clear how many homes and businesses are without electrical service. Read More »

SUV rolls over during Sunset Boulevard crash

SUV flipped over on its side after crash | Jennifer Deines

ECHO PARK — A woman was momentarily trapped in her SUV after the vehicle collided with a compact car and rolled over on Sunset Boulevard near Everett Street during the evening rush hour. Bystanders helped the woman climb out of the black SUV that had flipped ... Read More »

SUV crashes into PETA offices in Echo Park [updated]

Glass and debris fills waiting area

ECHO PARK — An SUV crashed into the Sunset Boulevard offices of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals this morning, smashing through an approximately 12-foot-high wall of glass and into a waiting area where staff members had gathered only minutes before. No injuries were ... Read More »

Crash triggers Sigalert on 101 Freeway in Echo Park

ECHO PARK — Three northbound lanes of the 101 Freeway were closed in Echo Park this morning following the crash of a vehicle that might have been involved in a police pursuit, according to preliminary information. One resident reported seeing a vehicle on its side near ... Read More »