Tuesday, December 1, 2015


Echo Park pedestrian dies after being hit by bike rider

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ECHO PARK — The 77-year-old pedestrian who was struck by a cyclist last this month while crossing Glendale Boulevard has died of his injuries, police said. Levon Avetisyan died on Sunday, Nov. 1, said Felix Padilla, a detective with the LAPD Central Traffic Division.  While collisions ... Read More »

Friday night crash in Silver Lake

Photo by Craig Collins

SILVER LAKE ––  A Friday night crash  involving four vehicles on Glendale Boulevard near Earl Street resulted in some injuries, according to a resident. The crash took place at about 7:30 p.m., said Craig Collins, who snapped photos of the scene. He also helped recover tools that flew out ... Read More »

Silver Lake pedestrian hit crossing Rowena

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SILVER LAKE — A man walking across Rowena Avenue on Sunday night was struck by a vehicle on  a stretch of roadway that officials have been trying to make safer. Residents reported that the pedestrian was struck at about 7 p.m. near the Rowena and Herkimer ... Read More »

One crash too many on Griffin Avenue


MONTECITO HEIGHTS — A speeding car crashed into parked vehicles this afternoon in the 3600 block of Griffin Avenue, the third collision in recent months on this stretch of the street, according to one resident. A blue car heading south on Griffin smashed into a parked ... Read More »

Silver Lake Mid-Century Modern Treehouse


True Mid-Century modern living is found in this Silver Lake "treehouse" designed by architect Robert A. Pratt circa 1954. Brilliantly sited to capture spectacular 180 degree views from the mountains to the ocean ... Read More »

Echo Park crash leaves car on sidewalk


ECHO PARK — A crash this afternoon near Echo Park Lake left a Pontiac Fiero on the sidewalk, with the vehicle wedged between a utility pole and fire hydrant on one side and a retaining wall on the other. With the vehicle’s doors blocked, the driver ... Read More »

Three-car crash outside East L.A. church

Photo by C.J. Salgado

EAST LOS ANGELES — Three cars collided outside St. Alphonsus Catholic Church this morning in the 500 block of south Atlantic Boulevard, leaving one car partially on the sidewalk. C.J. Salgado, who took photos of the scene after 9 a.m., said there appeared to be no ... Read More »