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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

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More Sheriff patrols in store for East L.A.; Transparent wins praise for Silver Lake producer; updated Eastsider

Reservoir Shade Balls, Silver Lake | Scott Fajack/Instagram

Residents of East Los Angeles and other unincorporated sections of Los Angeles County should see more Sheriff patrols after County Supervisors agreed to hire more deputies .... Silver Lake's Jill Sollway is getting a lot of attention and praise for Transparent, a new Amazon Prime series about a transgender retired professor ... Eastsider readers may have noticed some changes after a new mobile version of the site was launched Tuesday night. Read More »

Morning Report: A tour of Boyle Heights utility box art; the dividing line between Echo Park & Silver Lake; Clayton Kershaw talks about God and baseball in Echo Park

Friday Night Fireworks, Dodger Stadium | Sandy Driscoll

Artists have turned numerous utility boxes across Boyle Heights into free-standing murals ... Where does Echo Park end and Silver Lake begin? ... Dodger pitcher Clayton Kershaw talked about his faith during an appearance at Echo Park’s Angelus Temple. “I think this is where God wants me. I think I’m in L.A. for a reason.” Read More »

Morning Report: Art workshop tackles Boyle Heights gentrification; Cal State L.A. wants less stressed students; Silver Lake woman peddles feminism on a “Bookcycle”

Won's Market at Sunrise, Elysian Valley | Tony Richardson/Instagram

A Boyle Heights art about the impact of gentrification included the creation of an altar at Mariachi Plaza “devoted to victims of displacement.” .... Cal State L.A. will add two health care professionals and expand counseling space to its health center to help students reduce stress and anxiety at the El Sereno campus ... A Silver Lake woman is part of a duo that have created a feminist library on wheels. Read More »

Morning Report: Police apprehend suspects in Mt. Washington shooting; Upscale panaderia coming to Mariachi Plaza; Echo Park author pens new book

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Police had four persons in custody in connection with a possible gang-related shooting that left one man injured in Mount Washington on Saturday. L.A. Now. • La Monarca, the Mexican panaderia chain that has been opening some upscale cafes in places like South Pasadena and Santa Monica, is now preparing to open in Boyle Heights' Mariachi Plaza. Eater L.A. Read More »