MORNING REPORT: Four students from Garfield High School in East Los Angeles will be competing in the national Academic Decathlon as individuals ... TV writer and Silver Lake resident Lijah Barasz talks about the plot twists and turns on the ABC Family show Pretty Little Liars ... DJ Moby is said to be one of the investors in a new Silver Lake vegan restaurant
MORNING REPORT: A former Boyle Heights classroom has been turned into a homeless shelter for older women, including an 80-year-old ... The Greater Echo Park Elysian Neighborhood Council is seeking candidates to fill a vacant board seat representing Elysian Heights ... Sign up for The Eastsider Email Digest for a daily dose of scenes, sightings and stories.
HIGHLAND PARK – Police are advising residents to avoid the area near Avenue 50 and the Arroyo Seco Parkway as they investigate a report of an assault with a deadly weapon that took place at about 1 p.m. Police are asking CHP to see if they ... Read More »
MORNING REPORT: Two teenage males, a 14-year-old and 18-year-old, were wounded after they were shot Sunday night while "challenging" people in the Cal State L.A. parking lots ... A labor union and rival business owners were involved in helping block city approval of a new Highland Park car wash .... Bob Baker Marionette Theater plays a part in upcoming NCIS: Los Angeles episode
The aftermath of a death in East L.A.; Lincoln Heights cultural center picks up “Glee” seats; city offices closed Monday for Cesar Chavez holiday
MORNING REPORT: The friend of a 62-year-old man who was fatally struck by a car in an East L.A. park has struggled to reach the victim’s family members and arrange for his burial in Mexico ... More than 450 auditorium seats used in the set for the Fox TV show “Glee” have been donated to Plaza de La Raza in Lincoln Heights after the show went off the air, according to a Council District 1 newsletter ... City offices will be closed on Monday, March 30 for the Cesar Chavez holiday.
MORNING REPORT: A 20-year-old former Roosevelt High football player was found dead in what may have been a suicide ... More than 60 companies are expected to participate in the 20th Annual Community Job Fair at Dodger Stadium ... Sign up for The Eastsider Email Digest for a daily dose of scenes, sightings and stories
Suspected Highland Park gunman apprehended; demolitions temporarily banned in El Sereno historic district; O’Grady backs Ramsay in Council District 4 runoff
MORNING REPORT: Police apprehended a man who officers said was carrying a gun near Avenue 53 and Figueroa on Wednesday night ... The City Council approved a temporarily ban on demolition in a proposed El Sereno historic district ... Tomas O’Grady, who came in third during the Council District 4 primary, has endorsed council aide Carolyn Ramsay over hospital executive David Ryu
City might end up paying more for L.A. River restoration; making the Arroyo Seco more accessible; big rig crash closes southbound I-5
MORNING REPORT: The city could end up paying a for a larger share of the L.A. River restoration project than originally expected, with current estimates ranging from $965 million to $1.2 billion ... A pedestrian advocate says the Arroyo Seco needs to be more accessible to Northeast L.A. neighborhoods ... A section of the southbound 5 Freeway through Boyle Heights and East L.A. was closed for several hours this morning after a big-rig truck overturned
MORNING REPORT: The Greater Echo Park Elysian Neighborhood Council is seeking candidates to fill two seats on its Board of Governors ... The Friends of the Los Angeles River is signing up volunteers for its annual L.A. River clean up that will take place on three Saturdays in April ... State Assembly member Jimmy Gomez has introduced a bill that would extend the length of time a worker can receive paid family leave insurance payments
One dead in Lincoln Heights shooting; SUV careens off Boyle Heights freeway; living small in Mt. Washington
MORNING REPORT: The driver of a vehicle was shot dead near Altura Street and Eastlake Avenue in Lincoln Heights in what is believed to be a gang-related killing ... Three people were injured after a Mercedes SUV drove off the side of the 5 Freeway in Boyle Heights and hit a wall ... A contractor learns to live small in a 624-square-foot Mount Washington house