MORNING REPORT: A 53-year-old man was stabbed to death on Saturday night while he attempted to stop a fight between his son and two other men in Eagle Rock .... An eight-inch water main burst early Saturday morning in El Sereno near East Huntington Drive South and Lifur Avenue .... Found in Montecito Heights: Small white dog Read More »
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MORNING REPORT: Police are asking the public's help to find a 21-year-old woman last seen in the 4600 block of N. Figueroa in Highland Park ... The city has installed floating wetlands in Hollenbeck Park Lake to help purify the water as part of a $1 million improvement project at the Boyle Heights park .... Found in Silver Lake: Young-ish Grey Female Pit Read More »
Councilman Ryu seeks to halt LaBonge’s last-minute spending; L.A. Coroner gift shop under review; don’t let Fido freakout over fireworks
MORNING REPORT: New 4th District Councilman David Ryu wants to block giving more than $600,000 to various community groups and projects that were requested by his predecessor, Tom LaBonge ... The County Coroner is reviewing the operations of Skeletons in the Closet, its Lincoln Heights gift shop that sells "party" body bags, Coroner hoodies and other items ... Advice for keeping your dog calm during 4th of July fireworks Read More »
MORNING REPORT: LADWP is investigating the cause of an electrical vault explosion that was blamed for cutting off power to more than 20,000 customers in the Silver Lake area last night .... Alexis Virto, the 21-year-old man who was arrested in connection with last week's fatal hit-and-run in Highland Park, could face up to six years in prison if convicted of charges ... Charter school co-founder Ref Rodriguez, who won the District 5 school board race, will be sworn into office today Read More »
MORNING REPORT: A pair of water main breaks in Boyle Heights left streets flooded in the 2900 block of East 11th Street and near 8th and South Concord streets ... Officials identified 33-year-old Jose Luna as the bicyclist who was killed during last Friday's fatal hit-and-run on Figueroa Street in Highland Park ... Lost in Echo Park: Maine Coon Cat Read More »
Silver Lake business woman battles Katy Perry over Los Feliz convent; a show of support for man shot by LAPD
MORNING REPORT: Katy Perry and Silver Lake businesswomen Dana Hollister are involved in a battle to takeover a former Los Feliz convent ... Friends and family of Walter De Leon, the unarmed man who was shot and critically wounded by an LAPD officer in Los Feliz, grew up in Echo Park ... ... Naked Bike Ride rolls through Echo Park
LAPD names officer involved in Los Feliz shooting; Highland Park bird named Cecil goes missing; Good Luck, Nathan
MORNING REPORT: The LAPD identified the officer involved in last week's shooting in Los Feliz that left an unarmed man in critical condition. Cairo Palacios, who has worked for the LAPD since 2013, shot Walter William DeLeon, who officers said walked "aggressively" in their direction with what they believed to be a gun hidden under a towel or cloth .... Lost in Highland Park: African Grey named Cecil
Congresswoman opposes East L.A. light rail to close 710 Freeway gap; Atwater council seeks candidates
MORNING REPORT: Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard has come out against a proposed light rail line through East L.A. as an option to close the 710 Freeway gap, calling it an example of "environmental racism" .... The Atwater Village Neighborhood Council is seeking candidates to fill a board seat representing North Atwater .... Sign up for The Eastsider Email Digest for a daily dose of scenes, sightings and stories.
SILVER LAKE -- Sandy Driscoll wants to find out the name of this impressive looking spider that she spotted in her backyard:
Cal State L.A. student spends months recovering from antibiotic allergic reaction; Dodger Dog Pizza?
MORNING REPORT: A Cal State L.A. student has spent more than six months recovering from an allergic reaction to an antibiotic that left her body covered in blisters and damaged her trachea and eyes ... The Dodger's Executive Chef Jason Tingley is working on a 16-inch Dodger Dog Pizza made with a crust from Dodger Dogs .