Sunday, February 1, 2015

The story of Montecito Heights’ Heritage Square; What does Boyle Heights want for Mariachi Plaza?

Highland Park | Katrina Alexy/Instagram

Morning Report: After voicing their opposition to proposals for a mammoth medical and commercial complex, Boyle Heights residents offer ideas about what development should take place at Mariachi Plaza ... What are all those Victorian houses doing by the freeway? The story of Montecito Heights’ Heritage Square Museum ... Lost in Echo Park: Grey/tan/black tabby with white neck & socks Read More »

Eagle Rock mall security guard attacked; pro-Huizar billboards have permit problems; struggling to stand out in the Council District 4 race

Echo Park | Andrew Batz/Instagram

Morning Report: A security guard at the Eagle Rock Plaza suffered a minor injury early this morning after he was attacked by a burglar coming out of the Macy’s department store ... Some of the 100 billboards that Lamar advertising is using to support Councilman Jose Huizar’s re-election bid have either no city permit or other “outstanding permit issues.” ... With 14 candidates running to replace termed-out Councilman Tom LaBonge, the contenders are finding it difficult to stand out in the Council District 4 race Read More »

Street artists repaint their Highland Park canvas

Jesse Castillo, aka XXXXX, and Extreme at work in Highland Park | Katrina Alexy

HIGHLAND PARK - Two street artists who go by the names of Xtreme and Kastle recently created a colorful new mural near Marmion Way and Avenue 53. It turns out that the two artists have painted murals on this same wall parallel to the Gold Line tracks several times before but the street art has been vandalized to the point where the pair of artists start over fresh every so often. Read More »

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