Quantcast

Search Results for: Martha Benedict

Police search in Echo Park; Montecito Heights victim identified; the guitar string makers of Boyle Heights 

MORNING REPORT: LAPD was searching for a stolen vehicle suspect near Douglas Street and Elysian Park Drive, but the suspect got away .... The man whose body was found in the Arroyo Seco near South Avenue 62 in Montecito Heights has been identified as 86-year-old on Jose Pocasangre-Munoz .... The owners of a Boyle Heights shop that makes strings for guitars and other instruments say their custom-made string sound better and last longer than mass-produced products. Read More »

Lummis Day Festival honors a master printmaker

MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The Lummis Day Festival celebrates features numerous artists as it celebrates the arts and culture of Northeast L.A. But on Saturday, the festival focused its attention on honoring the legacy of one artist, print maker Richard Duardo, who died last year at age 62. Read More »

Will the Arroyo Seco flow back to life?

While the L.A. River is poised for a billion-dollar restoration, the nearby Arroyo Seco seems almost forgotten as it runs down a narrow slit along the 110 Freeway through Northeast L.A. But a feasibility study now underway may eventually lead to a restoration of the Arroyo Seco as well.

Fundraiser launched to rescue a Mount Washington mural

MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Just one eye of a Native American looks out behind the barrage of tagging covering the Southwest Museum Mural on Marmion Way. Artist Daniel Cervantes and a team of volunteers spent about a year working on the nearly 150-foot long mural, which was dedicated in 2004. Now, a fundraiser is being held to raise at least $20,000 to restore and maintain the artwork.

A red hot night as seen from Montecito Heights

MONTECITO HEIGHTS – The temperature topped 90 degrees today and is expected to do the same on Sunday, when more than 20,000 runners pour through the streets for the L.A. Marathon. There won’t be any relief from the heat for runners and residents until the middle ...

The crazy colors of today’s sunset

Today's sunset painted the sky and clouds in many colors, ranging from lava-like orange to a silvery gray. Here are some sunset views captured from Echo Park, Montecito Heights and Silver Lake.

Northeast L.A. gathers for a Homeless Town Hall

A Homeless Town Hall this week focused on the homeless problem along the Arroyo Seco covered a wide range of questions and issues, from the need for more affordable housing to concerns about public safety and the cost of encampment clean ups. The Tuesday night panel discussion and forum at Ramona Hall included not only residents, police officers and homeless advocates, but some homeless individuals as well.