Quantcast

Search Results for: Martha Benedict

Highland Park middle school locked down; fire strikes El Sereno duplex

MORNING REPORT: Luther Burbank Middle School in Highland Park was locked down on Friday after a gunman barricaded himself in a nearby building .... Firefighters took 18 minutes to put out a blaze on Sunday afternoon at a 2-story duplex in the 2900 block of Chadwick Drive .... Got photos to share? Join The Eastsider Photo Pool or tag your Instagram photos with #eastsiderla or send them via email to [email protected] Read More »

Lincoln Heights family files suit over fatal police shooting; 10 new townhomes planned for Eagle Rock

MORNING REPORT: The family of a Lincoln Heights man who was shot to death by LAPD officers have filed a lawsuit, claiming that Luis Molina Martinez was shot in the back while face down on the floor and that officers falsified evidence .... A Glendale developer released a rendering of 10 new small-lot townhomes being built across from the Sparkletts bottling plant in Eagle Rock .... CicLAvia rolling into Boyle Heights on Sunday Read More »

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.