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Anti-gentrification campaign brewing against Eastside coffee houses

After holding noisy protests outside Boyle Heights art galleries, anti-gentrification demonstrators are now targeting  another symbol of what they view as unwelcome change: the coffee house. In Boyle Heights, protesters have been seen in recent days chanting and holding banners outside the new Weird Wave Coffee Shop on Cesar Chavez Avenue. Meanwhile, in Cypress Park, a poster reading “You are ... Read More »

Man shot to death in Boyle Heights parking lot

BOYLE HEIGHTS — A man was killed by a gunman in an apartment complex parking lot Friday night, police said. Officers received the call at 11:15 p.m. for a shooting at the 2800 block of Camulos Place, which is in the area of the Wyvernwood Garden Apartments complex. The victim, a 30-year-old hispanic male, was parking his car when he ... Read More »

Bulletin Board: Kittens for Adoption

Submitted by Maile On May 7, 2017, my husband Juan and I rescued a litter of three kittens who had been abandoned on a bridge at Hollenbeck Park in Boyle Heights. When we first encountered the litter, Bootsie – the bravest of bunch – had fallen into Hollenbeck Lake and was about to drown. Juan jumped in the lake and ... Read More »

Lost in Boyle Heights: Bianco, English Bull Terrier

REWARD!!! We are searching for our White English Bull Terrier called “Bianco” Last Seen : Soto / 4th with three teenagers walking him. He is 8m old, white and super friendly. He will come when called! No questions asked!Please help us! Contact: 212 641 0935 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Read More »

Boyle Heights pre-dawn shooting leaves one injured

BOYLE HEIGHTS — A shooting early this morning along South Bernal Street left one person injured. Hollenbeck Division police said a male Latino was shot in the torso along the 900 block of Bernal Street at 4:45 a.m. The shooting occurred outdoors. The victim is in stable condition. Police have not released any description of the suspected shooter, but confirmed ... Read More »