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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

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How dad and daughter pedaled their way to a Dodgers game

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CYPRESS PARK -- For many people, riding a bike is considered a recreational pursuit better left to those who are young and don't have to haul around bags of groceries and kids. But bike shop owner and cycling advocate Josef Bray-Ali has long challenged that view. To make his point, he and his 7-year-old daughter recently rode a cargo bike to a Dodger game from his shop in Cypress Park in about 30 minutes.

Cypress Park crash shears off fire hydrant

CYPRESS PARK — One man was transported to a hospital tonight after a vehicle crashed into a power pole and fire hydrant, sending a gusher of water into the air. LAFD reported that electrical wires were down and there was some street flooding near the 2600 block of N. Roseview Avenue following the collision, which took place at about 10 p.m.

Lost in Highland Park: Black Chihuahua

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Scared yet gentle black chihuahua mix. She is wearing a red harness and has surprisingly long legs for a chihuahua. Last seen in Highland Park at the Superior Grocers on Figueroa. Do not chase. Sit down and gently coax her. We miss her so very much. ... Read More »

A master-planned community rises in Cypress Park

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CYPRESS PARK – Crowded with a jumble of old cottages and industrial buildings and laced with narrow streets and railroad tracks, Cypress Park is perhaps one of the last places you would associate with the term “master-planned community.” But just off San Fernando Road, on a ... Read More »