My dog Zak is missing, he was last seen June 11th in the Boyle Heights/City Terrace area. He’s an 11 year old black shepherd mix with a white blaze (chest) and brindle on his legs. He is blind in his right eye and it’s very noticeable ... Read More »
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EAST LOS ANGELES — Gold Line service was disrupted this morning after a train “made contact” with a man who was standing on the tracks with his arms outstretched. But after falling to the ground, the man got up and ran off, according to a Metro spokesman.
EAST LOS ANGELES -- Four-year-old Emilio ran back and forth between the water faucet and his garden plot at Saturday’s grand opening of the Eastmont Community Garden. Like a seasoned gardener, he kept busy filling a watering can to quench the dry soil where he’d previously planted strawberries, tomatoes, and chili plants. More so, he proudly pointed to tomatoes already ripening on the vine, as well as the cilantro and carrot seeds he would soon plant.
EAST LOS ANGELES -- Mickey, a miligold macaw with green, yellow and blue feathers, was stolen off a porch in East L.A. last week as the horrified owner looked on. Now, there's a $1,000 reward being offered for Mickey's return.
As a child Alice Bag, born Alicia Armendariz, was shy and spoke very little English. In kindergarten, she sometimes would cry due to her frustrations with English, Spanish being her first language. As an East Los Angeles teenager Bag fronted the band The Bags in the early days of the Los Angeles punk scene. She eventually got down the whole English part just fine.
One of the biggest issues facing new County Supervisor Hilda Solis, whose district includes most of the Eastside, is how to close the 710 Freeway gap between El Sereno and Pasadena. On Wednesday, Solis, who replaced Gloria Molina as Supervisor of the First District, hinted at her preferences and concerns about the alternatives now being considered.
EAST LOS ANGELES -- Parklets - those slivers of public spaces that are turned into micro plazas and gathering spots - have arrived in East Los Angeles. On Wednesday, county officials, including County Supervisor Hilda Solis, gathered on Mednik Avenue outside a burger place to dedicate one of three parklets, which in this case resemble a backyard deck complete with seats, table and potted plants.
EAST LOS ANGELES -- A woman who was confronted by two masked robbers inside her home this morning was bound with duct tape while the robbers ransacked the residence.
EAST LOS ANGELES — The L.A. County Department of Parks website describes Atlantic Avenue Park as “inviting for leisure picnics and strolls.” However, there is a problem with the lighting or the lack of.
460 N. Indiana St. | $249,900 | Property Website Open House: Saturday & Sunday, Feb 21 & 22 from 1-4pm First time on the market in over 40 years. Very well cared for, this home has remodeled bedrooms and bath. Good sized kitchen, dining area, wood ... Read More »