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Friday, February 12, 2016

East Los Angeles stories, photos and more

Two-car crash in East Los Angeles

East L.A. collision | C.J. Salgado

EAST LOS ANGELES -- Two passenger cars collided at intersection of Floral Drive and Dangler Avenue at about 8 a.m. today as one of the vehicles attempted to turn into the side street Read More »

Neighbor Spotlight: Artist is dedicated to her craft and East L.A.

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EAST LOS ANGELES -- At 26, artist Gloria Negrete is making her mark in East L.A. one artwork at a time. Last year, her drawing of the “ghost woman” of Evergreen Cemetery graced the cover of Haunted East Los Angeles, a book of scary stories about “the most haunted locations” in East L.A. by Mario Becerra. Dedicated to her craft, she spent a day at the cemetery sketching in ink and watercolor for that project. A longtime resident of East L.A., she’s a scooter-riding, Japanese food loving, Judo-competing, young artist with a mission: build up her portfolio. Chalk one up, Gloria. Read More »

Late-life depression and memory research study

You may be eligible for our research study. The UCLA Geriatric Psychiatry Program is conducting a 12-month research study on the experimental drug combination for the treatment of depression. All participants will be given the study drug Lexapro(escitalopram) and Namenda(memantine) together or will be given Lexapro ... Read More »

East L.A. homeless begin the morning with Thanksgiving tamales

Photo by Aurelio Jose Barrera

EAST LOS ANGELES  — Members of Fellowship of Light  church fanned out across the streets and parking lots of East Los Angeles early this morning to distribute handmade tamales to the homeless for Thanksgiving. Photographer Aurelio Jose Barrera, who also helps feed East L.A. homeless,  joined the ... Read More »