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Monday, November 24, 2014

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Eastside chases after a biotech future

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EL SERENO — Cal State L.A. today formally announced that it has received a $3.5 million grant to establish a bioscience incubator where start-up businesses, students and faculty can collaborate. It’s the most recent step in what has been a long and not always successful effort ... Read More »

El Sereno residents pushing back on 43-home development

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El Sereno – The hillside across from El Sereno Park is undeveloped, dense with trees and currently being sized up for 43 new homes. Newport Beach-based developer Clearwater Communities held a public outreach meeting on Wednesday night with residents of El Sereno to present their plans to grade parts of nearly five-acre site at the corner of Eastern Avenue and Lombardy Street. Read More »

New hillside home development planned for El Sereno

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A large hillside lot above Huntington Drive would be carved up to build 36 new homes if the city grants the necessary approvals. Applications have been filed with the city's Planning Department to subdivide the parcel at 2730 N. Onyx Street under the city's small-lot ordinance, which allows property owners to pack more single-family homes on to a site than would normally be permitted. Read More »

Lost in El Sereno: Bernadette, a Tabby cat

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Bernadette, a very clean and shy long haired tabby cat, has been missing since 7/30/14. She is spayed, approximately 10 years old. She is very fluffy, with large black markings on her body, orange curly underbelly fur, and black paws. She is very sweet and scared ... Read More »

Robbery suspect killed during El Sereno hold up

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EL SERENO — A man trying to rob an El Sereno liquor store this morning was shot and killed by his accomplice, according to ABC7. The two robbery suspects were engaged in a struggle with the owner of the store near Alhambra and Hollister avenues when ... Read More »

Police busy in Northeast L.A. today

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Two separate incidents – the search and capture of a murder suspect and the pursuit of a stolen vehicle – triggered a lot of police activity this morning across Highland Park, El Sereno and Hermon. KTLA has video of  the police chase of  a stolen vehicle ... Read More »

Dump truck crashes near El Sereno home

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EL SERENO — That was close. An approximately 5-ton dump truck rolled down a steep El Sereno street  and crashed into a pole and tree before coming to a halt only a few feet away from a  home. LAFD said no one was injured during the ... Read More »

El Sereno Hot Shots claim championship

Photo Courtesy El Sereno Hot Shots

EL SERENO — The El Sereno Park  Hot Shots  shined from the beginning  of the Spring GPLA Softball Season in April to the season championships earlier this month. The championship games was an exciting experience in which the Hot Shots defeated the Blue Jays 8-1 in ... Read More »