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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Elysian Valley stories, photos and more

New gates intended to keep cars off the L.A. River path

ELYSIAN VALLEY — Motor vehicles are prohibited on the L.A. River path, but cars, trucks and motorcycles have been seen every once in a while on the path reserved for cyclists and pedestrians. Last October, however, there were renewed calls to keep motor vehicles off the ... Read More »

Lost in Elysian Valley: Siamese cat

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Not been home for a week. Usually hangs out anywhere from the Alessandro schoolyard to the 2 freeway. Has anyone seen her? White collar and tag. Contact: [email protected] Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Read More »

Elysian Valley drill team steps into the holidays

1st Impression drill team performs in Highland Park | 1st Impression

ELYSIAN VALLEY -- The holiday season is parade season for coach Norma Ruiz and the 100 members of 1st Impression. In a high-ceilinged studio and gym on Gilroy Street, the drill team has been rigorously practicing new routines in preparation for the upcoming Echo Park Community Parade. It’s one of four parades the group will perform in during the holidays. Read More »

Police pursuit of shooting suspect ends in Elysian Valley

Suspect was apprehended on Ripple Street after crashing car on freeway

ELYSIAN VALLEY — Police apprehended a shooting suspect tonight in Elysian Valley following a brief pursuit that ended after the man crashed the vehicle near the junction of the 2 and 5 freeways and ran off into neighborhood streets. The incident began in Cypress Park where ... Read More »

Sky-high view of the new Riverside-Figueroa Bridge

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It’s been more than two years since work began on building a replacement for the Riverside-Figueroa bridge, which crosses the L.A. River between Cypress Park and Elysian Valley. Photographer Kevin Break supplied an aerial photo of the construction site taken from a drone last week when work ... Read More »

Elysian Valley kayaker leaves his disability on the shore

Kayaker Andy Janicki paddles away | Courtesy Andy Janicki

ELYSIAN VALLEY -- “The one that about being in a wheelchair is that you are often looking down on the ground, making sure you won’t run over something, watching for rocks or other obstacles,” says 32-year-old Andy Janicki. “When you are in a kayak, you can look up and all around. It’s a whole new experience that empowers those with disabilities.” Read More »