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Monday, April 27, 2015

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Elysian Valley wants recycled water pipe put someplace else

Dorris Place Elementary

ELYSIAN VALLEY -- A proposal to build a two-mile-long pipeline to bring and irrigate Elysian Park with recycled water seems like a good idea in a time of severe drought. Installing that pipeline, however, would require digging up the streets of Elysian Valley as well as the popular L.A. River path, triggering opposition among residents, some of whom want the pipe rerouted to avoid the "mess" of construction.

LAFD responds to Elysian Valley crash

Crash at Stadium Way and Riverside Drive

ELYSIAN VALLEY —  At least two vehicles collided this morning  near Riverside Drive near Stadium Way. Jennifer Deines snapped photo the scene after 8 a.m. after LAFD had arrived on the scene. No word on injuries but Deines said they appeared to be minor. Read More »

Music & art space headed to Elysian Valley

Jean-Francois Soubiran (left) & Jesse Peterson opening Elysian Valley performance space with Mia Todd

ELYSIAN VALLEY — As a teenager, singer and songwriter Mia Todd used to practice at her father’s art studio in Elysian Valley near the L.A. River. Now, Todd is returning to the neighborhood to open a performance space and cafe with her husband and a partner involved in a former New York music and art venue known as Zebulon.

Cars not welcome on the L.A. River path

ELYSIAN VALLEY -- The blue-and-white "Share The Path" signs along the L.A. River path are intended for cyclists and pedestrians - not motorists. But on Saturday night, Elysian Valley residents reported seeing a black, late-model Honda traveling on the narrow pathway, according to the Elysian Valley Neighborhood Watch..

Found in Elysian Valley: Medium Sized Male Dog

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Found in The Elysian Valley/Frogtown near the Marsh Street Skate Park. No tags or collar. Looks like he got into a scuffle and maybe was bit in the face. Very sweet little guy. Hit me up if you lost your dog friend. Contact: 6613325463 Want to ... Read More »

Fatal motorcycle crash at 2 & 5 freeway junction

ELYSIAN VALLEY-- A fatal motorcycle crash tonight has shut down the transition road from the southbound 2 Freeway to the southbound 5 Freeway, reports the CHP. A SigAlert was declared at about 6 p.m., with officials expecting the transition road to be closed for at least two hours.