HIGHLAND PARK – Police are advising residents to avoid the area near Avenue 50 and the Arroyo Seco Parkway as they investigate a report of an assault with a deadly weapon that took place at about 1 p.m. Police are asking CHP to see if they ... Read More »
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HIGHLAND PARK — Police are closing off streets near Avenue 53 and Longfellow Street tonight after officers spotted a man believed to be carrying a gun. Sgt. Frank Gonzalez at the Northeast Division said there have not been any reports of shooting as officers began their ... Read More »
HIGHLAND PARK -- One person suffered a gunshot wound to the leg tonight in the neighborhood's third shooting in three days.
HIGHLAND PARK -- Shots rang out near Burbank Middle School on Monday as families were getting ready to attend a baseball game. It's the most recent Highland Park shooting that police say is connected to a gang feud.
HIGHLAND PARK -- New York Times columnist Hector Tobar says that the gentrification of L.A. Latino neighborhoods like Highland Park, where his Mexican-American wife, Virgina Espino grew up, has helped end "decades of de facto racial segregation."
HIGHLAND PARK — It was only a few years ago when L.A. Unified launched a top-to-bottom shake up of Luther Burbank Middle School amid eroding academic performance. Since then, the school’s test scores have jumped and it was recently recognized as a role model for high-performing middle schools.
HIGHLAND PARK -- After Monica Alcaraz visited the neighborhood's newly opened Starbucks last summer, she left disappointed from the rather bare bones store. "It was not what I thought we were going to get," said Alcaraz of the York Boulevard outlet that was soon derided as the "most depressing Starbucks in America." But on Tuesday, Alcaraz, who is president of the neighborhood council, was back at the Highland Park store after it was remodeled in response to criticism. "It's a huge difference," said Alcaraz.
You can be the judge of that on Wednesday when the coffee chain plans to remove the construction fencing around what's been called the "most depressing Starbucks in America" and open the newly remodeled York Boulevard store to walk-up customers.
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HIGHLAND PARK -- Apparently you can never have too many car washes. The owners of the Shell gas station at Figueroa and Avenue 52 want to get into the car wash cleaning business across the street from two existing car washes. Neighbors and planning commissioners have rejected the proposed car wash but Councilman Gil Cedillo has stepped into the fray, giving the Shell car wash a second chance.