Sunday, July 27, 2014

Lincoln Heights stories, photos and more

Lincoln Heights is the place for toys and tacos

LINCOLN HEIGHTS — With Little Free Libraries seeming to pop up all over the place, John King and Therese Garcia decided that their neighborhood could benefit from the same concept. But instead of  books,  the Lincoln Heights couple decided to focus on toys. So, after getting ... Read More »

For Sale: 1BD/1BA Lincoln Heights Charmer with scenic DTLA views

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3117 Minnesota Street | $349,000 | Property Website 1 bed/1 bath bachelor(ette) retreat charmer home located in one of the fastest up and coming areas in all of LA. House possesses exceptional natural light and a distinct urban flair with loads of style & phenomenal views across ... Read More »

One dead in Lincoln Heights shooting


LINCOLN HEIGHTS — A 47-year-old man was killed during a Wednesday afternoon shooting that may have been gang related, police said.  The victim, described as a male Latino, was pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting near Avenue 19 and Albion streets, said Detective Meghan ... Read More »

Industrial fire burning in Lincoln Heights [updated]

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LINCOLN HEIGHTS — Firefighters tonight are trying to extinguish a large blaze that broke out in a Lincoln Heights scrapyard, according to preliminary reports from the L.A. Fire Department.  The fire was burning through the yard filled with 55-gallon drums containing “possible exotic metals” in the ... Read More »

L.A. River becomes a hot property

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ELYSIAN VALLEY — The reopening of the L.A. River on Memorial Day for a summer of kayaking, fishing and hiking is a reminder of the channel’s potential to create a miles-long park and recreation zone in the middle of the city. But the revival of the ... Read More »

Lincoln Heights’ river greenway finally open to the public

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LINCOLN HEIGHTS –  The Ed P. Reyes River Greenway in Lincoln Heights is now officially open to the public after the city installed some heavy-duty gates to secure the one acre of parkland next to the L.A. River. The greenway, which features a  small stream, pathways ... Read More »

Neighborhood Fixture: The Lincoln Heights office building with enough noir for a novel

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LINCOLN HEIGHTS —  Talk of suicide,  a family feud and a courtroom battle over a father’s will. That’s enough intrigue and noir to fill a Raymond Chandler novel. And with a setting that looks like this, how could you expect anything less. It is the Di ... Read More »

5 Questions: Christine Spehar teaches students about art and sustainability

Christine Spehar is surrounded by a Lincoln Heights classroom of 7th graders and tiny circles representing Earth. The children are making posters to ask people in their community to clean up after themselves. Spehar’s non-profit organization, Ruckus Roots, wants to blend art and environmentalism in the ... Read More »

Storefront Report: Fitness seekers reach new heights at Lincoln Heights climbing gym

Stronghold Climbing Gym has recently placed a firm grip on the old Edison Electric Company space at the Brewery Arts complex. This Lincoln Heights space is a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument originally designed by Los Angeles architect, John Parkinson (City Hall, Bullocks Wilshire, Union Station). The ... Read More »

Body found in L.A. River near Lincoln Heights


A body was recovered this morning from the Los Angeles River near the Spring Street bridge, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.  A CBS2 photo taken from a distance shows what appears to be a body and LAFD crews under the bridge that connects Lincoln ... Read More »