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Montecito Heights hilltop to become parkland

MONTECITO HEIGHTS –  A large parcel of  undeveloped hillside will become public parkland instead of a private housing project after government officials pledged $1.4 million to buy the the hill known as Flat Top. The purchase of about 37 acres is expected to be completed next ... Read More »

Lost in Highland Park: Black/brown dog named Roz

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Responds to “Boz” Primarily Black, Brown Legs, Brown circles on eyes Approx 20 lbs Licensed and chipped Do not chase. Please contact Atley (818)370-3427 Contact: Atley – (818) 370-3427 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Eastsider Ads Read More »

Five-story building planned for Lincoln Heights

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LINCOLN HEIGHTS -- A trip down North Broadway through Lincoln Heights' main street finds that most shops and businesses are housed in one and two story buildings. But now there's a proposal to build what would rank as North Broadway's tallest building, a five-story medical office and retail building near Lincoln High School, according to a summary provided by the city Planning Department. Read More »

One dead in Lincoln Heights shooting

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A 40-year-old man was fatally shot shortly after midnight today in the 2200 block of Thomas Street in Lincoln Heights, police said.  The victim, Edgar Pastor, fled in his vehicle following the shooting and was found by officers in a nearby alley after he was involved ... Read 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 »

One dead in Lincoln Heights shooting

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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 »