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Friday, September 4, 2015

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Police investigating fatal stabbing in Lincoln Park

Photo by Josef Bray-Ali

LINCOLN HEIGHTS — A large number of police officers have descended on Lincoln Park following the fatal stabbing of a man late this afternoon. LAPD spokesman Drake Madison said that the incident was reported at about 5 pm near the Mission Road side of the park. The ... Read More »

Man found dead on 110 Freeway

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LINCOLN HEIGHTS — The body of a man was found on the 110 Arroyo Seco Parkway in Lincoln Heights after he was struck by a vehicle, the L.A. Fire Department said tonight. The man was found in northbound traffic lanes under the Avenue 26 bridge, the ... Read More »

Power outages hit Eastside [updated @ 3:47 pm]

Power service was knocked out to portions of Echo Park, Lincoln Heights and Mount Washington today as powerful thunderstorms moved across the Los Angeles area. ABC7 reported that a total of about 10,000 people across L.A. County lost power because of lightning strikes. On the Eastside, ... Read More »

Who will reopen a Lincoln Heights coffeehouse?

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LINCOLN HEIGHTS — It has been a while since any coffee has been poured at Cafe in the Heights, which appeared to be the neighborhood’s only coffeehouse. But the narrow and vacant North Broadway storefront  across from Lincoln High is now up for lease, giving someone ... Read More »

Found in Lincoln Heights: Cute female miniature pincher

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FOUND – 9 lb female miniature pincher, possibly chihuahua mix. Wandering on Griffin near Avenue 39 on Saturday, June 27. She is sweet, friendly, house trained, socialized, responds to some commands. Used to other dogs and cats. No tags or microchip. About 9 lbs. We would ... Read More »

What’s in store for Lincoln Heights’ Bi-Rite Market?

LINCOLN HEIGHTS -- It has been three years since Bi-Rite Market at the corner of North Broadway and Griffin Avenue shut down. The parking lot has remained vacant and fenced off while the the market's red paint has faded into a shade pink and a broken neon signs hangs over the entrance. What's going to happen with this property? The owner of Big Saver Foods probably has the answer.

Speaking in code with computer science prize winners America and Penelope Lopez

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LINCOLN HEIGHTS -- Growing up in the Ramona Gardens housing projects twins America and Penelope Lopez did not know what computer science was, let alone coding languages like Python or Ruby. In January America and Penelope took home the top prize from the Women in Tech Challenge in Las Vegas, where they participated in a 24-hour hackathon, designing a body camera application that includes face-recognition technology.