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Save The Date: Arroyo Culture is just a Gold Line ride away

The Southwest Museum Gold Line Station is only a short walk from some of cultural and historic treasures of Highland Park, Mt. Washington and Montecito Heights. On Saturday, March 8, “The Living Museum: Sycamore Grove” will showcase the architecture, culture, history and environment on both sides ... Read More »

Are bikes and businesses good for each other?

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The city seems to think so and is in the process of setting up a  Bicycle Friendly Business District across Northeast L.A. The pilot program would encourage businesses to adopt bike-friendly incentives and practices – such as discounts for bike riders and adopting bike-friendly dress codes ... Read More »

Has your Amazon shipment gone missing? It might be at the Northeast police station

Police this week arrested a Silver Lake man who  allegedly spent the last five months stealing  packages that were delivered and left in front of residences across Eagle Rock, Glassell Park and Silver Lake. Now, burglary detectives at the Northeast Division are trying to find the ... Read More »

Viewpoints & Ideas: It’s time to start taking traffic safety seriously in Northeast L.A.

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In recent years Colorado Boulevard has been the most widely discussed street when it comes to talk of traffic safety in Northeast L.A. The attention dedicated to Colorado Boulevard is well warranted, however, it is not the only dangerous street in the neighborhood. There are many streets in ... Read More »

Man killed by Gold Line train

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View Larger Map Gold Line rail service between  Highland Park and South Pasadena was disrupted early this evening after a man was struck and killed by a train as he stood on the tracks near Monterey Road and Pasadena Avenue in South Pasadena. The  train operator ... Read More »

Northeast L.A. Holiday parade delivers season’s greetings

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The holiday season rolled into Highland Park on Sunday in the form of the 69th Annual Northeast Los Angeles Holiday Parade.  Numerous Santas, riding atop a fire engine and on bikes,  were crowd pleasers, of course. But the parade watchers who lined the 10-block route had ... Read More »

Arts tour explores Northeast L.A.’s creative side

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The 21st Annual Discovery Tour on Sunday showcased the work of 100 artists displayed in the homes, gardens and historic landmarks of Northeast L.A. Organized by the Arroyo Arts Collective, the tour allowed visitors to view as well as buy a wide range of art and ... Read More »

Avenues Gang leader – “Lil Psycho” – sentenced to prison on murder charges

A federal judge today sentenced Avenues gang leader and Mexican Mafia associate Rudy Aguirre Jr.  to 25 years in prison in connection with the 1999 murder of a rival gang member and the ordering of the killing of another man, reports the L.A. Times. Prosecutors said ... Read More »

For Sale: Beautiful Duplex In NE Los Angeles

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 1414-1416 Hazelwood Ave. $629,000 | Map Beautiful Duplex in Trendy North East L.A. These updated and modern units offer plenty of private living, a convenient lifestyle, and a located in the heart of one of the fastest growing areas in Los Angeles. Unit #1 is a ... Read More »

Where’s the bus? Strike shuts down DASH bus lines in Los Feliz and Northeast L.A.

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Riders who use DASH buses in Eagle Rock, Highland Park and Los Feliz will have to find another way to get around after a strike brought service to a halt. The labor dispute involving drivers with Veolia Transportation,  a private firm hired by the city’s Department ... Read More »