News & Notes from Atwater, Cypress Park, Echo Park & Montecito Heights

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  • Car plunges off 110 Freeway near Elysian Park. L.A. Now
  • Councilman Ed Reyes seeks to stop work on Montecito Heights solar project. The Eastsider
  • Where did all the bars go? Beto’s Bar Blog (h/t L.A. Eastside)
  • Man pleads no contest in the fatal 2008 shooting of a sheriff’s deputy in Cypress Park. L.A. Times
  • City’s new planning director to meet with Atwater residents. AV News
  • Fashionmobile pulls into Echo Park. MyFoxLA
  • When trains ran under the  Beverly-First Street bridge. [sic]
  • Homeboy Industries received $1.3 million grant from L.A. County for youth-at-risk and tattoo removal programs. KPCC
  • Notes:  Echo Park resident Marisol Medina will screen her comedy short – “Beards & Plaid” –  at the Echo Park Film Center Thursday night …  Northeast L.A. Business Mixer will be held downtown next week.

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  1. Yay for Homeboy!!! Great news!!

  2. If the guy was forced at gunpoint to drive the car and is helping the cops in their case, why isn’t he being put in the witness protection plan? This is not making sense.

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