News & Notes from Boyle Heights, East L.A., Echo Park, Highland Park & Lincoln Heights

Pizza Buona corner, Echo Park | Photo by Orrin Anderson/Flickr

  • The lives of a Muslim deputy sheriff and a gang member collide in a deadly East L.A. shooting . L.A. Times
  • Shepard Fairey, whose studio is located in Echo Park, to settle lawsuit over Obama “Hope” poster. Culture Montser
  • Interior murals at Lincoln Heights lofts are not what they seem.  N.Y. Times
  • FBI leases Boyle Heights billboard to capture one its 10-most-wanted fugitives. FoxLA
  • Firefighter injured during vehicle fire and explosion in Elysian Park. LAFD
  • City agrees to lease parking garages for 50 years to raise cash. L.A. Times
  • The podcasts of a  Highland Park stand-up comedian and angry man have become a cult favorite. N.Y. Times
  • Boyle Heights bookstore taking donations of time, supplies and money. Libros Schmibros
  • Happening Today: Transgender film fest, Echo Park;  Council District 14 candidates forum, Hermon; new Glassell Park high school update. Save the Date

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