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Daily Archives: October 15, 2012

Courting disaster in Montecito Heights

Photos by Martha Benedict It was a fine morning for a disaster on Saturday when more than 200 residents of Northeast Los Angeles participated in a mock earthquake drill complete with disaster-make up (moulage), heroic rescues and the low rumbling sounds of a magnitude 7.8 tumbler. ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Police search Boyle Heights for jewelry store robbers. NBC L.A. Executive who filed police abuse claim after confrontation with Northeast L.A. officers  admits to using hallucinogenic bath salts before the incident, according to an audio ... Read More »

East L.A credit union to close

By C.J. Salgado What has been touted as “the very first credit union in East Los Angeles” will be no more come the end of October.  The East L.A. branch of NuVision Federal Credit Union on Mednick Avenue will close as of Oct. 31, according to ... Read More »

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Mt. Washington & Silver Lake

Used  Car Yard, Silver Lake | Photo by Texaselephant/Flickr Boyle Heights street race between a Corvette and stolen SUV ends in fiery crash. ABC7 Mt. Washington school considers installing surveillance cameras to deal with vandalism. Patch Silver Lake Neighborhood Council honors contributions of Hollywood Sunset Free ... Read More »