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Daily Archives: December 6, 2012

Holiday decorations tumble into Elysian Park

Photos by Christine Peters For a while there it looked like the holidays would come and go without the tumbleweed snowmen and snowwomen taking their place in Elysian Park.  But this morning, the decorative figures fashioned from tumbleweeds, buckets and the tips of playing field cones  ... Read More »

Pieces of the past returned to a Garvanza middle school


When Luther Burbank Middle School opened in the late 1920s,  the campus on the border of Garvanza and Highland Park was  hailed as “a marvel of modern architecture,” featuring a then-in-vogue pre-Columbian motif that evoked a Mayan temple. After more than 80 years, however, it’s hard ... Read More »

Short film series showcases Northeast L.A. filmmakers

12/6/12 Film Series Highlight Reel from NELAart Short Film Series on Vimeo. After debuting this summer, the NELA Art Short Film Series returns tonight, Thursday, Dec. 6, with a second screening of films at the Highland Theatre in Highland Park. Five films, including Tumbleweed, which The ... Read More »

Note to Silver Lake Drug Dealer: Police have your pot

If you are the person who hid a duffel bag  full of marijuana in Mack Reed’s backyard, don’t bother coming back for it.  Reed discovered the pot,  which was neatly labeled and packed into jars and vacuum-sealed plastic baggies, inside an underground vault next to his ... Read More »

Another pedestrian falls prey to a hit-and-run driver *

Police are asking the public for help to help find a female motorist who struck a man at Temple Street and Rosemont Avenue on Tuesday afternoon and then dragged him for 100 feet underneath her car. “The man sustained severe head trauma and is being hospitalized ... Read More »