A brush fire broke out in Glendale near the 2 and 134 freeways this afternoon, sending a thick tower of smoke into the sky above the hills north of Eagle Rock and prompting closure of some freeway lanes. Crews and helicopters from the Los Angeles Fire ... Read More »
Daily Archives: May 3, 2013
The crossroads of Echo Park Avenue, Delta Street and Morton Avenue was known to many residents as Chicken Corner, a reference to the barnyard animals to be found at the former empty lot now occupied by condos. The chicken theme spread to a chicken mural on ... Read More »
Shopper & Diner Report: Indie label music market returns to Silver Lake; Celebrate Free Comic Book Day; Gourmet donuts on York?
The Independent Label Market returns to Silver Lake this weekend with a larger roster of indie music labels selling limited edition vinyl and other music products, more artist appearances and, of course, food trucks. Organizers said the one-day market, which will be held on Saturday at ... Read More »
Sooner or later your city-issued trash and recycling bins will crack and break, leaving you to request and wait for a new plastic container. But apparently a thrifty person who knows how to sew took it upon themselves to repair a damaged black trash can in ... Read More »
Two separate shootings over night in East Los Angeles left two men dead and one injured, according to the L.A. Sheriffs Department. The first shooting took place Thursday at about 11:30 p.m. in the Nueva Maravilla public housing project, where one male victim was pronounced dead ... Read More »
Highland Park council votes against supporting bike lanes on Figueroa. Suspect killed in Boyle Heights standoff with police identified as 35-year-old Edward Ramirez. City Council John Choi and Gill Cedillo back each other’s campaign efforts. Three violent crimes in a week puts Silver Lake on Crime ... Read More »