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Daily Archives: April 22, 2014

One man found shot dead near 110 Freeway*

HERMON —  Some northbound lanes of the 110 Freeway were closed late this afternoon and early evening as police investigated the fatal shooting of a man whose body was found near the freeway and Avenue 60. Police responding to reports of four or five gunshots at ... Read More »

Boyle Heights looks for solutions to pet poop problem

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BOYLE HEIGHTS — With pet ownership  at an all time high, the problems posed by uncollected pet waste and inconsiderate owners who don’t clean up after their animals have become an issue in Boyle Heights according to Boyle Heights Beat. The added joy that Fido brings ... Read More »

Viewpoints: An Earth Day lesson for cleaning up East L.A.


Earth Day is said to be a global environmental event involving a billion people. Years ago I participated in this annual event while in Washington D.C. on a fellowship. I remember the National Mall being packed with visitors, booths, and numerous activities honoring Mother Earth. Amidst ... Read More »

Last Call for Poetry in El Sereno

EL SERENO — Readers at The Writer’s Underground open mic recite poetry from memory, notebooks or off their phones. Each person attends the monthly reading at the Eastside Cafe for a different reason. Some are new to poetry and this is their first push into the ... Read More »

Police seek help to find Boyle Heights murder suspect


BOYLE HEIGHTS — The LAPD is asking for the public’s help to help find the gunman responsible for the fatal shooting of  a man this weekend in what may have been a gang-related killing in Boyle Heights.  The LAPD Hollenbeck Division provided the following details of ... Read More »

Not everyone is a fan of Echo Park Lake pedal boats

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ECHO PARK — Who would have anything against pedal or paddle boats? Well, apparently basketball  commentator Jeff Van Gundy is not a fan of the little boats that float across Echo Park Lake and countless other bodies of water.  During a recent broadcast of Golden State-L.A. Clippers ... Read More »

News & Notes: Boyle Heights And Echo Park

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Guns and badges stolen from locker room while officers play charity football game in Boyle Heights. Dodger Stadium’s Scott Gate is opened but apparently not many Dodger fans know about it. Echo Park couple focuses attention on LAPD crime photos. Slate features the car and driver ... Read More »