News & Notes:
- A 76-year-old Boyle Heights chiropractor was arrested on sexual assault charges, and police are looking for more potential victims. Manuel Domingo Chacon, who has been a chiropractor in the area for 40 years, was arrested on Monday in connection with the felony sexual assault of a female patient, according to the Hollebeck Division. Persons with any information about potential crimes should call Detective Steven Juarez at (323) 342-8994.
- A pair of yoga instructors are preparing to open the first space in East L.A. devoted only to yoga after they raised $100,000 in an online fundraiser, reports L.A. Weekly. Leah Gallegos and Lauren Quan Madrid are scheduled to open the studio this weekend. The pair were featured in an Eastsider story about the rising interest in yoga in Boyle Heights and East L.A.
- A 1915 Silver Lake Craftsman that sold two years ago for $783,000 is now back on the market at an asking price of $899,000, according to Curbed L.A.
- A section of Figueroa in Highland Park and Cesar Chavez in Boyle Heights have been included in Mayor Garcetti’s Great Streets program, which is intended to stimulate pedestrian and economic activity on city thoroughfares, according to ABC7.
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- Reader Bob Hunt points out that three El Sereno Streets – Collis Avenue, Harriman Avenue and Huntington Drive – bear the names of railroad barons: Collis P. Huntington; Henry E. Huntington and Edward H. Harriman. All three streets converge near the Huntington Drive business district.