News & Notes:
- L.A. City Councilman Jose Huizar will propose a $50,000 reward for information leading to the return of a 2-year-old boy kidnapped from Boyle Heights last month, reports KTLA. Authorities issued an Amber Alert after Edwin Vargas was allegedly kidnapped by his father, who was the subject of restraining order.
- High School Senior: An 88-year-old Whittier man was among the students who received a diploma at this month’s Roosevelt High graduation, according to the Whittier Daily News. Sidney Wald attended the Boyle Heights school during the 1940s but never received his diploma because he was drafted into the Navy three months before his graduation.
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Chatter From Echo Park
Usually it’s peacocks keeping me awake at night but tonight it’s an owl. Echo Park, you are so weird and I love you.
— Meagan Newhouse (@Acnewhouse) June 17, 2014
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