News & Notes:
- The body of a man was recovered from the L.A. River in Elysian Valley on Thursday morning, reports the Elysian Valley Neighborhood Watch and EagleRock311. An email newsletter from the EVNW said the 21-year-old lived in Elysian Valley but the cause of death was unknown.
- Highland Park’s first Starbucks opened on York Boulevard. “Meh” is the initial reaction from @HLP90042.
- The 5 Freeway in East L.A. was shut down for nearly four hours on Friday afternoon as a possibly suicidal man stood on the ledge of a freeway overpass. Stranded motorists began playing cards on the freeway, reports L.A. Now.