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Daily Archives: October 3, 2014

Cyclists and pedestrians to rule the road on Sunday between Echo Park and East L.A.

Leave your cars and trucks at home on Sunday. Cyclists and pedestrians will take over 10 miles of streets between East Los Angeles and Echo Park for CicLAvia. It's the first-time the route ventures into Echo Park and East Los Angeles, where it generated concerns about gentrification. Motorists, however, might be more concerned about traffic congestion as streets will be closed for much of Sunday. Read More »

Boyle Heights mourns 101-year-old man killed in hit-and-run; landmark nomination rejected for Los Feliz home

Jose Noriega, the 101-year-old man killed in a Boyle Heights hit-and-run, was run down as he was meeting his 93-year-old old friend for an early morning walk. It was their daily routine for more than three decades ... The driver arrested in connection with the fatal-hit-and-run of Jose Noriega faces a four-year prison sentence if convicted ... The Cultural Heritage Commission rejected a historic landmark nomination for a century-old Los Feliz home designed by City Hall architect A.C. Martin Read More »