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Daily Archives: November 28, 2014

Highland Park crash leaves 5 injured


HIGHLAND PARK — A collision between two vehicles in the 5600 block of Baltimore Street  tonight has left five people suffering from injuries described as ranging from minor to critical, according to a preliminary LAFD report. The crash was reported shortly before 6 p.m. No further ... Read More »

Marionette master Bob Baker dies at age 90


ECHO PARK —  Bob Baker, who entertained generations of Angelenos at his puppet theater on the southern edge of Echo Park, died today at age 90 from kidney failure, according to Associated Press and other news accounts.  Baker passed away as the future of his Bob Baker ... Read More »

Eastside Weekend: Capture cute creatures; dance the weekend away; & draw by the river


There was a time when fighting pocket monsters from Japan was all the craze and kids gobbled up any and all merchandise affiliated with these monsters. Artists Becky & Frank are re-imagining their own world of fighting animals with Capture Creatures. Yes, they're somewhat cute, and that's what B&F do, sure, but this is its own universe and now there's a graphic series, with lush colors and fearsome characters. Read More »

Grass fire burns in Eagle Rock; Thanksgiving Day volunteers descend on Echo Park; Boyle Heights cemetery owner blamed for poor conditions

Mural and VW Bug on Griffin Street, Lincoln Heights | Tony Varela

Morning Report: A grass fire that broke out Thursday night in the 1100 block of Eagle Vista Drive near the Eagle Rock Recreation Center burned less than one acre and was put out in 22 minutes ... Hundreds volunteered on Thanksgiving for Gobble Gobble Give, a “potluck” to feed Echo Park area homeless ... State officials say the owner of Boyle Heights’ Evergreen Cemetery is to blame for poor conditions, including parched grounds and bone fragments found in a pile of dirt Read More »