Tuesday, October 25, 2016

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

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

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. LAFD
  • Hundreds volunteered on Thanksgiving for Gobble Gobble Give, a “potluck” to feed Echo Park area homeless. KPCC
  • 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.  L.A. Times

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