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Daily Archives: December 10, 2014

FBI sweep targets Boyle Heights’ Big Hazard gang

Photo courtesy FBI

BOYLE HEIGHTS -- Federal authorities today began arresting members of the Big Hazard Gang that officials say is connected to the Mexican Mafia and engaged in a wide range of criminal activity, including illegal drug and weapons sales as well as robberies and hate crimes. Read More »

New path to turn East L.A. cemetery into a fitness zone

Rendering of Calvary Cemetery Walking Path on Eastern Avenue | Courtesy L.A. County

EAST LOS ANGELES — Work is scheduled to begin next year on transforming the barren and narrow sidewalk around Calvary Cemetery into a two-mile long, shaded walking and jogging path. The $3.6 million path, part of Metro’s Eastside Access Project of transit-related improvements, will feature wider ... Read More »

Shelter for homeless women opens in Boyle Heights; new signs for the Silver Lake reservoirs; photo of Mexican president angers Dodger fans

Feathered Pedestrians, Highland Park | Martha Benedict

Morning Report: A shelter for homeless women opens in Boyle Heights ... New interpretative signs for the Silver Lake reservoirs will be dedicated this weekend ... A photo of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on the Dodgers' Instagram and Twitter accounts has generated about 5,000 comments and demands that it be removed in the wake of the disappearance of 43 Mexican college students. Read More »