Daily Archives: December 22, 2014

Neighbors help elderly Silver Lake woman find a home for the holidays

SILVER LAKE -- It was only a few weeks ago when 87-year-old Natalie Moore appeared to be on the verge of homelessness. The run-down Coronado Street apartment building where she had resided in for more than 40 years had a gaping hole in its roof and a ceiling that collapsed during a recent rain. City housing inspectors had declared the place uninhabitable, and Moore had been ordered to vacate in 30 days. But now, thanks to a pair of neighbors who came to her aid, Moore is living temporarily in a cozy cottage while her apartment building undergoes extensive renovations. Read More »

Lincoln Heights business owner dies; Highland Park gentrification; cycling and motherhood in Boyle Heights; why is L.A. so trashy?

Morning Report: A funeral mass was held Saturday for Norma Olivo, a neighborhood activist and longtime owner of Sloan’s Cleaners in Lincoln Heights ... More people are calling to report illegal dumping but the city’s sidewalks and streets remain as trashy as ever ... How a Boyle Heights woman balances cycling, activism and motherhood ... Highland Park has emerged as “ground zero” in the L.A. gentrification debate Read More »