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Daily Archives: February 2, 2015

Iguana on Logan Street

Echo Park iguana | Katrina Alexy

ECHO PARK -- Why is this man wearing an iguana on his head? We don't know but how can you pass up on a photo of a man with an iguana on his head? Katrina Alexy snapped the picture of the man, his iguana – named Skinny – and child as they stopped to watch her work on a mosaic mural on Logan Street. Read More »

East L.A. mourns 14-year-old stabbing victim

Memorial for Steven Cruz | C.J. Salgado

EAST LOS ANGELES -- Steven Cruz, the 14-year-old who was stabbed to death in front of Griffith Junior High School on Jan. 23, was buried today following a weekend of memorial services and fundraisers.

Cruz, a student at Garfield Senior High, was headed home on a Friday afternoon when he stopped at Griffith Junior High to visit friends, the L.A. County Sheriff Department told EGP News.

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New Elysian Valley residential project proposed for parking lot


ELYSIAN VALLEY - - An investment group is seeking to build 49 residential units and commercial space on what is now a primarily a parking lot, the most recent development proposed for property adjacent to the L.A. River. The investors have hired Los Angeles architect Lorcan O'Herlihy to design the development at 1901 Blake Avenue.

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Police bust up Boyle Heights flash mob; shake up at Silver Lake reservoirs group; where to get your baby Jesus repaired


Morning Report Button PreviewPolice dispersed a flash mob of several hundred photographers in Boyle Heights ... Former President Craig Collins has left the board of the Silver Lake Reservoirs Conservancy ...The dog rescued from the L.A. River on Friday was taken to the North Central Animal Shelter in Lincoln Heights ... Isidora Ramos has been repairing baby Jesus dolls for 40 years at her Boyle Heights shop

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