BOYLE HEIGHTS — It was more than 120 years ago when two prominent Boyle Heights leaders and landowners, William H. Workman and Elizabeth Hollenbeck, agreed to donate 25 acres to create a park in the base of an arroyo. After the city agreed to develop the park and build a dam to create a lake, Hollenbeck Park was dedicated in 1893.
ECHO PARK -- Police are seeking suspects in the Sunday morning slaying of a 35-year-old man who was the victim of a drive-by shooting. The victim, described as a male Latino was shot at about 8:30 a.m. as he was standing on the sidewalk in the 300 block Douglas Street.
ECHO PARK -- The church founded by legendary evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson is getting out of the Echo Park real estate business, putting up for sale a large collection of apartments, vacant lots, commercial buildings and homes near Echo Park Lake. The asking price for the properties owned by the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel was not disclosed.
MORNING REPORT: Police sealed off a section of Lincoln Heights Monday night after a man was shot in the 2600 block of Sichel Street ... Have you seen a Red Admiral? Butterfly watching season has started early in Silver Lake ... USC's donation of $1 million to improve a Boyle Heights park has helped improve relations with neighboring residents