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Daily Archives: March 3, 2015

A child of China’s Cultural Revolution now showing her true colors in Highland Park


HIGHLAND PARK -- Artist Quan Sun’s favorite color is yellow, but not just any yellow, more like sunshine. She associates it with empress garb and joy. Vibrancy and color were not always part of Sun’s artwork, which is now hanging in her daughter’s gallery, Boney Puppy off of York Boulevard Growing up in China during the Cultural Revolution, Sun was limited in her choices and bold colors were considered rude.

Silver Lake Farmers Market vendors see less green as competition grows

Fresh produce on sale at the Silver Lake Farmers Market | Lucy Guanuna

SILVER LAKE -- Saturday mornings usually finds Lupe Esquivel at the Silver Lake Farmers Market, where she has run Anna’s Family Farm vegetable stand for the past four years. While the market draws a crowd, Esquivel says business has been tough. “Sales have dropped down,” said Esquival, who has had to mark down prices to attract customers. “We aren’t making as much as we used to.” The same holds true for many other vendors.

Highland Park stabbing victim identified

HIGHLAND PARK -- Police are asking the public for help to find the person or persons responsible for the fatal stabbing of 34-year-old Olugbenga Oni, whose body was found in an alley near Figueroa Street and Avenue 60 on Sunday night.