You can be the judge of that on Wednesday when the coffee chain plans to remove the construction fencing around what's been called the "most depressing Starbucks in America" and open the newly remodeled York Boulevard store to walk-up customers.
SILVER LAKE -- The police pursuit of suspects involved in a shooting in Silver Lake ended in downtown early this evening. The pursuit began after the possible shooting or stabbing near Sunset Boulevard and Benton Way.
HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN -- A new, block-long apartment building now rising on Temple Street is one of several new and proposed residential projects that are seeking tenants priced out of Silver Lake and Echo Park. But the coffee houses, Pilates studios and vegan-friendly restaurants found a few blocks north are in short supply on Temple.
HIGHLAND PARK -- Apparently you can never have too many car washes. The owners of the Shell gas station at Figueroa and Avenue 52 want to get into the car wash cleaning business across the street from two existing car washes. Neighbors and planning commissioners have rejected the proposed car wash but Councilman Gil Cedillo has stepped into the fray, giving the Shell car wash a second chance.
Montecito Heights burglary suspect caught; L.A. River wildlife trail cameras stolen; L.A. Marathon gets “cooling buses” ready
MORNING REPORT: One of two burglary suspects believed to be responsible for a series of Montecito Heights break-ins was apprehended in an RV ... How former County Supervisor Gloria Molina bungled her bid to represent Council District 14 ... Two of four cameras that were installed to film wildlife along the L.A. River near Atwater Village were stolen ... The L.A. Marathon, which will pass through Echo Park and Silver Lake, is going to roll out “cooling buses” as record-high heat is expected for Sunday’s run