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East L.A. takes back the streets with parklets

Whittier Boulevard Parklet | L.A. County Dept. of Public Works

EAST LOS ANGELES -- Parklets - those slivers of public spaces that are turned into micro plazas and gathering spots - have arrived in East Los Angeles. On Wednesday, county officials, including County Supervisor Hilda Solis, gathered on Mednik Avenue outside a burger place to dedicate one of three parklets, which in this case resemble a backyard deck complete with seats, table and potted plants.

Suspected Highland Park gunman apprehended; demolitions temporarily banned in El Sereno historic district; O’Grady backs Ramsay in Council District 4 runoff

Sunrise, Echo Park | Leslie Abbott

MORNING REPORT: Police apprehended a man who officers said was carrying a gun near Avenue 53 and Figueroa on Wednesday night ... The City Council approved a temporarily ban on demolition in a proposed El Sereno historic district ... Tomas O’Grady, who came in third during the Council District 4 primary, has endorsed council aide Carolyn Ramsay over hospital executive David Ryu