ECHO PARK -- About 2,600 L.A. DWP customers in the Echo Park area have lost power this afternoon, according to an agency spokesman. The outage, first reported around 3:30 p.m., has disrupted electrical service to a wide swath of the neighborhood, ranging from Laguna Avenue near Echo Park Lake to Park Drive next to Elysian Park. Read More »
Daily Archives: April 20, 2015
BOYLE HEIGHTS - Resurrection Catholic School has won a $500,000 grant to introduce new technology and small-group instruction to the small school as part of a nationwide program to revitalize urban Catholic schools.
ECHO PARK -- Only a few weeks after going up for rent at more than $2,400 a month, the former Beatrice Valenzuela shop has apparently been leased to a new tenant. But who is it?
Looks like Eastside car and truck thieves decided to spend most of their time in Boyle Heights and East L.A. during the last week, when about 30 vehicles were stolen, according to CrimeMapping.com. In addition, there were several vehicle break-ins as well. At least eight cars ... Read More »
ECHO PARK -- As construction of the 18-home Morton Village project enters the final stage, a new - albeit smaller - residential development is in the works for the same block of Morton Avenue.
Man arrested in connection with Boyle Heights rape attempt; 100-year-old clothes draw a crowd in Glassell Park; Jacaranda primer
MORNING REPORT: The man suspected of trying to rape a woman at knife-point outside of a Boyle Heights bar was arrested after he went to a hospital to be treated for bite marks the woman made as she fought off her attacker ... An estimated 500 shoppers - some who showed up as early as 4:30 a.m. - were in line when the Glassell Park Goodwill store opened on Sunday morning for a special sale of vintage clothing that has been donated over the past century