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Daily Archives: April 20, 2015

Power out in Echo Park [updated @ 7 pm]

Echo Park coffee house left in the dark - still serving coffee if you got cash

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 »

A busy week for Boyle Heights & East L.A. vehicle thieves

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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 »

Man arrested in connection with Boyle Heights rape attempt; 100-year-old clothes draw a crowd in Glassell Park; Jacaranda primer

boyle heights window by The Eastsider

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