Daily Archives: June 24, 2015

It’s the end of the road for Video Journeys

LOS FELIZ -- From her second-floor shop on the border of Los Feliz and Silver Lake, Hayley Nahmias of Video Journeys has watched former rivals down on Hyperion Avenue close over the years: Blockbuster. Video Active. Video Hut. Now it's Nahmias' turn to hold a going out of business sale. After more than three decades in business, Video Journeys is closing at the end of July.

How noisy is your neighborhood? A Silver Lake mathematician might have your answer

Brendan Farrell and his wife were apartment hunting in Los Angeles a year ago. Although it was relatively easy to research crime and walkability statistics for L.A. neighborhoods, Farrell realized there was no way to determine just how noisy a neighborhood could be. So Brendan, an applied mathematician and former instructor at CalTech who lives in Silver Lake, applied his skills and expertise to the development of HowLoud.

Attorney rejects LAPD account of Los Feliz shooting; Eagle Rock dog goes missing after collision; fitness trainers need to pay to use parks

MORNING REPORT: An attorney representing the family of Walter William DeLeon, the unarmed man who was shot by police in Los Feliz, refuted assertions by officers and other witnesses that DeLeon moved "aggressively" toward officers ... The Recreation and Parks Department wants fitness trainers who hold outdoor sessions to purchase permits ... An Eagle Rock family is searching for their dog, Hank, after it went missing following a collision that left three family members injured

Man found beaten to death on Echo Park area street

ECHO PARK -- Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found lying on the street Tuesday night on the southern edge of Echo Park. KTLA reports that the body of a Latino male in his 20s was discovered near Union Avenue and Rockwood Street at about 10 p.m.