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Daily Archives: September 11, 2015

Boyle Heights anti-gentrification crusader criticized over evictions

Existing tenants will be forced to move to make way for new affordable housing

BOYLE HEIGHTS — East LA Community Corporation, an affordable housing developer and social justice nonprofit, has spearheaded efforts to protect low-income residents from being forced out of Boyle Heights, holding community meetings and hanging banners from its affordable housing projects that read “Stop Gentrification.” But now ... Read More »

New police foot beat in Highland Park; car vs Pepsi truck on 5 Fwy

Highland Park | Steve5150/Instagram

MORNING REPORT: A new police foot beat on Figueroa Street has been launched as a new captain takes over the LAPD Northeast Division .... Some southbound lanes on the 5 Freeway were shut down this morning near Griffith Park after a car became wedged underneath a Pepsi big-rig .... Got photos to share? Join The Eastsider Photo Pool or tag your Instagram photos with #eastsiderla or send them via email to [email protected] Read More »