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Daily Archives: November 9, 2015

New homes to replace 1909 Highland Park bungalow

avenue 57

HIGHLAND PARK —  A more than century-old bungalow in the 300 block of S Avenue 57 would be replaced with five new townhouses designed under the city’s small-lot development ordinance, according to an application filed with the Planning Department. The project designed by Modative Architecture, which ... Read More »

Echo Park shooting victim identified


ECHO PARK — Police have identified the victim of Friday’s fatal Echo Park shooting as 20-year-old Alex Baires. Baires was shot at about 8:20 p.m. in front of a small market in the 1800 block of Echo Park Avenue.  One LAPD spokesman said Baires, a known ... Read More »

Will the L.A. River overflow during El Niño? Residents get some answers and reassurance

L.A. River at Fletcher Drive

GLASSELL PARK -- The rains from El Niño are expected to start falling soon. But Eastside residents living near the L.A. River and Arroyo Seco should not be overly concerned that those waterways will overflow their banks and flood surrounding Eastside communities. That’s what a representative from the Department of Public Works told residents who gathered in Glassell Park last week for the city's first El Niño Town Hall. Read More »

Cricket coming to Dodger Stadium; Highland Park fire blamed on furnace

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MORNING REPORT: Dodger Stadium will host its first-ever cricket match on Saturday, Nov. 14. The Cricket All-Stars Series is expected to attract 20,000 people to the 6:30 p.m. game, according to Dodger officials .... Saturday's house fire in Highland Park may have been started after the home's gas furnace was started for the first time this fall .... Today's Montecito Heights Weather: 20% chance of rain with a high of 67, low of 48. Read More »