Saturday, October 22, 2016

$2 billion needed for proposed Lincoln Heights Olympic Village; catalytic converter thieves hit Mt. Washington

Boyle Heights viewed from Sixth Street Bridge | Andriana Baker

Boyle Heights viewed from Sixth Street Bridge | Andriana Baker/Instagram

MOrning Report

  • Buying and relocating a Lincoln Heights rail yard to create a site for an Olympic Village along the L.A. River could cost up to $2 billion – more than twice original estimates, said Councilman Mitch O’Farrell. The committee behind L.A.’s bid for the 2024 Olympics said it is looking at two dozen other sites that could house an estimated 17,000 athletes, coaches and other staff during the games. CBS2
  • The LAPD Northeast Division said that catalytic converter thieves are now targeting vehicle owners in Mount Washington. LAPD
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