Saturday, October 22, 2016

Los Feliz police shooting victim prepares to file lawsuits; life in a Boyle Heights food desert

Silver Lake garage | Dan Gershon

Silver Lake garage | Dan Gershon

MOrning Report

  • Lawyers for Walter de Leon, the unarmed man who was shot by police in Los Feliz last June, say they plan to file a civil rights lawsuit and also seek financial damages from the LAPD over the shooting. The shooting left De Leon blind, deaf in one ear and confined to a wheelchair. Los Feliz Ledger
  • A 17-year-old woman whose family lives near the Ramona Gardens housing project in Boyle Heights describes the lack of fresh and healthy food in her neighborhood, which is served by a convenience store and Don Trino’s produce truck. Boyle Heights Beat

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One comment

  1. This is a very sad situation in Boyle Heights with no decent super markets. This story should be much bigger. Contact councilmember Jose Huisiar. You need to contact your councilmember Jose Huisar. He needs to do something about this serious problem.
    Boyle Heights Office

    2130 E. 1st Street, Suite 241
    Los Angeles, CA 90033
    Phone (323) 526-9332
    Fax (323) 526-9366

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