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Daily Archives: December 14, 2015

Old Cypress Park library reborn as a new community club house

The newly renovated Cypress Park Club House | City of L.A.

CYPRESS PARK — The modest Richard Henry Dana Library served patrons for more than 80 years before closing in 2008 after a new, larger library was built nearby.  But after a $1.1 million renovation,  the old library is reopening today as a new community center named the Cypress Park ... Read More »

Boyle Heights Sears reuse project takes a step forward


BOYLE HEIGHTS — A Planning Department official has approved a proposal to convert a portion of the landmark Sears store and warehouse at Soto Street and Olympic Boulevard into more than 1,000 residential units and build a new parking garage with about 1,500 spaces. The project, which ... Read More »

The challenges facing Lincoln Heights Olympic Village; Atwater girls get cooking with new kitchen

Lincoln Park, Lincoln Heights | Martha Benedict/Eastsider Photo Pool

MORNING REPORT: The on going transformation of an industrial property in Lincoln Heights into a new park shows the challenges and costs that may face a proposal to turn a nearby rail yard into the home for 17,000 athletes and staff if the city hosts the 2024 Olympics .... Taking The Reins, an Atwater nonprofit that works with at-risk girls, has opened a new kitchen after receiving at $23,000 grant and the assistance of its landlord Read More »

Off-duty officer shoots man in Hermon


HERMON — An officer-involved shooting early this morning in the 500 block of Wheeling Way left one man injured, the LAPD said. The L.A. Times is reporting that the armed man was shot after confronting the off-duty officer as he was locking his vehicle, according to ... Read More »