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Stock up now on Echo Park sandbags

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ECHO PARK — After paying someone to haul away dirt, the man who is terracing and landscaping a lot on Laveta Terrace near Sunset Boulevard figured out a way to get rid of the dirt without having to pay a penny. Since October, he’s been filling ... Read More »

Boyle Heights and Puebla stay connected via a one-man delivery service

Aniceto Cortes | Boyle Heights Beat

BOYLE HEIGHTS -- Aniceto Cortes distinctly remembers his days as a young boy, working on his grandfather’s fields in the small village of San Felipe Xochiltepec, Puebla. Whenever an airplane crossed the sky, he recalls, he would run towards a tree, hold on to it and stare at the sky in awe. He wondered what the metallic bird flying through the sky was and dreamed of someday being able to be up high with it. Read More »

More housing headed for Sunset Boulevard in Echo Park


ECHO PARK — A Los Angeles developer has received city permits to build a four-story apartment building near the busy intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Alvarado Street. The 36-unit complex with commercial space and basement parking would rise on an empty lot between Car Wash on ... Read More »

Street trash poses a flood risk in Boyle Heights; fire in El Sereno

Highland Park | Katrina Alexy

MORNING REPORT: The trash and debris that clogged catch basins and triggered flooding in Boyle Heights last October is a citywide problem that poses a public safety risk as the region braces for heavy El Niño rains .... Fire damaged the second floor of a commercial building in the 4600 block of Valley Boulevard Sunday night .... Today's Montecito Heights Weather: Overcast, with a high of 61 and a low of 50 Read More »