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LAFD knocks down Echo Park area apartment fire

Photo by Jennifer Deines

Firefighters quickly extinguished a fire that broke out this morning in an apartment on the top of a three-story building near Sunset Boulevard and Boylston Street. An estimated 73 firefighters took 16 minutes to knock down the fire that was reported at 10:26 a.m., according to ... Read More »

New 66-unit housing complex planned for Alvarado

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ECHO PARK — Is Alvarado Street Echo Park’s next housing development hot spot?  Possibly. The Building & Safety Department is reviewing permits to construct a 66-unit affordable housing complex in the 700 block of Alvarado Street across the road from a proposed 34-unit multifamily project. The ... Read More »

Crime Check: Mount Washington vehicle break-ins

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MOUNT WASHINGTON –The residents of Mount Washington see relatively little crime compared to adjacent neighborhoods. But there has been a recent spike in vehicle break-ins clustered in two spots in the neighborhood. At least five vehicle break-ins have been reported since Dec. 31, according to CrimeMapping.com. ... Read More »

Driver killed in Boyle Heights crash; L.A. River shows its might during El Niño

East Los Angeles | Daveed Kapoor

MORNING REPORT: A male driver was killed near Cesar Chavez Avenue and Mission Road in Boyle Heights after his car collided with another vehicle before crashing into a utility pole .... This week's El Niño rains have reminded residents of the power of the L.A. River and its destructive past .... Today's Atwater Village Weather: Partly cloudy, with a high of 57 and a low of 40 Read More »