Daily Archives: February 16, 2016

Girl skateboarders challenge tradition in Boyle Heights

BOYLE HEIGHTS -- Candice Avendaño began skateboarding to impress a boyfriend. “He was a skater. I guess I wanted to have more in common, so I started skating,” says the 17-year-old Boyle Heights resident. “But after a while, I realized that skating is really fun, and I really wanted to get into it, so I started skating.” Read More »

Boyle Heights hit-and-run victim identified; Cal State L.A. coach finishes third among L.A. women marathon runners

MORNING REPORT: The victim of Monday's fatal hit-and-run in Boyle Heights has been identified as 24-year-old True Cowan, who was a student at Cal State Dominguez Hills and a member of the National Guard .... Julia Budniak, an assistant track and field coach at Cal State L.A. in El Sereno, finished third among the women runners in the L.A. Marathon ....Traffic on westbound 10 Freeway through East L.A. was more heavy than normal this morning after a van slammed into and became wedged under a pickup truck Read More »