Teens found in L.A. River were best friends; river advocates seek support for $60 million land purchase near Cypress Park; selfies pop up on stolen Highland Park cell phone

Angeleno Heights | Miranda Rodgers

Angeleno Heights | Miranda Rodgers

MOrning Report

  • Gustavo Ramirez, 15, and Carlos Daniel Jovel, 16, the two teens whose bodies were found in the L.A. River on Sunday near Cypress Park, were best friends. When Ramirez fell in the river, Jovel went in after him but neither of them emerged from the water, according to two other friends who were with them.  L.A. Times
  • City Council members reviewing the city budget were urged to support a $60 million proposal to purchase and clean up a 40-acre parcel along the L.A. River to create more riverside parkland near Cypress Park. Daily News
  • A woman called police when she discovered that strangers had taken selfies on her cellphone camera after it was stolen during a Highland Park purse snatching. She found the photos on a Google account linked to her phone. ABC 7
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  1. Thanks for the very nice Angeleno Heights photograph by Amanda Rogers!

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