Daily Archives: July 18, 2016

The Arch of Echo Park

ECHO PARK — We got several emails over the weekend asking what that “arch” or “structure” is rising next to Echo Park Lake. “Seems like ... Read More »

Why are fewer pit bulls ending up in L.A. animal shelters?

LINCOLN HEIGHTS -- During the past five years there has been a significant drop in the number of pit bulls being taken into city animal shelters. For example, 790 pit bulls and pit bull mixes arrived at the North Central Animal Shelter in Lincoln Heights during the 2015-2016 fiscal year. That's down more than 40% from the 1,351 pit bulls taken in five years ago, according to L.A. Animal Services statistics. What explains the drop? Read More »

Council opposes live entertainment at Silver Lake bar; East L.A. native relives his days as a “Radical Chicano Doo-Wop Singer”

MORNING REPORT: The Silver Lake Neighborhood Council has asked the L.A. Police Commission to deny Tenants of The Trees, a Silver Lake bar, a permit to host live shows based on numerous complaints, including a "lack of basic common decency towards our community" .... 73-year-old-East L.A. native Rubén Guevara - who once appeared on the TV music show Shindig - recounts his show business career in a solo show, Confessions of a Radical Chicano Doo-Wop Singer Read More »