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Daily Archives: July 28, 2016

From roller derby to demolition derby


ECHO PARK — Workers and heavy equipment are tearing down the former home of the L.A. Derby Dolls on Temple Street. The all-female roller derby league moved to El Sereno last year because, the league said, the property owner wanted to build condos on the site, ... Read More »

Why taking a dip in the L.A. River may be hazardous to your health

ELYSIAN VALLEY -- Heading down to the L.A. River this summer? Maybe you should avoid getting wet, according to a water quality study conducted in Elysian Valley and other parts of the river. The study by the environmental group Heal the Bay found high levels bacteria in the water, prompting the group to warn visitors to limit their contact with the water and avoid swimming or dunking your head in the water. Read More »

Commission supports landmark status for Boyle Heights’ Japanese Hospital; Lincoln Heights business owner dies; who wants to work as a lead sampling technician?

Boyle Heights | Gabriel Moreno

MORNING REPORT: A state agency is providing free job training for those interested in working on the Exide battery plant clean up as lead sampling technicians .... The Cultural Heritage Commission voted in favor of declaring the former Japanese Hospital in Boyle Heights a city historic cultural monument ... Ramon A. Ortiz, who operated Falcon Television Service and Jewelry Repair for 35 years in Lincoln Heights, has died at age 86 Read More »

Reduced Price on Unique Silver Lake Contemporary


Nestled above a serene, woodsy street in prime hillside Silver Lake, this beautifully updated home is light, bright, with great outdoor living spaces and a garden. Hillside and canyon views from almost every room of this 2-story contemporary Read More »