Daily Archives: August 4, 2016

Atwater residents complain about L.A. River barrier blight

ATWATER VILLAGE -- Temporary flood-control barriers were installed along the L.A. River in January as an emergency response to forecasts of heavy El Niño rains. Those rains, however, never came. But those “temporary” barriers still stand on the east bank of the river in Atwater, and there’s no final word as to when they will be removed. Meanwhile, some residents complain that the barriers have attracted tagging, trash and has even made it difficult to bird watch. Read More »

Silver Lake man to end his life under state’s aid-in-dying law; artistic map of Glassell Park in the works

MORNING REPORT: Robert Stone of Silver Lake has become one of the first California residents to obtain lethal medications under the state's new aid-in-dying act that permits fatal prescriptions to be given to the terminally ill .... The Glassell Park Neighborhood Council is scheduled to review a request to spend an additonal $1,000 to create an "artwork map" of the neighborhood .... Lost in Echo Park: Terrier mix pup Read More »