Daily Archives: September 8, 2016

The Sound of Boyle Heights: “Churro Man” whistles while he works

BOYLE HEIGHTS - For some residents of Los Angeles, the sounds of the city are traffic and Metro trains and subways. But, for Boyle Heights residents, the sounds of their community also include the cries of pregones, or, street callers – like a local street vendor who sells churros while whistling “Ya llegó el churrito!” (“The churrito is here!”). Read More »

Lincoln Heights police pursuit ends in crash; multi-car collision near Elysian Park; Isn’t that Jerry Brown?

MORNING REPORT: Gov. Jerry Brown is scheduled to visit Vista Hermosa Park on the southern edge of Echo Park this morning to sign two bills on climate change .... The pursuit of a suspected stolen car that started in Lincoln Heights ended in Eagle Rock, where the driver was apprehended after crashing the vehicle near the Scholl Canyon Landfill .... A multi-car crash and fuel spill on the 5 Freeway near Elysian Park early this morning temporarily shut down all southbound traffic lanes and caused a miles-long backup Read More »