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Daily Archives: October 19, 2016

Echo Park homicide victim identified

ECHO PARK -- The man who was shot dead Monday night near Mohawk and Montana streets, has been identified as 36-year-old William Perea, said Detective Andrew St. Pierre with the LAPD Northeast Division. Read More »

For Rent: Modern Echo Park Townhome

1631 Echo Park Ave |$4,596/month | Property Website Relocating to LA? Looking for a fresh start? Just grab your suitcase and toothbrush because this condo comes fully furnished with everything you might need to live the Eastside LA dream in luxury. Also available unfurnished if preferred! This modern townhouse was built in 2012 and is nestled between neighborhood favorites Chango ... Read More »

New Eagle Rock cafe coming to Colorado Boulevard

EAGLE ROCK —  Behind paper-covered windows, work is underway to convert a former flower shop at 2040 Colorado Boulevard into a “cafe/gelato shop,”  according to the Department of Building & Safety. It’s not known what the new cafe will be serving or when it expects to open. But city records indicate that a company called Primework Group LLC will be ... Read More »

Akbar Turns 20: A gay bar survives in a changing Silver Lake

SILVER LAKE — Keeping a bar in business for 20 years is tough — especially a gay bar in a neighborhood that has become less gay. But Akbar at Sunset Boulevard and Fountain Avenue is still thriving as it prepares to celebrate 20 years under the same ownership, according to LA Weekly. The Weekly reports on the history of the ... Read More »

Preservationists seeking to save “East Asian Eclectic” home from demolition

HERMON  —  Preservationists want a home that is slated to be demolished declared a city historic landmark. That would complicate plans to knock down the home, built in 1938 in the “Far East Asian Eclectic” style, to make way for the construction of eight homes under the city’s under  small-lot development ordinance. The Cultural Heritage Commission is scheduled to decide on Thursday, ... Read More »

Man arrested for allegedly exposing himself on Gold Line; L.A Unified board rejects Eagle Rock charter school renewal; L.A. County to update L.A. River Master Plan

MORNING REPORT: Police arrested a 24-year-old parolee who was caught on video allegedly exposing himself and masterbating on a Gold Line train .... The L.A. school board voted against renewing the charter of L.A. Celerity Troika Charter School in Eagle Rock and four other schools over governance and management issues .... The L.A. County Board of Supervisors voted to update a 20-year-old L.A. River master plan that would reflect the ideas and proposals of a wide variety of groups Read More »