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Daily Archives: October 20, 2016

Fire engulfs Mount Washington home; 84-year-old man unaccounted for [updated]

MOUNT WASHINGTON — More than 100 firefighters assisted by water-dropping helicopters are battling a fire tonight that engulfed a large home in the 4000 block of Sea View Avenue. One 74-year-old woman was in fair condition but four persons were unaccounted for, the L.A. Fire Department said on Twitter at 9:26 p.m. Update @11:46 pm:  Only one person – an ... Read More »

New cafe to move into Echo Park Lake Boathouse [updated]

ECHO PARK — The cafe at the Echo Park Lake Boathouse is a busy place on weekends, with diners and their dogs vying for available tables. But despite what seems to be a successful enterprise, the current cafe, called Square One at the Boathouse, is on its way out.  The city’s parks commissioners voted on Wednesday in favor of turning over ... Read More »

Councilman tells competitive cyclists to steer clear of the L.A. River Path

ELYSIAN VALLEY –– The recent bike vs. pedestrian crash that left an elderly woman badly injured on the L.A. River Path has officials reminding the public that the narrow path must be shared by cyclists and pedestrians.   But one type of cyclist, says Councilman Mitch O’Farrell, is not welcome on the path: competitive cyclists.  In a letter released this ... Read More »

The teen behind Los Feliz’ “Apocalyptic Wasteland”; the saga of the Southwest Museum; Where did the City Council go?

MORNING REPORT: The story of the 16-year-old who stages the "Apocalyptic Wasteland" Halloween haunt in his Los Feliz home .... An in-depth look at the conflict and challenges that have prevented the Southwest Museum from reopening on Mount Washington .... City Council meetings have been canceled for the rest of the week because there are not enough members available to constitute a quorum. Read More »