Daily Archives: October 31, 2016

Echo Park and Boyle Heights men in the spotlight over gang injunction lawsuit

Thousands of Los Angeles men — mainly black and Latino — have had their movements and associations restricted within so-called “safety zones” without a hearing because of gang injunctions, according to activists who have filed suit against the city. Some of them are even prohibited from wearing certain types of clothing. Two of the men, one who lives in Echo ... Read More »

Trump supporters and opponents spend a Sunday afternoon in Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK —  Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump staged a “Viva Trump” rally Sunday afternoon in Sycamore Grove Park.  Speakers ranging from Republican party delegates to Susan Olsen, who played Cindy Brady of Brady Bunch fame, addressed the audience from the park’s bandstand. Meanwhile, Trump supporters and opponents faced off in the park with signs, banners and ... Read More »