Monthly Archives: November 2016

Unclaimed remains of 1,400 persons to be buried in Boyle Heights; juvenile fare evaders might avoid fines; City Council to vote on $1.4 billion sidewalk repair plan

MORNING REPORT: The unclaimed remains of 1,400 persons will be buried today in a county cemetery in Boyle Heights .... Metro is considering dropping the penalties against juveniles who fail to pay the fare to ride buses and trains .... The L.A. City Council is scheduled to vote on a $1.4 billion, 30-year plan to fix broken sidewalks Read More »

Sofa designed by Echo Park artist sells for nearly $100,000; Councilman Huizar calls Trump a “tyrant;” the son of a mariachi grows up to be a rock singer

MORNING REPORT: The auction of David Bowie's art collection included a sofa designed by Echo Park artist Peter Shire that sold for $97,417 ... 14th District Councilman Jose Huizar called president-elect Donald Trump a "tyrant" apparently in response to the president-elect's unproven claims of voter fraud in California and other states .... Venancio Bermudez, the son of a mariachi who is now a member of the rock band The Tracks, talks about his Boyle Heights roots Read More »