Daily Archives: November 26, 2016

Cubans gather in Echo Park after Castro’s death

ECHO PARK — The death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro prompted a group of Los Angeles Cubans to gather this afternoon at Echo Park Lake, where they waved flags as some passing motorists honked their horns in support. Echo Park  emerged as a center for Cuban Americans in the early 1960s as local churches welcomed Cuban emigres fleeing  Castro’s Cuba. ... Read More »

Norteño musicians celebrate new Santa Cecilia shrine; decriminalizing street vendors picks up momentum; crazy Silver Lake pileup

MORNING REPORT: Norteño musicians celebrated a new shrine to Saint Cecilia that is part of a hiring spot constructed near the corner of Chicago Street and César Chávez Avenue in Boyle Heights .... City Council members plan to hold a public hearing next month as part of an effort to speed up adoption of a proposal to legalize street vending .... How did this happen? Crash aftermat near McCullom Street and Scott Avenue in Silver Lake. Read More »