Daily Archives: November 29, 2016

Driver going more than 50 mph in fatal Echo Park crash, police say

ECHO PARK — The car that struck and killed two elderly women earlier this month was traveling more than 50 miles per hour when the driver lost control of the vehicle, police said. The preliminary main cause of the deadly Nov. 20 crash is speed, said Officer Ed McGowan with the LAPD Central Traffic Division. He had no further details ... 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 »