Edited by BARRY LANK
A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside.
- A large tour bus got stuck tonight at Sunset Boulevard as it was coming down Quintero Street – one of the steepest streets in the neighborhood. The Eastsider
- The LAPD has released the name of the police officer who fired his weapon in a shooting last month, which left a 25-year-old man wounded following a fight outside an Echo Park bar. Authorities also said two firearms were recovered at the scene. The Eastsider
- Officials said a four-month old girl died of injuries from a three-car crash on the Arroyo Seco Parkway (110 Freeway) near Elysian Park. A 26-year-old driver from South Pasadena was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. L.A. Times
- An Iraq war veteran was reunited with his German Shepard taken from the yard of his East L.A. home. ABC7
- After being closed for several years, the public swimming pool at Lincoln Park is finally going to get a multi-million renovation that is expected to be completed next year. The Eastsider
- Anti-gentrification demonstrators in Boyle Heights objected to police investigating the vandalism of a new art gallery as a possible anti-white hate crime. L.A. Times
- Students who were allegedly involved in the destruction of 9/11 memorial flags at Occidental College last September have been disciplined, and the investigation of the incident has been concluded. The Eastsider
- L.A. voters approved Measure M (traffic improvements) and Measure HHH (homelessness bond). State voters legalized marijuana, raised the tobacco tax and repealed a ban on bilingual education. L.A. Times
- When water stops flowing through a fountain, the fountain dries out and deteriorates. That’s what’s happening to the William Mulholland Memorial Fountain at Los Feliz Boulevard and Riverside Drive. Los Feliz Ledger
- People who live in vehicles will not be able to park near homes, schools and parks during evening hours under a new ordinance adopted by the City Council. Vehicles used as homes will be allowed in commercial or industrial areas between from 9 pm to 6 am. L.A. Times
- Glendale Councilwoman Laura Friedman will replace Mike Gatto of Silver Lake as representative of the state’s 43rd Assembly District. Gatto was termed out of office. Daily News
- Tuesday’s victory of Donald J. Trump prompted days of protests and student walkouts. The Eastsider
- Residents and city officials celebrated the installation of a new traffic signal at North Main and Sichel streets in Lincoln Heights. There have been four collisions in which pedestrians and bicyclists have been struck at the intersection between since January 2010. Council District 1
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