Daily Archives: December 16, 2016

Tree topples on Atwater Village van [updated]

ATWATER VILLAGE —  A large tree fell on a van on Tyburn Street near Glenhurst Avenue today as a storm moved through the area. Crews from the L.A. DWP were on the scene this morning but workers were still trying to clear up the mess tonight.  There have been no reports of injuries. Update on Saturday, Dec. 18: A company ... Read More »

Home is where the Rent Crawl is…

Come home this holiday season to one of The Rental Girl’s numerous properties for rent, showing at this weekend’s The Rental Girl Saturday Rent Crawl. There’s nothing better than being home with your loved ones during the holidays, so find the perfect abode this weekend to celebrate the holidays and be merry! #TisTheTRGSeason #RentCrawl Read More »

Tenants in Highland Park rent strike lose crucial court battle

HIGHLAND PARK – Bad news for some residents at the Marmion Royal Apartments. A judge has rejected their claim of discrimination by the management company, according to the L.A. Times. This clears the way for tenants to be evicted in the wake of redevelopment. here is no evidence of disparate treatment.” — Superior Court Judge Rupert A. Byrdsong This ruling ... Read More »

Boyle Heights rapist convicted; $50,000 reward offered in fatal East Hollywood hit-and-run; Atwater merchants cleaning up mess

MORNING REPORT: A $50,000 reward is being offered to help capture a hit-and-run motorist who fatally struck a 70-year-old woman crossing an East Hollywood street with a walker .... A man faces a 96-year prison sentence after being convicted of raping a woman after breaking into her Boyle Heights home armed with a machete .... Firefighters rescued people trapped in elevators at the USC Health Sciences campus in Boyle Heights following a power outage Read More »