Daily Archives: December 29, 2016

Highland Park shooting victim identified

HIGHLAND PARK — The woman who was fatally shot Wednesday morning at the corner of Avenue 56 and Monte Vista Street has been identified as 23-year-old Jessica Andrea Rocha of Los Angeles, said Elissa Fleak with the county coroner. Rocha, identified as Jessica Rocha-Betancourt on an online fundraiser, was gunned down at 11 am after she was engaged in a conversation ... Read More »

Pancakes from Highland Park and Silver Lake make it to the top of the stack

Two Eastside breakfast spots made Los Angeles Magazine’s list of “12 Pancakes in L.A. to Try Before You Die.” In Highland Park, try the gluten-free pancakes at Kitchen Mouse – a combination of corn, buckwheat and oat flour, spiced with cinnamon and topped with berries and toasted coconut. This Figueroa Street restaurant also won the magazine’s Best of L.A. award ... Read More »

On the Market: New City Terrace construction; remodeled Echo Park bungalow; Glassell Park 3-bedroom

Nearly a dozen single-family homes, condos and other properties went up for sale on the Eastside during the last week. Here’s a sample of what’s new on the market: East L.A.: Newly constructed 4-bedroom in City Terrace. $579,900. Echo Park: Remodeled 2-bedroom near the border with Silver Lake. $899,000. Glassell Park: 3-bedroom with basement storage area. $599,000. New Listings By Neighborhood: ... Read More »

Boyle Heights police chase ends in Riverside County; Shepard Fairey and Debbie Harry to create clothing line; police looking for El Sereno burglary suspect

MORNING REPORT: The high-speed police pursuit of a stolen BMW that began in Boyle Heights ended in Riverside County ..... Artist Shepard Fairey, whose studio is located in Echo Park, is partnering with singer Debbie Harry to create a special-edition line of women's clothing to be sold under Fairey's Obey label ..... Police released a security camera photo of a man who pointed a gun at a dog after he allegedly broke into an an El Sereno home in the 4900 block of Twinning Street Read More »

Bulletin Board: EPIA January Town Hall Presents ‘Preserving Los Angeles’

Submitted by the Echo Park Improvement Association Thursday, January 5, 2016 @ 7pm Williams Hall, Barlow Hospital In conjunction with the Echo Park Historical Society, we have invited special guest Ken Bernstein of the Department of Historic Resources to present on preservation efforts in the City. Mr. Bernstein will discuss the work that the department does and how community members ... Read More »