Daily Archives: January 12, 2017

Man dies in El Sereno crash on Valley Boulevard

EL SERENO — A driver was killed this afternoon after his vehicle struck a light pole while traveling eastbound on Valley Boulevard near Cyril Avenue, police said. The victim, described as a male Latino, was declared dead at the scene of the crash, which took place at about 2 p.m., said LAPD Officer Sal Ramirez.  A passenger was transported to a ... Read More »

100+ Comedians in DTLA This Weekend

Riot LA Comedy Festival, LA’s premier comedy festival, is January 19-22 in Downtown Los Angeles. This 5th year lineup promises to be the biggest yet featuring Mel Brooks, Ali Wong, Maria Bamford, Bob Saget, Dr. Katz Live!, Tig Notaro, Felipe Esparza, Whitney Cummings and many, many more. Read More »

Police Academy cafe is back on duty

The restaurant at the Los Angeles Police Revolver and Athletic Club Café, located in Elysian Park, has reopened after nearly three years of being off duty for extensive renovations, Eater LA reports. But don’t worry – the renovation preserved much of the diner’s retro look and historic police memorabilia. Built for police on the grounds of the police academy but ... Read More »

Officers didn’t use body cameras during fatal Boyle Heights shooting; Glassell Park tree crushes car; how to audition for El Sereno arts school

MORNING REPORT: Police revealed that the two officers who fatally shot 16-year-old José Méndez last February had failed to turn on their body cameras before the incident began .... A large tree fell and crushed a vehicle early this morning near Avenue 33 and Bushwick Street in Glassell Park ..... What does it take to get admitted to the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts in El Sereno? Read More »