Daily Archives: January 25, 2017

Human remains found in Mount Washington home three months after fire

MOUNT WASHINGTON —  A demolition contractor found what appear to be human remains in the ruins of a giant hillside home that was destroyed by fire in October, the L.A. Fire Department said today. Crews, assisted by two large cranes and cadaver dogs, spent a week following the Oct. 20 fire trying to find the remains of the elderly man who ... Read More »

Bulletin Board: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Available

Submitted by  Cal State Los Angeles The Cal State LA Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is offering free income tax preparation services to individuals who make $54,000 or less and need assistance preparing and filing tax returns . Tax help will also be available for persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance. In ... Read More »

Brewery-bike shop proposed for Echo Park

ECHO PARK — If Highland Park can have a combination restaurant-barbershop, why can’t Echo Park have a brewery-bike shop combo? That’s what is being proposed for a commercial building on a stretch of Sunset Boulevard that has been attracting new shops, cafes, housing and nightlife. Jens Hommert, who owns the property across from Guisados restaurant, is seeking a city permit ... Read More »

Los Feliz shooting victim identified; NELA police pursuit ends in South L.A.; fire breaks out in Mount Washington home

MORNING REPORT: The Los Feliz gas station clerk who was killed during a robbery last week had been identified as 34-year-old MD Mizu Rahman .... A police pursuit that began at a traffic stop in Northeast L.A. Tuesday night ended in South L.A., where the suspects surrendered without incident .... Firefighters extinguished a dryer fire that broke out in a home in the 900 block of Terrace 49 in Mount Washington before the blaze spread to the attic Read More »