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Daily Archives: February 6, 2017

Bulletin Board: Support the EPIA with pizza at Mohawk Bend all month

Submitted by the Echo Park Improvement Association Through the entire month of February, Mohawk Bend is donating a portion of each Piece of the Pie to the Echo Park Improvement Association, and we are THRILLED! Appropriately called “The EPIA Pizza,” each ingredient on the pizza spells out a letter of our organization: Eggs, Proscuitto, Idiazabal (cheese) and Arugula (there’s also ... Read More »

Lincoln Heights coffee scene perks up

LINCOLN HEIGHTS —  The neighborhood’s coffee scene has been pretty low key. Cafe in the Heights closed about two years ago, and Cafe Zeta did not last very long. But now the team behind The Heights Deli and Bottle Shop has stepped in to fill the neighborhood’s coffee house gap with a new place called B Twentyfour. The new coffee house ... Read More »

$50,000 reward proposed to find Echo Park murder suspect [updated]

ECHO PARK –– The City Council is scheduled to vote on Tuesday on a proposed $50,000 reward to help find the man who fatally stabbed 28-year-old Hugo Castillo while he was hanging out with friends last summer at Echo Park Lake. Councilman Mitch O’Farrell introduced the motion as the suspect remains at large and no other witnesses, beyond Castillo’s friends, ... Read More »

L.A. Times endorses bike advocate Joe Bray-Ali in Council District 1 race over Gil Cedillo [updated]

Joe Bray-Ali, a bike advocate and bike shop owner, picked up the endorsement of the L.A. Times in his campaign to unseat incumbent Gil Cedillo in the Council District 1 race. Cedillo, 62, a former state legislator and immigrant rights activist, maintains a large fundraising lead over Bray-Ali, a 37-year-old Lincoln Heights resident. But the Times endorsement could give Bray-Ali, ... Read More »

City to start enforcing parking restrictions on homeless; Marshall High wins L.A. Unified Super Quiz; two injured in Boyle Heights crash

MORNING REPORT: The LAPD is scheduled to begin enforcing new restrictions today on where homeless persons can park their vehicles. ..... Students from Los Feliz' Marshall High won the Super Quiz portion of the Academic Decathlon for L.A. Unified schools .... An early morning crash on Soto Street near the 5 Freeway in Boyle Heights left two people injured. Read More »