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Daily Archives: February 9, 2017

Police pursuit ends in Echo Park [updated]

ECHO PARK — Police apprehended two suspects following a pursuit that ended near Sunset and Glendale boulevards, according to preliminary information provided by the LAPD. Residents reported seeing a large number of squad cars descend on the area near Taix restaurant as a police helicopter hovered overhead. Check back later for more details. Update @7:06 pm: Police said the suspects ... Read More »

Fire damages Angeleno Heights home

ANGELENO HEIGHTS — Firefighters knocked down a fire that broke out in a two-story, Craftsman-style home in the 1000 block of W. Kensington Road this afternoon, preventing the blaze from reaching the attic. It took about 30 minutes to extinguish the blaze after it was reported at about 4:20 p.m., the L.A. Fire Department said on Twitter. No injuries were ... Read More »

Miller Time Will Have To Wait: Beer truck gets stuck on Echo Park hill

ECHO PARK — The long list of vehicles — including buses, stretch limos, etc — that have gotten stuck at the top of Baxter Street now includes a Miller-Lite Beer delivery truck, which became stranded on the peak this morning. “Baxter Street did it again! – This time brought to you by Miller Light,” said Anibal Koliren, who emailed a ... Read More »

Eagle Rock shooter remains at large

EAGLE ROCK -- Police are looking for a teenage suspect who opened fire at two rival gang members, one of whom was struck in the back, during a Wednesday night shooting near the Yosemite Recreation Center. Read More »

Highland Park’s El Arco Iris plans to close after 50 years in business

HIGHLAND PARK —  More than 50 years ago Gustavo and Irene Montes opened a small Mexican restaurant in the 5600 block of York Boulevard. The restaurant moved to larger storefronts on the same block as it expanded and became a neighborhood institution serving up classic Mexican-American cuisine and Margaritas in a dark interior. But now, the family-owned El Arco Iris ... Read More »

Boyle Heights rapist convicted; Silver Lake woman warns of Peeping Tom; Dodgers looking for investors

MORNING REPORT: A Silver Lake woman has posted warnings across the neighborhood after she caught a Peeping Tom looking at her through a bathroom window while she showered ... A man who raped a woman after he broke into her Boyle Heights home armed with a machete was convicted to 46 years to life in state prison .... The Dodgers have hired an investment banker to look into selling a minority ownership stake in the team Read More »