- LAPD officers will begin patrolling Metro buses, trains and stations this summer, replacing L.A. County sheriff deputies. The change comes amid complaints about transit safety and a drop in ridership. L.A. Times
- A fire that damaged a Boyle Heights home in the 100 block of South Savannah Street was apparently triggered by a faulty water heater that exploded. No injuries were reported. Boyle Heights Beat
- Candidates campaigning to represent City Council District 13 will appear at a forum on Monday, Feb. 27 at Mayberry Street Elementary. More info in the Eastsider’s Election Guide.
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