Daily Archives: March 6, 2017

Police shoot Silver Lake woman armed with rifle [update]

SILVER LAKE — A standoff with a “combative woman” ended tonight when she was shot by police after she emerged from a residence armed with a rifle, according to the LAPD. The standoff began at about 3:30 p.m. when police were called to the 1300 block of Edgecliff Drive, said Mike Lopez with LAPD Media Relations.  When the woman came ... Read More »

Has your campaign sign gone missing? Then you might want to watch this Mt. Washington surveillance video

MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Last Friday afternoon Divina Lombardo put up a campaign sign for City Council District 1 candidate Joe Bray-Ali in on the fence of her home. But within less than 24 hours the sign had been snatched away. She didn't see who did it but a neighbor's surveillance camera captured an image of a man stuffing a Bray-Ali sign into the trunk of a car. Now, a police report has been filed over the case. Read More »

Time To Decide: Voters head to the polls today in L.A. city elections

With mail boxes overflowing with campaign mailers, voters in the City of Los Angeles head to the polls today, Tuesday, March 7,  to cast their ballots in the primary election. On the Eastside, voters will decide who represents City Council districts 1 and 13 as well as the District 2 school board seat. Mayor Eric Garcetti is also up for ... Read More »

Highland Park gets a Romanian inspired cafe

HIGHLAND PARK -- A Romanian-inspired cafe called Parsnip quietly opened last week on York Boulevard. Anca Caliman, partner in Lemon Poppy Kitchen in Glassell Park, and Aracelly Flores, longtime Lemon Poppy Kitchen cook, have partnered to open a casual, counter-service cafe in the former Antojitos Guerrero space. Read More »

Apartment buildings planned near East L.A. cemetery entrance

EAST LOS ANGELES — An affordable housing developer is planning to build more than 100 apartments and 5,000-square-feet of retail space across from the Whittier Boulevard entrance of Calvary Cemetery. Meta Housing Corp. would build the apartment buildings on two separate sites catty-corner from each other at Whittier and Downey Road, according to a Los Angeles County Planning Department summary. ... Read More »

Dev Patel on a date in Echo Park; undocumented artists put on a show in Boyle Heights

MORNING REPORT: Oscar-nominated actor Dev Patel and actress Tilda Cobham-Hervey were spotted in Echo Park ..... About 200 people attended a We Never Needed Papers to Thrive, a show in Boyle Heights featuring a group of singers, poets, painters and other artists who are in the country illegally ..... Mayor Eric Garcetti and county supervisors Mark Ridley Thomas and Janice Hahn were scheduled to appear at a rally this morning at the Cathedral Center of St. Paul in Echo Park in support of of Measure H Read More »