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Daily Archives: March 7, 2017

7-Eleven makes another run at York Boulevard

HIGHLAND PARK — It was about three years when  7-Eleven tried to open a 24-hour store that sold booze at the northwest corner of York Boulevard and Tonawanda Avenue. That store, however, never opened in the face of stiff opposition from neighborhood council officials as well as Occidental College, which noted that the store would have been one of five ... Read More »

Election Day arrives but will many bother to vote?

The mailboxes of registered voters have been stuffed for weeks with campaign mailers in advance of today’s March 7 city primary. But, by the time the polls close tonight at 8 p.m., the vast majority of the city’s eligible voters will probably have not bothered to cast their ballots – either in person or by mail, according to the L.A. ... Read More »

Surveillance camera captures images of Los Feliz burglary suspects

LOS FELIZ — Police are asking residents near Griffith Park to check surveillance cameras to help find a pair of burglary suspects who have broken into at least two homes, and, in one case, threatening a woman with a handgun after ransacking a residence. The first break in took place on Feb. 16 in the 3800 block of Amesbury Road, ... Read More »

Undocumented dad faces “uphill battle” from being deported; Echo Park & Silver Lake housing developments face review

MORNING REPORT: Romulo Avelica-Gonzalez, the undocumented immigrant who was arrested by ICE agents as he was dropping off his daughters at schools in Lincoln Heights and Highland Park, faces an "uphill battle" to keep from being deported ..... A committee of the Silver Lake Neighborhood Council will review plans for a 50-unit residential building planned for 2468 Glendale Blvd. .... A proposed seven-unit, townhouse house development planned for 985 N. Everett St. is scheduled to be reviewed by a committee of the Echo Park Neighborhood Council Read More »