Daily Archives: March 27, 2017

Want a speed hump on your street? Now is your time to act

For those residents who want speed humps on their street, Feb. 28 was a day they have long been waiting for. That’s when the L.A. Department of Transportation began a 45-day-long application period to collect requests for the asphalt humps designed to deter speeding.  But speed hump season looks like it’s going to be a very competitive. For one thing, ... Read More »

“Real Women Have Curves” playwright opening Boyle Heights restaurant

BOYLE HEIGHTS —  Josefina Lopez is best known for her play, Real Women Have Curves, that was made into a 2002 movie.  She aso founded CASA 0101 Theater in Boyle Heights. Now, Lopez is apparently preparing for a new role: restaurant owner.  She is opening Casa Fina Restaurant & Cantina in the former First Street home of La Serenata de Garibaldi. ... Read More »

Franklin and Marshall score big in State Academic Decathlon; Boyle Heights rally held for man shot by police; rooftop trouble in Sunset Junction

MORNING REPORT: Congratulations to Franklin High of Highland Park and Marshall High of Los Feliz for placing in the top 5 during this weekend's 2017 California Academic Decathlon .... A rally and vigil was held Sunday in Boyle Heights for the man who was fatally shot by police at the Soto Street Gold Line station .... Police say a man in Silver Lake had to be taken off a rooftop along Lucile Avenue by the fire department on Saturday night after he refused to come down. Read More »