Daily Archives: April 8, 2017

Hexit? Herxit? Whatever you call it, Hermon wins vote to break away and form its own neighborhood council

HERMON — The 3,500 residents of this tiny neighborhood will be allowed to exit the Arroyo Seco Neighborhood Council and form their own, according to the unofficial preliminary results of today’s election. The measure to leave and establish a Hermon Neighborhood  Council  garnered 360 votes in favor and 186 against, according to the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment, which oversees the city’s ... Read More »

What can you do with a Silver Lake shade ball?

SILVER LAKE — They probably would not make good paperweights, and they are too hard to serve as stress balls. So, what can you do with a 4-inch wide shade ball that once floated on the Ivanhoe Reservoir? The 400,000 black plastic balls are being hauled out of the reservoir, where they had spent nearly nine years helping reduce potentially harmful ... Read More »

Election day for Hermon neighborhood council; Councilman Huizar endorses Gomez for Congress; a look at Boyle Heights gentrification

MORNING REPORT: Stakeholders will vote today, April 8, on whether the community of Hermon can form its own neighborhood council ..... Councilman Jose Huizar has endorsed state assemblymember Jimmy Gomez as his pick to represent the 34th Congressional District .... Maria Elena Durazo, the former chief of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, said she will run for the 24th District State Senate seat now held by Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León Read More »

Found in Echo Park: White poodle mix

Male dog, scared but friendly, was found sheltering on our porch Friday morning. No collar. No chip. Short, white hair, maybe poodle or possibly Bichon Frise. Found on Marathon between Rosemont and Waterloo. Contact: 323-309-3818 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Read More »