Daily Archives: May 15, 2017

Police and paramedics respond to incident in Atwater Village

ATWATER VILLAGE —  Police closed some traffic lanes on Glendale Boulevard near Glen Feliz Boulevard this afternoon as paramedics transported a man to a hospital. A police officer told reader Sandy Driscoll, who took photos of the incident in the center divider at about noon, that the LAPD had responded to a report of a man suffering from possible mental illness. ... Read More »

Joe Bray-Ali or Gil Cedillo? Voters will decide tomorrow who will represent Council District 1

The tumultuous Council District 1 campaign ends tomorrow, Tuesday, May 16, when voters head to the polls to decide whether incumbent Gil Cedillo will remain in office or if cycling advocate and political newcomer Joe Bray-Ali should lead the Eastside district. It’s been a heated race, with Cedillo calling Bray-Ali a “charlatan” and “fraud” while Bray-Ali has charged the incumbent’s campaign with ... Read More »

Improvements coming to Mariachi Plaza area; Echo Park bungalow court up for historic landmark vote; Council District 1 election

MORNING REPORT: Officials held a groundbreaking for $3.9 million worth of improvements -- ranging from sidewalk repairs to new bus benches and street trees -- in the area around the Mariachi Plaza Gold Line station in Boyle Heights ..... The City Council will vote on Tuesday, May 16, whether to grant landmark status and protection to an Echo Park bungalow court threatened with demolition ..... Voters head to the polls on Tuesday, May 16 to decide whether incumbent Gil Cedillo or newcomer Joe Bray-Ali will represent Council District 1. Read More »