- The LADWP is filling up reservoirs and transferring water to other agencies to deal with a surplus of water thanks to record winter rain and snow. “All of a sudden now we have so much water that we got to figure out what to do,” said one official. KPCC
- Glassell Park residents who want to preserve Walnut Canyon as open space instead of a proposed residential development will be holding a community meeting on Saturday, July 29, for an update on the project and preservation efforts. GPIA
- A fire that broke out in a vacant home in the 1200 block of Cornwell Street in Boyle Heights was extinguished in about 20 minutes without reports of injuries. LAFD
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A message from Eastside Events sponsor Metro
Go Metro to Nisei Week 2017 in Little Tokyo
Enjoyed by thousands every summer, Nisei Week in Little Tokyo is one the nation’s longest running cultural festivals of its kind. From August 19 to 27, participate in free Japanese cultural events, activities for all ages, and live music and dancing.
The most convenient way to get to the 77th Annual Nisei Week festivities is to take the Metro Gold Line and get off at the Little Tokyo/Arts District Station. Learn more at golittletokyo.com.