LADWP swimming in surplus water; Walnut Canyon development meeting; Boyle Heights house fire

Eastside Scene: Oleander & Victorian, Angeleno Heights | Julianne Kolb

Morning Report

  • 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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