Atwater Village standoff ends; fire breaks out in L.A. River; Echo Park man’s place on the L.A. art scene

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News & Notes From Across The Eastside

  • An hours-long standoff between police and a man inside a home in the 3000 block of Silver Lake Boulevard in Atwater Village ended without incident this morning. Police did not arrest the man who had refused to come out of the residence. My News LA
  • Artnet describes how Echo Park resident Mihai Nicodim, a Romanian immigrant, established himself on the L.A. gallery scene by showcasing artists from Eastern Europe. His Boyle Heights gallery has also been in the news recently after being targeted by groups opposed to gentrification.

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