News & Notes From Across The Eastside
- About 1,600 LADWP customers in El Sereno lost power this morning after an SUV sheared off a fire hydrant and downed electrical lines near Eastern Avenue and Gambier Street. ABC7
- Cat Packer a prominent supporter of legalizing marijuana, will serve as the city’s first executive director of the new Department of Cannabis Regulation after her appointment was approved by the City Council. At age 26, she will be one of the city’s youngest executives. Daily News
- Dolores Mission, the Boyle Heights Catholic church and school, broke ground on a two-story building that will allow the school to add early education classrooms and boost enrollment to 300 students. A second round of renovations will create a library and music classroom in the existing building. EGP News
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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.