Garfield High lockdown; views on Eastside gentrification; actor buys Los Feliz home for $1.6 million; the $26,000 question in school board member’s case

  • Actor Garrett Hedlund has purchased a Los Feliz Spanish-Colonial style home for $1.6 million. Hot Property
  • Garfield High in East Los Angeles was locked down on Thursday afternoon while police searched for two assault suspects who had run into the campus. NBC4
  • Views on Eastside gentrification from an El Sereno native who has helped inform tenants of their rights and a film editor who bought a Boyle Heights home with her fiancé. L.A. Magazine
  • KPCC tries to trace the source of the $26,000 that school board member Ref Rodriguez allegedly laundered for use in his 2014 campaign. Officials have said that the funds came from investments that Rodriguez, whose school board seat represents several Eastside neighborhoods, cashed in. But KPCC said confirming where that money came from is difficult to determine. KPCC

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