Missing Lincoln Heights teen found; those annoying political texts; palm tree die-off; deadly motorcycle crash

  • A 17-year-old woman from Lincoln Heights who went missing last Thursday has been found. Dexian Chen has been reunited with her family after being found in good health in Gardena, according to police. No further information was provided. LAPD
  • Many of the city’s iconic palm trees are dying from a variety of diseases and pests. But the city has pledged to replace or has replaced some landmark stands and groups of palms at Echo Park Lake, Elysian Park and Lincoln Park. L.A. Times
  • Did you get a text from 51st Assembly District candidate Mike Fong? Some of the voters who did were annoyed by what they consider an intrusive practice. KPCC
  • A motorcyclist was killed after he struck a car and then was run over by a semi-truck on the southbound 5 Freeway in Boyle Heights early Saturday morning. My News LA

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Glassellland sign, Glassell Park | Magdaelna aka Maggie

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Sparks play El Rey

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Sparks Take Over The El Rey

Musical mavericks Sparks – Californian brothers Ron and Russell Mael – have returned. Described as “the smartest, most consistently evolving band in the history of rock” and internationally acclaimed as pop pioneers, Sparks’ music has always been innovative and instantly identifiable. Sparks will play a special event, 3-day series at the El Rey Theatre starting Oct. 14.

  • El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles
  • Oct 14, 15 & 17, 2017 – 8:30PM
  • Doors Open: 7:30 PM

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