Boyle Heights tenants challenge eviction in court; East L.A. shooting victim ID’d; Christmas tree recycling

Shooting: The man who was fatally shot in East L.A. on Saturday night has been identified as 26-year-old Uriel German Cortes of Los Angeles. My News LA

Tenants: A group of Boyle Heights tenants who have been threatened with eviction for refusing to pay rent took their case to court in an ongoing battle with their landlord. The tenants who live near Mariachi Plaza were hit with rent increases as high as $800 a month.   Courthouse News

Trees:  Here’s how you can have the city pick up your Christmas tree for recycling after the holiday. L.A. Sanitation

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