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Setback for Scholl Canyon biogas power plant; Canadian musician Dan Mangan searches Silver Lake for stolen belongings; Angeleno Heights fashion designer turned home renovator

Dump: A proposal to build a biogas-powered electric plant atop the Scholl Canyon Landfill in Glendale suffered a setback before that city’s Planning Commission. The commission ruled against approving a study that would have allowed the 12-megawatt project to move ahead without a comprehensive environmental impact report. While the landfill is located in Glendale, residents of neighboring Eagle Rock that would suffer the biggest negative impacts, such as poorer air quality, according to Los Angeles officials. Glendale News-Press

Robbed: Canadian musician Dan Mangan was robbed and went searching through trash cans and dumpsters in Silver Lake for his belongings, which included of laptop computers and his passport. During his search, Mangan, who was apparently staying in Silver Lake during a recording session, said he received some help and “a dose of timely perspective” from residents of a nearby homeless encampment. Exclaim!

Fashion House: She made a name for herself in the fashion business as creative director at jeans maker NSF. But Angeleno Heights resident Jamie Haller is also a serial real estate renovator, restoring and renovating homes and apartments from Boyle Heights to Silver Lake in partnership with her husband, Craig Ekedahl. New York Times

Business: $400,000 has been pledged to launch a business incubator at East Los Angeles College focused on female, veteran and LGBTQ business owners. L.A. Business Journal

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