Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Author Archives: The Eastsider

Vehicles collide in Elysian Park

Photo by Jennifer Deines

Four vehicles, including a Recreation & Parks Department truck, crashed on Stadium Way in Elysian Park this morning, according to Eastsider readers.   No one appeared to be hurt, said Jennifer Deines, who took photos of the scene. Damaged vehicles were spread across the traffic lanes ... Read More »

Naked Trump statue sells for $22,000; Cypress Park brush fire triggers SigAlert; L.A. River path closure in Elysian Valley

Debbie Spinelli | Silver Lake

MORNING REPORT: A statue of a naked Donald Trump that stood outside a Los Feliz store was sold at auction for $22,000 .... A SigAlert was issued Sunday afternoon after a small brush fire broke out on both sides of the Arroyo Seco Parkway (110 Freeway) in Cypress Park .... The L.A. River path will be closed during weekdays in Elysian Valley until mid-March as crews clean up and remove non-native vegetation, trash and debris from the river channel Read More »

Police shoot man in Echo Park [updated]

Onlookers on Sunset Boulevard

ECHO PARK — One man was shot by police early this morning after officers came upon a fight in the 1400 block of Sunset Boulevard, according to the LAPD. The shooting took place at about 1 a.m. after officers got out of their vehicle and saw ... Read More »

Water line break disrupts Silver Lake traffic

Photo by Craig Collins

SILVER LAKE — Traffic lanes were shut blocked after an apparent water main break this afternoon on Glendale Boulevard near Earl Street.  Residents said it appeared that a portion of southbound Glendale was blocked as crews made repairs, forcing motorists to take detours. More Silver Lake stories Got a ... Read More »

Search continues for Mt. Washington man’s remains; police chase ends in Glassell Park; comedian sells Atwater Village house for more than $100k over asking

Lincoln Heights Jail | josenowsky

MORNING REPORT: Firefighters assisted by dogs trained to find cadavers continued to look through rubble for the 84-year-old owner of the Mount Washington home that was destroyed by fire on Thursday night .... Laughing All The Way to the Bank: Comedian Tim Heidecker sold his approximately 1,100-square-foot Atwater Village home for $854,000 - or $105,000 over the asking price .... A stolen vehicle pursuit that began in Long Beach ended in Glassell Park Read More »

Love of coffee fuels Echo Park ceramics studio; transit tax won’t offer relief until 2057; LAPD releases more details of L.A. County-USC hospital shooting [correction]

Glassell Park | Mariam

MORNING REPORT: Phill Kiho Kim has combined his love of coffee and ceramics in his Echo Park studio .... Proponents of Measure M say the half-cent sales tax increase would cut the time drivers spend stuck in traffic by 15% by funding new rail and highway projects. However, that motorists would not see that reduction until 2057. Maybe .... The LAPD has released more details the officer-involved shooting of a jail inmate who was attempting to escape from officers at L.A. County USC-Medical Center Read More »