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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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Police looking for pickup used in Silver Lake & Pico-Union shootings; water bills won’t change much post-drought; 2,000 poll workers needed

MORNING REPORT: The same vehicle involved in a Sunday afternoon shooting that left one man injured in Silver Lake was also spotted in a separate shooting about 20 minutes later in the Pico-Union area .... The LADWP will no longer have to buy expensive water as it did during the five-year-long drought, but those savings won’t add up to much for customers .... The City Clerk is looking for 2,000 poll workers for the May 16 general election Read More »

Three persons shot in Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK  — Police are searching for a suspect who is believed responsible for shooting three people tonight, according to preliminary reports. The shooting took place at about 9:39 pm in the 4900 block of Oak Terrace Drive, said LAPD spokesman Drake Madison. The condition of ... Read More »

City Council makes it harder to remove rent-controlled apartments; emergency homeless shelters can now operate all year

MORNING REPORT: The City Council adopted new measures to make it harder for owners of rent-controlled apartments to demolish or remove their units from the market under the Ellis Act .... Churches and nonprofit groups will be able to open emergency shelters year around without special city approval after the City Council declared a homeless shelter crises .... Built-in GPS devices and national bike registries are some of the methods being used to combat bicycle theft Read More »

Police searching for Boyle Heights “hot prowl” burglars; new details of Lincoln Heights killing; Attorney General Becerra to speak at Occidental commencement

MORNING REPORT: Police released a composite drawing of one of the suspects involved in a series of residential burglaries in the Boyle Heights area since the beginning of the year .... CBS2 followed up on The Eastsider's story about the 35-year-old mother of two boys who was fatally shot in Lincoln Heights last week .... New State Attorney General Xavier Becerra will be the featured speaker at Occidental College’s 135th Commencement ceremony on May 21 Read More »

L.A. State Historic Park grand opening set for Saturday; Boyle Heights real estate tweets draw flak

MORNING REPORT: A grand opening is scheduled for Saturday, April 22 for the 32-acre Los Angeles Historic State Park near Chinatown .... A Twitter account focused on Boyle Heights real estate and home flips is attracting attention and criticism .... Airbnb officials warned city leaders that proposed restrictions on short-term rentals could cost the city $24 million a year in lodging taxes Read More »