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Friday, January 20, 2017

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Stolen vehicle chase ends in Boyle Heights; Shepard Fairey creates “We The People” posters; potholes all over the place

MORNING REPORT: The chase of a stolen vehicle that began in El Monte ended in Boyle Heights with the capture of three men .... The number of requests to fill potholes in city streets has tripled above normal levels in the wake of the winter rains ..... Artist Shepard Fairey, whose studio is located in Echo Park, has created three posters that will be printed as full-page newspaper ads and used as protest art in today's presidential inaugural Read More »

Commission takes up Echo Park landmark nomination; man injured in Boyle Heights shooting; how Cal State L.A. ranks on upward mobility

MORNING REPORT: A proposal to declare a 1920s Echo Park bungalow court a historic landmark is scheduled to be reviewed today, Thursday, Jan. 19 by the Cultural Heritage Commission .... A man was wounded in Boyle Heights on Tuesday afternoon in what police believe was a gang-related shooting ..... Cal State L.A. was among the nation's 10 top colleges when it came to a "mobility rate" that measured the proportion of low-income students who moved up economically over the years Read More »

Warehouse burns in Boyle Heights; candidates say “no” to developer contributions; One Day at a Time moves to Echo Park

MORNING REPORT: Firefighters put out a large fire that broke out Tuesday night in a Boyle Heights warehouse .... The remake of One Day at a Time, the Norman Lear sitcom features a Cuban-American family who call Echo Park home .... Several candidates running in the March 7 city election have said they won't take contributions from real estate developers, including at least two contenders in the Council District 13 race Read More »

Los Feliz gas station clerk killed during robbery

LOS FELIZ — Police this morning are looking for the gunman who fatally shot a clerk during an attempted robbery of a Chevron gas station. The shooting took place at about 5:25 a.m. after the suspect entered the gas station convenience store at the corner of ... Read More »

Motorcyclist dies in 110 Freeway crash; American Apparel store in Los Feliz to close; new Boyle Heights 7-Eleven wants to sell booze

MORNING REPORT: A 37-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a Sunday morning crash on the Arroyo Seco Parkway at Marmion Way near Highland Park .... The American Apparel store in Los Feliz will be among the last of the company's 130 outlets to close after a bankruptcy judge approved the sale of the clothing maker to a Canadian firm .... The owners of a proposed 7-Eleven store at the corner of Whittier Boulevard and Lorena Street are seeking city permission to sell beer and wine from the 24-hour outlet Read More »

Former Highland Park coach sentenced to prison for sexually assaulting boys; what’s closed for MLK Day; take the Gold Line craft beer crawl

MORNING REPORT: Former Franklin High School football coach Jaime Jimenez was sentenced to more than 36 years in state prison for sexually assaulting five boys as he volunteered at the Highland Park school over more than a decade .... Take the Gold Line for a craft beer crawl, with stops in Boyle Heights, Cypress Park and Highland Park .... Post offices, schools and most government offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16 for the Martin Luther King holiday Read More »

New from Tracy Do: Three Great Homes in NELA

Here’s an updated Cal Bungalow ideally located in prime Highland Park, just two short blocks from all the action on York Boulevard. It has a large private yard and a detached bonus space, the perfect spot for either work or play. Read More »