Whether you're new to the city or a 4th generation Angelino, there's a new coloring book on Amazon that highlights Los Angeles' forgotten heroes and places. Among the 15 celebrated heroes and locations, these are the ones located on the Eastside:
An Atwater Village taco stand. A pilates studio in Echo Park. And a Silver Lake gay bar. These were among the many Eastside businesses that turned to online fundraisers during the last year to get through the pandemic.
A "disgusted" Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis lashed out today at people who have been gaming the COVID-19 vaccination appointment system to "jump the line" and get shots at clinics established specifically for under-served minority and low-income residents who have struggled to get vaccinations.
Boyle Heights -- A McDonald’s on Marengo Street has been fined $125,913 after owners supposedly fired four employees illegally -- employees who had reported working conditions that were unsafe and COVID-19 protocols that were not being followed, Eater LA reported.
Boyle Heights - Jose “Cuate” Lopez has retired after nearly 40 years on the job - well, not just a job, but a mission: Director of the Pecan Recreation Center on Pecan Street.
Boyle Heights -- A fiery two-vehicle crash this morning that left two people critically injured was triggered by police pursuing a driver who nearly crashed into a patrol vehicle, authorities said.
USC will work with the city to create an urban forest of shade trees to improve the health and quality of life of residents in Boyle Heights, El Sereno and Lincoln Heights, it was announced Wednesday.
Jennifer Duarte, Children's Librarian, Benjamin Franklin Branch Library in Boyle Heights. She has spearheaded popular series of virtual family and children's programs throughout the Northeast to educate, entertain and enrich the lives of families sheltered at home.
Boyle Heights - It’s an emotional moment for Karen Nobuta, as she prepares to shut down the flower shop that her parents founded 67 years ago. But then again, flowers are an emotional business.
Boyle Heights -- Before becoming involved with historic preservation efforts, Vivian Escalante was already part of what she called a “vintage world” - swing dancing, classic cars, vintage fashion styling for masculine women and men.
Even though the county is giving the okay, some restaurants are still wondering whether it’s safe yet to seat customers. Plus, if they add outdoor seating, does that mean another business loses a parking space? And lest we forget, outdoor seating was allowed before and then taken away after time and money were spent.
An officer assigned to the LAPD Hollenbeck station in Boyle Heights is the fifth department employee who has died of complications from COVID-19, Chief Michel Moore announced today.
Boyle Heights -- All lanes of the northbound 5 Freeway connector ramp to the eastbound 10 Freeway in Boyle Heights reopened this morning after a body was found on the transition road.
Boyle Heights -- A gang-related shooting on Saturday night left one man dead and two others -- a man and a woman -- critically wounded, police said today.
Boyle Heights -- Authorities today identified a 15-year-old boy who was shot to death at a Boyle Heights park, as investigators continued their efforts to solve the crime.
The number of coronavirus patients in county hospitals rose to 7,613, the highest number seen during the pandemic. Amid the unfolding disaster, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is sending experts to help with the oxygen delivery systems at six of the county's older hospitals, including Adventist Health White Memorial Hospital in Boyle Heights.
At least eight Eastside businesses and government facilities -- from markets in Silver Lake to the sheriff's academy in East LA -- have recently been added to LA County's list of locations that have reported outbreaks of three or more COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began.
Boyle Heights - A person was taken to a hospital this afternoon from the scene of a stabbing investigation on the Santa Monica (10) Freeway near Soto Street.
Boyle Heights - An 82-year-old pedestrian crossing Mott Street on his seated scooter was critically injured today by a hit-and-run driver.
Boyle Heights - Los Angeles County held an online ceremony today to mark the burial of 1,547 people who died in 2017 but whose remains went unclaimed by relatives or loved ones.
Boyle Heights -- A man an a woman, both 18, were killed in a roll over crash on the transition road from the northbound 5 Freeway to the westbound 10 Freeway in Boyle Heights, authorities said this morning.
Boyle Heights -- Authorities sought the public's help Thursday to identify two women who fled in another car after the Mercedes-Benz they were in was involved in a crash that severely injured another driver and did not identify themselves or render aid.
Boyle Heights - Each cloth rose on the Rose River Memorial represents a person in Boyle Heights or East Los Angeles who died from COVID-19 - to date, 189 roses and counting.
Boyle Heights -- A helicopter that was transporting a donated heart made a hard crash landing this afternoon on the Keck Hospital of USC helipad, but no serious injuries were reported.
Boyle Heights -- You might know Felipe, 31, and Ignacio, 28, Santiago for their Oaxacan-arabesque tacos and dishes in Boyle Heights.
Boyle Heights -- A Texas man who allegedly killed a 17-year-old Boyle Heights girl in 1996 was in custody today after DNA evidence connected him to the crime, authorities said.
Boyle Heights - The Sixth Street Bridge is now less than two years away from complete, and it’s not far from looking like it’s final form.
Boyle Heights - The last of the neighborhood's long-time Japanese restaurants - along with everything else on the same lot - has been nominated as a historic-cultural monument.
Vernon - Over the objections of state and local officials, a judge today approved a bankruptcy settlement allowing Exide Technologies to abandon its former battery-recycling plant in Vernon, leaving the state -- and taxpayers -- on the hook to pay for continued environmental cleanup of the site.
Boyle Heights -- A butane "honey oil" operation was discovered this morning inside a commercial building, where a fire burned for nearly an hour before being extinguished by firefighters.
Boyle Heights -- Firefighters knocked down an intense blaze that broke out tonight at a vacant former hospital at 443 S. Soto St., said the Los Angeles Fire Department.
- City to start negotiating takeover of vacant Caltrans homes in El Sereno
- Old contractor building in Atwater Village heads toward landmark status
- Rehab in the works for Silver Lake's historic Tokio Florist property
- A bear in Eagle Rock?
- LA Zoo giraffe -- Hasina -- dies after breech birth of stillborn calf
- L.A. could soon reopen theaters and indoor dining - if COVID-19 tier drops from purple to red
- LAPD chief checks into hospital for undisclosed reasons
- One dead, two wounded in Cypress Park weekend shooting
- Eastside private and charter schools prepare to welcome students back to campus
- Popular Highland Park middle school teacher dies
- A bear in Eagle Rock?
- Vaccinations start today for LA workers in education, food, emergency services and law enforcement
- A stroll down East LA's forgotten Latino Walk of Fame
- A tent city has become part of the landscape and art of Echo Park
- Street sweeping in L.A. to change from weekly to bi-weekly
- Jay's Bar in Silver Lake mourns the death of new owner
- Glassell Park shooting leaves one dead, one injured
- Friday night shooting leaves man dead in East LA
- Anti-vax protesters return to Dodger Stadium
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