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The East L.A. & City Terrace Guide

Restaurants, Shops, and Organizations

Find out what's open and changed during the coronavirus pandemic

Cesar Chavez Avenue is often overshadowed by Mariachi Plaza as Boyle Heights' center for restaurants, bars and shops.

But a few blocks north, Cesar Chavez is lined with numerous shops and restaurants. Relative newcomers like Guisados, Milpa Grille and Brooklyn Avenue Pizza Co, have joined stalwarts like La Parrailla. Las Flautas and Panaderia Morelos.

We found three properties within walking distance of this lively street:

Looking for a challenge? Some fire damage doesn't scare you? Then, if you are willing to do a lot of work or are working with an experienced contractor, you might want to consider taking on a fixer upper.

Here are three fixers currently on the market:

When it comes to Victorian homes on the Eastside, Angelino Heights receives most of the attention for its restored mansions and more modest homes. But Lincoln Heights also has a large number of Victorians in different states of restoration as well as disrepair. Here are three properties currently on the market:

East Los Angeles - A man was shot to death  just before 11 p.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of South Gage Avenue, according to Deputy Tracy Koerner of the Sheriff's Information Bureau.

East Los Angeles --  A 10-year-old boy was fatally injured early this morning and three other people suffered major injuries when a speeding vehicle crashed into a concrete sound wall on the 5 Freeway.

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East Los Angeles - A man was shot to death on Wednesday at what authorities say is an illegal marijuana dispensary. It's the sixth homicide within the last six weeks in East LA.

East Los Angeles --The LA County Board of Supervisors approved a $15,000 reward Tuesday for information leading to gunmen in the killing of an 18-year-old man apparently shot at random last month.

Patrons of county libraries in East Los Angeles and the rest of the county system will no longer have to pay fines for overdue books and other materials after the LA County Board of Supervisors voted today to eliminate such penalties.

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East Los Angeles - A man was found shot to death last night -- the fourth fatal shooting in less than a month in East L.A.

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East Los Angeles - Sheriff Alex Villanueva expressed "grave concerns" Friday night about the shooting by a deputy of a knife-wielding 34- year-old man in the midst of a mental health crisis, a killing that was captured on videotape and prompted a federal lawsuit from the man's family.

East Los Angeles - The L.A. County Board of Supervisors today approved a reward of $80,000 in connection with three East L.A. homicides -- including the murder of a homeless mother -- committed over a period of more than four years.

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If you are a victim of a severe injury and are taken emergently to LAC+UCS Medical Center, you may be automatically enrolled into a research study involving cold-stored platelets. (Learn more on our website).

East Los Angeles - A man in his 40s was killed in a shooting tonight -- the second fatal shooting in less than a week in East LA.

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!