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East Los Angeles -- A person was found dead this morning inside a parked van near the center divider of the southbound 710 Freeway, authorities said.

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East Los Angeles -- The county sheriff's department today is investigating the fatal stabbing of a man in the Nueva Maravilla Housing Community.

Last May, county officials gathered on Northside Drive to celebrate the completion of a project that transformed a wide traffic median into a mini park. But a few blocks east, Sergio Vera and his neighbors near Northside Drive and Montebello Park Way were not in a celebratory mood.

East Los Angeles -- The history of East LA is written in its cemeteries and its restaurants. Depending on how you drive to Sofreh on 3rd Street, you may pass a Serbian Cemetery, a Chinese Cemetery, the Russian Molokan Cemetery, the Odd Fellows Cemetery, and numerous Jewish cemeteries.

The leader of a Mexico-based evangelical megachurch with a large sanctuary in East Los Angeles is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday following his guilty plea to multiple sex-related charges involving minors, according to the state Attorney General's Office.

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East Los Angeles --  A second suspect has been arrested in connection with a shootout earlier this week involving CHP officers and sheriff's transit deputies  that left another suspect wounded, authorities said today.

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East Los Angeles -- A CHP officer came under fire this morning, prompting the officer and sheriff's deputies to return fire, wounding one person and prompting a search for a second suspect.

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East Los Angeles -- A man was shot to death early this morning in the second homicide since Saturday, said authorities.

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East Los Angeles -- Three people were killed early this morning when a car traveling "at a high rate of speed" crashed into a tree and caught fire.

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City Terrace -- One man was killed during an exchange of gunfire this morning in what may have been a gang-related shooting, according to the L.A. Sherriff's Department.

East Los Angeles -- It’s a construction zone now. But in a few months, a former car sales lot along the 400 block of Atlantic Boulevard will be occupied by Esperanza College Prep, a charter high school.

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East Los Angeles - A man was shot to death this afternoon in a possible gang-related shooting, according to the L.A. County Sheriff's Department.

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What can you do with a small storefront space on your property? Turn it into a studio or workshop? Open up a gift shop? Or just lease it out to a commercial tenant?

Here are three mixed-use properties that would allow you to keep your business close to home.

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:

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