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Fear of Trump and deportation in Boyle Heights; saying goodbye to El Arco Iris; Cesar Chavez Day closures

MORNING REPORT: The L.A. Times looks at the fear and anxiety that Donald Trump's presidency and immigration crackdown have generated among the immigrants of Boyle Heights .... The upcoming closure of El Arco Iris finds the Highland Park restaurant busy with customers savoring their final platters of enchiladas and glasses of margaritas ... City offices, including libraries, will be closed Monday, March 27 in honor of the Cesar Chavez holiday. Read More »

Tracy Do Presents a Beautiful Craftsman in Montecito Heights

This refurbished two-story Craftsman-style home is nestled on a quiet street in Montecito Heights, a neighborhood that everyone seems to be talking about. It is filled with light and features tasteful period-inspired updates that blend seamlessly with original character details, along with gorgeous wood flooring that flows throughout. Read More »

Pit bull owners want dogs back after deadly Lincoln Heights attack; motorist dies in Highland Park freeway crash

MORNING REPORT: The owner of two pit bulls who fatally attacked a 67-year-old Lincoln Heights grandfather has filed an appeal to get the dogs back from L.A. Animal Services .... A Pasadena man died last Sunday after he lost control of his pickup and crashed into a tree alongside the southbound Arroyo Seco Parkway (110 Freeway) near Avenue 43 in Highland Park Read More »

You’re never too young to learn yoga in East L.A.

EAST LOS ANGELES -- For much of the week, when one walks into People’s Yoga in East Los Angeles, quiet, peaceful, instrumental music plays while adults carefully align their poses. Sunday mornings, however, are quite different. Children and their parents moo during Cow pose, bark during Downward Facing Dog and reach for the stars while singing Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star. Read More »

Where’s The Local Flavor? The Habit Burger to join Starbucks and Chipotle at Echo Park shopping center

ECHO PARK -- The final touches are being made, and in a few weeks the construction fence will be removed to fully reveal the retail and restaurant center known as Mohawk Collective. The tenants include major chains -- Chipotle, Starbucks and The Habit Burger Grill -- and outposts of a Santa Monica yoga studio, a Pasadena ice cream store and a vegan cinnamon roll franchise. But what's missing from the tenant roster so far are local independent businesses. Read More »

Boyle Heights tenants protest rent increase; tuition going up for Cal State students; cop blames brain tumor on chemical exposure at former Northeast police station

Eastside Scene: Tenants of a Boyle Heights apartment building staged a protest outside the offices of their landlord after they were hit with rent increases as high as 90% .... An LAPD officer diagnosed with a brain tumor claims it is the result of exposure to chemicals at the former LAPD Northeast Division station in Glassell Park ... Tuition for in-state students at Cal State L.A. and other CSU campuses will rise $278 starting in the next academic year. Read More »

Horsin’ around Echo Park

ECHO PARK — Mounted police officers who were on patrol in Elysian Park took a detour this afternoon to make a stop at Chango coffee before heading back up Morton Avenue. Got a story, tip, question or photo to share? Submit it here More Echo Park stories an’t ... Read More »

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