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The colors of Sunset

MONTECITO HEIGHTS –– A warm and humid day ended with a colorful sunset. Martha Benedict captured an image of the setting sun from Montecito Heights with the hills of Elysian Park in the distance. Got a story, tip, question or photo to share? Submit it here Read More »

Man goes missing in Boyle Heights; city sued over missing Tom LaBonge documents; goodbye, shade balls

Police are asking the public to help find a 76-year-old man suffering from dementia who was last seen in the 600 block of N. Cummings Street in Boyle Heights .... The city has been accused of violating the California Public Records Act and improperly destroying documents in a lawsuit filed over missing records from the office of former 4th District Councilman Tom LaBonge .... After making a big splash, shade balls will or have been removed from all but one city reservoirs - including those in Elysian Park and Silver Lake Read More »

Why taking a dip in the L.A. River may be hazardous to your health

ELYSIAN VALLEY -- Heading down to the L.A. River this summer? Maybe you should avoid getting wet, according to a water quality study conducted in Elysian Valley and other parts of the river. The study by the environmental group Heal the Bay found high levels bacteria in the water, prompting the group to warn visitors to limit their contact with the water and avoid swimming or dunking your head in the water. Read More »

Bowling for bargains in Northeast L.A.

With the opening of Highland Park Bowl last month, there’s a renewed interest in the art of knocking down pins in an alley both as sport and recreation. After all, bowling is socially ecumenical: it’s a great place for kids birthday parties, fun for families, the perfect second date for teens, social outlet for seniors, college bonding, Father’s Day Fun, the list goes on, Read More »

Police seek man who killed dog in Boyle Heights; Bernie Sanders vows victory in Lincoln Heights; sneak peek inside the Silver Lake 365-Whole Foods store

MORNING REPORT: Police are looking for a man who beat and slammed a small dog against a Boyle Heights sidewalk until the animal died .... Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders appeared before a large crowd in a Lincoln Heights baseball field, vowing to win the upcoming California primary despite rival Hillary Clinton's leading position in the polls .... Don't Go Looking for the Cheese Counter: A sneak peek inside Silver Lake's the new 365 by Whole Foods store Read More »

Celebration turns to concern over Flat Top open space

Neighborhood activists were victorious in 2014 when they blocked a real estate development on a hill named Flat Top,  preserving the hilltop between Montecito Heights and Lincoln Heights as open space. Within a few months, however,  complaints started cropping up that Northeast Trees, the environmental group that ... Read More »

Debs Park native plant nursery gets growing without El Niño rains

MONTECITO HEIGHTS -- Plenty of gardeners in Northeast Los Angeles are wondering when – if ever – the El Niño rains will appear. “We were hoping that the rains would do our watering for us this winter,” says Justin Yee, National Park Service restoration technician and nursery manager at Los Nogales Nursery, which is located on the grounds of the Audubon Center at Debs Park. “It’s been so unusually dry and hot here; maybe next month it will unload on us. We hope.” Read More »