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February blows in with more strong winds [updated]

The winds blowing across the Eastside this morning don’t appear as strong as Sunday’s gusts but they are still causing some problems, including knocking down more trees and blowing palm fronts and other debris across streets and sidewalks. Firefighters who battled a large blaze in Glassell ... Read More »

Possible changes to small-lot developments; overdue book amnesty

MORNING REPORT: The Planning Department will hold public hearings over possible changes to small-lot development laws that allow developers to construct single-family homes on lots as small as 600 square-feet .... The Los Angeles Public Library will allow patrons to return overdue books and other materials without penalty during a two-week amnesty in February .... Today's Silver Lake Weather: Warmer, with a high of 77 and a low of 51 Read More »

One dead in Historic Filipinotown shooting; hot real estate in City Terrace & Lincoln Heights

MORNING REPORT: A man in his 20s was fatally shot on Sunday afternoon near Beverly Boulevard and Benton Way in the Historic Filipinotown area .... A survey of Los Angeles' hottest Zip Codes when it came to real estate price appreciation last year included the 90063 Zip Code, which includes City Terrace, and the 90031 Zip Code, which includes Elysian Valley, Lincoln Heights and Montecito Heights .... Today's Lincoln Heights Weather: 20% chance of rain, with a high of 65 and a low of 51 Read More »

Water is in short supply at Debs Park pond

One of the rewards for hiking up to one of the highest points in Debs Park is a hilltop pond surrounded by trees and views of the city and mountains. But in recent weeks park visitors have been surprised to discover that the water level in ... Read More »

91-year-old man goes missing in Highland Park; Lincoln Heights stabbing

MORNING REPORT: Police captured a Lincoln Heights man after he allegedly stabbed a process server in the 1700 block of Albion Street and then fled the scene .... Authorities launched a search for a 91-year-old man with Alzheimer's who was last seen in the 5500 block of Marmion Way in Highland Park ... Metro will close the Little Tokyo Gold Line station through March and transport passengers on shuttle buses between the Pico-Aliso and Union stations ... Read More »

December dusk

MONTECITO HEIGHTS — Martha Benedict took the photo above as the setting sun turned the clouds shades of orange and crimson at the end of what she noted was the second shortest day of the year. Read More »

Highland Park stabbing victim identified; Silver Lake’s Chandelier Tree vandalized; $137 million makeover for Roosevelt High

MORNING REPORT: The man who was fatally stabbed in Highland Park early Wednesday morning has been identified as 24-year-old Bryan Wilfredo Najarro .... A colorful parking meter that serves as a donation box for Silver Lake's Chandelier Tree was vandalized, with the thieves picking the lock and stealing the device used to receive credit card contributions .... A new auditorium, gymnasium, lunch shelter and classrooms will be built at Roosevelt Senior High under a $137 million project approved by the Los Angeles Unified School Board Read More »

The challenges facing Lincoln Heights Olympic Village; Atwater girls get cooking with new kitchen

MORNING REPORT: The on going transformation of an industrial property in Lincoln Heights into a new park shows the challenges and costs that may face a proposal to turn a nearby rail yard into the home for 17,000 athletes and staff if the city hosts the 2024 Olympics .... Taking The Reins, an Atwater nonprofit that works with at-risk girls, has opened a new kitchen after receiving at $23,000 grant and the assistance of its landlord Read More »

$400,000 makeover for East L.A. baseball field; Echo Park church having 2,500 people over for Thanksgiving dinner

MORNING REPORT: The L.A. County Board of Supervisors approved $400,000 worth of improvements to the Belvedere Park baseball field that will be partly funded by the L.A. Dodgers Foundation .... St. Athanasius Episcopal Church in Echo Park is expected to serve free Thanksgiving dinners to an estimated 2,500 people beginning at 11:30 a.m. .... Join The Eastsider Photo Pool or tag your Instagram photos with #eastsiderla or send them via email to [email protected] Read More »

Debs Park victim died from multiple injuries

EL SERENO — The county coroner has determined that Gabriela Calzada, one of the two women found dead in Debs Park last week, died from multiple injuries as police met with concerned residents tonight nearly a week after the double killing. NBC 4 reported that the ... Read More »

Echo Park shoe repairman faces a long wait for a home; NELA median home sales prices top $600,000

MORNING REPORT: A 71-year-old homeless Echo Park shoe repairman who works and lives out of a van faces a 3- to 10-year wait to get an affordable apartment .... The median price for homes sold in September across several Northeast L.A. neighborhoods rose above $600,000 .... A Hearst heiress has purchased a Los Feliz Spanish Colonial Revival estate designed by Paul Williams for $11 million Read More »