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Beer now brewing in Echo Park

ECHO PARK — Beer fans rejoice: Echo Park now has its very own brewery. Sage Vegan Bistro has opened its brewpub in the historic Jensen’s Recreation Center. The micro-brewery and full bar, connected to the restaurant next door, will be making and serving specialty beers — ... Read More »

Search for missing boy underway near Highland Park; 101 Freeway reopened; free bus rides on Bike to Work Day

MORNING REPORT: A large-scale search is underway this morning in the area around Arroyo Park next to Highland Park in connection with the disappearance of 5-year-old Aramazd Andressian Jr. .... The northbound 101 Freeway was shut down early this morning as authorities responded to a man with a "behavioral emergency" on the Western Avenue overpass in East Hollywood .... Bike Riders - or anyone who wears a bike helmet -- will be given a free ride on Metro and city DASH and Commuter Express buses on Bike to Work Day Read More »

Times endorses Gomez in congressional race; charter victory means big changes at L.A. Unified; Obama Freeway moving forward

MORNING REPORT: The L.A. Times endorsed state Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez over attorney Robert Lee Ahn in the 34th Congressional District runoff election .... L.A. Unified could see an increase in charter schools and a decline in revenue and enrollment as a result of Tuesday's school board election results .... Voters approved a major change to the LAPD disciplinary process .... A proposal to rename part of the 134 Freeway through Eagle Rock in honor of former President Obama was approved by the state Senate by a 34-1 vote. Read More »

Election Day arrives; man pleads not guilty to fatal East L.A & Whittier shootings; civil trial to begin over alleged sex abuse at El Sereno school

MORNING REPORT: The city of L.A. will hold a general election today, May 16, with the polls open from 7 am to 8 pm. .... Michael Christopher Mejia, a gang member and convicted felon, plead not guilty to fatally shooting his cousin in East Los Angeles and a police officer in Whittier .... A civil trial is scheduled to begin this week over allegations that L.A. Unified failed to prevent and covered up the sexual abuse of students by a former teacher at El Sereno Elementary Read More »

Improvements coming to Mariachi Plaza area; Echo Park bungalow court up for historic landmark vote; Council District 1 election

MORNING REPORT: Officials held a groundbreaking for $3.9 million worth of improvements -- ranging from sidewalk repairs to new bus benches and street trees -- in the area around the Mariachi Plaza Gold Line station in Boyle Heights ..... The City Council will vote on Tuesday, May 16, whether to grant landmark status and protection to an Echo Park bungalow court threatened with demolition ..... Voters head to the polls on Tuesday, May 16 to decide whether incumbent Gil Cedillo or newcomer Joe Bray-Ali will represent Council District 1. Read More »

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