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$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 19-year-old woman also suffered a gunshot wound to the head. But an official with ... 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 »

Canine contestants compete in Howl-oween costume contest

HERMON — They came wearing sombreros and dressed up as the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man. These were some of the contestants who strutted their stuff and wagged their tails at the Hermon Dog Park  during the 10th Annual Howl-oween Costume Contest. Who won? Still waiting on the list of winners. Meanwhile, enjoy a few photos from Martha Benedict. Read More »

Highland Park middle school locked down; fire strikes El Sereno duplex

MORNING REPORT: Luther Burbank Middle School in Highland Park was locked down on Friday after a gunman barricaded himself in a nearby building .... Firefighters took 18 minutes to put out a blaze on Sunday afternoon at a 2-story duplex in the 2900 block of Chadwick Drive .... Got photos to share? Join The Eastsider Photo Pool or tag your Instagram photos with #eastsiderla or send them via email to [email protected] Read More »

Lincoln Heights family files suit over fatal police shooting; 10 new townhomes planned for Eagle Rock

MORNING REPORT: The family of a Lincoln Heights man who was shot to death by LAPD officers have filed a lawsuit, claiming that Luis Molina Martinez was shot in the back while face down on the floor and that officers falsified evidence .... A Glendale developer released a rendering of 10 new small-lot townhomes being built across from the Sparkletts bottling plant in Eagle Rock .... CicLAvia rolling into Boyle Heights on Sunday Read More »

Fidos get a workout at city’s first dog park agility course

HERMON —  The people and pooches of the Hermon Dog Park held a grand opening on Sunday for what is described as the city’s first dog agility course to help improve animal fitness. The Bark Park Agility Course, funded in part with $10,000 from the office of Councilman José Huizar,  includes a training table, tunnel, elevated dog walk, weave poles, ... Read More »

Another day of heat, humidity and colorful skies

MONTECITO HEIGHTS– The hot and humid weather have made things uncomfortable but have also been accompanied by some dramatic clouds and sunsets. Martha Benedict snapped this shot earlier tonight as sunrays burst through clouds just before day’s end. Read More »

Police search in Echo Park; Montecito Heights victim identified; the guitar string makers of Boyle Heights 

MORNING REPORT: LAPD was searching for a stolen vehicle suspect near Douglas Street and Elysian Park Drive, but the suspect got away .... The man whose body was found in the Arroyo Seco near South Avenue 62 in Montecito Heights has been identified as 86-year-old on Jose Pocasangre-Munoz .... The owners of a Boyle Heights shop that makes strings for guitars and other instruments say their custom-made string sound better and last longer than mass-produced products. Read More »

Was that Chicken Boy in the L.A. River?

ELYSIAN VALLEY — A stretch of the L.A. River was turned into a race course on Saturday, with kayakers, canoeists and paddleboarders, some of whom were dressed in costume or accompanied by dogs, zipping down the waterway. In addition to spectators, the second annual L.A. River Boat Race also attracted a group of anti-gentrification protestors, who hung signs along the ... Read More »