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 »
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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 »
MORNING REPORT: Walk To School Day found more kids than usual walking to Elysian Heights Elementary .... Fourth Street from Hollenbeck Park to Downtown will be closed to motor vehicles on Sunday, Oct. 18 for CicLAvia Read More »
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 ... Read More »
MORNING REPORT: Members of Wilson High's 1975 football team held a 40-year-reunion to commemorate the three-year, 39-0 winning streak the El Sereno school enjoyed during the mid '70s. .... Cal State L.A. unveiled a new logo and branding that features the skyscrapers and landmarks of Downtown L.A. .... Lost in Silver Lake: Small cat with white paws 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 »
MORNING REPORT: The pursuit of a stolen box truck that began in Castaic ended when the driver jumped out of the vehicle, ran across freeway lanes and into Boyle Heights, where he gave himself up .... Culture Collide announced the lineup for its October music festival in Echo Park .... Found in Silver Lake: Poodle Mix Read More »
MORNING REPORT: Two separate water main breaks flooded a home in Los Feliz and damaged pavement on the border of Eagle Rock and Glassell Park, where El Paso Drive near Avenue 45 was closed this morning. ... Ruthie Shavit of the Silverlake Independent Jewish Community Center has retired after serving as director for 28 years ... How to tell if your tree is drought stressed Read More »
MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The Lummis Day Festival celebrates features numerous artists as it celebrates the arts and culture of Northeast L.A. But on Saturday, the festival focused its attention on honoring the legacy of one artist, print maker Richard Duardo, who died last year at age 62. Read More »
Lincoln High wins its first-ever baseball championship; dreaming of a Los Feliz-Silver Lake DASH bus
MORNING REPORT: Will a DASH bus line ever connect Los Feliz and Silver Lake? ... DASH bus riders who use a TAP card and other forms of electronic payments will get a discount off the regular fare beginning July 1 ... Lincoln High's baseball team won its first-ever division championship at Dodger Stadium
While the L.A. River is poised for a billion-dollar restoration, the nearby Arroyo Seco seems almost forgotten as it runs down a narrow slit along the 110 Freeway through Northeast L.A. But a feasibility study now underway may eventually lead to a restoration of the Arroyo Seco as well.
ELYSIAN VALLEY -- Memorial Day kicks off the third official season of the L.A. River Recreation Zone, where urbanites will be able to canoe, bird watch or fish the summer away along the waterway.
MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Just one eye of a Native American looks out behind the barrage of tagging covering the Southwest Museum Mural on Marmion Way. Artist Daniel Cervantes and a team of volunteers spent about a year working on the nearly 150-foot long mural, which was dedicated in 2004. Now, a fundraiser is being held to raise at least $20,000 to restore and maintain the artwork.