EAST LOS ANGELES -- Shhhhh. Come closer. If you ask me, it’s not Halloween without a good scary story. First time author, Mario J. Becerra couldn’t agree more. His recently published book, Haunted East Los Angeles, tells of devil worship, spirit children, Ouija boards, poltergeists, and graveyard apparitions. Apparently, many others agree, too, because the Chicano Resource Center at the East Los Angeles Library was packed at his Thursday evening book talk. Read More »
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EAST LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles County Sheriff Department deputies blocked off several streets this morning and residents were told to stay indoors and lock their doors as they searched for a stolen vehicle suspect, who avoided capture. Read More »
EAST LOS ANGELES, CA – LOST DOG: REWARD OFFERED! My boy 4 year old white and tan maltese mix, Brownie, has been missing since 10-1-2015. ... Read More »
EAST LOS ANGELES — Many of Nike’s flashy stores are located in high-end shopping centers or affluent communities, like The Grove in the Fairfax District, ... Read More »
EAST LOS ANGELES -- Beatles fans around the world today are celebrating what would have been the 75th birthday of John Lennon. But in East Los Angeles, a newly re-painted mural on the side of a sheet metal shop serves a year-around tribute to Lennon and the rest of the Fab Four. Read More »
EAST LOS ANGELES -- This summer Atlantic Park in East L.A. got some upgrades that, although summer has officially ended, the community will continue to make use of, especially with the continuing warm weather which keeps many enjoying the outdoors well into the evening hours. Read More »
EAST LOS ANGELES -- Sunday at the East L.A. Civic Center was a perfect summer day for relaxing in the park, fishing in the lake or getting your wheelchair washed. Yes, wheelchairs need a good cleaning now and then, and the 12th Annual Wheelchair Wash found volunteers providing a free cleaning as part of a day-long health and community resources fair. Read More »
My dog Zak is missing, he was last seen June 11th in the Boyle Heights/City Terrace area. He’s an 11 year old black shepherd mix ... Read More »
EAST LOS ANGELES — Gold Line service was disrupted this morning after a train “made contact” with a man who was standing on the tracks with his arms outstretched. But after falling to the ground, the man got up and ran off, according to a Metro spokesman.
EAST LOS ANGELES -- Four-year-old Emilio ran back and forth between the water faucet and his garden plot at Saturday’s grand opening of the Eastmont Community Garden. Like a seasoned gardener, he kept busy filling a watering can to quench the dry soil where he’d previously planted strawberries, tomatoes, and chili plants. More so, he proudly pointed to tomatoes already ripening on the vine, as well as the cilantro and carrot seeds he would soon plant.
EAST LOS ANGELES -- Mickey, a miligold macaw with green, yellow and blue feathers, was stolen off a porch in East L.A. last week as the horrified owner looked on. Now, there's a $1,000 reward being offered for Mickey's return.
As a child Alice Bag, born Alicia Armendariz, was shy and spoke very little English. In kindergarten, she sometimes would cry due to her frustrations with English, Spanish being her first language. As an East Los Angeles teenager Bag fronted the band The Bags in the early days of the Los Angeles punk scene. She eventually got down the whole English part just fine.
One of the biggest issues facing new County Supervisor Hilda Solis, whose district includes most of the Eastside, is how to close the 710 Freeway gap between El Sereno and Pasadena. On Wednesday, Solis, who replaced Gloria Molina as Supervisor of the First District, hinted at her preferences and concerns about the alternatives now being considered.