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Friday, May 26, 2017

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Apartment buildings planned near East L.A. cemetery entrance

EAST LOS ANGELES — An affordable housing developer is planning to build more than 100 apartments and 5,000-square-feet of retail space across from the Whittier Boulevard entrance of Calvary Cemetery. Meta Housing Corp. would build the apartment buildings on two separate sites catty-corner from each other ... Read More »

Morning mural ride in East L.A.

EAST LOS ANGELES —  There were not many people out and about on this chilly morning when Aurelio Jose Barrera went out for a bike ride. But the clear crisp weather made for nice conditions to snap some photos of the neighborhood murals as he rode ... Read More »

East L.A. sidewalk vendors love Valentine’s Day

EAST LOS ANGELES — Forget to buy a Valentine’s Day gift for that someone special?  That’s no problem in East L.A., where many sidewalks and street corners are brimming with flowers, balloons and teddy bears being hawked by street vendors.  Aurelio Jose Barrera  dashed around the ... Read More »

Bloody trail leads to East L.A. shooting victim

EAST LOS ANGELES — Sheriff’s deputies responding to reports of shooting early this morning followed a trail of blood on a sidewalk into an apartment building, where they found a Latino man suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper torso. The victim, located in a ... Read More »

Pizza Bandit brings pastrami pie to East L.A.

EAST LOS ANGELES – There’s another pizza joint in town, Eater LA reports: Pizza Bandit. Apparently, the pies are Yasiel Puig-approved, since the Dodgers’ right-fielder appears on Pizza Bandit’s Yelp page. The restaurant in a Whittier Boulevard strip mall also boasts of a pastrami pizza with ... Read More »

Man shot dead in East L.A.

EAST LOS ANGELES — A man was fatally shot in the 3800 block of Whittier Boulevard tonight, said the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department. The shooting took place at about 6 pm in the 3800 block of Whittier Boulevard. The victim was declared dead at the scene. ... Read More »