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Ruins of an RV fire at Echo Park Lake

Ruins of an RV fire at Echo Park Lake

Photo courtesy BW Borden ECHO PARK — Visitors to Echo Park Lake on Friday were met with the burned out shell of an RV parked on Echo Park Avenue. It’s not the first time an RV or camper, often occupied by homeless persons, has caught fire while parked around the lake. BW Borden took the photo […]

Tree topples on Atwater Village van

Tree topples on Atwater Village van

Courtesy Kevin Kuzma ATWATER VILLAGE —  A large tree fell on a van on Tyburn Street near Glenhurst Avenue today as a storm moved through the area. Crews from the L.A. DWP were on the scene this morning but workers were still trying to clear up the mess tonight.  There have been no reports of […]

The benefits and potential pitfalls of using jailhouse informants

The benefits and potential pitfalls of using jailhouse informants

Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas speaks during a news conference.; Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Matt Dangelantonio | AirTalk The use of jailhouse informants to help prosecutors convict criminals is in the spotlight in Southern California after the U.S. Justice Department announced Thursday that it would open an investigation into the Orange County District Attorney’s […]

The benefits and potential pitfalls of using jailhouse informants

The benefits and potential pitfalls of using jailhouse informants

Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas speaks during a news conference.; Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Matt Dangelantonio | AirTalk The use of jailhouse informants to help prosecutors convict criminals is in the spotlight in Southern California after the U.S. Justice Department announced Thursday that it would open an investigation into the Orange County District Attorney’s […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events December 17 to 23

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events December 17 to 23

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Dec. 17, to Friday, Dec. 23.All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! The Green Rabbit Holiday Open House Saturday, Dec. 17, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Pasadena Museum of History is inspired by the beloved […]

Fatal shooting of Bakersfield man with dementia highlights challenges of caretaking

Fatal shooting of Bakersfield man with dementia highlights challenges of caretaking

A great number of senior Citzens struggle with various forms of dementia at Villa Albrecht.; Credit: Carsten Koall/Getty Images Natalie Chudnovsky | AirTalk On Monday, Bakersfield Police shot and killed 73-year-old Francisco Serna, who they later learned was suffering from dementia — a tragedy that highlights the challenges of maintaining the stewardship and safety of […]

On the Market: East L.A 2-on-a-lot.; El Sereno Traditional; Glassell Park 6-bedroom

On the Market: East L.A 2-on-a-lot.; El Sereno Traditional; Glassell Park 6-bedroom

Nearly 40 single-family homes, condos and other properties went up for sale on the Eastside during the last week. Here’s a sample of what’s new on the market: East L.A.: 2 units on a lot, 1 bedroom apiece. Rear car access. $475,000. El Sereno: Remodeled 3-bedroom near Cal State L.A. $629,000. Glassell Park: 6 bedrooms, 3 […]

For Sale: Beautifully renovated Highland Park 3+2 with stunning views

For Sale: Beautifully renovated Highland Park 3+2 with stunning views

Sponsored Post 415 Kendall Avenue | $849,000 | Property Website This traditional two-story in Highland Park is at the center of all that the burgeoning neighborhood has to offer. Miles of hiking trails in Debs Park are a few feet away; as is the evolving dining and coffee scene of the Figueroa 50’s: Cafe Birdie, […]

Angelenos in unpermitted housing under pressure after the Oakland fire

Angelenos in unpermitted housing under pressure after the Oakland fire

A man works with a power pole in front of a warehouse where a fire claimed the lives of at least thirty-six people on December 5, 2016 in Oakland, California.; Credit: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images Audrey Ngo | AirTalk The Oakland warehouse fire earlier this month hasn’t just raised anxiety with fans of the underground music […]

Angelenos in unpermitted housing under pressure after the Oakland fire

Angelenos in unpermitted housing under pressure after the Oakland fire

A man works with a power pole in front of a warehouse where a fire claimed the lives of at least thirty-six people on December 5, 2016 in Oakland, California.; Credit: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images Audrey Ngo | AirTalk The Oakland warehouse fire earlier this month hasn’t just raised anxiety with fans of the underground music […]

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