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Brush fire burns six acres in El Sereno [updated]

Brush fire burns six acres in El Sereno [updated]

A large cloud of smoke rises above the El Sereno fire | Scott Fajack El SERENO – A fire has consumed about about five acres of grass and brush this afternoon as it spreads up a hillside near Ascot Hills Park, reports the L.A. Fire Department. Fire crews and air units are being deployed to […]

Los Feliz road rage crash leaves 5 injured

Los Feliz road rage crash leaves 5 injured

LOS FELIZ — Police are looking for a driver involved in a road rage crash on Los Feliz Boulevard Wednesday night that left five people injured, one of them critically. The incident began at about 10:30 pm as the driver of a Chrysler PT Cruiser and another vehicle, possibly a Chrysler Sebring, became involved in a dispute […]

Man shot dead in Boyle Heights alley

Man shot dead in Boyle Heights alley

BOYLE HEIGHTS — Police are asking the public for help to find the suspect who fatally shot a man as he walked down an alley on Tuesday afternoon. Police said the killing appears to be gang-related. The victim, Javier Muñoz, was shot multiple times on Dec. 5 at about 12:50 p.m. in an alley in […]

Wendy Carrillo emerges as top vote getter in 51st State Assembly runoff [updated]

Wendy Carrillo emerges as top vote getter in 51st State Assembly runoff [updated]

Updated at 11:11 pm Wendy Carrillo   defeated Luis López based on unofficial results from today’s 51st State Assembly runoff election. With 100% of precincts reporting, Carrillo claimed 52.83% of the vote compared to 47.17% for Lopez.  according to the L.A. County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk.  While Carrillo’s lead eroded over the evening,  the labor activist always remained ahead by several percentage points […]

Lost in Echo Park: Subaru Car Key fob

Lost in Echo Park: Subaru Car Key fob

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Royal family’s Los Feliz link; homeless vehicle rental; Eagle Rock prof up for Grammy

Royal family’s Los Feliz link; homeless vehicle rental; Eagle Rock prof up for Grammy

Edited BY BARRY LANK A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. The porn industry takes issue with a proposal to block pornographic websites on city library computers. The Free Speech Coalition, an industry trade group, said libraries can install privacy screens to shield children and other […]

Councilman challenges rules to close L.A. River for e.coli; Atwater Village Tree Lighting Festival finds new home

Councilman challenges rules to close L.A. River for e.coli;  Atwater Village Tree Lighting Festival finds new home

L.A. River: 13th District Councilman Mitch O’Farrell rejected a new set of rules that would close the L.A. River to kayaking and other forms of recreation when harmful levels of e. coli bacteria are detected in the water. The councilman, who says the rules were developed without sufficient input, wants sanitation officials to confer with […]

Councilman challenges rules to close L.A. River for e.coli; Atwater Village Tree Lighting Festival finds new home

Councilman challenges rules to close L.A. River for e.coli;  Atwater Village Tree Lighting Festival finds new home

L.A. River: 13th District Councilman Mitch O’Farrell rejected a new set of rules that would close the L.A. River to kayaking and other forms of recreation when harmful levels of e. coli bacteria are detected in the water. The councilman, who says the rules were developed without sufficient input, wants sanitation officials to confer with […]

Wine and painting in Eagle Rock; Walk for Kids Growth in Griffith Park; comedy films in Echo Park

Wine and painting in Eagle Rock; Walk for Kids Growth in Griffith Park; comedy films in Echo Park

Drink wine, eat cheese and learn how to paint at the Santa Cecilia Arts and Learning Center in Eagle Rock. In Griffith Park, join the 5th annual walk to increase awareness of childhood growth disorders. In Echo Park, have an evening of comedy – with stand-up, short films and “Wayne’s World.” Eastside Comedy Guide Submit […]

Freedman’s in Silver Lake makes deli food new again

Freedman’s in Silver Lake makes deli food new again

SILVER LAKE – A traditional Jewish deli with a modern twist: What exactly does that mean for Freedman’s, the new restaurant now starting business in a strip mall along Sunset? For one thing, according to Food and Wine, bagels are “Toronto-style,” meaning small and fluffy – in contrast to the larger, chewier New York style, […]