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Man charged in connection with dismembering body and setting it on fire in Cypress Park

Man charged in connection with dismembering body and setting it on fire in Cypress Park

A 56-year-old man was charged today with murder and arson after police say he killed and dismembered a woman, transported her remains in a suitcase onboard a Gold Line train and then set the suitcase on fire in the parking lot of the Cypress Park Home Depot. Valentino Gutierrez allegedly murdered the victim – believed […]

Hope this wasn’t your Prius

Hope this wasn’t your Prius

Photo by Mary-Austin Klein ECHO PARK — Mondays are bad enough without a carob tree branch crushing your car. That’s what happened this afternoon near Macbeth and Sutherland streets. The street was taped off and the fire department showed up but there were no reports of injuries, except for an unlucky Prius. Photo by Mary-Austin […]

School shooting near Echo Park; Dodgers could host All-Stars; burned body in Cypress Park

School shooting near Echo Park; Dodgers could host All-Stars; burned body in Cypress Park

EDITED by BARRY LANK A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. A 12-year-old girl has been booked in connection with an apparent accidental shooting that wounded two students — one of them critically — inside a classroom at Sal Castro Middle School just south of Echo […]

Girl threatened with knife during Echo Park assault; city payouts to cyclists totaled nearly $19 million

Girl threatened with knife during Echo Park assault; city payouts to cyclists totaled nearly $19 million

Assault: Police arrested a man who allegedly grabbed and threatened an 8-year-old girl with a knife in the Echo Park Walgreens on Friday night. The suspect, who police believe may have been on drugs, ran off but was later apprehended by officers. ABC 7 Payouts: The city paid more than $19 million last year to […]

Los Feliz food truck fest causes stir; breadmaker’s new Elysian Valley digs; changes at Trois Familia

Los Feliz food truck fest causes stir; breadmaker’s new Elysian Valley digs; changes at Trois Familia

BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL A Los Feliz food truck festival has received mixed reviews from local businesses, the Los Feliz Ledger reports. Apparently, some undisclosed restaurant owners believe that the food trucks have taken their clientele while others, such as Mexico City’s Albert Solis, believe that the festival increases his restaurant’s visibility.  The festival takes place […]

For Sale: Sweet Spanish Treehouse in Highland Park

For Sale: Sweet Spanish Treehouse in Highland Park

Sponsored Post 361 Marie Ave | $729,000 | Property Website Spanish Treehouse in the hills of Highland Park. This one is all about the light…bright entry-office with skylight, and the floor to ceiling arched window in the spacious living room to the airy flow of its layout. Wood floors and vintage-y kitchen. Two ample bedrooms […]

Arrests made in fatal Elysian Park shooting

Arrests made in fatal Elysian Park shooting

SOLANO CANYON — Four suspects have been arrested and a “significant cache” of weapons and narcotics have been seized  in connection with the fatal shooting earlier this month of a 23-year-old man in Elysian Park, police said. The LAPD is scheduled to hold a news conference on Thursday to reveal more information about the arrests […]

Moonrise viewed from Highland Park

Moonrise viewed from Highland Park

Photo by James Marcotte HIGHLAND PARK — Tonight’s sunset competed with a dramatic moonrise. Thanks to James Marcotte for this photo shot from Abbott Place.  Astronomy buffs are now awaiting for tomorrow’s rare “super blood blue moon.” More Highland Park stories Find stories by neighborhood What’s going on? Got a story, tip, question or photo to […]

Lincoln Heights buzzing about affordable housing; Glassell Park residents seek to buyout developer; Angeleno Heights landmark going for nearly $2 million

Lincoln Heights buzzing about affordable housing;  Glassell Park residents seek to buyout developer; Angeleno Heights landmark going for nearly $2 million

A Roundup of Eastside  Real Estate and Development News Welcome to a digest of Eastside real estate news, development and people. In this week’s issue: In Glassell Park, neighbors are trying to buy the land earmarked for a housing development.  A plan to building housing on public parking lots is a hot topic in Lincoln […]

Real Estate Monday: Get Your Weekly Dose of Eastside Real Estate News

Real Estate Monday: Get Your Weekly Dose of Eastside Real Estate News

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