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Highland Park as music center; Boyle Heights fire damages 11 vehicles

Highland Park as music center; Boyle Heights fire damages 11 vehicles
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Sunrise view, Mount Washington | Todd Frankel A new generation of artists, record stores and recording labels have turned Highland Park into a hub of music making and selling. L.A. Times Arson investigators are investigating a garage fire that damaged 11 vehicles in Boyle Heights. ABC7 Columbus Day closures. CBS2 Submit An Event Submit An […]

One crash too many on Griffin Avenue

One crash too many on Griffin Avenue

Neighbors inspect crash damage on Griffin Avenue | Photo courtesy Matt Johnson MONTECITO HEIGHTS — A speeding car crashed into parked vehicles this afternoon in the 3600 block of Griffin Avenue, the third collision in recent months on this stretch of the street, according to one resident. A blue car heading south on Griffin smashed […]

Motorist pleads no contest in fatal Highland Park hit-and-run; puppy with chemical burns recovering at Lincoln Heights shelter; 110 Freeway traffic warning

Motorist pleads no contest in fatal Highland Park hit-and-run; puppy with chemical burns recovering at Lincoln Heights shelter; 110 Freeway traffic warning

Breed Street Shul, Boyle Heights | Scott Fajack A 21-year-old man involved in a fatal Highland Park hit-and-run last June pleaded no contest to vehicular manslaughter. Police said Alexis Virto was driving about 60 mph – 80 mph when he struck cyclist Jose Luna, speeding away from the scene with Luna on top of the […]

East L.A. sheet metal shop pays tribute to John, Paul, George & Ringo

East L.A. sheet metal shop pays tribute to John, Paul, George & Ringo

Courtesy C.J. Salgado By C.J. SALGADO 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 as a year-around tribute to Lennon and the rest […]

Stolen vehicle pursuit heads for the L.A. River bike path

Stolen vehicle pursuit heads for the L.A. River bike path

L.A. River path in Elysian Valley ELYSIAN VALLEY —  The police pursuit of a stolen vehicle this morning ended in Elysian Valley, where residents said an LAPD patrol car was seen following the vehicle on the bike and pedestrian path that runs along the Los Angeles River. David De La Torre with the Elysian Valley […]

Stolen vehicle pursuit heads for the L.A. River bike path

Stolen vehicle pursuit heads for the L.A. River bike path

L.A. River path in Elysian Valley ELYSIAN VALLEY —  The police pursuit of a stolen vehicle this morning ended in Elysian Valley, where residents said an LAPD patrol car was seen following the vehicle on the bike and pedestrian path that runs along the Los Angeles River. David De La Torre with the Elysian Valley […]

Elysian Heights Elementary celebrates Walk to School Day; CicLAvia returns to Boyle Heights

Elysian Heights Elementary celebrates Walk to School Day; CicLAvia returns to Boyle Heights

Today’s sunrise, Montecito Heights | Martha Benedict Today’s sunrise, Highland Park | Katrina Alexy Walk To School Day found more kids and parents leaving their cars behind and walking to Elysian Heights Elementary. L.A. Times Fourth Street from Hollenbeck Park to Downtown will be closed to motor vehicles on Sunday, Oct. 18 for CicLAvia.  CicLAvia […]

Silver Lake stairway get a colorful makeover

Silver Lake stairway get a colorful makeover

Photo courtesy Casey Revkin-Maugér SILVER LAKE —  Casey Revkin-Maugér looks forward to early morning walks up the Swan Place Stairway with her dog Baxter and being rewarded with a Downtown view from the top of the stairs.  After a neighborhood program was launched last year to adopt and care for Silver Lake’s public stairways, Revkin-Maugér teamed […]

Crime Check: Stolen cars in Boyle Heights; Highland Park assaults; Echo Park burglaries

Crime Check: Stolen cars in Boyle Heights; Highland Park assaults; Echo Park burglaries

A review of reported crimes during the past week on CrimeMapping.com revealed some of these trouble spots in Boyle Heights, Echo Park and Highland Park: Click on map for details | CrimeMapping.com BOYLE HEIGHTS — Six vehicles were stolen within a few blocks of each other on the southern edge of Boyle Heights. Four of […]

Crime Check: Stolen cars in Boyle Heights; Highland Park assaults; Echo Park burglaries

Crime Check: Stolen cars in Boyle Heights; Highland Park assaults; Echo Park burglaries

A review of reported crimes during the past week on CrimeMapping.com revealed some of these trouble spots in Boyle Heights, Echo Park and Highland Park: Click on map for details | CrimeMapping.com BOYLE HEIGHTS — Six vehicles were stolen within a few blocks of each other on the southern edge of Boyle Heights. Four of […]