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Why did a Highland Park man take a fatal fall from a freeway bridge?

Why did a Highland Park man take a fatal fall from a freeway bridge?
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Armando Sahagun That’s what police and family members are trying to figure out after 22-year-old Armando Sahagun, who died on Sunday night, July 19 after falling from the Pasadena Avenue bridge onto the northbound Arroyo Seco Parkway, where he was struck by a vehicle.   “I ask that you please help my family solve this mystery, maybe […]

Prepare to make a stop at Echo Park Lake

Prepare to make a stop at Echo Park Lake

ECHO PARK — The intersection of Echo Park and Laguna avenues is a busy crossroads. About 10,000 cars and trucks a day zip along Echo Park Avenue while many pedestrians cross at Laguna as they come and go to Echo Park Lake, church services and the DASH bus stop.  Now, in a move to make […]

Prepare to make a stop at Echo Park Lake

Prepare to make a stop at Echo Park Lake

ECHO PARK — The intersection of Echo Park and Laguna avenues is a busy crossroads. About 10,000 cars and trucks a day zip along Echo Park Avenue while many pedestrians cross at Laguna as they come and go to Echo Park Lake, church services and the DASH bus stop.  Now, in a move to make […]

Water main breaks in Angeleno Heights

Water main breaks in Angeleno Heights

Water gushing on Allison Avenue ANGELENO HEIGHTS — Another day, another water main break. This one is in Angeleno Heights on Allison Avenue near Douglas Street.  The water began burbling up through the concrete pavement at about 10 a.m. But, as of 2 p.m., no crews had shown up to begin repairs, according to a […]

Man found dead on 110 Freeway

Man found dead on 110 Freeway

LINCOLN HEIGHTS — The body of a man was found on the 110 Arroyo Seco Parkway in Lincoln Heights after he was struck by a vehicle, the L.A. Fire Department said tonight. The man was found in northbound traffic lanes under the Avenue 26 bridge, the LAFD reported shortly before 8 p.m. The two left […]

Highland Park’s cheap eats and pool hall makeover; sleek menswear boutique struts into Silver Lake; farmers’ market incentives for low-income shoppers

Highland Park’s cheap eats and pool hall makeover; sleek menswear boutique struts into Silver Lake; farmers’ market incentives for low-income shoppers

By CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL The days of Highland Park Pool & Billiards are apparently numbered with the coming of the tentatively named concept, Hi-Hat, Eater LA reports. Behind the change are Dustin Lancaster, Ross Stephenson and Michael Blackman, the same folks who brought The Hermosillo and Highland Park Brewery to the neighborhood (Lancaster is also behind […]

For Sale: Duplex in Fabulous Glendale Location

For Sale: Duplex in Fabulous Glendale Location

Sponsored Post 429-431 Geneva St. | $775,000 | Property Website A block to Whole Foods & shopping and very close to the Americana & the Galleria. Charming 1950’s side-by-side duplex, both units 2 bed/1 bath in excellent condition with hardwood floors, washer/dryer hookups in both units, detached 4 car garage with alley access, front and back […]

Mayor Garcetti makes “final pitch” for L.A. River revitalization plan; Echo Park Rising line up announced

Mayor Garcetti makes “final pitch” for L.A. River revitalization plan; Echo Park Rising line up announced

Echo Park | Stephen Roullier/Flickr Echo Park Rising announced the initial line up for the fifth annual music festival that will include 300 bands. Echo Park Rising Mayor Eric Garcetti is scheduled to make his “final pitch” for a $1.3 billion L.A. River revitalization plan during a presentation before officials with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. […]

Fire-damaged Glassell Park church vandalized; SWAT team on Bonnie Brae Street

Fire-damaged Glassell Park church vandalized; SWAT team on Bonnie Brae Street

Boyle Heights | The Eastsider A tagging crew vandalized the Glassell Park Mormon church that was destroyed by fire last week. ABC7 A police SWAT team descended on 1000 block of N. Bonnie Brae Street near Echo Park Lake last night to assist detectives with a kidnapping investigation. But the team was called off after […]

Big Echo Park real estate deal in the works

Big Echo Park real estate deal in the works

Google Map images from March 2015 ECHO PARK ––  Less than six months after it was put up for sale, a large collection of apartments, vacant lots, homes and commercial buildings owned by the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel have found a buyer. Some residents noticed that large, red FOR SALE signs had recently been removed from […]