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One dead in El Sereno officer-involved shooting

One dead in El Sereno officer-involved shooting

El SERENO — Police fatally shot one person this morning in the 3400 block of Amethyst Street, the LAPD said. The shooting took place after officers responded to a call at 6:30 a.m. about two persons — one of them armed with a gun — on Amethyst, police said. An officer-involved shooting took place but […]

Fire strikes Highland Park area church; Boyle Heights suspect runs across rooftops; MLK Day closures

Fire strikes Highland Park area church; Boyle Heights suspect runs across rooftops; MLK Day closures

Church Fire: Firefighters quickly put out a blaze early this morning in the 129-year-old Church of the Angels on the border of Pasadena and Highland Park. In addition to fire and smoke damage, there were also signs of vandalism inside the historic Episcopalian church at 1100 N. Avenue 64. The church is located on the […]

For Lease: Open Sunday – Efficient, Private Standalone Studio in Echo Park – Video

For Lease: Open Sunday – Efficient, Private Standalone Studio in Echo Park – Video

Sponsored Post 1534 Lemoyne St. | $1,500 per month | See Video and Listing & Website Open House: Sunday, Jan. 14: 2 – 4 pm Efficient Echo Park standalone studio with large private outdoor space. Near the bustling retail, restaurants and nightlife of Echo Park. Part of a triplex, this upgraded unit has polished concrete […]

For Sale: Fixer Alert! Off Market 2 Unit in Lincoln Heights

For Sale: Fixer Alert!  Off Market 2 Unit in Lincoln Heights

Sponsored Post 3117 Aylesworth Pl | $385,000 | Property Website 2 UNIT VALUE-ADD IN LINCOLN HEIGHTS – OFF MARKET! (1) 3 BR + 1 BA Apartment (1) Studio Apartment $214/SF $192,500/Unit Prime Location Above Broadway Affordable, well located, and with tons of upside – this property will not last! The Sellers inherited the property and […]

Silver Lake’s Bar Keeper to leave Sunset Junction behind for Hoover Street

Silver Lake’s Bar Keeper to leave Sunset Junction behind for Hoover Street

Future home of Bar Keeper SILVER LAKE — It was last April when the owner of Bar Keeper,  the Sunset Junction shop catering to mixologists with new and vintage barware as well as spirits and bitters, announced that he was looking for a new location as his lease was expiring.  That new location turns out […]

Sunshine and rainbows follow a day of rain

Sunshine and rainbows follow a day of rain

Sunset view from Silver Lake | Photo by Dan Gershon The first major storm in months brought heavy rain and gusty winds to the Eastside and left many residents to deal with flooded streets, freeways and leaky roofs.  But, near day’s end, the sun managed to peek through the clouds while some faint rainbows appeared […]

Silver Lake teacher — aka Hiccups The Clown — honored with bobblehead; fatal East L.A. crash details revealed; 28,000 complaints filed over city recycling program

Silver Lake teacher — aka Hiccups The Clown — honored with bobblehead; fatal East L.A. crash details revealed; 28,000 complaints filed over city recycling program

Bobblehead: Frankie Mercado works as a Silver Lake preschool teacher. But he’s also a Dodger “super fan” who shows up at games dressed as  Hiccups The Clown. Now, for the second time, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has created a Hiccups The Clown Bobblehead that is being sold to raise money for […]

Fire destroys Boyle Heights Victorian that had been damaged in earlier blazes

Fire destroys Boyle Heights Victorian that had been damaged in earlier blazes

BOYLE HEIGHTS — Fire roared through a large Victorian home tonight, destroying what was left of the structure that has been damaged by fire at least twice before in recent years. The greater alarm fire at 1519 Pleasant Avenue was extinguished in an hour but not before part of the structure collapsed on a neighboring […]

More details of alleged molestation by East L.A. boxing coach; Silver Lake gets a new traffic signal; L.A. schools chief to take early retirement

More details of alleged molestation by East L.A. boxing coach; Silver Lake gets a new traffic signal; L.A. schools chief to take early retirement

Molestation: Police revealed more details about the lewd conduct charges filed against Olympic gold medalist and East L.A. boxing coach Paul Gonzales. One of his young students, a 13-year-old girl, was allegedly molested earlier this year after she began attending a boxing club at a county recreation center where Gonzales coaches. Officials are concerned that […]

Police arrest truck driver in connection with fatal Boyle Heights hit-and-run

Police arrest truck driver in connection with fatal Boyle Heights hit-and-run

BOYLE HEIGHTS — Police today arrested a truck driver who allegedly ran over and killed a 69-year-old woman last month while she was standing near her motorhome. Daniel Rico, a 52-year- old resident of Rialto, is being held on $50,000 bail after investigators say he failed to stop his semi-truck truck and help Cynthia Szukala, […]