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Highland Park suspect evades cops and police dogs – but may have left driver’s license behind

Highland Park suspect evades cops and police dogs – but may have left driver’s license behind

300 block of N. Avenue 55 | Highland Park By BARRY LANK HIGHLAND PARK — A short vehicle pursuit Saturday last night ended with the suspect escaping on foot – though police found a license in the car and may know the suspect’s identity, according to the LAPD’s Northeast Division. Officers with the Northeast Gang […]

Body of missing 14-year-old found in L.A. River near Los Feliz [updated]

Body of missing 14-year-old found in L.A. River near Los Feliz [updated]

Authorities this afternoon are investigating the discovery of a body on an island in the L.A. River south of Los Feliz Boulevard, according to the L.A. Fire Department. Update: Police have identified the body as that of  Elias “Eli” Rodriguez, the 14-year-old Pacoima boy who went missing last week, the L. A. Times reports. But officials […]

New willows await in Silver Lake

New willows await in Silver Lake

Photo by Dan Gershon SILVER LAKE — Thanks to Dan Gershon for  a photo of  the shaggy, new Australian Willow trees that have been planted along West Silver Lake Drive next to the Silver Lake Reservoir. The 14 trees and other new landscaping are part of the final stage of a water pipeline project that required the […]

For Sale: Sweet 2-bed/1.5-bath Glassell Park Spanish with Spa

For Sale: Sweet 2-bed/1.5-bath Glassell Park Spanish with Spa

Sponsored Post 3937 Roderick Rd | $749,000 | Property Website Savor the view, the privacy of the protected land, and all the perfect elements to capture the essence of style…classic tile accents will compliment the thick plaster walls, wood floors and doors will highlight every room, gather guest in the private courtyard, enjoy a big, […]

Councilman Cedillo defends record; running for Congress in the Trump era; vehicle break-in spree in Angeleno Heights

Councilman Cedillo defends record; running for Congress in the Trump era; vehicle break-in spree in Angeleno Heights

Eastside Scene: Apartment row on Scott Avenue, Echo Park | Michael Hayes Council District 1 representative Gil Cedillo, who is running for re-election in the March 7 primary, defended his record in a Lincoln Heights candidate forum. EGP News About half of the 23 candidates running in the 34th Congressional District are either immigrants or […]

“He helped introduce Chicano art to the world” — Exhibit honors the work and legacy of Frank Romero

“He helped introduce Chicano art to the world” — Exhibit honors the work and legacy of Frank Romero

Photo by Washington/Wave Tech Media EL SERENO — Cal State LA’s Fine Arts Gallery presents an exhibition featuring five decades of paintings, neon art and ceramics created by legendary artist Frank Romero. Romero, who was enrolled at Cal State LA in 1959 and took art courses in the space that now houses the Fine Arts […]

New landscaping taking root at Silver Lake reservoirs

New landscaping taking root at Silver Lake reservoirs

Photo by Dan Gershon SILVER LAKE — Walkers and runners who circle the Silver Lake reservoirs might have noticed  new trees, shrubs and grasses being planted near Tesla Avenue. What’s going on? Amanda Parsons, a spokeswoman with the L.A. Department of Water & Power, which manages the property,  said the new landscaping is part of […]

New landscaping taking root at Silver Lake reservoirs

New landscaping taking root at Silver Lake reservoirs

Photo by Dan Gershon SILVER LAKE — Walkers and runners who circle the Silver Lake reservoirs might have noticed  new trees, shrubs and grasses being planted near Tesla Avenue. What’s going on? Amanda Parsons, a spokeswoman with the L.A. Department of Water & Power, which manages the property,  said the new landscaping is part of […]

Omarosa delivers last Boyle Heights church sermon amid prayers and protest

Omarosa delivers last Boyle Heights church sermon amid prayers and protest

BOYLE HEIGHTS — Omarosa Manigault was widely known as a combative reality TV star before becoming a highly visible African-American supporter of Donald Trump during his presidential campaign. But in Boyle Heights, Manigault is also known as a preacher, serving as assistant pastor at the Weller Street Missionary Baptist Church. On Sunday, protesters gathered outside the […]

Eastside Review: Metro ridership drops; 13-year sentence for knife attacker; Friday’s storm knocks out power

Eastside Review: Metro ridership drops; 13-year sentence for knife attacker; Friday’s storm knocks out power

Edited by BARRY LANK A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. Streets were blocked off and the LAPD bomb squad was called in to inspect a suspicious item – a backpack – left outside the McDonald’s at Temple and Alvarado streets. No bomb was found in […]