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Echo Park homicide victim identified

Echo Park homicide victim identified
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Sidewalk memorial for Michael Robert Hannah ECHO PARK — The L.A. County Coroner has identified the man found early Saturday morning with a gunshot wound to the head as Michael Robert Hannah, a 20-year-old from Buena Park. Police responding to an anonymous call found Hannah near the base of a public stairway on Delta Street near […]

What does architect Frank Gehry have in mind for the L.A. River?; the Highland Park man behind the “Speak English” video

What does architect Frank Gehry have in mind for the L.A. River?; the Highland Park man behind the  “Speak English” video

Heritage Square, Montecito Heights | Andriana Baker/Instagram Some L.A. River advocates are concerned that architect Frank Gehry’s involvement in a river masterplan might interfere with current revitailization efforts. KPCC The widely watched video of a woman being yelled for speaking Spanish at an IHOP restaurant was shot by Highland Park resident Carlos Vasquez, whose mother […]

Grass fires break out along 134 Freeway near Eagle Rock [updated]

Grass fires break out along 134 Freeway near Eagle Rock [updated]

Photo by Matt Hartman EAGLE ROCK — The eastbound 134 Freeway was shut down early this evening after several small grass fires broke out along an approximately 2-mile stretch  of the 134 Freeway.  The L.A. Fire Department reported a grass fire is burning near the 134 and Figueroa Street but there were reports of at least […]

Silver Lake garage fire leaves man bitten, not burned

Silver Lake garage fire leaves man bitten, not burned

Fire trucks on Coronado Terrace | Cecilia Padilla-Brill By CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL SILVER LAKE — Firefighters snuffed out a small garage fire this afternoon in the 1400 block of north Coronado Terrace between Montana and Scott streets. One man was injured, but not by fire. He was bitten by a dog after the animal apparently panicked. […]

Silver Lake garage fire leaves man bitten, not burned

Silver Lake garage fire leaves man bitten, not burned

Fire trucks on Coronado Terrace | Cecilia Padilla-Brill By CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL SILVER LAKE — Firefighters snuffed out a small garage fire this afternoon in the 1400 block of north Coronado Terrace between Montana and Scott streets. One man was injured, but not by fire. He was bitten by a dog after the animal apparently panicked. […]

Los Feliz home demolitions rejected; boxing away in East L.A.

Los Feliz home demolitions rejected; boxing away in East L.A.

L.A. River | Stephen Roullier/Flickr A city Zoning Administrator denied a request to demolish two Los Feliz bungalows to create a parking lot for a new Citibank branch. Los Feliz Ledger An East L.A. boxing gym is still going strong after 45 years. Boyle Heights Beat Tells us what’s new at your school this fall. […]

Million-dollar home sales add up on the Eastside

Million-dollar home sales add up on the Eastside

From contemporary-style hillside homes in Silver Lake to a classic American Foursquare in Highland Park, about 60 Eastside homes sold for a million dollars or more during the first half of this year, according to a review of Redfin.com sales figures. The sales counts are about even with the first half of 2014. But some […]

Boyle Heights animal lovers sniff out a potential dog park site

Boyle Heights animal lovers sniff out a potential dog park site

Proposed dog park, shown in red, would occupy Caltrans property next to Hollenbeck Park BOYLE HEIGHTS — Finding a place to build a dog park is never easy. Dog lovers wants a central, large location while neighbors often resist the idea of living next to a Fido playland. A group of Boyle Heights animal lovers, […]

Boyle Heights animal lovers sniff out a potential dog park site

Boyle Heights animal lovers sniff out a potential dog park site

Proposed dog park, shown in red, would occupy Caltrans property next to Hollenbeck Park BOYLE HEIGHTS — Finding a place to build a dog park is never easy. Dog lovers wants a central, large location while neighbors often resist the idea of living next to a Fido playland. A group of Boyle Heights animal lovers, […]

 Fear the Walking Dead brings Hollywood zombies to El Sereno … or is that Vancouver?

 Fear the Walking Dead brings Hollywood zombies to El Sereno … or is that Vancouver?

Wilson High doubles as Paul R. Williams High in Fear The Walking Dead EL SERENO — This Eastside neighborhood is home to one of the largest universities in the  state, Cal State L.A., and one of the city’s largest green spaces, Ascot Hills Park. But later this month, El Sereno may become best known for […]