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Motorcyclist killed by hit-and-run driver in Echo Park

Motorcyclist killed by hit-and-run driver in Echo Park

Sidewalk memorial in honor of motorcyclist Ryan Huffman By LUCY GUANUNA ECHO PARK — Police continue to search for the driver of a stolen vehicle in connection with a hit-and-run that killed a motorcyclist on Sunset Boulevard earlier this month. The crash happened Saturday, June 10 at about 12:20 a.m. when the suspect, who was […]

Highland Park man allegedly sold cocaine from a home that served as a daycare center

Highland Park man allegedly sold cocaine from a home that served as a daycare center

BY LUCY GUANUNA HIGHLAND PARK — A Highland Park man has been charged with allegedly selling 20 kilograms of cocaine out of his home — which was also the site of an unlicensed day care center , the L.A. Times reports. An undercover agent who went to the home of Felipe Talamante, 48, last month […]

Restored Echo Park monument pays tribute to those who served in the “War to End All Wars”

Restored Echo Park monument pays tribute to those who served in the  “War to End All Wars”

A restored monument at the Victory Memorial Grove was unveiled on Flag Day 2017 ECHO PARK —  There was music, poetry and tears. About 50 people, including military veterans, gathered on a hilltop this past Flag Day to rededicate the restored Victory Memorial Grove, a nearly century-old monument to Veterans of World War I. The […]

Restored Echo Park monument pays tribute to those who served in the “War to End All Wars”

Restored Echo Park monument pays tribute to those who served in the  “War to End All Wars”

A restored monument at the Victory Memorial Grove was unveiled on Flag Day 2017 ECHO PARK —  There was music, poetry and tears. About 50 people, including military veterans, gathered on a hilltop this past Flag Day to rededicate the restored Victory Memorial Grove, a nearly century-old monument to Veterans of World War I. The […]

Restored Echo Park monument pays tribute to those who served in the “War to End All Wars”

Restored Echo Park monument pays tribute to those who served in the  “War to End All Wars”

A restored monument at the Victory Memorial Grove was unveiled on Flag Day 2017 ECHO PARK —  There was music, poetry and tears. About 50 people, including military veterans, gathered on a hilltop this past Flag Day to rededicate the restored Victory Memorial Grove, a nearly century-old monument to Veterans of World War I. The […]

Art project or tagging?

Art  project or tagging?

Courtesy Dan Reza SOLANO CANYON — Residents in the 800 block of Solano Avenue near Dodger Stadium awoke this morning to find retaining walls covered with tagging — but not the typical gang variety. Could it be an art project, asked Dan Reza, a long-time resident. Art or not,  the spray painted walls were cleaned up by […]

Phat Birds in East L.A.; French fare in Highland Park; Father’s Day at Haché L.A.

Phat Birds in East L.A.; French fare in Highland Park; Father’s Day at Haché L.A.

BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL East Los Angeles is in on the fried chicken fad with the coming of Phat Birds, Eater L.A. reports. According to the company description on Yelp, the free-range birds are brined overnight, then seasoned and mixed with several types of flour and corn starch. Adding to the down-home experience are homemade pickles, […]

Swoon-Worthy Sleek & Sexy Contemporary in HOT Eagle Rock By ResetLA in Collaboration With VEIN Design!

Swoon-Worthy Sleek & Sexy Contemporary in HOT Eagle Rock By ResetLA in Collaboration With VEIN Design!

Sponsored Post 2734 Medlow Avenue This three bedroom, three bath Contemporary with a lower level guest suite was thoughtfully reinvented by ResetLA in collaboration with VEIN Design and offers views, style + flexible space. As you approach, the scent of white roses behind Japanese boxwood privacy hedges welcomes you to a modern oasis. Enjoy wide […]

Swoon-Worthy Sleek & Sexy Contemporary in HOT Eagle Rock By ResetLA in Collaboration With VEIN Design!

Swoon-Worthy Sleek & Sexy Contemporary in HOT Eagle Rock By ResetLA in Collaboration With VEIN Design!

Sponsored Post 2734 Medlow Avenue This three bedroom, three bath Contemporary with a lower level guest suite was thoughtfully reinvented by ResetLA in collaboration with VEIN Design and offers views, style + flexible space. As you approach, the scent of white roses behind Japanese boxwood privacy hedges welcomes you to a modern oasis. Enjoy wide […]

Atwater Village weighs in on Fletcher Drive safety improvements

Atwater Village weighs in on Fletcher Drive safety improvements

By ROBERTO FONSECA City transportation officials presented plans earlier this week to improve safety along a one-mile long stretch of Fletcher Drive, which was described as one of the most dangerous streets in Los Angeles. But some elements of the  plans, which included reducing traffic lanes while adding bike lanes, were criticized by many residents, […]