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The leaning snack stand of Elysian Park finally bites the dust

The leaning snack stand of Elysian Park finally bites the dust

Demolition work began earlier this month In the end, the leaning snack stand of Elysian Park didn’t tip over on it own. Instead, it took some heavy duty construction equipment to demolish and bring down the cinder block structure at the Northeast Los Angeles Little League field in Elysian Park. The demolition, which began earlier […]

Kite Fest flies high above El Sereno

Kite Fest flies high above El Sereno

Eli Villa, of Los Angeles, flies his kite with DTLA in the background | Aurelio Jose Barrera EL SERENO —  Replicas of parrots, winged lizards and Sponge Bob took flight into the bright blue skies above Ascot Hills Park on Sunday for the 7th Annual Kite Fest. Event organizers provider free kites but many of […]

Kite Fest flies high above El Sereno

Kite Fest flies high above El Sereno

Eli Villa, of Los Angeles, flies his kite with DTLA in the background | Aurelio Jose Barrera EL SERENO —  Replicas of parrots, winged lizards and Sponge Bob took flight into the bright blue skies above Ascot Hills Park on Sunday for the 7th Annual Kite Fest. Event organizers provider free kites but many of […]

Kite Fest flies high above El Sereno

Kite Fest flies high above El Sereno

Eli Villa, of Los Angeles, flies his kite with DTLA in the background | Aurelio Jose Barrera EL SERENO —  Replicas of parrots, winged lizards and Sponge Bob took flight into the bright blue skies above Ascot Hills Park on Sunday for the 7th Annual Kite Fest. Event organizers provider free kites but many of […]

Gunfire strikes man in face during Silver Lake shooting [updated]

Gunfire strikes man in face during Silver Lake shooting [updated]

Police at Coronado and Kent Streets | Photo by Anne Hars SILVER LAKE —  A man is in stable condition tonight after being shot in the face following an argument near Kent and Coronado streets, police said. The victim was sitting on a stairwell when he  became involved in a verbal dispute with someone inside a […]

Dodger ticket sales in a slump; Eagle Rock school wins $1,000 anti-bullying award; the Chicken Boy-Cock Bob connection

Dodger ticket sales in a slump; Eagle Rock school wins $1,000 anti-bullying award; the Chicken Boy-Cock Bob connection

Elysian Park: Superbloom, Elysian Park | Daveed Kapoor The Dodgers are facing soft ticket sales as the new baseball season gets underway, reports the L.A. Times. Ticket sales for the first 10 games were down 8% compared to last season, and there’s no longer a long waiting list to buy season tickets. Eagle Rock Junior […]

Three persons shot in Highland Park

Three persons shot in Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK  — Police are searching for a suspect who is believed responsible for shooting three people tonight, according to preliminary reports. The shooting took place at about 9:39 pm in the 4900 block of Oak Terrace Drive, said LAPD spokesman Drake Madison. The condition of the victims is unknown but two have been transported […]

For Sale: Shake a Tail Feather on Your Walk to York

For Sale: Shake a Tail Feather on Your Walk to York

Sponsored Post 1609 Ave 51 | $650,000 | Property Website Ohhh…something dandy this way comes! Condo? Why would ya when there’s all this goodness in one petite package? Phsssssssstttt…Who needs a big yard when you have the playground of York Blvd a scamper a way? Behind the wooden privacy fence…Fully Loaded: Comfy, cozy light and […]

“¡Ask a Mexican!” video stirs up the Council District 1 race

“¡Ask a Mexican!” video stirs up the Council District 1 race

Joe Bray-Ali (left) and Gil Cedillo | Courtesy candidate campaigns Joe-Bray Ali is one of the many people who have submitted questions over the years to “¡Ask A Mexican!,” a long-running, tongue-in-cheek column by Gustavo Arrellano of the OC Weekly. But Ali’s question — posed 9 years ago in a YouTube video — has landed […]

City Council District 1 debate turns ugly

City Council District 1 debate turns ugly

Joe Bray-Ali (left) and Gil Cedillo | Courtesy candidate campaigns Monday night’s City Council District 1 debate between candidates Joe Bray-Ali and Gil Cedillo was supposed to be about housing policy. But that was all but forgotten during what became a rowdy affair with screaming audience members and ethnic taunts directed at one of the […]