EAST HOLLYWOOD — Police sealed off a large section of East Hollywood near L.A. City College this afternoon after a woman armed with a rifle said she was contemplating suicide.
ECHO PARK -- Selling books is a tough business, which explains why so many book stores also double as cafes and gift shops. Now, Stories Books & Cafe in Echo Park wants to broaden the retail concept further to include beer and wine.
BOYLE HEIGHTS -- The two-story brick building at the southwest corner of Soto Street and Cesar Chavez Avenue has loomed over the busy Boyle Heights crossroads for more than a century. Now, after being painted, the building that is home to a Payless shoe store and a notable murals is up for sale.
SOLANO CANYON – A blaze ignited by a homeless encampment cooking fire burned about two-acres of brush and grass in the eastern section of the park this morning, according to preliminary information from the Los Angeles Fire Department. Read More »
Lincoln Heights twin sisters win $10,000 tech prize; L.A. Unified delays releasing audit of school co-founded by candidate
MORNING REPORT: 24-year-old twin sisters from Lincoln Heights won $10,000 in a hackathon for developing a new type of police body cam ... An L.A. school board member has requested that the district delay releasing an audit of a charter school co-founded by Ref Rodriguez who is running the District 5 school board race ... Sign up for The Eastsider Email Digest for a daily dose of scenes, sightings and stories.
ECHO PARK -- Constituents in the 13th District now have even better access to the City of Los Angeles and its services thanks to the opening of a new district office in Echo Park, Los Angeles City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell announced today. Read More »