Lincoln Heights is the place for toys and tacos

Tue, Jul 22, 2014

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LINCOLN HEIGHTS — With Little Free Libraries seeming to pop up all over the place, John King and Therese Garcia decided that their neighborhood could benefit from the same concept. But instead...

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Man wounded in Echo Park shooting [updated]

Tue, Jul 22, 2014

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One man was injured during the shooting that was reported at 8:18 a.m. near the Burger King on Glendale Boulevard. A joggger called police after he heard gunshots and then screaming, according to an...

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Morning Report: Macbooks & iPhones popular with Silver Lake area thieves; East L.A. bank robber sentenced; Chihuahua-Yorkie mix lost in Cypress Park

Tue, Jul 22, 2014

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News & Notes: iThieves: The LAPD’s Northeast Division said more than a dozen MacBooks, iPads and iPhones were stolen in Silver Lake, Echo Park and nearby areas last week. Many of the items...

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“I Love To Feel Strong”

Tue, Jul 22, 2014

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My muscles were shaking. I didn’t know if I could do even one more squat. Finally, we reached the last repetition, but then came those dreaded words, “Hold it. Go lower. Now pulse.” Who knew a little...

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Lost in Cypress Park: Chihuahua Yorkie Mix

Mon, Jul 21, 2014

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Teddy escaped our house on Roseview Ave on 7/19 around 3:00 p.m. We recently moved to Cypress Park so he is not familiar with the area. He is 4 years old and has light brown hair. Any help would be...

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Fruit Sold at Costco, Trader Joe’s Recalled After Detection of Possibly Harmful Bacteria

Mon, Jul 21, 2014

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The potentially contaminated peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots were packed between June 1 and July 12.

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Bulletin Board: Food Forward Puts their Best Fruit Forward to Fight Hunger in the Eastside

Mon, Jul 21, 2014

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In backyards across the Eastside, orange globes hang suspended in the air in batches—absorbing the all warmth and sweetness of the SoCal sun. They weigh down the strongest of branches, tugging at las...

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Latinos Not Optimistic About the Economy, Poll Finds

Mon, Jul 21, 2014

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Seventy percent of respondents say they are not earning enough money to cover basic expenses.

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TOP: Boy’s Wish, Pantless Mob, Erratic Driving, Marathon Bombing Conviction, Gynecologist Lawsuit, and Jackie Robinson’s Widow Honored

Mon, Jul 21, 2014

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Plus, Craiglist's grisly mystery and more top news from around Patch's network of more than 900 sites.

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Finance Guy Warned Clippers’ Sterling Against Dissolving Trust

Mon, Jul 21, 2014

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By BILL HETHERMAN    City News Service Donald Sterling's decision to revoke a family trust put the company controlling the Sterlings' real estate holdings on the hook for $500 million in...

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Morning Report: East L.A. bank robber to be sentenced; Japanese-American nursing homes in Boyle Heights & Lincoln Heights sold; Echo Park’s Barbara Shire dies at age 100

Mon, Jul 21, 2014

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News & Notes: The man behind a 2012 East L.A. bank robbery in which his girlfriend, a bank employee, taped a  fake pipe bomb to her body, is scheduled to be sentenced today, reports City New...

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Zombies, Crying Robber, Captured Hearts, Hidden Bodies, Target Firing, Cop Delivers Own Baby, and Man Arrested For Stabbing Watermelon: Week in Review

Sun, Jul 20, 2014

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Plus, foul-mouthed dad arrested for cursing in restaurant and more in our Week in Review from around Patch's network of more than 900 sites.

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Patch Funnies

Sun, Jul 20, 2014

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Patch Funnies are a weekly feature by Patch staffer Lexi Hart.

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Atwater Village shooting leaves two injured

Sat, Jul 19, 2014

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ATWATER VILLAGE —  A possible gang-related shooting tonight left two men wounded, with the suspects seen fleeing into the L.A. River bed, according to L.A. Now. The shooting was reported at...

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Morning Report: Boyle Heights vs East L.A.; more details on deadly El Sereno hold up; First Council District cleans up

Sat, Jul 19, 2014

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News & Notes: Is there a difference between Boyle Heights and East L.A.? CBS2 has more information on Friday’s hold up of the Meadow Maid Market in El Sereno  in which one of the suspected...

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Teen Sinks Half-Court Money Shot • Drunken Airport Pat Downs • Hookers on LA Piers?

Sat, Jul 19, 2014

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#PatchCalifornia: One-man crime wave gets 6 centuries in prison • Toxic Malibu schools • Scofflaws at Del Mar Racetrack rounded up and more top headlines.

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Police Union to Complain About Mayor, Chief Speaking to Rank And File

Fri, Jul 18, 2014

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The union representing Los Angeles police officers signaled its intent Friday, July 18 to file a complaint with the city in an effort to bar Mayor Eric Garcetti and the police chief from attending...

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TOP: Boy And Pup In Car, Plane On Highway, Bodies Stashed, Police Funeral, Dogs Saved, and Helmsley Estate Goes On Market

Fri, Jul 18, 2014

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Plus, girl who grew her own ear back is also swelling a lot of hearts. Top news from around Patch's network of more than 900 sites.

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Robbery suspect killed during El Sereno hold up

Fri, Jul 18, 2014

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EL SERENO — A man trying to rob an El Sereno liquor store this morning was shot and killed by his accomplice, according to ABC7. The two robbery suspects were engaged in a struggle with the...

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1,500 DWP customers without power in Silver Lake

Fri, Jul 18, 2014

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SILVER LAKE –   The Department of Water and Power estimates that about 1,500 customers are without power this afternoon, with full service not expected to be restored until 7 p.m., according to...

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For Rent: Los Feliz Condo with Jetliner Views

Fri, Jul 18, 2014

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4455 Los Feliz Boulevard, #1203 | $2,095 | Property Website 1 bed + 1 den, 1 bath available in Los Feliz Towers. Unit is on 12th floor with head-on 270-degree views of all of Los Angeles....

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Judge Gives Green Light on Investigation of Union’s Expenditures

Fri, Jul 18, 2014

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A judge today granted Mayor Eric Garcetti's legal counsel a pair of victories in a continuing effort to force union leader Brian D'Arcy to disclose how $40 million was spent at two Department...

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Another Water Main Break Occurs in Area

Fri, Jul 18, 2014

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A third water main break in about 24 hours briefly flooded a Highland Park street early Friday, July 18, a day after a break in Silver Lake, officials said. The latest break occurred about 12:30 a.m....

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Marijuana Money? U.S. House Says You Can Take it to the Bank

Fri, Jul 18, 2014

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The House voted Wednesday to make it easier for banks to work with legal marijuana businesses.

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Shopper & Diner: Pizza for a cause in Echo Park; Ales for ALS in Eagle Rock; and Elysian Valley gets nostalgic for books

Fri, Jul 18, 2014

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This past Wednesday, a group of students from the 826LA program tossed the dough around Mohawk Bend alongside the Echo Park eatery’s executive chef to create custom pizzas as part of the “Piece...

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Eastside Open House: A Weekend Guide To House Hunting

Fri, Jul 18, 2014

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The weekend is once again upon us, bringing with it a variety of open houses from which to choose. Properties include a three-bedroom Highland Park Tudor and a three-bedroom, Mid-Century with...

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Morning Report: Another Highland Park water main break; searching for Silver Lake water wasters; Echo Park gallery celebrates the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle

Fri, Jul 18, 2014

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News & Notes: The second Highland Park water main break in two days  flooded streets near Avenue 54 near  Monte Vista, reports CBS2. The Daily News travels with a DWP  water cop looking for...

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6 Centuries in Prison for One-Man Crime Machine • Double-Decker Bus Lawsuit • Black Principal Sues, Too

Thu, Jul 17, 2014

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#PatchCalifornia: The horses are out at Del Mar • Tests show toxicity at Malibu schools • Berserker on LAX flight and more top headlines.

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