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  • Controversy surrounds Van de Kamp's bakery development

     
    Is it well done or half-baked? The latest thing to come out of Los Angeles’ landmark Van de Kamp’s bakery isn’t to everyone’s taste. The Los Angeles Community College District has completed a $72-million renovation to the Glassell Park home......
  • 13-year-old with pellet gun wounded by LAPD officer

     
    A 13-year-old boy in the Glassell Park area who was carrying what turned out to be a pellet gun was shot and critically wounded by an LAPD officer....
  • LAPD shooting of 13-year-old with pellet gun is a 'tragedy,' Chief Beck says

     
    The shooting of a 13-year-old Glassell Park boy carrying what turned out to be a pellet gun by a Los Angeles Police Department officer is a "tragedy," Chief Charlie Beck said. "This is a tragedy for all involved, but in......
  • Man shot on MTA bus on Eagle Rock Boulevard in Glassell Park [Updated]

     
    A 40-year-old man was shot and wounded Wednesday on an MTA bus in Glassell Park. Los Angeles police detectives are trying to determine what prompted the shooting, which occurred as the bus was in the 3700 block of Eagle Rock......
  • Man suspected of killing wife attempts suicide by jumping off cliff

     
    The husband of a Lomita woman missing for 16 months and presumed dead attempted suicide Wednesday morning by jumping off a cliff, according to Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies....
  • Community garden might replace notorious gang hangout in Glassell Park

     
    For years, a small house at 3304 Drew St. in Glassell Park was the center of a drug-dealing and gang intimidation network that made the two-block stretch where it sat among the scariest in all Los Angeles, authorities say. Then......
  • BB-gun bill advances in reaction to LAPD shooting

     
    In response to the police shooting of a Los Angeles teenager, state lawmakers on Tuesday backed a requirement that BB and pellet guns be made entirely with bright colors so that officers do not mistake them for deadly firearms. The......
  • Ban on puppy mill sales proposed in Los Angeles

     
    A Los Angeles councilman introduced a motion Friday that could prohibit the sale and purchase of pets bred in puppy and kitten mills. Councilman Paul Koretz, who represents an area that includes West L.A., Hollywood and Encino, said he introduced......
  • Crime alerts for Wilmington, Pico-Robertson and nine other L.A. neighborhoods

     
    Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 11 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database. Six neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Wilmington (A)...
  • Piece of Mind: Forgetting our protectors

    Piece of Mind: Forgetting our protectors
    Unlike some of the men of his generation, he was not eager to be a soldier. He did not rush to enlist, following Japan's Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor and the declaration of war on the U.S. by Germany's Adolph Hitler that followed a few days later....
  • Community Moves to Ban Toy Guns Sold from Ice Cream Trucks

    Community Moves to Ban Toy Guns Sold from Ice Cream Trucks
    GLASSELL PARK -- A community is taking action to stop the sale of replica handguns from ice cream trucks that frequent schools in the Los Angeles area. Les Salay, a father of three, says he has seen both air-soft pellet guns and cap guns being sold...
  • Frank Escher and Ravi GuneWardena design a hillside gallery

    Frank Escher and Ravi GuneWardena are no strangers to the art world. The Los Angeles-based architects' recent commissions include exhibitions in New York and Minneapolis for the photographer Sharon Lockhart, among other artists, and a new space for the...