Today’s Headlines

  • Rest of the Poll: Slim Majority Wants to Halt HSR, But Huge Majorities See Benefits (WNYC)
  • L.A. Has the Worst Roads in the Country for a City (LAT)
  • Could the Riverside-Figueroa Bridge Become a Highline Park? (KCET)
  • Brown Signs Bill Allowing Undocumented Immigrants to Get Driver’s Licenses (Daily News, LAT)
  • Traffic Light Installed at Intersection Near Boyle Heights High School (Boyle Heights Beat)
  • Former Candidate Bostick: Close SMO, But Don’t Destroy the Runway (City Watch)
  • Don’t Forget to Look for the Art at CicLAvia (The Source)
  • Women Hurt in Glendale Hit and Run in Critical Condition (LAT)

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The Boyle Heights Neighborhood Council approved a motion to craft a policy geared towards limiting high-density development projects. The Planning and Land Use Committee’s recommended motion aims to preserve the “existing character of the community,” by demanding traffic data, allotting parking space for automobiles and limiting high density developments. “Boyle Heights of 20-30 years ago was mostly […]

Finally Given a Platform, Boyle Heights Speaks Out on Metro’s Mariachi Plaza and Affordable Housing Plans

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Accused of smirking her way through Metro’s heated community meeting on the fate of Metro-owned properties in Boyle Heights by an agitated attendee, a clearly flustered Jenna Hornstock (Metro’s Deputy Executive Officer of Countywide Planning) had had enough. “It’s hard to stand up and say, ‘We screwed up!'” she said of feeling like she had […]

CicLAvia Heading Deeper Through the Eastside, but When?

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For CicLAvia, figuring out how, when and where to expand has been its biggest challenge.  While CicLAvia is free to attend, it costs a lot of money to push past the current 10-mile route, closing streets to cars, providing police support and re-routing car drivers who find entrences and exits from the freeway blocked.  Despite […]

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The Vista Bike Boulevard in Long Beach is Coming Along.  Photo: Allan Crawford Rojas’ Interactive Workshop Steals the Show at LA Beyond Cars (LAist, The Source) Regional Connector DEIR Almost Done (The Source) Was Your Commute Messed Up By the President’s Visit with Rich People?  (LAist) So Where Is a Good Place to Develop? (City […]

Boyle Heights Guide to CicLAvia

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Though Hollenbeck Park is the jumping off point for many people in the Eastside to experience CicLavia, there are organized bike rides starting out on the eastside, and parties in the street itself, and intersections that will be teeming with activities both on and off the route. At the park itself, CicLAvia has a merchandise booth […]

Boyle Heights Neighborhood Council Abandons Wyvernwood Decision, Removes Item From Agenda

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Last week, the Boyle Heights Neighborhood Council’s executive committee struck from tomorrow’s general board meeting agenda the action item to support the Wyvernwood redevelopment project. After issues were brought up ranging from securing a proper location, to whether or not their decision would make a difference on the project, the neighborhood council doesn’t appear likely to revisit the […]