Carl wrote about the Red Car Trolley mural that was removed in Atwater Village to make way for a pedestrian and cycling bridge. Check out pictures of the old mural. Checkout the artist Rafael Escamilla. ATWATER VILLAGE—An iconic 30-foot by 40-foot mural on the Los Angeles River, depicting a red trolley car, was recently demolished to make way for a new pedestrian and cycling bridge, despite previous plans to keep the mural intact.
"Hate Crimes Rising" was originally published at the Los Feliz Ledger. Carl reports on trending hate crime as local officials in Los Angeles respond to a rise in hate crime in their city and the rest of the nation (with big thanks to editors who helped whip this story into shape).
Check out Carl's article, "City OKs $8 Million Stormwater Capture Project" Originally Published in the Los Feliz Ledger. SILVER LAKE—The Silver Lake Reservoir’s south dam will open for the first time with a public pathway February 10th, hot on the heels of Los Angeles City Council’s recent approval of $8.13 million for a stormwater capture project … Continue reading Using Rainwater – Silver Lake Reservoir News
Check out Carl's article, "recycLA Facing Scrutiny, Fines for Poor Service" Originally Published in the Los Feliz Ledger. Fines can now be imposed on Los Angeles trash haulers for poor customer service amid growing outcry from businesses and apartment owners about price increases and reduced service under a citywide recycling program, which began rolling out in … Continue reading recycLA Latest Developments
Check out Carl's article, "Locals Concerned Over Riverbed Encampment," Originally Published in the Los Feliz Ledger. ATWATER VILLAGE—As Orange County officials have been removing a three-mile encampment along the Santa Ana River, where an estimated 500 to 1,000 had taken shelter, similar encampments along the Los Angeles River—though much smaller in size—now pose a health and … Continue reading Atwater Village Homeless Encampment
Check out Carl's article, "More Complaints of City’s New Trash Hauling Program," Originally Published in the Los Feliz Ledger. (LOS FELIZ LEDGER) Los Angeles businesses, property owners and tenant organizations are voicing ongoing concerns about the escalated cost of garbage collection under a new sanitation program called recycLA, which started in July. Proponents of recycLA say it is … Continue reading More recycLA Complaints
Check out Carl's article, "De Leon Comments Irk Local Officials," Originally Published in the Los Feliz Ledger. LOS FELIZ LEDGER - Current President pro Tempore of the California State Senate and U.S. Senate hopeful, Kevin De Leon drew local ire recently over comments he made in an NBC Los Angelesinterview that many perceived as disparaging to neighborhood … Continue reading Neighborhood Councils React to De Leon Comments
Check out Carl's article, 'Ryu Restricts “Rogue' Tour Buses," Originally Published in the Los Feliz Ledger. HOLLYWOOD HILLS—Tour bus operators may soon see tighter restrictions in Los Angeles if the city passes two September motions filed by Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu in response to growing complaints from residents about noise pollution, traffic violations and … Continue reading LA City Council to Act on Hollywood Tours
Check out Carl's article, "Area Apartment Construction Booming," Originally Published in the Los Feliz Ledger. SILVER LAKE—With several developments planned from Barnsdall Park to Echo Park, neighborhoods east of Hollywood will soon see a flood of new apartment construction as some area landmarks face demolition to make room for multi-family housing. The abandoned so-called “Bates Motel” … Continue reading The Apt.’s Are Coming
Check out Carl's article, "Virus-Spreading Mosquitos Confirmed Locally," Originally Published in the Los Feliz Ledger. "West Nile Virus is on the rise across Los Angeles with 208 reported cases this year according to Los Angeles public health officials. Vector control authorities said chickens and mosquitos in Los Feliz have tested positive for the virus in recent … Continue reading West Nile, Zika, mosquitoes and chickens