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boyle heights art space closes, citing harassment by anti-gentrification activis


citing harassment and online trolling, the co-founders of an art space in boyle heights announced tuesday that they will close the nonprofit, calling it a casualty of a raging fight over gentrification. pssst, which opened on east 3rd street last year, came under fire from some residents and activists...






an arts nonprofit closes shop after 'constant attacks' by anti-gentrification ac


citing harassment and online trolling, the co-founders of an art space in boyle heights announced tuesday that they will close the nonprofit, calling it a casualty of a raging fight over gentrification. pssst, which opened on east 3rd street last year, came under fire from some residents and activists...






at boyle heights arts show we never needed papers to thrive, immigrants are the


julie yeeun kim pulled the gum out of her mouth and reached out to grab the microphone as soon as the dj called her name. the 24-year-old korean singer and songwriter had performed to crowds before, but never in the public role she was about to play on a rainy night in boyle heights inside a nearly...






a behind-the-scenes look at dry river brewing in boyle heights


on an afternoon in february, naga reshi, the brewmaster at dry river brewing co. in boyle heights, pilots a forklift laden with 250 gallons of his next batch of beer down the street to his brewery. most brewers work in their own brewhouse — they simply need to hook up a hose and pump liquid from...






jos. a. bank store in downtown arlington heights closes


despite the recent closure of the jos. a. bank store in downtown arlington heights, village officials said this week that the town's overall vacancy rate remains below the average for the northwest suburban retail market. "obviously, we're very disappointed, but this was part of a bigger issue...






at a newspaper in boyle heights, teenagers learn about their community — and the


diego flores went door to door.  but nobody, it seemed, wanted to speak to a journalist.  “maybe i can leave my number for your manager and he can call me?” he asked one shopkeeper.  “what if i set up an appointment and return?” he asked another. this was the first time the 16-year-old was out on...






'so many emotions': thousands attend l.a. naturalization ceremony


more than 6,700 people were sworn in today as u.s. citizens at the los angeles convention center in the first naturalization ceremony since the presidential inauguration. among them was maria fernandez of boyle heights. the 54-year-old homemaker has lived in the united states more than 30 years....






anti-abortion activists, counter-protesters rally around us


anti-abortion activists emboldened by the new administration of president donald trump are staging rallies around the country calling for the federal government to cut off payments to planned parenthood. but in some cities the demonstrations are being dwarfed by counter-protests.






anti-abortion activists, counter-protesters rally around us


anti-abortion activists emboldened by the new administration of president donald trump staged rallies around the country saturday calling for the federal government to cut off payments to planned parenthood, but in some cities counter-protests dwarfed the demonstrations.






neighborhood spotlight: pico-robertson an evolving hub of jewish culture


over the years, the center of gravity of l.a.’s jewish community, along with that of the city as a whole, has shifted ever westward. boyle heights was at the core of jewish life in los angeles during the late 1800s and early 1900s, and the fairfax district could claim that title until the 1980s....






asian fusion restaurant opera house closes in roslyn heights


the place is empty; the phone goes unanswered; a sign taped to the door bears the telltale scrawl, "sorry we are closed for renovation."






anti-abortion activists, counter-protesters rally around u.s.


anti-abortion activists emboldened by the new administration of president trump staged rallies around the country saturday calling for the federal government to cut off payments to planned parenthood, but in some cities, counter-protests dwarfed the demonstrations. thousands of planned parenthood...






anti-abortion activists and counter-protesters rally around u.s.


anti-abortion activists emboldened by the new administration of president trump staged rallies around the country saturday calling for the federal government to cut off payments to planned parenthood, but in some cities, counter-protests dwarfed the demonstrations. thousands of planned parenthood...






anti-abortion activists and planned parenthood counter-protesters rally around u


anti-abortion activists emboldened by the new administration of president donald trump are staging rallies around the country calling for the federal government to cut off payments to planned parenthood. but in some cities the demonstrations are being dwarfed by counter-protests. thousands of planned...






anti-abortion activists and planned parenthood counter-protesters rally around u


anti-abortion activists emboldened by the new administration of president donald trump staged rallies around the country saturday calling for the federal government to cut off payments to planned parenthood, but in some cities counter-protests dwarfed the demonstrations. thousands of planned parenthood...






abortion bill stalls as activists rally at oklahoma capitol


while hundreds of anti-abortion activists descended on the oklahoma capitol for a rally on wednesday, a gop-led house committee failed to p an anti-abortion bill in a move that could signal a shift in priorities for republican lawmakers in a deep-red state.






boyle gets winner in so, lightning beat ducks 3-2


brian boyle scored in the fourth round of the shootout and the tampa bay lightning beat the anaheim ducks 3-2 on urday night.






accident closes part of lie service road, cops say


the south service road of the long island expressway between searingtown road and willis avenue in roslyn heights is closed "indefinitely" monday due to an auto accident, nassau county police said.






german label giegling shut out the world for a weekend in l.a.


with all the inherent challenges in maintaining underground club music, perhaps there’s some safety in numbers.  and not in terms of crowd size.  as the sun came up on the boyle heights warehouse housing last weekend’s showcase from the german label giegling, the dozen-strong crew of djs, producers...






motorcyclist dies after crash with car in glendale heights, police say


a 26-year-old man died monday when the motorcycle he was riding crashed with a car in glendale heights, police said. according to a news release from the glendale heights police department, the crash happened about 11:15 a.m. on schmale road north of fullerton avenue in the western suburb. glenside...






abortion bill stalls as activists rally at oklahoma capitol


oklahoma city (ap) — while hundreds of anti-abortion activists descended on the oklahoma capitol for a rally on wednesday, a gop-led house committee failed to p an anti-abortion bill in a move that could signal a shift in priorities for republican lawmakers in a deep-red state. three freshman republicans on the house public health committee […]






maple leafs agree to acquire brian boyle from lightning, per ap source


a person familiar with the trade says the toronto maple leafs have agreed to acquire forward brian boyle from the tampa bay lightning.






8 arrested at end of anti-trump protest downtown


eight community activists were briefly taken into police custody tuesday afternoon at the tail end of an hour-long march through federal plaza as part of the weekly "resist trump tuesday" protests. the activists, clergy members of different faiths and denominations, were taken from the middle of...






a top jewish leader urges trump act against anti-semitism


a top american jewish leader is urging president donald trump to speak out against anti-semitism amid a surge in harassment of jews in the u.s.






planned parenthood funding supporters, and objectors, demonstrate in denver


denver was busy saturday as anti-abortion activists gathered outside planned parenthood and abortion-rights activists rallied outside sen. cory gardner's office.






feds might be investigating fox news for securities violations over ailes sexual


last year, fox news head roger ailes was ousted from the network after multiple women accused him of sexual harassment. now, fox news may be the target of a federal investigation, stemming from settlements of the sexual harassment claims. according to the hollywood reporter, government officials  ar...






friends and relatives gather to mourn, remember arlington heights family killed


for the stunned friends and relatives at a funeral tuesday for the three members of an arlington heights family killed in a crash last week, the deaths of a mother, father and their eldest daughter were, in the words of the pastor, "an unthinkable tragedy." arlington heights residents anita crawford,...






arlington heights man wins $250,000 in scratch-off ticket


an arlington heights man said he plans go on a tropical vacation after winning $250,000 on a scratch-off lottery ticket, officials with the illinois lottery said wednesday. lottery officials said arlington heights resident valeriy yermolenko described himself as an occasional lottery player who...






former u grad student takes sexual harassment case to trial this week


she claims the harassment left her “mental health and academic career in jeopardy.”






former u doctoral student takes sexual harassment case to trial this week


she claims the harassment left her “mental health and academic career in jeopardy.”






spacex scrubs launch, will try again sunday morning


spacex scrubbed its launch of a space station supply mission seconds before liftoff saturday morning, citing a possible problem with the second stage of its falcon 9 rocket. the hawthorne space company said it would try to launch again sunday at 6:38 a.m. pacific time from launch complex 39a at...






woman killed in chicago heights, police say


a woman was killed in chicago heights wednesday night, police said. about 9:25 wednesday evening a woman called 911 saying she could hear a woman screaming for help, chicago heights police said. on arrival, police found an unidentified, unresponsive woman lying on the ground near a house fence...






‘heil trump!’: brawl erupts inside the minneapolis institute of art as protester


a brawl broke out at the minneapolis institute of art over the weekend between a group of activists and a group of alleged neo-nazis, the star tribune reported. the activists, associated with the industrial workers of the world (iww) union were protesting outside the museum in opposition to anti-imm...






spacex scrubs launch, will try again sunday morning


spacex scrubbed its launch of a space station supply mission seconds before liftoff saturday morning, citing a possible problem with the second stage of its dragon rocket. the hawthorne space company said it would try to launch again sunday morning at 6:38 a.m. pacific time from launch complex...






spacex scrubs launch, will try again sunday morning


spacex scrubbed its launch of a space station supply mission seconds before liftoff saturday morning, citing a possible problem with the second stage of its falcon 9 rocket. the hawthorne space company said it would try to launch again sunday morning at 6:38 a.m. pacific time from launch complex...