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Manhattan Beach police said they found about 95 stolen side view car mirrors when they stopped a car for a traffic violation at 2:50 a.m. on May 26 in the city. The Manhattan Beach City Council will consider whether to approve a six-month pilot program of free electric golf carts available for the public at the June 7 council meeting.
There are many good taco spots along the stretch of Long Beach Boulevard where the six-month-old Balam Mexican Kitchen is located, but you probably won't find many that resemble what Guadalajara chef Manuel "Kornie" Bauelos is serving inside a former fast food stand in Lynwood. On the menu at Balam you'll find 10 or so varieties of tacos - some traditional, some more creative - each served on handmade tortillas.
It is only Tuesday but it is shaping up to be another great week in L.A. The transformational L.A. happening, CicLAvia Southeast Cities is on the books, having blessed Huntington Park, Walnut Park, Southgate, Florence-Firestone, Lynwood and Watts, with its boundless energy and the joy of ten miles of car-free streets. Like earlier CicLAvias, this one introduced thousands of Angelenos to neighborhoods many knew nothing about other than the evening news' caricature of drug- and crime-infested areas unsafe at any time of day.
Garden Grove police released images of a two suspects believed to have stolen several thousand of California Lottery Scratchers at a liquor store Monday and then cashing the slips in Los Angeles County hours later. Security footage shows one man walking into a 7-Eleven in the 10600 block of Atlantic Boulevard in Lynwood around 7:32 a.m. Monday.
CicLAvia came to South Los Angeles on Sunday, May 15, rolling through Huntington Park, Lynwood, South Gate and Watts. Unlike other CicLAvia events, this route had four start/end points, creating a wider area for people to explore and experience.
Thousands of cyclists, skaters and pedestrians turned out Sunday to take part in the fifth anniversary celebration of CicLAvia called the Heart of L.A. Thousands of cyclists, skaters and pedestrians turned out Sunday to take part in the fifth anniversary celebration of CicLAvia called the Heart of L.A. The 17th CicLAvia arrived in southeastern Los Angeles on Sunday, kicking cars and drivers off the streets to make room for several thousand bicyclists, walkers, runners and skaters. The nonlinear, 19-mile route winds north from Watts to Huntington Park, then south to Lynwood and extends east to the Los Angeles River.
In a first for Southeast Los Angeles, the popular bicycle festival known as CicLAvia will close streets to cars and open them for cyclists, walkers and skaters from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Streets in Huntington Park, Walnut Park, South Gate, Florence-Firestone, Lynwood and Watts are included in the festival, which encourages people to do without their cars for a day and rediscover their community on other wheels -- or none at all.
CicLAvia Southeast Cities: Six towns -- Huntington Park, Walnut Park, South Gate, Florence-Firestone, Lynwood, and Watts -- "will host the country's largest open streets event." That means you can roam on your bike, or skates, or on foot, with no vehicle traffic to intercept your stride.
Public school student Julio Valenzuela, 11, grimaces as he gets a vaccination at a free immunization clinic for students before the start of the school year, in Lynwood, California August, 27, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck Public school student Julio Valenzuela, 11, grimaces as he gets a vaccination at a free immunization clinic for students before the start of the school year, in Lynwood, California August, 27, 2013.
Seeking to inspire female students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics , the Lynwood Unified School District held its inaugural Girl STEM Conference at Lynwood's Bateman Hall on April 20. The conference, attended by more than 150 female LUSD elementary-, middle- and high-school students, featured motivational speakers and videos, workshops and hands-on activities assisted by Lynwood and Firebaugh high students in biomedical and engineering career programs. "The goal of the Girl STEM conference is to educate our female students on the wide range of STEM courses available to them through our PLTW programs and introduce them to successful women in STEM," LUSD Superintendent Paul Gothold said.
The suspect accused of assault with a deadly weapon and leading authorities on a dramatic pursuit Thursday night that caused a massive traffic jam on the 91 freeway suffered K-9 bites before his arrest on suspicion of felony evading, authorities said Friday. John Raymond Lopez, 25, may later face charges for assault with a deadly weapon, said Lt.
Lynwood High School seniors Irving Arias and Jose R. Lozano impressed judges so much with their artwork that both were named winners of the inaugural Long Beach Region California Student Opportunity and Access Program College Prep Summer Camp logo design contest. As a result, this year's official summer camp T-shirts will boast two logos - Lozano's circular seal with a blazing sun, rays and graduation mortar board on the front pocket, and Arias' drawing of the state boundaries with the words Cal across the top and SOAP vertically in front of sun rays on the back.