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  • Ramirez Liquor: everything from añejo to Z

    THE sign on the side of the building says Tequila Warehouse, and that's what you'll find inside Ramirez Liquor in Boyle Heights: wall-to-wall and floor-to-ceiling shelves filled with bottle after bottle of tequila. Above the cash registers hang a...
  • Towering ambitions for Boyle Heights

    Towering ambitions for Boyle Heights
    In the Depression-era Wyvernwood Garden Apartments in the heart of East Los Angeles, the electricity often goes off if you try to run a toaster and a coffeepot at the same time. No cable TV, no high-speed Internet, no air conditioning. The orange...
  • Candidates already raising money to take on L.A. City Council incumbent in March

     
    It might be hard to think past the knock-down, drag-out contest in November between gubernatorial hopeful Meg Whitman and Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown. But in Los Angeles, candidates are starting to stake their claim to the March municipal election. City......
  • Mayor's Summer Night Lights program expands to 8 more L.A. parks

     
    Late-night recreation programs will be added to eight more parks in Los Angeles next week as part of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s Summer Night Lights program, city officials said Monday. Appearing in Highland Park, Villaraigosa said he had secured...
  • Homeless man creates garden oasis amid decay of industrial L.A.

     
    Charles Ray Walker, a 59-year-old homeless man, has turned a grim patch of land off the L.A. River in Boyle Heights into an unlikely exhibition of his tastes, quirks, obsessions and comic observations. For the better part of 18 years,......
  • Datebook: Events, classes, exhibits for the week ahead

     
    We've listed select home and garden events below. Suggest your own via reader comments. Submissions must be fewer than 75 words and must be for one-time events with legitimate value to other readers. No store promotions and no frivolous links, please. L....
  • Trekking Los Angeles walking tour makes a beeline to Boyle Heights garden, artist's studio

     
    Trekking Los Angeles, a monthly series of neighborhood walking tours sponsored by the nonprofit arts organization LA Commons and UCLA's department of urban planning, was designed to connect people to their city. "We have all these fantastic...
  • Groups to educate Californians on national healthcare reform

     
    A coalition of California community groups announced a new statewide effort Thursday to educate residents -- particularly Latinos, business owners and youth -- about provisions of the national healthcare overhaul scheduled to take effect later this month....
  • Where's the rose between his teeth?

    LAST WEEK, I got a phone call from a television news producer who asked me what Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's extramarital affair revealed about the nature of Latino political leadership. I told her I'd agree to be interviewed on air only if we could...
  • Homeboy needs your help

    Were you thinking of having your car washed this weekend? Well, let the Prius or Bentley go dirty for another week and consider spending just $10 on a "virtual carwash," the proceeds of which will go to save the lives of some of our city's most...
  • Cops: Deputy Shoots Suspect After Being "Jumped"

    Cops: Deputy Shoots Suspect After Being "Jumped"
    LOS ANGELES -- An off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy shot someone in the chest in Boyle Heights early Saturday after being "jumped by multiple suspects," according to police. The shooting happened outside Mariscos Puerto Escondido restaurant,...