Protesters were out in full force today with a message for their neighbors. Joy Benedict reports.
BOYLE HEIGHTS (CBSLA.com) — Residents and supporters gathered Saturday to take a stance against recent gentrification efforts happening in a Boyle Heights community. The protest was in response to a possible hate crime investigation after someone vandalized a gallery door located on the corner of Anderson and Sixth streets. CBS2’s Joy Benedict reported the issue […]
The Los Angeles Police Department launched an investigation into three instances of vandalism targeting art galleries in Boyle Heights — including graffiti that read “f— white art” on one gallery — as potential hate crimes, as longstanding concerns over gentrification in the neighborhood heat up. Tension between longtime Boyle Heights residents and newcomers has […]
New galleries are being blamed for higher rents in the area. Henri Neuendorf Police in Los Angeles are investigating the vandalism of three art galleries in Boyle Heights last month as anti-gentrification sentiment in the area intensifies. One of the incidents last month is being treated by police as a possible hate crime after vandals […]
By Marc Cota-Robles BOYLE HEIGHTS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Art galleries in Boyle Heights have been vandalized and police said they’re investigating the acts as hate crimes. Los Angeles police said the three cases took place in October and that the suspects targeted what they referred to as “white art” with graffiti. The suspects […]
The One Santa Fe complex in the Arts District includes affordable housing. MAYA SUGARMAN/KPCC ^play By: Josie Huang Next month, L.A. voters will decide if more of the city’s housing developers should be required to designate some units in their future buildings for lower-income tenants. The initiative, known as Measure JJJ, requires developers to set […]
BY CATHERINE WAGLEY On September 17, the day United Talent Agency officially opened Artist Space, its pseudo-gallery in a former manufacturing building in Boyle Heights, well-dressed visitors ate shrimp tacos outside on Anderson Street. Inside they hovered around the work of Larry Clark, the New York-based filmmaker and photographer who made the gritty film Kids (in which […]
Renters rallied over evictions, increases, gentrification and more in LA. John Cádiz Klemack reports for the NBC4 News
A group of activists in Boyle Heights protested an art gallery reception in retaliation of gentrification. Mekahlo Medina reports for the NBC4 News.