A fire on Fair Park Ave. in Eagle Rock on the morning of Feb. 13 consumed a tent used by a homeless person and scorched the back north wall of the shops in the Sprouts shopping center. Firefighters on the scene said that a homeless person had used cardboard to light a fire that got out of control.
Art created in 1976 and 1977 at the Mechicano Art Center in Highland Park by (from left) Carlos Almaraz, Guillermo Bejarano and Judithe Hernandez | Photos from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, image courtesy of Highland Park Heritage Trust
Jimmy Gomez, NELA’s Congressmember, is partially visible behind Rep. Jason Crow (center) and Rep. Susan Wild (foreground). Lawmakers who were in the House gallery when the mob reached the chamber had to take cover and await evacuation. | @andyharnik for AP Photo