A remembrance of Eddie van Halen by Sentinel columnist Christopher Nyerges was a top post in 2020. | Photo by Helen W. Nyerges

NELA Weighs In: The top 10 posts on the Boulevard Sentinel’s Facebook page

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In the last three months of 2020, the top 10 posts on the Boulevard Sentinel’s Facebook page reflected the complicated world we all are navigating.

Breaking news — a fire in Highland Park and a fatal car crash in Glassell Park — grabbed readers’ attention, as did several posts on local aspects of the pandemic and a personal remembrance of Eddie van Halen by Sentinel columnist Christopher Nyerges. Reader response was also strong for posts on the presidential election, the Bobcat fire, Scholl Canyon and Metro’s plan for Colorado Boulevard. To weigh in on these and other issues, visit the Boulevard Sentinel on Facebook.

1
Spot news reporting and photography inform the public of a fire on York Boulevard in Highland Park. (Nov. 24)
2
The electoral college affirms Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential election. (Dec. 14)
3
Metro presents its options for bus rapid transit on Colorado Boulevard. (Oct. 4)
4
Residents and elected officials blast Glendale’s plan for a biogas power plant at the Scholl Canyon landfill in the hills above Eagle Rock. (Oct. 3)
5
A lurid sunrise above NELA as the Bobcat fire and other conflagrations continue. (Oct. 4)
6
Hilda Solis, the L.A. county supervisor for NELA, begs residents to stay home for the holidays as the coronavirus rages. (Dec. 21)
7
NELA’s state Assembly member Wendy Carrillo defends her decision to travel to a lobbyist-studded conference in Maui, despite health officials’ pleas for residents to restrict travel due to the coronavirus. (Dec. 2)
8
Hospitals near NELA fill up with Covid-19 patients. (Dec. 28)
9
Boulevard Sentinel columnist Christopher Nyerges remembers Eddie van Halen, his friend from high school. (Nov. 23)
10
An early morning, high-speed car crash on Eagle Rock Boulevard in Glassell Park leaves the driver and the passenger dead. (Nov. 27)

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